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Oswego Library Opens Display Featuring Harborfest Poster Designs

The Oswego Public Library features a Harborfest-themed display that includes art submitted as part of the Oswego City School District Harborfest Design Contest.  The primary design incorporated into the 2010 Harborfest Poster was designed by 10th grade Oswego High School Student Austin Demott.  The Public Library Display will be open for the entire month of July during normal Library hours.
The Oswego Public Library features a Harborfest-themed display that includes art submitted as part of the Oswego City School District Harborfest Design Contest. The primary design incorporated into the 2010 Harborfest Poster was designed by 10th grade Oswego High School Student Austin Demott. The Public Library Display will be open for the entire month of July during normal Library hours.

Oswego, NY – The Oswego Public Library opens an exhibit that will feature all the Oswego High School’s graphic art classes 2010 Harborfest Poster Design entries. During this past school year, Harborfest and the Oswego City School District teamed up on a design contest to determine the 2010 Harborfest design theme to be used on the cover of this year’s program, Harborfest Information Guide and as the Harborfest 2010 commemorative poster.

“We had great participation from all the students,,” said Tom Van Schaack, Executive Director of Harborfest. “We are very pleased that the Oswego Public Library thought enough about the quality of work to put them on display.”

Students from the school district submitted their ideas based on this year’s cultural component “France”. Sixth grader Austin DeMott’s design was chosen from the hundreds of entries that were received. Also incorporated were designs submitted by elementary students from the school district and are incorporated into the background program cover and the 2010 poster design.

The Oswego Public Library is open Monday-Thursday from 10 AM-8 PM, Friday 10 AM-5 PM and Saturday 12 AM-5 PM. The Oswego Public Library is located at 120 East 2nd Street across from the Oswego County Courthouse. The gallery for the Harborfest display will be open for the entire month of July and is located on the lower level of the library.

Slated for July 22-25, the 2010 edition of Harborfest will feature plenty of food, fun and entertainment as venues on both Oswego’s east and west sides will be used to deliver the excitement. A wide variety of entertainment will be featured on stages throughout the city of Oswego including, the Jazz & Blues Stage in East Park, the Veteran’s Stage on West River Walk, the Family Stage at the Novelis Family Park at Fort Ontario and the NRG Lakeview Stage in Breitbeck Park.