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Verostko Center for the Arts to Host Senior Exhibition

by Public Relations | March 28, 2022

LATROBE, PA – The Verostko Center for the Arts is proud to present the work of seven graduating Saint Vincent College seniors with an opening reception the evening of Thursday, March 31, from 6:00–8:00 p.m. The exhibition features the work of two art education majors, Alexis Chittum (Audubon, New Jersey) and Lauren Hartner (North Huntingdon), and five studio art majors, Andrew Deaton (Tampa, Florida), Robert Kollar (Latrobe), Maddy Montefour (Mechanicsburg), Clair Sirofchuck (Ligonier), and Matis Stephens (Greensburg).

“Working across media, this cohort of seniors offers us a meaningful glimpse into the concerns of young artists coming of age during a pandemic. Through their bodies of work, the students explore the complexities of human emotion, identity, as well as the hopes and anxieties of what lies ahead,” said Andrew Julo, director of the Verostko Center for the Arts.

The 2022 Senior Exhibition runs through April 29, 2022. During the Spring 2022 semester, the Center is open Wednesdays from 1:00–4:00 p.m., Thursdays from 1:00–7:00 p.m. and Fridays from 1:00–4:00 p.m. To make an appointment outside the Center's normal hours, visitors should email The Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Dale P. Latimer Library on the campus of Saint Vincent College.


This year’s Senior Exhibition coincides with a suite of offerings as part of the College’s Spring Celebration of the Arts. The series includes a performance by the Saint Vincent College Jazz and Concert Band on Monday, March 28, at 8:00 p.m. in the Robert S. Carey Performing Arts Center; High Mountain - Running Stream,  a concert of traditional Chinese music on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Di Padova Hall performed by Bao Jian and Hu Jianbing; The Passion According to Saint Matthew by Nancy Galbraith featuring Marianne Cornetti, mezzo soprano, Edward Graybill, tenor, and the Saint Vincent College Singers on Sunday, April 3, at 3:00 p.m. in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica; an organ recital offered by Rev. Cyprian Constantine, O.S.B., on Wednesday, April 6, at 1:00 p.m. in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica as part of the Music at Midday series; and a poetry reading offered by Dan Rosenberg, Ph.D., and the Ragan Poetry Contest winners as part of the College’s Visiting Writers Series on Wednesday, April 6, at 6:00 p.m. in the Verostko Center.

All events are free and open to the public. Tickets or reservations are not required. 

Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and considering encouraging local COVID-19 trends, the College has recently adopted a mask-optional policy for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. Therefore, visitors to the Center are invited to wear masks based on one’s personal level of risk. Should the CDC determine that the rate of transmission in Westmoreland County increases above LOW, mitigating measures may be re-implemented at the discretion of the College. For the latest information about these protocols, please visit 


ATTACHMENT: Spring Celebration of the Arts Poster



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