Fast Lane Art – Art in our Communities

Fast Lane Art 2020

Berks Arts Council is excited to announce Fast Lane Art will be partnering with the BCIU Secondary Art Show to be held at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts from February 22 – March 8, 2020. Art works will be selected by juror, Deb Schlouch for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. The Berks Arts Council’s Fast Lane Art Committee will select various pieces for the Committee Choice Awards. Event sponsors will also select their favorite piece. Joining the BCIU Secondary Art Show provides students from all of the schools in all mediums to participate in Fast Lane Art. In 2019, 854 students showcased 1,570 pieces of artwork at the BCIU Show.

Selected pieces will be showcased as “Public Art” on street banners throughout the City of Reading and West Reading. In addition, an art walk will be created in downtown Reading utilizing the artwork from Fast Lane.

What is Fast Lane?

Fast Lane Art is a juried contest and exhibition, presented by Berks Arts Council, which celebrates and displays the work of high school artists in a special exhibition hosted by Freedom Auto Group and through the use of public art. In 2019, the winners artwork were made into street side banners and hung throughout Reading and West Reading.

Selected winners will receive cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Participants will also receive a banner of their artwork.

Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors and Community Partners!

The Berks County Arts Fund

Special Thanks to The Wyomissing Foundation, Inc, and Greater Reading Chamber Alliance.

The Wyomissing Foundation, Inc, and Greater Reading Chamber Alliance.