The Art of Education - North Central PA Regional Art Teacher Exhibition

2010 Exhibit Dates
May 20 To Jun 27

"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.' Hans Hofmann, abstract artist (1880 - 1966)

The Gallery at Penn College pays tribute to the talented educators who inspire creativity and instill an appreciation for art in today's young people. This juried exhibition featured the work of 31 art teachers from the regions K-12 schools. First prize was awarded to Sharon Cressinger-McCuen, of Selinsgrove, for her work, "Red Poppies with Blue Bird," monotype and water-based ink. A retired educator in the WIlliamsport Area School District, she taught at Hepburn-Lycoming Elementary School. The second prize-winner was Craig Kaufman, of Williamsport, for his piece, "Foghorn," oil on canvas and birch. He teaches at WASD's Andrew G. Curtin Middle School. Awarded third prize was Jeffrey Overman, of Wyalusing, for his watercolor, "6 a.m. Hogan's Pond." He teaches at Wyalusing Valley Jr./Sr. High School, in the Wyalusing Area School District. ""The Viewer's Choice Award went to Edward E. Jonasen for his" assemblage sculpture "August Blue"." Jonasen teaches K-5 art at Stevens Elementary School in the Williamsport Area School District. The juror was Deb Stabley of Bloomsburg, who has conducted workshops at the elementary through university level and is represented in numerous books and magazines. She and her husband are full-time artists who own Creative Clay Works.

The art of education