TWEP’s Annual Art Contest

TWEP’s Annual Art Contest

March 1st – March 24th, 2023
T.W.E.P. will again be sponsoring its annual “Wildlife Art Show.”
Artwork submitted must feature wildlife or natural scenery that would be seen in any part of the world.
Artwork submitted must be flat two dimensional work, can be in any media (except photography), and has no size limitations.
Please ensure artwork is original and not copied from other artists’ work.
There are three divisions: middle school grades (grades 6, 7, and 8) and high school (grades 9 – 12) and adult.
Monetary awards will be given to the top three in the high school and adult division.
The school students may ONLY submit pieces that feature wildlife.
Judging is done by a group of local artists.
Entry forms should be securely attached to the back of each piece of artwork.
Entry deadline is before 3:00 PM on Friday, March 24.
Call Sheila at 717.328.2126 to make arrangements for dropping off art.
Judging will be done by local artists the following week.
 The Center will display all artwork entered for judging.
Open hours will be Sunday, April 2, from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

1. Artwork must be of a species of wildlife  (mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates (i.e. insects, crustaceans, mollusks, etc.). The artwork must show at least 50%of the animal.
2. Adult artwork may be a landscape featuring any natural scenery that could be seen in any part of the world. The artwork should not include any man made elements – bridges, roads, buildings, etc.
3. Artwork can be drawings or paintings in any media (i.e.- oils, acrylics, pen and ink, watercolor, pastels, etc.).
4. Judges will be taking into consideration:
a. Artistic merit – is it a blend of art and nature?
b. Composition – is the subject placed in a manner that is pleasing to the eye?
c. Originality – not copied from other artists’ work
d. Accuracy – does the animal portray the actual species?
​     e. Validity –  does the background reflect the actual habitat? Does the landscape properly display the location portrayed?
Entry Forms can be found on the TWEP website
Art Exhibit Opens at Wilson College

Art Exhibit Opens at Wilson College

A free exhibition of artwork will open Wednesday, September 7th, 2022 thru October 13th, 2022, at Wilson College, featuring the work of members of The Foundry in the Bogigian Gallery, Lortz Hall.
Open Monday thru Friday * 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The exhibition will include a selection of member artwork from The Foundry—an artist co-operative located at 100 South Main St., Chambersburg, Pa.
Current members have been invited to exhibit two works of art.
Wilson College and The Foundry have partnered on a number of exciting exhibitions for Wilson students and Foundry members.
This exhibition includes paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and more!
For additional information or an appointment, contact Philip Lindsey at 717.264.2783 or
MEDIA CONTACT:       Philip Lindsey, Professor of Fine Arts
Phone: 717-264-2783
The accompanying artwork: Artist: Mary Grassell
Artwork Title: PA Landscape #1
Date: 2021
Medium: oil on canvas
Art In The Park, Cowans Gap State Park

Art In The Park, Cowans Gap State Park

Saturday September 18th, 2021 * 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Join a professional artist who will lead you, step-by-step, through the process of creating a beautiful landscape painting of the park.
All materials are provided.
There is a $40.00 fee for this event.
Please register by clicking on the register tab, Here
You can also register by contacting the park office at 717-485-3948.
Brought to you by the Friends of Cowans Gap State Park.
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Tuesday Evenings Watercolors in March at Joyful Arts Studio

Tuesday Evenings Watercolors in March at Joyful Arts Studio

Tuesday March 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th * 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
(Times listed above, must be purchased together)
This is a Zoom online class.
Join the fun on Tuesday evening painting in watercolors. Have a great time painting whatever subject matter the group chooses.
This month you will be working on a beautiful watercolor Landscape. This piece was previously published in the Paintworks Magazine.
Join Susan for a fun and relaxing evening painting these beautiful rolling hills of grape Hyacinths. She captured this photo In may as she drove home from a critically ill loved one in the hospital. This sunset reminded her of God’s promise and hope.
Previous watercolor experience is recommended. You also will need your own supplies.  You paint what the group decides they want to paint. Susan will provide a drawing for you and color photos. 
Register Here
“Power of the Partnership”  10th Annual Celebration

“Power of the Partnership” 10th Annual Celebration

– Power of the Partnership Year-End Celebration
About the Event: Join us for the 10th annual celebration (via zoom) of the Partnership’s accomplishments, and to preview what’s to come in 2021. Learn more about the Partnership and our work, find out how you can engage with the Partnership, and meet a diverse group of individuals and organizations that are making a difference. Join us in conversation and action as we strive to build a sustainable future for this landscape that we call home! Anyone involved in making the South Mountain region a better place to live, work, and play is welcome to attend. Join more than 100 of the region’s top conservation, planning, recreation, tourism, government, education, and revitalization leaders in this celebration.
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