Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show
2016 Best of Show: Butter Valley, Ink Wash by Edward McCarty

Valley Forge Exhibit

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This exhibit is now over. Check back for dates of the 2017 fall exhibit.

Scenes of the Schuylkill is an annual juried art show and sale that celebrates the beauty of the Schuylkill River region through art. Now in its 13th year, the show is hosted by the Schuylkill River Heritage Area every fall at the Montgomery County Community College West Campus gallery in Pottstown.

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 98 entries for the exhibit, including the following winning entries from 127 submissions.

2016 Scenes of the Schuylkill Winning Entries

  • Best of Show: Butter Valley, Ink Wash by Edward McCarty
  • 2nd Place:Green Lane,Inkjet Print by Brian McNeill
  • 3rd Place: A Different Point of View, Photograph by Mary Ann Dailey
  • Honorable Mention: Fresh Tracks, Acryllic, by Richard Sassaman
  • Honorable Mention: Moon Burst, Photograph by Carol Brightbill
  • Staff 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 Hoover
  • Art Class in the Park, Oil by Cheryl Hart
  • Along the Secret Valley, Photograph by Mary Ann Dailey
  • Sculling ALong the Columbia Street Bridge, Gouache on paper by Harry Camarda
  • Joy Ride, Oil by Lori Quinque Quinn
  • Fading Light at Hopewell Furnace, Photograph by Ginnie Lodge
  • Riverside, Watercolor by Barbara O'Neill
  • Fall Waters, Acrylic on a clay board canvas by Robyn Burckhardt
  • Snowed In, Yellow Springs, Watercolor by Donald Shoffner
  • Sunset Road, Pastel by Cathy Grygiel

  • Click here for Flickr album of selected artwork

    2016 Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show Selections

    Slideshow photos by Steve Goldblatt.

    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.

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    16 W. High St.
    Pottstown, PA 19464

    phone: (484) 945-0200
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    .pdf: 2016 prospectus

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


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