First Posted: 10/6/2014
Local high school students will showcase a variety of original creative works in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College during “The Twelfth Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” through Oct. 31.
Each student was invited to participate based on his or her artistic talent and past record of exhibitions and awards. Exhibiting artworks will be 32 high school students representing 11 local high schools and home schooled students, including Dallas High School: Maria Ansilio, Kelsey Monahan, Troy Reinert, and Allison Stallard; Holy Redeemer: Katie Aldrich, Caroline Banas, and Abby Spencer; Home School: Kiera Brown, Madeline Daniels, Madeline Forba and Caroline Majeski; Coughlin: Emily Andrews and Cassy Silveri; Lake-Lehman: Shawn Deeds, Carolyn Kerkowski, Micayla Payne, Madison Stambaugh and Gianna Williams; MMI Preparatory School: Claire Sheen; Scranton Preparatory School: Anthony Nardone, Natasha Stack and Victoria Stack; Tunkhannock Area: Rachel Caudell; West Side Career & Technical Center: Gina Davis; Wyoming Area: Lauren Shission; Wyoming Seminary: Kira Zack; and Wyoming Valley West: Ashley Collura, Morgan Collura, Samantha Packer, Olivia Pieczynski, Nathan Williams and Kyra Yaglowski.
The exhibit is coordinated by local artist Sue Hand, who holds an honorary doctorate of humanities from King’s College. The artists will discuss their work from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, 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 are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as arranged.The Gallery is closed on national holidays and during scheduled breaks throughout the academic year.
For more information, contact Michelle Leonard, Widmann Gallery Coordinator, at 570-208-5900, ext. 5328,