Nearly 300 Artists Compete in Student Exhibition

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Article by: Mona M. Rock, rockmm@pgcc.edu

 LARGO, Md.— Explore art through the eyes of nearly 300 artists at the Juried Student Art Exhibition, now through December 8, in Marlboro Gallery on the Largo campus of Prince George’s Community College. Sponsored by the Student Art League, the showing will include more than 163 designs, drawings, paintings, watercolors, photography, digital art, ceramics and sculptures. The exposition will be reviewed by prominent judges from the Washington metropolitan area.

“Prince George’s Community College has some of the most thoughtful and engaged students in the country and this competitive exhibition is among the Washington area’s best,” said Thomas Berault, director of Marlboro Gallery. “Our students have offered everything from self-portraits and pottery to 3-D still photography,” he added.

Awards in 13 categories including ceramics, drawings, animation and multimedia and 3D stills, will be presented at a reception, Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m. in Marlboro Gallery. Winners will receive certificates, medallions and trophies for first, second and third place entries. Works of art will be on sale and the exhibit and award reception is free and open to the public. For more information, call 301-322-0967.

Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education (CAE2Y) designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for the years 2010 to 2015. Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu. 



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