Artist and Vogt Award Winner Exhibits at MCC Venice

(Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 16, 2009) - Jill Wright, Manatee Community College (MCC) student and winner of the 2008 Vogt Award, will exhibit her artwork from Feb. 19 to March 12 in the library foyer at MCC Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail. The opening reception is 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19. The reception is free and open to the public.

A Venice resident, Wright is a fourth semester student at MCC and has taken art classes from ceramics to painting. She works in oils, pastels, watercolors, pencils, ink and charcoal.

Regular library hours are 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday. For directions, visit the MCC Web site at

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