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Artists Reception for Monroe Tech Student Exhibit Planned for Friday, March 1, 2019

Works by graphic communications students will be on display at the Leesburg Town Hall until May 31, 2019.

Post Date:02/26/2019 9:54 AM

universeLeesburg, VA (February 26, 2019) – The Leesburg Commission on Public Art is pleased to announce a new art exhibit on the first floor of Leesburg's Town Hall (25 West Market Street).

The work featured is from Pam Smith’s graphic communication classes at Monroe Advanced Technical Academy (MATA). The mixed media exhibit includes photographs, ink drawings, oils, lithographs, and pastels. An opening reception is planned for Friday, March 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Graphic communications is a two-year program offered to 11th and 12th grade students at MATA. 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’ Academies of Loudoun campus, MATA is an instructional center that serves as a site for 27 career-preparation pathways. The instructional focus is to provide significant and relevant learning in Career & Technical Education, which allows students to explore and innovate while preparing for 21st century college and careers.

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:
Leah Kosin
Public Information Assistant
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781

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