Scenes of the Schuylkill is an annual juried art show and sale that celebrates the beauty of the Schuylkill River region through art. It is hosted by the Schuylkill River Greenways NHA every fall, in partnership with Montgomery County Community College in the West Campus gallery. Check back for dates of the 2019 show.
The 14th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill, was held in Nov. & Dec. 2018 with featuring 96 original works depicting scenes from the Schuylkill River region. The juror was Rachel McCay, assistant curator at the Woodmere Art Museum who juried in 96 pieces from a total of 128 original submissions. In addition to choosing the winning entries, McCray also selected an additional 7 pieces which, along with the winners, were exhibited at the Walk In Art Center in Pottsville in January. See photos below.
Best of Show: Abandoned Church Building, oil on gesso board by Shamarukh N. Billah2nd Place: Great Blue Heron on the Schuylkill River, collage by Veronika Berry3rd Place: Essence, watercolor by Steven J. WhiteStaff Choice: Prophecy Creek Park--First Frost, oil on board by Betz GreenHonorable Mention (photography): Good Morning Manayunk, photograph by Kevin BennettHonorable Mention (photography): Looking Back
, photograph by Walt HugHonorable Mention (painting): Market Street Bridge, acrylic by Jean PloughHonorable Mention (painting): Sojourn, watercolor by Merrill Weber
Read our blog post about the 14th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show
See Slide Show Here (art was photographed by Steven Goldblatt)
New this year!
MCCC Alumnus Becky Morris has created an artistic rendering of the Schuylkill River on wood panels that will be displayed outside the gallery from November 15 to December 17. Click here to see more photos of this beautiful artwork.
Walk In Art Center Selected pieces:
Row On!, oil by Corrine M. DieterleDevil's Pool, oil on canvas by Maura MatthewsChurch Road Bridge, pen & ink by Edward McCartyThe Get Together, watercolor by Candace M. NaumowiczSunset at Valley Forge, photograph by Samantha StoryLandscape with Cooling Towers, oil by Susan StyerBurning Bush Beauty Through the Seasons, photograph by Aniseh Abedhanna Koro
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Special Thanks to Our 2017 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.