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Art Alliance Of Central PA
The featured exhibit in the Atrium of the Gallery Shop for June is
Capturing the Beauty of Nature in Porcelain, Pottery, and Photography,
with works by Brandon Kline, photography, and Cheri Yarnell, pottery.
Art Alliance 45th Anniversary Celebration
The Art Alliance held its 45th anniversary celebration
June 8 at Mary Lee Kerr's home.
Isabel Kumerz made this wonderful video.
Plein Air Painting Demo
Sean Bodley will present a free plein air
painting demo sponsored by Uncle Eli's on
Saturday, June 15, 10:45 am - 1 pm.
In this painting demonstration he will cover a
range of topics and techniques for painting en
plein air with oil paints. Composition, brushes,
oil paints, color mixing, amd layering will be
covered. Please come with a sketchbook,
thoughts, and questions! Meet on the Old Main
steps and we will find a composition to paint in
FREE Members-Only Workshop Series
sponsored by the Art Alliance
Beyond the Art
Sessions already held:
March 17: Your First Exhibit April 7: Shows and Festivals
March 24: Framing Workshop April 28: Art as a Business
Future Sessions -- look for scheduling in the Fall
Self-Promotion * Marketing Materials * Client List Building Secrets
Writing Your Artist’s Statement * Website Must-Haves
Demonstrating Your Art * Accepting Commissions
Kids Love Art Exhibit
photos thanks to Dee Stout & Brittany Roob Haislmaier
Works by students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades in all school districts in Centre County
who have demonstrated a special aptitude and love of art were on display at the Art
Alliance April 26.-28.
Each student received a special recognition, and local artists gave encouragement
for continued artistic interests.
Farmland Preservation Artists
"Making a Stand for Our Land"
Sean Bodley, Waking Dreams Barb Pennypacker, Cow in Snow
At the BHCA Gallery at the Gamble Mill
through September 14
Reception Tuesday, June 11, 7-9 pm
Current and Upcoming Member Exhibits -- New Listings
Water Ways- Paintings by Alice Kelsey
At the Bellefonte Art Museum. About forty oil and
pastel paintings will be in the exhibit (a portion of
proceeds from artwork sales during the reception
to benefit Clearwater Conservancy).
Beddall will present works at
the Open Regional Art Exhibition,
June 25 - September 1, at the Hill
Center Galleries, 921 Pennsylvania
Avenue, Washington DC.
Reception June 25, 6 - 8 pm.
Jean Giddings will be showing works at the
National Penn Bank on East College Avenue
through July 19.
Current Regional Opportunities
4th Annual Schlow Juried Exhibition
Green Drake Plein Air Paint-Out
Painting dates: Thursday - Saturday, June 6-8. Wet Paint Show/Sale: Saturday, June 8 4-8 pm
The Paint-Out is open to all artists and is limited to the first 25 registrations. There is a registration
fee of $25 and prizes will be awarded Saturday afternoon. Full information and registration form
Abe's Café, a new upscale restaurant on Route 655 in Belleville, is interested in a
rotating show of artists work. The shows are one month in length and include an opening
with live music. For more information contact Julie Babiak ( 717 935 2237).
Greg Korn, Manager of the Nittany Bank on East College Avenue, State College,
has invited the Art Alliance to display rotating shows of artwork in his bank's lobby
. There is space for ten to twelve two-dimensional pieces. The lighting is good and
permission has been given to drive nails into the wall for hanging. Plans are to probably
feature two artists in each exhibit. If you are interested in having your work considered
for one of these Nittany Bank shows, please contact the Art Alliance office, (814) 234-
2740 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schlow Centre Region Library
Schlow Centre Region Library is looking for artists wishing to display their work in
the Schlow Library Gallery. Located on the first floor of the library, the Gallery enriches
the aesthetic environment of the Library and community while promoting local artists
with monthly or bi-monthly displays.
The application process includes submitting a form, 2-3 slides with dimensions or a
sample packet, and a one page description of the artist and his/her work. Upon
receipt, the Gallery Committee will review the application and respond as quickly as
.For more information or to submit an application for consideration, please contact
the library at 814-237-6236 x212 or visit the website at www.schlowlibrary.org. .
Cafe Lemont, a new coffee shop, has opened at the intersection of Pike and Elmwood in
Lemont. They feature an artist each month in their gallery seating room. Jodi McWhirter and
Michael Beck, the co-owners, are both Art Alliance members. .If you are interested in
showing your work, contact Jodi at 880-1848 or email@example.com Their website is
Wi-Fi available for classes
Our office wireless network can now provide wireless access in the Art Center.
Teachers who want to use their laptops in class to access the Internet for images,
etc., may ask in the office for the password -- the network is secure.