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Outdoor painting party immortalizes ‘iconic women’

Depictions of Chinese-American movie star Anna May Wong and Mexican painter Frida Kahlo are held by Theta Phi Alpha sister Juliana N. Lucero (left), an applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration major from Upper Darby, and WIC member Christine A. Limbert, a building science and sustainable design student from Curwensville.
Depictions of Chinese-American movie star Anna May Wong and Mexican painter Frida Kahlo are held by Theta Phi Alpha sister Juliana N. Lucero (left), an applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration major from Upper Darby, and WIC member Christine A. Limbert, a building science and sustainable design student from Curwensville.
Kits were provided for painting on the patio or as to-go projects for those unable to attend in person.
Kits were provided for painting on the patio or as to-go projects for those unable to attend in person.
Bria O. Schneider, an occupational therapy assistant student from York, also chose Kahlo as her subject.
Bria O. Schneider, an occupational therapy assistant student from York, also chose Kahlo as her subject.
This finished portrait of civil rights trailblazer Rosa Parks was created by Amber Way, of Port Matilda, enrolled in applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration.
This finished portrait of civil rights trailblazer Rosa Parks was created by Amber Way, of Port Matilda, enrolled in applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration.
On hand for the commemorative celebration are Kaylee A. Smith, of East Stroudsburg, enrolled in graphic design, and friend Devin Macalalad.
On hand for the commemorative celebration are Kaylee A. Smith, of East Stroudsburg, enrolled in graphic design, and friend Devin Macalalad.

As part of Penn College’s observance of Women’s History Month, a pair of student organizations sponsored a themed paint-by-number event on the Bush Campus Center Patio on Monday afternoon. Participants could choose among the likenesses of a number of female icons, including late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former first lady Michelle Obama. Partnering to offer the event were the Theta Phi Alpha sorority and Penn College Women in Construction.
Photos by Juvy A. Orillaza, student photographer

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