26th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition
Repeats: Every Day
Southern Alleghenies Museum of American Art - Ligonier
1 Boucher Lane
Ligonier, Pennsylvania 15658
Region: Laurel Highlands
In The Elizabeth Shaw Gamble Gallery Since its inception, the exhibition has become known for its freshness and energy in the art of emerging young artists and for the dazzling presentations of established artists who are developing a new direction with their art. This installment marks the eighteenth consecutive year the exhibition is being hosted by SAMA Ligonier Valley. Serving as juror for this year is noted artist, Thomas Paquette. After earning his formal degree in Painting (BFA summa cum laude) from Bemidji State University, and an MFA from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Thomas has been a full-time painter for over 30 years, with more than 60 solo exhibitions in galleries and museums from Maine to California. His works have been installed in 19 U.S. embassies on five continents. He was awarded several public and private commissions and is represented in numerous collections.