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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | May 18, 2010
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A 17-year-old Hedgesville, W.Va., girl is one of 40 "doodle" finalists in a nationwide art contest sponsored by Google, an Internet technology company best known for its online search engine. Hedgesville High School junior Alexandra "Alex" Engelman's watercolor painting of the "Google" logo titled "Let's Go To Japan" is no simple sketch scrawled in the margin of a notebook. Alex's entry was selected as the regional finalist for Grade 10-12 in Region 3, which includes Delaware, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | October 9, 2011
A Waynesboro artist whose prints hang in many of the community's homes and businesses died this weekend after a battle with cancer. Landis B. Whitsel was 62. Perhaps best known for his watercolors of local landmarks and Civil War scenes, Whitsel also was a pilot and creator of World War I-replica machine guns. His wife said he had an engineer's mind and artisan's hands, both of which were used in efforts to preserve history. “They're pulling things from our past and bringing them to our future,” Candice Whitsel said of her husband's work.
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December 5, 2004
SHARPSBURG - An exhibit of Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) drawings, photographs and watercolors has opened to the public at Antietam National Battlefield's Visitor Center and will remain open through January, according to a battlefield press release. HABS, a branch of the National Park Service, has been documenting historic structures since 1933. More recently, the agency has been documenting engineering achievements and historic landscapes. The exhibit will focus on the work completed in Washington County, according to the press release.
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by JULIE E. GREENE | April 24, 2005
julieg@herald-mail.com Duda. Shives. Yeakle. Who knows if they're the next Rodin, Turner or Picasso. The Public School Art Exhibition at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown's City Park is open through Sunday, May 29. The exhibit features hundreds of works, including pottery, sketches, watercolors, oil paintings and screenings by elementary, middle and high school students, said Rob Hovermale, coordinator of...
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September 7, 2006
Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, will host two juried exhibits. A juried photography show will be held in January 2007. Work can be submitted to the gallery. Deadline for submitting entries is Dec. 10. There is a $25 nonrefundable application fee and each artist is limited to three pieces. Details of prizes will be announced later. The show will be judged by Dale Swope and Chris Baker. A juried fine art show will be held in February 2007.
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May 6, 2003
The annual Public School Art Exhibition, a show of works created by students in Washington County public schools will be on view through Sunday, June 1, at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Each of the county's 40 schools will be presented in the show. The Public School Art Exhibition, comprised of hundreds of works from kindergarten through high school level, offers a glimpse of the talent and creativity of Washington County residents. A wide variety of media will be on view, including oils, watercolors, drawings, collage, photography, printmaking, pottery and crafts.
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April 16, 1998
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Amy Stine of Greencastle recently hosted her senior art show on the campus of Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C. Displayed were watercolors, charcoals and sculptures. Her sculpture of a seal carved in black soapstone was selected to be featured in Archarios, Coastal Carolina's yearly literature and art publication. The daughter of Tom and Nancy Stine, she is a 1994 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and is a senior at Coastal Carolina with a double major in art studio/art education.
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December 20, 2009
St. Mary Catholic School students are participating in an "Emerging Artist" show at Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc. this month. The opening was held Dec. 5, where more than 300 pieces of artwork of various media were on display. The elementary students, taught by Christine Eberhart, created holiday-related pieces. The middle school students, taught by Marisa Kenney, are displaying a variety of works using watercolors, oil pastels, India ink, crayon and pencil. The principal and art teachers convinced each student to submit a piece of art. Pottery By Me, Charlene's Hair Gallery, Howard Art & Framing and Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc. provided gift certificates for the students.
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January 11, 2009
Best of the Best Valley Art Association all-member show. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 11. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813. American watercolors American watercolors from 1860 to 1930 are on display. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 25. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org . Art in the hallway David Ross' paintings are on display at Washington County Hospital during January, through a program between Washington County Hospital Auxiliary and Valley Art Association.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 18, 2012
Watercolors and drawings Artists Scott and Penny Durbin will display watercolors and pen-and-ink drawings. 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19,  and Friday, Jan. 20. Exhibit continues through Friday, Jan. 20. On What Grounds coffee shop, 162 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883. Works by Robert Patierno "Rustica," a show of prints, drawings and paintings by Robert Patierno. Continues through Jan. 22. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown.
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