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.
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.
Diane Maurer is a published author, artist, and teacher. She is represented in numerous museum collections around the globe, including the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Harvard University Library, The Suleymaniye in Istanbul, and The Museum of Antiquities in Urumchi, China. Her one-of-a-kind work has also been commissioned by companies such as Godiva Chocolate, Lenox China, and HarperCollins. An accomplished paper artist, her careully constructed work conveys the depth, texture, and care of an expert. If you'd like to learn more about Ms.
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