Bancroft School's Centenniel Exhibit on display through September at Umass Medical School

August 11, 2000

WORCESTER, Mass. - As part of its year-long centennial celebration, members of the Bancroft School's extended community have been invited to display their art in a Centennial Exhibit at the Medical School beginning September 2.

The multi-media exhibition will feature works by 26 former and current students, faculty and friends of the independent K-12 day school, founded in Worcester in 1900.

Invited artists are: Jill Perkins Anderson '75 of Worcester; Kathryn Bard '75 of Herrliberg, Switzerland; Judi Hutchins Bastion '75 of Augusta, Maine; Maggie Brophy '01 of Boylston; Kathleen Cammarata of Worcester; Bob Dec of Holden; Mabel Gorton DiFranza and Emilio DiFranza of North Reading; Mary Edwards of Shrewsbury; Hannah Hall-Alicandro of Princeton; Mahlon Hoagland '40 of Thetford, Vt.; Quanuquanei Karmue '01 of Worcester; Trish Lyell '77 of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Nancy Madore '74 of Worcester; Laurent Martin '00 of Princeton; David McCandless of Great Barrington; Peter McKone of Worcester; Victoria Mulligan of Worcester; Stu Pomeroy '41 of Worcester; Brenda Thompson of North Brookfield; Ingrid Tsang '00 of Holden; Erica Davis Wade '71 of Worcester and Steve White of Holden.

"I am very grateful to the alumni, students, faculty and friends who have so generously agreed to exhibit their art work in our centennial exhibition," said Headmaster Scott R. Reisinger. "This collection is a clear expression of Bancroft School's commitment to the centrality of the arts in our mission of preparing life-long learners and teachers. The artists' work is also indicative of the high level of creativity and talent found within this community and a wonderful way to mark our centennial year." Reisinger particularly credited Winslow Myers of Paxton, chair of Bancroft's Department of Visual Arts and a featured artist himself, for his instrumental role in organizing the exhibition.

The Bancroft School's Centennial Exhibit will run through Oct. 1 in the Medical School lobby, and be open for viewing 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. An opening reception will be held Friday, Sept. 15 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Three additional exhibits on display through Oct. 30 include: paintings by Mary S. Keefe in Clinic III, Level I of the University hospital; paintings by Benjamin Adewetewa-Badu Level I of the Benedict Building; and "Works on Paper" by Dana Kim Wolfson in Levels II and III of Two Biotech. These exhibits are open for viewing during regular business hours.

"What's on View at UMMS Galleries" is sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School Committee for Arts & Humanities. Exhibits featured in the Benedict Building, Clinic II and Biotech II are also made possible in collaboration with ARTSWorcester

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