Kyra Murphy, Emmaus High School, Dawn of Dreams, Acrylic.

Healing Through the Arts (HTTA) is proud to announce the 14th Annual Hope & Healing Juried Art Show that will be held at the Allentown Art Museum Community Gallery February 15 – March 31, 2024.  High school and college students are invited to create art that inspires healing and hopefulness and donate it to (HTTA).  The art is available free to any hospital, doctors’ office, clinic, or healing facility to inspire patients, families, and staff.

Anna Ringlaben, Tamaqua Area High School, Eternal Companion, Oil Paint.

This 14th annual show features art from 11 high schools and 6 colleges. Students participate individually or with their class and donated 144 pieces of individual art for the gallery show.

A total of 34 awards were given this year, the most this show has ever had.  Five students received judges’ awards and won cash prizes ranging from $500-$150.  Community Awards are selected by anyone who wants to honor the student work and fund the prize money and 18 won the $100 prize this year.  Additionally, The Baum School of Art awarded 10 students with scholarships.

Sarah Hartranft, Tamaqua Area High School, Sherbet Escape, Oil Pastel.

In addition, the Viewer’s Choice Community Award will be given at the conclusion of the gallery show after in-person viewers can text-to-vote for the piece that inspires them.