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Artists' Reception for Monroe Tech Student Exhibit Planned for Friday, February 2, 2018

Works by graphic communications students will be on display at the Leesburg Town Hall until February 28, 2018.

Post Date:01/16/2018 12:28 PM

Graphic art portrait of Edgar Allan PoeLeesburg, VA (January 16, 2018) – The Leesburg Commission on Public Art is pleased to announce a new art exhibit on the first floor in the Leesburg Town Hall at 25 West Market Street. The works featured are from Pam Smith’s graphic communication classes at C.S. Monroe Technology Center. The mixed media exhibit includes photographs, ink drawings, oils, lithographs, and pastels. An artists’ reception is planned for Friday, February 2, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Graphic communications is a two-year program offered to 11th and 12th grade students. The program introduces the student to the graphic communication industry and provides technical training in design and digital imaging. 

Part of Loudoun County Public Schools, Monroe Technology Center is an instructional center that serves as a site for 26 career and technical education elective courses. The instructional focus is to better prepare students with the knowledge and skills for a wide range of careers requiring varying levels of education from high school to post-secondary and beyond. Monroe Technology Center integrates academics with career exploration in diverse fields that are constantly evolving due to the changing global economy.

The first and second floor lobbies and hallways of the Leesburg Town Hall feature rotating exhibits by Leesburg and Loudoun artists.  Artists interested having their work considered for a future exhibit in the Town Hall should contact Anne Geiger, staff liaison to the Commission on Public Art, at ageiger@leesburgva.gov

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer
barnett@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2734

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