Join WVIA for the 2018 Artist Celebration on April 13 at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston – Public Invited

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PITTSTON, Pa. – WVIA will spotlight visual student artists from throughout northeast and central Pennsylvania during the Artist Celebration on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston, PA. The events are free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.

 

The celebration will showcase artwork from the top 11 visual artists from WVIA’s 2017-18 Artist of the Week program. During the events WVIA will announce the Artist of the Year for both Performing and Visual Art, as well as the People's Choice Awards.

 

WVIA is proud to announce that the following Performing Artists of the Week have been chosen as the top 10 performers, and finalists for Performing Artist of the Year: Hunter Jones from James M. Coughlin High School, John Rossitto from Wallenpaupack Area High School, Paige Lutz from Hazleton Area High School, Teddy Lambert from Abington Heights High School, Skylar Marcen from Scranton High School, Jarod Engle from GAR Memorial Junior/Senior High School, Samantha Humen from Valley View High School, Charlie Randall from Blue Ridge High School, Erica Baab from Berwick High School, Seth Barrett from Southern Coulmbia High School, Katelyn Loss from Montoursville Area High School and Juliet Jacques from Williamsport Area High School.

 

The students who have been chosen as the top 11 Visual Artists of the Week whose artwork will be displayed during the Artist Celebration are Christina Compton from Honesdale High School, Gianna Wililams from Lake-Lehman Junior/Senior High School, Desiree Counterman from Western Wayne High School, Abigail Molnar from Abington Heights High School, Alexis Sophabmixay from Riverside High School, Emily Hamm from Scranton High School, Morgan Cole from Southern Columbia High School, Kinsey Kellog from Hughesville High School, Tommy Bhangdia from Lewisburg Area High School, Rebecca Strouse from Montgomery High School and Matthew Kalina from Pittston Area High School.

 

WVIA’s Artist of the Week and Artist of the Year educational programs are sponsored by The Pennsylvania College of Technology. The 2017-18 Artist of the Week video features can be viewed at http://www.wvia.org/blogs/artist-week/

 

WVIA Mission Statement:

WVIA Public Media is a catalyst, convener and educator, using media, partnerships, ideas and programs to advance the best attributes of an enlightened society.

 

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