For Immediate Release
Further information: Contact Joseph Giomboni 
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958

July 14, 2017 – Six local high school students will showcase their talents in a collaborative art exhibition titled, “6 Girls and Their Art,” from Monday, July 17, through Friday, August 25,in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

Displaying artwork are Nicole Jacobs, Dallas; Johanna Kiska, Shavertown; Alexis Lanza, Dallas; and Lexie Oster, Trucksville, all of Dallas High School; Miranda Nardone, Shavertown, Scranton Preparatory School; and Madalyn Wright, Archbald, Valley View High School. Each artist has recently completed tenth grade.

The exhibition features a variety of media, including watercolor, colored pencil, graphite, ink, acrylic, mixed media, charcoal, and pastel. Their creative works are on a range of subjects, from portraiture and landscapes to still lifes and abstraction.  

The six artists study with award-winning artist Sue Hand, Dallas, who holds an honorary doctorate of humanities from King’s. They have regularly participated in competitions and invitational exhibits. A reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 21, in the Widmann Gallery in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets. 

The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., as arranged. The Gallery is closed on national holidays.  

For more information, contact Michelle Leonard, Widmann Gallery Coordinator, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328, or visit the Experiencing the Arts Calendar at   

“Snowflakes in the City,” charcoal by Miranda Nardone will be among the creative works by six local high school students on display through August 25 in the “6 Girls and Their Art” exhibition in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. Nardone recently completed the tenth grade at Scranton Preparatory School.