HCC instructors exhibit artwork in January

(Release: December 17, 2013) - Hagerstown Community College adjunct instructors Jennie Avila and Stephen Wright will exhibit paintings, pottery, and handmade drums at an upcoming exhibit at the Washington County Arts Council in Hagerstown.

The exhibit, “Paintings, Percussion, Pots & Performances,” will be on display from Jan. 3 through Jan. 28, 2014. The opening reception will be held on Friday, Jan. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. Both Avila and Wright will perform music at the exhibit opening.

Avila is a self-taught guitarist, vocalist, artist, and songwriter who has been singing and performing since she was a young child. She frequently performs at schools, coffeehouses, theatres, and festivals such as Appel Farm and the Philadelphia Folk Festival. She has taught music and art at HCC since 2006.

Wright is a musician and well-known ceramic artist who makes ceramic drums for professional musicians and art collectors worldwide. He has taught at HCC for the last 27 years.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com.