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Date: August 12, 2005
Media Contact: Elizabeth Homan, 301-251-7970; Steve Simon, 301-251-7952

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Montgomery College Hosts Digital Illustration Exhibit
Work by Eight Illustrators on Display Aug. 22 – Sept. 30

PHOTO EDITORS - high-resolution images to accompany this story:

Carmina Burana by Patricia Johannsen

Dragon and Pigeon by William Low

An art exhibit of digital illustrations by eight artists will be on display at Montgomery College’s Communication Arts Technologies (CAT) Gallery from Monday, August 22, through Friday, September 30.  An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, September 14, at 7 p.m.  The gallery is located on the first floor of the Technical Center on Montgomery College’s Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville.  The gallery and the reception are free and open to the public.

“Digital Illustration: Electronic Art that Communicates” showcases the work of illustrators Craig Frazier, Patricia Johannsen, William Low, Whitney Sherman, Nancy Stahl, Martha Vaughan, and John Yanson.  The artists have created illustrations for greeting cards, picture books, postage stamps, posters, and magazines.  Their work demonstrates the artistry of visual story-telling and a mastery of digital techniques, ranging from collage to airbrush to painting. 

Gallery hours are Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–10 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.  For more information about the “Digital Illustration” exhibit or the Communication Arts Technologies program at Montgomery College, contact Martha Vaughan, director of the gallery, at 301-251-7521.

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Montgomery College is a public, open admissions community college with campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, plus workforce development/continuing education centers and off-site programs throughout Montgomery County, Md.  The College serves nearly 50,000 students a year, through both credit and noncredit programs, in more than 100 areas of study.  

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