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Unionville Art Gala

Categorized as: Special Attractions
Event tags: Art, Jewelry, Photography, Painting, Pottery, wood

Description:

Unionville High School Art Gala celebrates its 42nd year! This annual event showcases local celebrated working artists, UHS Alumni, and current UHS Students along with live music and great food! The UHS Art Gala strives to include a variety of artists – both new and more established individuals - who express their talents through diverse mediums including oil and watercolor paintings, photography, glass, metal, pastels, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, mosaics, and wood.

This year’s featured Artist is MaryAnn Weselyk. Growing up in Chadds Ford, PA, MaryAnn was influenced by its rich art culture and her beautiful surroundings. She also gained a sense of freedom in her art from her extensive study of impressionism, post-impressionism, and the modern revolutionary movements of the late 19th and early 20th Century. Understanding their work, she says “truly opened her eyes to art without boundaries.” At heart, MaryAnn is a colorist, working in oils for its rich subdued hues and depth and acrylics for liveliness and spontaneity.

The Art Gala will also feature 2 Senior Student Artists. Names will be announced soon! The Student Art section of the Art Gala highlights the impressive artistic talents nurtured by Unionville High School and its outstanding Art Department.

Auction runs both Friday and Saturday and closes one hour before show end.

The 2017 UHS Art Gala will be held on Friday, November 17th from 6-9pm and Saturday, November 18th from 11-4pm at Unionville High School Art Center, Auditorium Entrance, 750 Unionville Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Friday evening includes delicious appetizers provided by some of the area’s most popular restaurants and live music from local musicians. This fun and lively event raises money for Educational Enrichment Projects which help enhance the overall educational experience for UHS students as well help fund community outreach efforts in the local area. Admission to the event is free. Free parking is available. Thirty percent of any purchases are tax deductible. The Art Gala will also be donating 10% of proceeds to Hardin-Jefferson school district in Houston, TX which was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. 

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Kennett Square, Chadds Ford, Unionville