For Immediate Release
April 1, 2010
(Philadelphia, PA) Deborah Deery, Assistant Professor of Art Education, has received the Community Arts Partnership Award from the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School.
The award recognizes Moore and, specifically, Deery's dedication to children in the arts in Philadelphia through her work with the Art Education department's student teacher program and the Young Artists Workshop.
“Your support of the arts programs at our school and your contributions and outreach programs have inspired the young artists and encouraged the future audiences of tomorrow,” said Joan Pescatore, community development officer at the school, in a letter to Deery.
Deery (pictured left), was given her award, a crystal vase, by Megan Giampietro, (right), an art teacher at the charter school.
Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launched in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit www.moore.edu.
April 1, 2010
Deborah Deery, Assistant Professor of Art Education, has received the Community Arts Partnership Award from the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School.