Desire Counterman to be Honored by WVIA

Western Wayne’s Desire Counterman to be Honored by WVIA for the 2018 Artist Celebration on April 13

WVIA will spotlight visual student artists, including Desiree Counterman from Western Wayne High School, from throughout northeast and central Pennsylvania during the Artist Celebration on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston, PA. The events are free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.

The celebration will showcase artwork from the top 11 visual artists from WVIA’s 2017-18 Artist of the Week program. During the events WVIA will announce the Artist of the Year for both Performing and Visual Art, as well as the People’s Choice Awards.

Desiree Counterman from Western Wayne High School has been chosen as one of  the top 11 Visual Artists of the Week whose artwork will be displayed during the Artist Celebration. WVIA’s Artist of the Week and Artist of the Year educational programs are sponsored by The Pennsylvania College of Technology. The 2017-18 Artist of the Week video features can be viewed at

Desiree, a two year National Art Honor Society member, is very proud of her efforts as a visual artist at Western Wayne High School.  Currently she is working on her senior portfolio which she explains will feature a series of portraits.

“I enjoy painting,” she said.  “People are my favorite subject to paint.  I look for models for my pieces on Pinterest and sometimes I choose famous people to use.”

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