Artist Celebration | Education | WVIA


Artist Celebration


WVIA will spotlight visual student artists from throughout northeast and central Pennsylvania during the Artist Celebration on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mainstreet Galleries located at 370 Pierce Street in Kingston, PA. This event is free and open to the public. The artwork will be on display from Friday, April 8 through Friday, April 29, 2016.

The celebration will showcase artwork from the top 10 visual artists from WVIA’s 2015-16 Artist of the Week program and participants in the 2016 Congressional Arts Competition. During the event WVIA will announce the Artists of the Year from the Artists of the Week finalists, whose artwork will be on display.  The winners from each of the 3 congressional districts represented in the Congressional Arts Competition will also be announced that evening.

Visual Artist of the Year Finalists:

  • River Haines, Jersey Shore
  • Sarah Neilds, Montoursville
  • Jillian McLuhan, Hughesville
  • Jessie Kozlosky, Lakeland
  • Madison Stambaugh, Lake-Lehman
  • Dana Litchkowski, Dallas
  • Katherine Kelch, WesternWayne
  • Kimberly Ray, Weatherly
  • Theresa Chesek, West Scranton
  • Kaitlyn Gow, Susquehanna
  • Brooke Jennings-Takach, Dunmore

Performing Artist of the Year Finalists:

  • Maria Flowers, Hazleton
  • Connor Pardoe, Williamsport
  • Margaret Rennekamp, Western Wayne
  • Bryan Cowar, Wallenpaupack
  • Richard Ling, Abington Heights
  • Jack Avery, Susquehanna
  • Alexis Selli, Nanticoke
  • Jacob Deak, Montoursville
  • Josh Glover, Montgomery
  • Benjamin Thomas, Jersey Shore
Photo Gallery

Artist Celebration 2014


If you have an questions about the WVIA Education Program, please contact WVIA's Director of Education

Andrea O'Neill


Support for WVIA's Education provided by