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
The Betsy Rodgers Allen Gallery Committee would like to thank all of the artists who entered the 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition. The Centre Region is fortunate to be home to such a wealth of talent. Below is the list of accepted works. Artists should deliver their work to the library's Community Room, ready to hang, between 10AM and 12 PM on June 29th. If you need to make other arrangements, please feel free to email the Gallery Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org