Spring show May 16, 17, 18!

The 56th annual McKeesport spring art show and sale will be held Friday, May 16, Saturday, May 17, and Sunday, May 18, in Renziehausen Park at Jacob Woll Pavilion, McKeesport.

$50.00 Judges Ribbons and $15.00 Honorable Mention Ribbons will be awarded.  Up to five Judges Awards and 3 Honorable Mention Awards each will be awarded in the categories of Amateur, Experienced and Professional. The student category will have up to three $20 ribbons awarded.

This show will be open to the public on Friday from 5 to 9 PM, Saturday from Noon to 8 PM and Sunday from Noon to 6 PM.

In conjunction with the show, the WIP Arts project will be hosting a display of Digital & New Media works—with no entry fees and no commissions—along with artists’ demonstrations and musical performances. They will also be presenting the 3rd WIP Arts WANT IT? HAVE IT! free art giveaway!

The WIP Arts portion of the show will feature art and performances by John Roulic, Nikki Noll & Emmy Boczar, Charlie Reed, Trevor O’Brien, Rich Ermlick, Mango West, Anthony Horner, Jim Platts Rhythm Innovation, Dewey Gurall, Glass Kissin Creations by Beth Larosa, Nick Romeo, Charleigh Box, Abbie Cypher, Mose Berymon, Luis Enrique Castillo Jr., Ashcroft, the Ad-libbing Digital Poet, Paul Bowers, Lucas Hay, Effect of the Letter, Heather Kropf, Janice Catalogna and more!

Interested artists can contact WIP Arts via Facebook or email jenni@wiparts.org. Submission deadline is May 14.

All of the events are free and open to the public.

Next meeting: March 17

Our demonstrator will be Dave Coulson. Dave is an accomplished artist in many mediums but his demonstration at the  March 17 Art Club meeting will be on calligraphy.  He will talk about how the art is created and how calligraphy can be applied to other projects.

The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. March 17, 2014, in the art room of McKeesport Area High School, 1960 Eden Park Blvd. The public is invited!