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Winners Named in Exhibit of Teachers’ Artwork at Penn College

Sharon Cressinger-McCuen, of Selinsgrove, a retired educator from the Williamsport Area School District, was awarded first place for her work %E2%80%9CRed Poppies with Blue Bird%E2%80%9D during an exhibit for K-12 art teachers at The Gallery at Penn College.Pennsylvania College of Technology announced the winners of its juried exhibit, “The Art of Education.”

The exhibit, which remains open through June 27, is a tribute to the talented teachers who inspire creativity and instill an appreciation for art in young people. It features artwork by 30 teachers in K-12 schools in Bradford, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Northumberland, Potter and Sullivan counties.

First prize was awarded to Sharon Cressinger-McCuen, of Selinsgrove, for her work “Red Poppies with Blue Bird,” monotype and water-based ink. She is a retired educator from the Williamsport Area School District. She taught at Hepburn-Lycoming Elementary School.

Craig Kaufman, of Williamsport, an art teacher at Andrew G. Curtin Middle School in Williamsport, was awarded second place for his piece %E2%80%9CFoghorn%E2%80%9D during an exhibit for K-12 art teachers at The Gallery at Penn College.Second prize was awarded to Craig Kaufman, of Williamsport, for his piece “Foghorn,” oil on canvas and birch. He teaches at Andrew G. Curtin Middle School in the Williamsport Area School District.

Third prize was awarded to Jeffrey Overman, of Wyalusing, for his watercolor, “6 a.m. Hogan’s Pond.” He teaches at Wyalusing Valley Junior/Senior High School, in the Wyalusing Area School District.

The juror was Deb Stabley, of Bloomsburg. Stabley and her husband are full-time artists who own Creative Clay Works. She has conducted workshops at the elementary through university level and is represented in numerous books and magazines.

Votes for the Viewer’s Choice award will be accepted through the close of the exhibit, June 27. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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