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More than 80 Art Works Featured at Diversity Working Group Juried Art Show

More than 80 Art Works Featured at Diversity Working Group Juried Art Show

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The second annual University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Diversity Working Group juried Art Show, “Diversity of Vision,”  will be held from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 9, in buildings across campus.  Art will be displayed in the main lobby of Blackington Hall.

This year’s event will feature more than 80 art works.  The Diversity Working Group requested submissions from the campus community of paintings, photographs, and sculpture on the theme “The Diversity of Vision.”   While on display throughout the day, viewers will cast ballots for first, second and third place winners as well as the People’s Choice Award. 

The Diversity of Vision Art Show is one of several events organized by the Diversity Working Group to enhance diversity awareness.  Other events include the Worlds of UPJ and the UPJ Diversity Iron Chef Competition.

A reception will be held at 6 p.m. and an awards presentation to follow in the Blackington Hall lobby.

Founded in 1927, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is a four-year, degree-granting college of the University of Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 3,200.  The university offers more than 40 majors and is known for its engineering technology, education, humanities, natural and social sciences degree programs.  UPJ has been ranked “Third in the North” among public comprehensive colleges and universities, northern region, by U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges, 2007.
Posted by Shook, Kimberly on 11/7/2006 3:15:00 PM