The Gallery Committee and Schlow Library are pleased to announce those entries that have been accepted into the 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition. With over 60 submissions, and a limited amount of space, the decision was an exceptionally difficult one. The Committee would like to thank all the artists who submitted work this year. We are proud of the great talent that exists in our community and welcome the opportunity to exhibit your work in the future.
- Local artist David Charriere's intriguing portraits are characterized by an expressive depth. His impressionist brush strokes and classic palette combine to echo the style and composition of such painters as Berthe Morisot and Édouard Manet. A keen eye will notice that this show includes two studies Charriere has done from works by favorite artist John Singer Sargent.more info
Local artist, teacher, and author Veronica Winters has a gift for creating sublime, peaceful work that reflects not only her realistic sensibilities, but also her appreciation for the unexpected. Ms. Winters draws inspiration from the brushwork of such artists as John Singer Sargent and Edouard Manet. Moreover, her work often contains hidden meanings similar to those of artists Dali and Magritte.
A scuba diver and world traveler, fiber artist Sandi Garris imbues her colorful work with her passion for exotic cultures and natural patterns. Inspired by rich coral reefs and lush rain forests, Garris mixes red, yellow, and blue MX dyes to create hundreds of hues and shades to color the fabrics used in her organically graphic artwork.
Lisa Dawn White is an artist with an extraordinary eye for botanical collage. As the days shorten and the skies turn gray, be sure to stop in the gallery to experience the fine detail of this exhibition in person. Her work will be on display throughout October.
- Campbell Plowden is a dedicated "nature lover, ecologist and environmentalist [who] received his PhD in Ecology from Penn State University in 2001 and founded the Center for Amazon Community Ecology (CASE) in 2006." Dr. Plowden's photography captures the essence of the Amazon. From the native people to the native plants, the photography on display will transport you. The Betsy Rodgers Allen Gallery will host an exhibition of his work throughout the month of September.more info
- The Betsy Rodgers Allen Gallery is pleased to welcome back the teachers of The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania. On display from August 2nd to August 31st, the exhibition highlights a number of different mediums that will be covered in classes this fall. Be sure to check out their website for more information on upcoming classes and exhibtiions.more info