FINAL DAY: Catch ‘Show Some HeART 125’ at the Gallery at Lower Bucks Campus
Annual art show and sale through Thursday features more than 150 works by local artists; a portion of each sale benefits scholarships for Bucks students.
The Gallery at Lower Bucks Campus invites the public to the seventh annual “Show Some HeART 125” art show and sale through Thursday, March 23 at Bucks County Community College in Bristol.
“Show Some HeART 125” features more than 150 works of art by more than 100 artists, each priced at $125, with $25 from each sale going to the Bucks County Community College Foundation’s student scholarship fund. Participating groups include Artists of Bristol on the Delaware, Artists of Yardley, ARTSBRIDGE, and the New Hope Art League, as well as individual artists.
Andrea Wallace, Love's Abstraction, mixed media
An opening reception was held February 10, featuring entertainment by the Cindy Ruenes and Steve Rocca Duo. Exhibition sponsor Penn Community Bank held a raffle in which the winner selected the artwork of his or her choice. The festivities continued February 11, with a free “Professional Preparation and Marketing for Artists” seminar with local artists Donna Lovely and Rodney Miller. The seminar provided tips and techniques for artists to increase the visibility of their work and the opportunity to sell their work.
Visitors also enjoyed “Arts in the Afternoon” February 11 in the Student Commons area, including demonstrations and talks with local artists, and live music by celebrated local guitarist Michael Notarangelo.
The juried exhibition was judged by Gwen Shrift, features writer for the Bucks County Courier Times, the Intelligencer, and the Burlington County Times. Artists vied for a variety of cash prizes sponsored by the Grundy Museum, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Admission is free. The Gallery is open Monday through Saturday during regular campus hours. Bucks County Community College’s Lower Bucks Campus is located at 1304 Veterans Highway, Bristol, Pa., 19007.
Lydia Cooper, "One Way," Photograph
“Show Some HeART 125” is sponsored by Penn Community Bank and is supported by the Arts and Cultural Council of Bucks County, the Bucks County Community College Foundation, the Grundy Foundation, and the Lower Bucks Campus. For more information, visit www.bucks.edu/galleryatlbc or call 267-685-4800.