A selection of art from our Scenes of the Schuylkill is on exhibit at Valley Forge National Historical Park in the Visitors Center through Jan. 26. the 16 works of art on display were chosen from 98 pieces that were on display from Nov. 9-Dec. 12 at Montgomery County Community College West Campus Gallery in Pottstown.
Now in its 13th year, Scenes of the Schuylkill is an annual juried art show and sale that celebrates the beauty of the Schuylkill River region through art.
This year, we were 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. Robbins selected the following winning entries from 127 submissions.
2016 Scenes of the Schuylkill Winning Entries
Best of Show: Butter Valley, Ink Wash by Edward McCarty2nd Place:Green Lane,Inkjet Print by Brian McNeill3rd Place: A Different Point of View, Photograph by Mary Ann DaileyHonorable Mention: Fresh Tracks, Acryllic, by Richard Sassaman Honorable Mention: Moon Burst, Photograph by Carol BrightbillStaff Choice: Farquhar and the Foxtails, Watercolor by Terry L. Souders
In addition to the winning entries, the juror selected 10 additional entries that will be shown at Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitors Center in December and January:
Sankanack Summer Scene, Watercolor by Joe HooverArt Class in the Park, Oil by Cheryl HartAlong the Secret Valley, Photograph by Mary Ann DaileySculling ALong the Columbia Street Bridge, Gouache on paper by Harry CamardaJoy Ride, Oil by Lori Quinque QuinnFading Light at Hopewell Furnace, Photograph by Ginnie LodgeRiverside, Watercolor by Barbara O'NeillFall Waters, Acrylic on a clay board canvas by Robyn BurckhardtSnowed In, Yellow Springs, Watercolor by Donald ShoffnerSunset Road, Pastel by Cathy Grygiel
Click here for Flickr album of selected artwork
Slideshow photos by Steve Goldblatt.
Important DatesNovember 1, 12–7p.m.: Art submissions must be delivered to MCCC Gallery in Pottstown.November 2: Artwork juriedNovember 9: Show opens to publicNovember 16 Art Show Reception. Invitation only.December 9 Show closes.
Get prospectus here
Check out our blog post about last year's art show
to view images of the 2015 winning entries.
Special Thanks to Our 2016 Sponsors:
Sager & Sager Associates • Campbell Thomas and Company • North Penn Art • 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.
Montgomery County Community College West Campus Gallery at 16 West High St., Pottstown.