September 9–23, 2017
Our talented, professional Teaching Artists are truly the heart and soul of Main Line Art Center, inspiring our students of all ages, levels and abilities on a daily basis. Join us as we celebrate and honor them with an exhibition in our award-winning galleries. The Teaching Artist Exhibition is juried by Laurel Razka, Executive Director of the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia. A free artist reception will be held concurrently with Art Market, on Friday, September 15, 5:30 – 8 pm.
Laurel Raczka has been the Executive Director of the Painted Bride Art Center for 18 years. She provides both artistic vision and managerial leadership for the Bride. Formerly the Program Director of the Bride, Ms. Raczka was responsible for all performance and gallery presentations, educational and community events, she also was the Director of the Bride’s New Forms Regional Grant Program. Trained as a visual artist, she received her BFA from the University of Arizona and her MFA from Rutgers University. Laurel has served on countless panels for grant makers as well as on issues of Community Arts, Presenting Innovative Programs, Partnerships, and Leadership Transition.