Images 2024 Exhibition

The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts is pleased to spotlight the work of talented Pennsylvania 2D artists through our prestigious Images 2024 Juried Exhibition.  

Images 2024 is a 2-D gallery exhibition featuring drawings, paintings, pastels, mixed media, photography, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper, and digital art from artists aged 16 and older whose primary residence is in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

View the live exhibition at Schlow Centre Region Library from July 1 – August 1, 2023.  You can also enjoy the online exhibition on the Festival of the Arts' website. In person visitors should be aware that some portions of the show may be periodically unavailable during Library programming.

Many of the artworks in the Images 2024 Exhibition are for sale. Purchasing art will always be the best way to support and encourage artists. A work of art is something that you can enjoy for years to come.  If you would like to purchase a piece in the show, please contact the Festival office at (814) 237-3682 or, and they will be glad to help you.  

A total of $1,800 in cash prizes will be awarded as follows: one Best of Show Award ($500), Best Painting ($200), Best Pastel ($200), Best Photograph ($200), and 4 merit awards ($150 each).  There is also an award for Best Student Submission ($100).  Winners will be announced at an Awards Reception during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts on July 11, 2024 at 5:30 pm.

The Images 2024 juried fine art exhibition is made possible in part by sponsorships from the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County, Benson and Christine Lichtig/Lion & Cub Store, Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society, State College Photo Club, Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County, Joyce Robinson and Norman Spivey, Chris and Gail Hurley, and the Schlow Library Foundation. Thank you to the sponsors for their generous support!

Exhibition Juror


Danny Volk, Assistant Curator of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, PA will be the juror for this year’s exhibition. 

Previously he was the Terra Foundation for American Art Curatorial Fellow at The Westmoreland where he organized Breaking Ground: Landscape and Labor in Southwestern Pennsylvania in 2023. Previous curatorial projects include Made-Up with Danny Volk at Screen Share at the University of Chicago, The Baby Gap, at Outhaus (Urbana, IL), Submissive Exhibitions at The SUB-MISSION (Chicago), and The News Gallery at SPACES (Cleveland).

He has received grants from the Knight Art Challenge Grant through the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Akron Community Foundation Grant, DCASE (City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events) Individual Artist Program Creative Project Grant, Propeller Fund Grant, and the Mary E. Hofstetter Legacy Scholarship for Excellence in the Visual Arts from the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada, and he completed an MFA from The University of Chicago in 2014.