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May 7, 2014

High school students’ artwork selected for BU Haas Gallery exhibit

— BLOOMSBURG — Works by 20 high school students will be exhibited in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Haas Gallery from May 14-31. The artwork was selected based on a review of art portfolios by faculty from BU’s art and art history department.

Three of the student artists will be offered tuition scholarship awards during a reception and awards ceremony from 6 to 8 p.m. May 14, in the gallery. Awards will be announced at 7 p.m.

Names and high schools of students whose works have been selected for exhibition are: Laura Chappell, Millville; Brandon Conrad, Breanna Fowler, Ava Guffey, Kagen Haberstick, McKayla Robbins, Scarlett Tuck and Lakota Wadena, all of Bloomsburg; Gunnar Feldmann, Morgan Gallagher, Abby Meredick, Justin Phillips and Taylor Roberson, all of Danville; Sarah Foster, Central Columbia; Olivia Greene, Southern Columbia; Darrian Keller and Logyn Smith, both of Selinsgrove; Merre Martin, Northwest Area; Cassandra Vanatta, Warrior Run; and Tailor Weible, Garnet Valley.

The exhibit will also be featured at The Antler, the Moose Exchange annex at 24 E. Main St., during July and August, with a closing reception on Aug. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The portfolio review and tuition scholarship program is possible thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor who was inspired by First Columbia Bank’s Teen Star Competition.

To learn more about the scholarship program, contact Godeke at jgodeke@bloomu.edu or (570) 389-4187.

 

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