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August 16, 2019 - Thirty-seven local high school students will showcase a variety of original artwork at King’s College during the 17th Annual Emerging Artists Exhibition. The artwork will be on display from Monday, August 26, through Friday, September 20, in the Widman Gallery, located in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.

The exhibit is coordinated annually by local artist Sue Hand, who holds an honorary doctorate of humanities from King’s. The artists will discuss their work from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, September 13, in the Widmann Gallery.

Each student was invited to participate based on their artistic talent and past record of exhibitions and awards. The artists represent 12 local high schools and home schooled students, including Coughlin High School, Garrett Vitali; Crestwood High School, Julia Poncavage; Dallas High School, Abigail Boraski, Sarah Gurzynski, Rachel Klinges, Jenna Maslowski, Bryan Osipower, Joshua Peters, Caroline Stallard, and Sarah Stallard; Lake-Lehman, Claire Dougherty, Katie Kaplanski, Alyssa Kapsick, Morgan Masters, Kalani Price, and Abbey Stokes; Holy Redeemer, Amelia Grudkowski, Isabella Locke, Evelyn Migatulski and Madeline Mohutsky; Homeschool, Jimmy Tigue and Katherine Majeski; Nanticoke Area, Caitlyn McHenry and Rachel Polifka; Hanover Area Junior-Senior High School, Emily James; Scranton Preparatory School, Jillian Lynn; Wyoming Area, Emily Fairchild and Chelcea Morgan; Wyoming Seminary, Nicole Amoachi, Paige Collins, Caroline Siegel and Leanna Yatcilla; Wyoming Valley West, Hannah Leary, Alyssa Pisano, Kristin Pisano and Karly Wolfe; and Bethlehem Catholic, Elizabeth Weed.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is closed on national holidays.

For more information, contact Michelle Leonard, Widmann Gallery Coordinator, at (570) 208-5900 ext. 5328.

Abbey Stokes’ “Walkway in Paradise”