DALLAS — The 35th Annual Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Exhibit will open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 6 at the Schulman Gallery, LCCC, Nanticoke. The public is invited to the art exhibit as well as the awards ceremony which follows at 4 p.m. in the James T. Atherton Gymnasium.
Joe and Sue Hand of Dallas have sponsored the Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Contest for the past 35 years in memory of the daughter of the late Peter and Louise Rossetti of Saugus, Massachusetts.
Artworks in pencil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, oil, ink, scratchboard, mixed media, fibers, photography, prints, miniature drawings and paintings, 3-D, and applied design were created by students in grades 7-12 associated with the geographic areas of Dallas, Lehman, Tunkhannock, or Northwest. Entries were judged separately on each grade level in 12 different categories by two panels of three judges each. In addition, a separate awards jury awarded over $7,000 in community-sponsored awards. The specific awards that the students receive will be announced at the opening reception on Sunday.
The public is invited to view this exhibit of winning artworks during the opening reception on Sunday, March 6 continuing through Tuesday, April 19 at the Schulman Gallery, LCCC, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. Special Saturday hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 19 and April 2.
For additional information, contact Heather Madeira at 570-675-5094.
Information provided by Heather Madeira.