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Teachers Featured in Local Exhibits

Sunflower Pine-Richland students are not the only ones being recognized for their artwork. Three PR teachers earned the privilege to showcase their art in area exhibits.

Pine-Richland Middle School Art Teacher Holly Angeloff’s sunflower painting was featured in the North Hills Art Center Show “A Touch of Blue.” The show benefitted the Highmark Caring Place in Wexford. The opening reception and Awards Ceremony was hosted on February 8, 2020. Students from her class enjoyed the sunflower painting painted by Ms. Angeloff. She has been teaching students to explore the use of value to create realism. In the photo to the right, students Marc Saulnier, Avyu Nagrath, Logan Keenan and Regis Welsh are examining brush strokes and use of value within the painting.Artwork


Teacher Eden Hall Upper Elementary Art Teacher Katelynn Tronetti’s “Accept Me” piece was featured in Sharpsburg during the Ketchup City Creative “Prism” show. The final exhibit program was held on Feb. 27, 2020. The piece is made of silicone caulking, oil, and acrylic on canvas and can be seen to the right in the photograph.

Pine-Richland High School Art Teacher Mary Anne Andreassi participated in the Alle-Kiski Arts Consortium educator exhibition called Practice What We Teach. The program was held at the Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery during the month of January. Her ceramic pieces “Peony Cup Series” and “Love Your Family” plate were featured items. She is shown to the left of the screen with her ceramic pieces.