Over 40 area high school students will exhibit artworks in various media in the Ninth Invitational Emerging High School Artists Exhibition from Nov. 12 – Dec. 13 at King's College.
The exhibit will honor some of the best and the brightest artistic students from 16 area high schools in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. Each student was invited to participate based on their artistic talent and past record of exhibitions and awards.
Exhibiting students from the Back Mountain and their high schools include Maria Ansilio, Dana Capitano, Maggie Fannick, Morgan Gilhooley, Chris LaFratte, Amanda Martin, Kelsey Monahan, Erin Muldoon, Emma Niznik, Kayla Wanek, and Madison Ziemba, all of Dallas High School; Caroline Banas and Abby Spencer, of Holy Redeemer; Jacob Sorber, of Muhlenberg Christian Academy; Austin Shultz, of Lake-Lehman High School; Ramya Gajula, Sahil Garg, Anthony Nardone, and Lily Romanowski,of Scranton Preparatory School; Ryan Frania and Andrew Levandoski, of Wyoming Seminary.
The public is invited to a Meet-the-Artists reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King's College. A gallery talk will be held at 7 p.m. that evening by many of the artists.
The exhibit continues through Thursday, Dec. 13. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The exhibit is coordinated by Sue Hand, artist and educator who holds an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from King's College.