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Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in What's Going On? |

Art Organization Partners with Church for “Day of the Dead” Art Event WILKES-BARRE, PA, July 10, 2016 — The Wyoming Valley Art League and Langcliffe Presbyterian Church will present a two-day art exhibit called “Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life and Cultures” that will take place on November 1 and 2, 2016.  This all-inclusive, non-denominational event will include an art exhibition, guest speakers, TEDtalk video screening, poetry readings and traditional ofrendas (or altars) created by the community. The two-day event will take place at the Wyoming Valley Art League, located at 130 South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, and Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information about this event and submission guidelines,  find this event on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/misselaineousartworksdod2016/ or  ...

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Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in HAPPENINGS |

  On October 21st the Wyoming Valley Art League will host its annual Members Fall Juried Exhibition and opening reception from 5-8pm. The awards ceremony will be presented at 6pm in the members’ gallery. The exhibit will be on display until December 2, 2016. The WVAL is accepting submissions in 5 categories: Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media, Photography & Sculpture/ 3-Dimensional. Prizes will be awarded in all categories and Best in Show. MEMBERS of the WVAL can submit up to 5 pieces. There is a $5 entry fee per piece. Payment due at drop-off, checks are preferred) If you are not a current member and wish to join the exhibition you may obtain a membership form by going to our website – www.wyomingvalleyartleague.org or mailing in your payment. All contact information is at the bottom of this email. All selected work must be ready to hang and will be on exhibit for the entire length of the show (Through November). Artists submitting artwork must be aware that submission does not guarantee the work will be selected or shown; the juror(s) reserve the right to reject work for the show. As with all WVAL shows, submitted pieces must adhere to professional gallery standards: All work must be the artist’s original work – No copyrighted work allowed. If you are unsure what this means please contact us. All submitted work must be ready to hang with proper wiring, clean glass and proper framing. Any frayed edges should be taken care of before submission. Canvases must be gallery wrapped and have secure stretchers. Frames must be secure with no splitting corners. No saw tooth hangers, string of any kind or fishing wire for hanging. Wire must be secure standard gallery wire only. Large sculptures must be displayed on pedestals (if more than one) supplied by the artist. At time of submission the artist’s name, address and e-mail (if any), the title of the work, medium (or materials used), size and price (or NFS) must be supplied. We ask that you Pre-Register your works by emailing the following information to WVAL.info@gmail.com (Between September 27th – October 10th) Pre-Registering will help ease the flow of...

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’16 Spring Juried Exhibit Winners Announced!

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in HAPPENINGS, Uncategorized, What's Going On? |

WVAL Member’s Spring Juried Exhibit – APRIL 15, 2016 BEST IN SHOW Kristen Badeau-Hauptman “Empress of the Winter Solstice” OIL _______________ Painting 1st Place – Painting Robert Husty “Dialogue with Spring” Acrylic 2nd Place – Painting Hushang Tatar “Far To Go” Acrylic 3rd Place – Painting Jason Kresock “Belle # 1” Acrylic Honorable Mention – Painting Maria Montoro Edwards “Marsh at Long Beach Island” Pastel Honorable Mention – Painting Danielle Patterson “Bike” Oil on Board ******************** Drawing 1st Place – Drawing Gary Brandt “On the Swing” Pencil 2nd Place – Drawing Helen Evanchik “Word Play” Ballpoint with Colored Pencil 3rd Place – Drawing John Lund “The Family Jewel” Charcoal Honorable Mention – Drawing Javon Scrutchins “Enjoying Life” Colored Pencil ******************* Watercolor 1st Place – Watercolor Keith Hunter “Prickly Pear” 2nd Place – Watercolor Patricia McMahon Lacy “Carolina Wren Nesting” 3rd Place – Watercolor John Clark “Dream On” Honorable Mention – Watercolor Diane Grant Czajkowski “Barn Cat” ****************** Photography 1st Place – Photography Allison Maslow “Green Stairway” 2nd Place – Photography Krista Connolly “Eloquence” 3rd Place – Photography Katie Larsen-Lick “Wired” Honorable Mention – Photography James McGuire “Hi-Ho” ************************* Mixed Media 1st Place – Mixed Media Marie Perks “Moon Rise” Batik Collage 2nd Place – Mixed Media Rose M. Wright “Zorya Bound” Fiber Art 3rd Place – Mixed Media Ed “Sonny Jones “Big Maple Leaf w/ Acacia Lid Wood Honorable Mention – Mixed Media John Clark “Squall” Mixed...

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