Instructor will have art on display at statewide juried competition

Robert Stickloon, instructor in art at Penn State Schuylkill, will have two pieces of his work displayed at the 48th Annual Art of the State® juried competition. The opening of the event will be held June 28 at the State Museum of Pennsylvania which is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. This year's show includes 127 pieces from 123 artists that jurors selected from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Work on Paper.

Stickloon's pieces include a black and white oil titled, "Shirt and Tie," and a drawing titled, "Window Latch."

The awards ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the museum auditorium, and the public reception will follow from 2:00 to 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Museum general admission is free for the day.

Art of the State® is presented by Jump Street and the State Museum of Pennsylvania, and will run through Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, with Gallery Walk.

Stickloon's pieces can be previewed on his website at, and both are available for purchase at the exhibit.

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