WVIA will spotlight visual student artists from throughout northeast and central Pennsylvania during the Artist Celebration all month long at Mainstreet Galleries located at 370 Pierce Street in Kingston, PA. This event is free and open to the public. The artwork will continue to be on display until Saturday, May 3, 2014.
The celebration will showcase artwork from the top 10 visual artists from WVIA’s 2013-14program and participants in the . During the event WVIA will announce the Artists of the Year from the artists, whose artwork will be on display. They along with a winner from each of the 3 congressional districts represented in the Congressional Arts Competition will be invited to appear on this year’s WVIA Scholastic Achievement Awards Show, which will be broadcast on Thursday, May 15, 2014 on WVIA-TV.
The students who have been chosen as the top 10 Artists of the Week whose artwork will be displayed during the Artist Celebration are Lucy Shemo from Wyoming Valley West, Alex Tomlinson from Scranton High School, Emily Vitkaukas from Southern Columbia High School, Paige Fratmatco from Western Wayne High School, Rachel Furgeson from Hazleton High School, Jen Nawracki from Lakeland High School, Tessa Paul from Lake Lehman High School, Bethany Dittman from Lewisburg Area High School, Darrian Kellar from Selinsgrove High School, and Mitchell Steiner from Milville Area High School.