7th Annual YAC a Great Success!


YAC
K-12 Students Recognized for Art Achievement
Close to 500 children from over 13 schools participate in 7th annual Youth Arts Celebration.

Indiana, PA…494 students from across Indiana County and neighboring school districts participated with a total of over 520 pieces of artwork exhibited in the week long display that ran from Tuesday, April 30th through Sunday, May 4th.  Thirty-five of the K-12 students were cited for their achievements in visual art at this year’s 7th Annual Youth Arts Celebration presented by the Indiana Arts Council.

The Students recognized for their achievements will have their award winning artwork exhibited during the Governor’s Awards for the Arts to be held at IUP’s Fisher Auditorium on Sunday, September 28, 2014.  At that exhibit, students will represent their schools in a special second round of jurying which will award prize money for supplies to the the art departments of the winning students’ schools. Both Governor Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett, Chair of the PA Council on the Arts, will attend to host the September event at IUP.

The Indiana Arts Council is a nonprofit 501 c 3 whose mission is to foster the awareness, creation and appreciation of the arts within Indiana County through its sponsorship and promotion of arts programs and activities.

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One response to “7th Annual YAC a Great Success!

  1. So nice to see these young artists getting recognition for their achievements in visual art. Will the Governor’s Awards for the Arts will be held at Fisher Auditorium next year too? –Mike Woods

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