DVAL Art Awards


This year, the  Delaware Valley Art League has awarded a scholarship to Community Arts Norristown (CAN), a non-profit art center which offers a full range of art, music, dance, yoga, sewing, computer and culinary classes  for children and adults. Many of the participants are in need of scholarships, so CAN very much appreciates our contribution.


Community Arts Norristown would like to invite all DVAL members to a special benefit party on Sunday, February 24th, at La Cabra Brewing from 4-6:30 pm. There will be music, hors d'oeuvres, and a fabulous raffle, so plan to join the fun! Address is 642 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn PA.

Conestoga High: From left front: Priscilla Bohlen, DVAL Art Award Committee; Conner Quinn Simpkins, winner of DVAL Art Award 2018; Jeanne Marston, president of DVAL; Linda Dubin Garfield, Chairperson of DVAL Art Award Committee.

Lower Merion High: Russ Loue, art teacher; Priscilla Bohlen, DVAL Art Award Committee; Mary Wetherbee, winner of DVAL Art Award 2018, Linda Dubin Garfield, chairperson of DVAL Art Award Committee, Sean Hughes, principal of Lower Merion High School.

High School Scholarships art awards

Delaware Valley Art League has presented three high school seniors who are attending Art Colleges with an award of $1000 each as well as a gift certificate for $150 donated by Dick Blick. The DVAL committee consists of Linda Dubin Garfield, chair, and Priscilla Bohlen and Laurie Lamont Murray.


The winners are:


Conestoga High School senior Conner Quinn Simpkins who will be attending University of the Arts in the fall. His art teacher is Amy Cruz and the principal is Amu Meisinger.


Haverford High School senior Allison McKeand who will be attending Maryland Institute of Art in the fall. Her art teacher is Sarah Colbey and the principal is Pete Donaghy.


Lower Merion High school senior Mary Wetherbee who will be attending Pratt istitute of Art in the fall. Russ Loue is her art teacher and the principal is Sean Hughes.

Haverford High: Samara Talkin, art teacher; Priscilla Bohlen, DVAL Art Award Committee; Allison McKeand, winner of DVAL Art Award 2018; Sarah Colby ,art teacher.

Photo in front of mural painted by Allison McKeand

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