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WSSD Art Exhibition Opens at the Community Art Center in Wallingford

Mar 23

The Wallingford Swarthmore School District’s Select Exhibition Opens in the Duke Gallery at CAC March 23rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The Duke Gallery at the Community Arts Center, in association with the Wallingford Swarthmore School District Art Department, proudly presents “The Art of WSSD.”  

This exhibition showcases select works of art by students in the Wallingford Swarthmore School District from kindergarten through 12th grade.  

  • What:  “The Art of WSSD”
  • Where:  The Duke Gallery at the Community Arts Center,  414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA
  • When:  March 23rd through April 25th with Opening Reception on Sunday March 23rd from 2-4pm

The public is invited to the opening reception for the WSSD’s exhibition on Sunday March 23rd at 2pm.  In addition, three other exhibitions will open on Sunday, also from 2-4pm:

  • Georgi Grentzenberg drawing exhibit on the BEAdazzle Gallery Wall
  • the 2014 Featured Teachers exhibit with 2D art by Steven Miller and 3D works by Lucy Edwards in the Lounge Gallery
  • works by Shirley Bishar, the 2014 spring featured teacher, in the Fay Freedman Gallery

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and greet the exhibiting artists and enjoy light refreshments while strolling the Arts Center’s various gallery spaces.


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“The Art of WSSD” features a variety of media including drawings, paintings and ceramics from WSSD students. The WSSD art faculty, under the direction of Jennifer Rodgers, has been working hard to prepare the exhibited work.  The exhibition will be hung by the members of the Strath Haven High School Honors Art Program, under the guidance of the experts on the CAC Exhibition Committee.  Posters for the exhibit have also been designed and produced by students.

The Community Arts Center partners with the WSSD to present this exhibit on a biennial basis in an effort to give students interested in the visual arts the opportunity to showcase their talents.

CAC Executive Director, Paul Downie, said: “We are very pleased to exhibit the art of young people in our community in the Duke Gallery.  Their work represents the future of art, and their talent indicates that the future is bright!”

“The Art of WSSD” runs through April 25th. 

Gallery hours are Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Friday – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For more information or driving directions, contact Community Arts Center at 610-566-1713, online at or follow them on Facebook.

About the Community Arts Center

The Community Arts Center believes the arts are essential to human development and the well-being of society. We are dedicated to providing a nurturing environment for artists at all levels of their creative journey, encouraging participation in the arts through advocacy, education, and outreach, and serving as a vital creative resource for the community. 

The Community Arts Center was founded in 1948 by a group of local artists. Throughout its long and successful history the Arts Center has continually pursued excellence in all areas of its programming, expanding course offering and other programs to meet the needs of its community.