A selection of 16 pieces of art from the 2015 12th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show will be on display at Valley Forge National Historical Park in the Visitor Center from Jan. 13-Feb. 25, 2016. The 2015 show included 92 works of art and photography from which these pieces were selected for display at Valley Forge National Historical Park.
All artwork celebrates the beauty and character of the Schuylkill River Region.
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 Mirkil2nd Place: Memento Mori, Oil on Wood, by Jonathan Bond3rd Place: Autumn Reflections, pastel, by Cathy GrygielHonorable Mention: Festival, watercolor, by Lori Quinque Quinn Honorable Mention: Pinewoods Trail, oil, by Russell SlocumStaff Choice:Wissahickon in the Fall watercolor by Susanna Hart ThomerJuror's Selection Rear Window, photograph, by Walt HugJuror's Selection Roots, oil, by Linda TurocziJuror's Selection Joyride 12, by Monique Kendikian SarkessianRead our latest blog post
for more details about the 2015 Scenes of the Schuylkill.
See photos of selected artwork.
Slideshow photos by Steve Goldblatt.
New for 2015! A selection of artwork from the exhibit will be displayed at Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitor Center from January 13-February 25.
Important DatesOctober 26, 12–7p.m.: Art submissions must be delivered to MCCC Gallery in Pottstown.October 27: Artwork juriedNovember 9: Show opens to publicNovember 18 Art Show Reception. Invitation only.December 11 Show closes.January 13-February 25: A selection of artwork is exhibited at Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitor Center
Click here for 2015 Prospectus
with important dates, submission guidelines and award amounts.
Check out our blog post about last year's art show
to view images of the 2014 winning entries. You can also view a selection of the 2013 artwork on our 10th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill Picasa web album.
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.
Show is at Valley Forge National Historical Park in the Visitors Center.