LEWISTON – Artwork by 47 adults and children, all students of local art teacher Mercedes Gastonguay, will be featured in an annual exhibition in the Atrium Art Gallery at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College. The exhibition of oils, ink and pencil drawings, pastels, scratchboard, and watercolors opens Friday, July 13, and continues through Aug. 17.
The exhibition includes portraits, landscapes, still lifes, wildlife studies, seascapes, and floral studies.
A reception, free and open to the public, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. July 13. The Edward Little Music Association will provide beverages.
Students in the exhibition: Lizzie Aguilar, Ashley Beaucage, Megan Beliveau, Victoria Beliveau, Lauren Belleau, Samuel Blaisdell, Ronald Bosse, Andrew Butler, Michael Butler, Sue Caron, Evan Carrier, Moriah Churchill, Dean Clavet, Kristen Cornelio, Olivia Cote, Alyssa Desjardins, Janet DuBois.
Avery Gagnon, Caroline Gastonguay, Emily Hamel, Brittany Hearne, Mercedes Howes, Chandra Labonte, Lorraine Lamare, Darian McAtee, Claire Metivier, Cleo Miller, T. J. Morin, Brittanie Partridge, Sarah Patrie.
Brianna Pease, Katie Philbrick, Abigail Pleau, Abby Potvin, Max Poulin, Patricia Poulin, Bernadette Racine. Jette Rasmussen, Colleen Rioux, Ashley Rogers, Nicole Rogers, Anna Smedley, John Van Dyke, Johnathan Warner, Benjamin Wigant,Alexandria Wilson, Tawni Zamrock.
The Atrium Art Gallery is at 51 Westminster St. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday.
For more information, call 753-6500.