Stockbridge, MA, January 16, 2015—The Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show returns for its 29th year at Norman Rockwell Museum with a special exhibition opening to be held on Saturday, February 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. Celebrate the creative talent on display from Berkshire County high schools, and meet the artists behind the works on view (participating schools to be announced). At 2:30 p.m., enjoy a lecture from internationally published illustrator Marc Rosenthal, who will offer insight and encouragement to future art professionals. Admission to the High School Art Show and opening is free (does not include regular Museum admission). On view at the Museum through March 8, 2015, the exhibition is generously sponsored by Berkshire Bank Foundation.
Participating schools include: BART Charter School, Berkshire School, Berkshire Waldorf School, Buxton School, Drury High School, John Dewey Academy, Lee High School, Lenox High School, Miss Hall’s School, Monument Mountain Regional High School, Mount Everett Regional High School, Mount Greylock Regional High School, Pittsfield High School, Renaissance Art School, St. Joseph’s High School, Taconic High School, and Wahconah Regional High School.
About Marc Rosenthal
Marc Rosenthal is an acclaimed illustrator, whose work can be seen regularly in “The New Yorker,” “Time,” “Forbes,” “Fortune,” “The Atlantic Monthly,” “The New York Times,” “Boston Globe,” “The Washington Post,” and other leading publications. Mr. Rosenthal is also the artist behind many popular books for children, including “Phooey!” (a Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Book of the Year, which he also authored), “Yo, Aesop!,” “The Runaway Beard,” “The Absentminded Fellow,” and “I’ll Save You Bobo!” In 2001, “The New Yorker’s” Art Spiegelman asked Mr. Rosenthal to try his hand at comics, and the result was published in “Little Lit: Strange Stories for Strange Kids.” Mr. Rosenthal lives in the Berkshires with his wife, artist Eileen Rosenthal.
Visit the artist’s website at www.marc-rosenthal.com