Artist Karen Deutsch has followed an intriguing path in creating the vibrant works on display here at the Library.The Betsy Rodgers Allen Gallery welcomes back the teachers of the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania. This acclaimed annual exhibition of their work highlights the different mediums to be taught at the Art Alliance this autumn. Don't miss this year's rich array, which includes oils, pastels, watercolors, and photography!more info
A big thank you to all the artists who contributed work to the 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition. You made it a wonderful success!
1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners were announced during the opening reception on July 12th and an additional monetary prize was awarded to an up-and-coming student artist in recognition of their emerging talent.
What an exciting experience for the library staff and the Friends! We are looking forward to next year.
It's officially July and the Library's Annual Juried Exhibition is now open to the public. From July 2 to July 30th, come and cool off with more than 40 unique works by artists from all over the Centre Region. Don't miss this opportunity to get to know the work of our talented neighbors. We think they will inspire you to pursue your own creative outlets. After looking at the show, we recommend browsing the adult collection for more information on the artists' techniques.
The Gallery is pleased to present the works of clay artist, Linna Muschlitz from May 1st to May 31st. An opening is scheduled in the Library's Downsborough Room, Sunday, May 6th from 2 to 4 PM. Stop in a talk with the artist about her inspiration and her techniques.
The award-winning poet, Robert Lima, has framed some of his published poems with photographs and other images conveying the themes of his works. In celebration with National Poetry Month, these eloquent visual pieces will be on display in the gallery from April 2nd to April 30th. A reception and book signing will occur on April 21st from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Stop in for coffee, snacks and a chance to talk to Dr. Lima about his work.On January 22nd we unveiled a new sculpture by artist Mark Pilato, donated by Blake and Linda Gall. Modern Day Thinker stands on the landing of the stairwell to the second floor, contemplating the compass attached to the weather vane atop the Library's landmark cupola. Stop and look up when you are on your way up the stairs.more info
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.