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Gallery to Feature Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition

Published on October 2, 2013

Susquehanna’s Lore Degenstein Gallery will host the Fifth Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition, kicking off with an opening reception from 7–9 p.m. Oct. 19. The exhibition runs through Dec. 6.Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition 

This national, juried visual art competition and exhibition is open to two-dimensional figurative artists working in painting, drawing or printmaking, who are over the age of 18.

This year’s juror is Alessendra Sulpy, a figurative painter and art educator currently living and working in Pittsburgh. Sulpy selected the exhibition works and will announce the awards during her gallery talk at the opening reception. This year, artists entered 220 works, and Sulpy selected 65 for the show.

The mission of the Lore Degenstein Gallery is to exhibit, interpret, collect and preserve objects of art and material culture through a rich and diverse exhibition program of inquiry, supporting academic investigation and contributing to the cultural life of central Pennsylvania.

The Lore Degenstein Gallery is located in the Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center at Susquehanna University. The gallery is open daily from noon to 4 p.m. All gallery events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 570-372-4059 or visit www.susqu.edu/art_gallery.

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