Barbara Jimenez, "Thankful," 2014.

Barbara Jimenez, “Thankful,” 2014. Digital photography, 11″ x 17″. Lee High School. ©Barbara Jimenez. All rights reserved.

Stockbridge, MA, January 29, 2014—The Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show returns for its 28th year at Norman Rockwell Museum with a special exhibition opening to be held on Saturday, February 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon in celebration of the talented young artists from Berkshire County high schools, and meet the creators of the works on view; at 2:30 p.m. enjoy a lecture about professional opportunities for artists by illustrator John Roman. Admission to the High School Art Show and opening is free (does not include regular Museum admission). The exhibition is generously sponsored by Berkshire Bank.

Participating schools in the 28th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show include: BArT Charter School, Berkshire School, Drury High School, John Dewey Academy, Lee High School, Lenox Memorial High School, Miss Hall’s School, Monument Mountain Regional High School, Mount Everett Regional High School, Pittsfield High School, Renaissance Arts Center School, St. Joseph Central High School, Taconic High School, and Wahconah Regional High School.

About John Roman

John Roman is an illustrator who specializes in technical drawing, architectural art, and illustrated maps. His clients have included Time, Inc., The National Park Service, The Massachusetts Audubon Society, Marriott Hotels, King Features Syndicate, Golf Digest Magazine, and The Thoreau Society. Roman is also an Assistant Professor of Illustration at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston. He has won many awards for his illustration work from exhibitions such as The New York Society of Illustrators, The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, The American Society of Architectural Illustrators, and Communication Arts. He is a graduate of The New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University. Visit his website: