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Friday, January 21, 2011

Local Students Featured in Visual and Performing Arts Exhibit

SALISBURY, MD---Some of the area’s most promising young artists display their works during the 10th annual Wicomico County Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Program Exhibit at Salisbury University.

The exhibit, January 21-February 23, is in the Atrium Gallery of the Guerrieri University Center. A reception is 5-7 p.m. Friday, January 21.

Through the 23-year-old VPA program, students from Bennett, Parkside, Mardela and Wicomico high schools receive instruction in drawing, painting and several elective areas including photography, 3-D and graphic design, printmaking and sculpture. Students practice presenting their artwork during oral critiques and interviews.

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

Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, closed Thursdays, Fridays, weekends and holidays. Admission is free and the public is invited. VPA sponsors the program.

For more information call 410-548-3972 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu.



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