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Artist Conversations

September 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Isaac Pelepko, "The Cute Parade", painting, Art of the State 2018. 

Join us as Director Beth Hager and artist Isaac Pelepko lead a casual tour of the Art of the State exhibition, sharing their insights on the show. Mr. Pelepko’s painting The Cute Parade is this years first place award winner for painting.

The Annual Art of the State is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. Jurors selected artwork from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Work on Paper and includes 103 works by 99 artists from 27 counties. The exhibit closes Sunday, September 9, 2018.

Museum general admission is free for the day. For Gallery Walk Sunday Sept 9, 2018, The State Museum will be open special hours 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Art of the State is presented by Jump Street and The State Museum of Pennsylvania.

Art of the State Media Sponsor

A gallery of works is available here: https://phmc.info/AOS51.

Image of: Isaac Pelepko, The Cute Parade, painting, Art of the State 2018.


Jump Street, a non-profit arts organization, has been serving the Capital Region for over 38 years, providing arts programs for students and adults; arts grants to artists and organizations throughout the state of Pennsylvania; arts-based community service programs; and technical assistance to artists and organizations.

By creating delivery systems through which the eternally restorative nature of art and artistic expression may be delivered, Jump Street is making a difference in communities by providing economic and education opportunities in the arts for diverse audiences and artists unbounded by economy and geography in safe and encouraging atmospheres.



September 9, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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