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Meet Maria

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Meet Maria Albornoz

Since Maria Albornoz joined AAC in 2015, she has made a significant impact on the ceramic studio as both instructor and studio tech. Through her own work, she investigates identity, acculturation, craft, and ritual. Her work demonstrates knowledge in a range of media and processes within the realm of ceramic, sculpture, fibers, drawing, painting, and mixed media.

Maria has taught for The Clay Studio’s Claymobile, and at the Philly Art Center in Cherry Hill. She’s exhibited her work at The Clay Studio and the Crane Arts Icebox. Maria holds her MFA in Ceramics from Tyler School of Art and her BFA in Ceramics from the University of South Florida. Born in Lawrence, Kansas, she lived through her late teens in Caracas, Venezuela and currently resides in Philadelphia.

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AAC Partners with Manor College to Offer College Credit

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On Tuesday, March 29th, Sally Mydlowec, Executive V.P. & Dean of Academic Affairs at Manor College, Marge Horner, Director of Arts Programs at the Abington Art Center, Jonathan Peri, President of Manor College and Stephen Grieco, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs made this partnership official.

Manor College and Abington Art Center Announce New Partnership

The Artist Scholars Program @ Manor College is a new partnership between the Abington Art Center and our neighbor Manor College.  Students who successfully complete designated courses and workshops at Abington Art Center will be eligible to receive up to twelve (12) transferable college credits and are eligible for additional scholarships and substantial tuition discounts through the college.

This partnership increases the amount of studio arts classes the college can offer its students while allowing students at AAC to receive college credit if they desire. AAC is very excited that its faculty and studio school classes have been recognized for their quality and value. Participants must sign up for the program in advance.

For more information please contact:

Dr. Stephen Grieco 
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Manor College 
(215) 885-2360, ext. 223

Marge Horner 
Director of Arts Programs, Abington Art Center 
(215) 887-4882, ext. 111


We are excited to announce a partnership that will be bringing performing arts camps for ages 9-18 by Scattered Seeds Creative Arts. Scattered Seeds is made up of artists and creative thinkers who long to set their artistic spirits free. For those who embrace imagination and dare to dream and visualize the unthinkable.

About Scattered Seeds Creative Arts

Scattered Seeds provides opportunities and activities that inspire and provoke the creative spirit and allow art to be made and shared.  Scattered Seeds is interested in scattering seeds of creativity that grow into beautiful works of art. They particularly like working with young Creators. They offer camps and classes in performing, fine, visual, and creative arts.