The Philadelphia Sketch Club Hosts the 32nd Annual Philadelphia School District High School Student Art Exhibition
The Philadelphia Sketch Club‘s Annual Philadelphia School District High School Student Art Exhibition February 1 – 28, 2016 in the Sketch Club’s historic main gallery located on 235 South Camac Street, the Avenue of the Artists, Philadelphia, 19147.
Included in the show will be over 100 works created by exceptionally talented Philadelphia School District high school artists in any media. Works are submitted by art teachers in the Philadelphia school district.
“The Philadelphia Sketch Club is the only public venue outside the school district where the students have the opportunity to display their work,” notes Dorothy Roschen, Exhibition Chair.
The judges of the exhibition are artists and retired art teachers: Leslie Clemons Carr, Melvena Quillen, and John Fantine. A free public reception for the show will be held on Sunday, February 28th, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the Philadelphia Sketch Club. Awards will be presented at 3:00pm.
The Philadelphia Sketch Club is a volunteer driven organization, with local artists contributing time and resources toward its mission since 1860. Gallery hours are 1:00pm to 5:00pm Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free for the general public.
Founded in 1860, the Philadelphia Sketch Club is America’s oldest artists’ club. The mission of the Club is to support and nurture working visual artists, the appreciation of the visual arts, visual arts education, and the historical value of the visual arts community.
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