Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show
Artwork at Valley Forge National Historical Park in the Visitors Center

2015 2nd Place, "Memento Mori," Oil on Wood by Jonathan Bond

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The 2016 Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show will hang from Nov. 9 to Dec. 9

Call for artists! The Schuylkill River Heritage Area invites artists to submit original art work or photography in the 13th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill Juried Art Show and Sale. All artwork celebrates the beauty and character of the Schuylkill River Region. Submission date is Nov. 1. Exhibit will be on display at Montgomery County Community College West Campus Gallery in Pottstown from Nov. 9-Dec. 9, 2016.

This year, we are pleased to have as our juror Carrie Robbins, Curator/Academic Liaison for Art & Artifacts, Special Collections and lecturer, Department of History of Art at Bryn Mawr College.

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The 2015 show included 92 works of art and photography. Selected pieces were later displayed at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

2015 Scenes of the Schuylkill Winning Entries

For 2015, we were pleased to have as juror Charles Stainback, Director of Art at the Berman Museum, Ursinus College. Stainback selected 92 works, and chose three winning entries, two honorable mentions and three juror selections from a record 163 works submitted.
  • Best of Show: Listening Woods, oil, by Helen Mirkil
  • 2nd Place: Memento Mori, Oil on Wood, by Jonathan Bond
  • 3rd Place: Autumn Reflections, pastel, by Cathy Grygiel
  • Honorable Mention: Festival, watercolor, by Lori Quinque Quinn
  • Honorable Mention: Pinewoods Trail, oil, by Russell Slocum
  • Staff Choice:Wissahickon in the Fall watercolor by Susanna Hart Thomer
  • Juror's Selection Rear Window, photograph, by Walt Hug
  • Juror's Selection Roots, oil, by Linda Turoczi
  • Juror's Selection Joyride 12, by Monique Kendikian Sarkessian
  • Read our latest blog post for more details about the 2015 Scenes of the Schuylkill.

    See photos of selected artwork.

    Slideshow photos by Steve Goldblatt.

    Important Dates
  • November 1, 12–7p.m.: Art submissions must be delivered to MCCC Gallery in Pottstown.
  • November 2: Artwork juried
  • November 9: Show opens to public
  • November 16 Art Show Reception. Invitation only.
  • December 9 Show closes.

  • Check out our blog post about last year's art show to view images of the 2015 winning entries.

    Special Thanks to Our 2015 Sponsors: National Park Service • Sager & Sager Associates • Campbell Thomas and Company • North Penn Art • Art Lines • The Hill School • Montgomery County Community College • Dolan Law Group •

    This event was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, the Environmental Stewardship Fund, under the administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation.

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    King of Prussia, PA 19406

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    .pdf: 2016 prospectus

    Montgomery County Community College West Campus Gallery at 16 West High St., Pottstown.


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