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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Wicomico County VPA Program Exhibit February 10-24

SALISBURY, MD---Some of the area’s most promising developing artists display their works during the fifth annual Wicomico County Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Program Exhibit at Salisbury University.

The exhibit, February 10-24, is in the Atrium Gallery at the Guerrieri University Center. An opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Friday, February 10.

Through the 18-year-old VPA Program, students from Bennett, Parkside and Wicomico high schools receive instruction in drawing, painting and several elective areas including photography, 3-D design, graphic design, printmaking and sculpture. Students practice presenting themselves and their artwork in oral critiques and interview settings.

In addition to their SU exhibit, students have displayed their work at the Art Institute and Gallery of Salisbury and the Wicomico County Board of Education Building.

Art Supervisor Gary Beauchamp directs the program. Instructors Martha Williams, Mike Morris and Margaret Tossey teach the VPA classes.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, closed Mondays and holidays. Admission is free and the public is invited. VPA sponsors the program. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu. "



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