THIS WEEK: MARCH 29 to April 4, 2013
Art of Rich Scott, paintings of local buildings and areas of Wyoming Valley. Opens Monday and continues through April 30 at Fidelity Bank, 247 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. A percentage of sales will be donated to Making a Difference Ministries. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. 899-2264.
Ecclesiastical Architecture, created in a variety of artistic media by Charles “Woody” Woodworth of Hunlock Creek. Citizens Bank, Wyoming Avenue and Welles Street, Forty Fort. Through Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. 288-7538.
Illuminations, paintings by Kingston artist Nina Davidowitz. ArtWorks Gallery & Studio, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 207-1815.
Visions of Music, photographs by Allison Murphy and Dino Perrucci. Also: “The Ballinglen Suite Prints” by Donald Forsythe and sculpture by David Green. Through Saturday at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Open noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. 969-1040.
Painterly Pursuits, landscapes and figure paintings by Wyalusing artist Brian Keeler. Rodger Lapelle Gallery, 122 N. Third St., Philadelphia. Through Sunday: noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 215-592-0232.
Cohabitation, photographs by Julie Barnofski. Through April 2 at CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 510-5028.
A Closer Look, photography by Lawrence Lang including landscapes and macros. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through April 5: Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 208-5900, ext. 5328.
Halena, oil paintings along with old-world inspired works of art by Helen Warenda. The Fly on the Wall Gallery, Dragonfly Café, 9 E. Broad St., Hazleton. Through April 11: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 454-1214.
Architectural Gems, pen-and-ink drawings of iconic landmarks of Lackawanna College by Mark Ciocca. B&B Art Gallery, 222 Northern Blvd., South Abington Township. Through April 12: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 585-2525.
Penmen, Artists and Educators: 125 Years of the Zaner-Blower Penmanship Company, American ornamental penmanship from the late 19th and early 20th centuries focusing on the company’s educational work in the classroom. Through April 14 in the Heritage Room, fifth floor of the Weinberg Memorial Library, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 11:30 p.m. Sundays. Limited hours for spring break March 22 to April 1. 941-4000.
A Walk Through Nature’s Glory, landscapes and scenes from nature by artist Diane Tice. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through April 19: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.
Within, art work by Lisa Wray. Through April 25 at the Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 836-3200.
Three Artists: Three Years Later, a group show by artist Ryan Hnat, ceramic potter Skip Sensbach and photographer Marguerite Fuller. Marquis Art & Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through April 27: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 823-0518.
A 42-Foot Trip to Mexico and Other Sketchbook Adventures, illustrations by Barbara Remington, known for her J.R.R. Tolkien book-cover art. Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through May 4: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 348-6278.
What’s in the Cloud? Bats on the Atlantic Coast, photographs and current research on bats in Pennsylvania and the Caribbean. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through July 1: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $5. 346-7186.
The Blood Is the Life: Vampires in Art & Nature, a multidisciplinary exploration of vampires in fact and fiction along with bloodsucking creatures in nature, literature, film and contemporary art. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through July 2: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $5. 346-7186.
The Miracle of the Bells, an exhibit covering the story of the “real” Olga (Trotzski) Treskoff of Glen Lyon who became a successful Broadway producer and was the inspirations for a 1948 movie partially filmed in Glen Lyon. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 49 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Aug. 31: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 823-6244.
Imagination and Spirituality: Public Sculptures of the University of Scranton Commons, showcasing the creation of several large-scale public sculptures on campus with photographs and detailed information on each. Opens April 5 with a lecture at 5 p.m. in Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall, followed by a reception 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, University of Scranton. Through May 10: noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 941-4214.
A Collection of Two Masters, paintings and photography by Michael Molnar and Sam Cramer. Opens April 5 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Schulman Gallery, Campus Center, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through May 2: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0727.
Under the Sea, a group exhibit with underwater photographs of tropical fish by Mo Devlin, fiber “sea creature” sculptures and nautical mixed media by Megen Fuller, and glass sea shells and funtional wear by Kyle Lavery. Opens April 5 with a reception 6 to 10 p.m. New Visions Studio & Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton. Through April 26: noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 878-3970.
The TV Show, watercolors, photography and book art by Ivana Pavelka. Opens April 5 with a reception 6 to 8:30 p.m. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through May 1: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 344-3313.
Nature All Around Us, photographic images of nature by artists Terry Flatt, Jim Bell, Marc Beerman, Eric Goins and Narlene Jacobs. Opens April 6 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through May 2: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.
Gallery Talk and Workshop, with fiber artist and photographer Claire Marcus, who discusses the techniques behind her “Railroad Perspectives” series based on photographs taken at Steamtown National Historic Site. Followed by a printmaking workshop. Catlin House, Lackawanna Historical Society, 232 Monroe Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. April 6. 344-3841.
Pennsylvania from Above, unique aerial photography by Peter Stern including farms, towns, bodies of water, quarries and coal mining areas across the state. Opens April 6 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. Also: Artist Lectures at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. April 11 in Huntzinger Room 218 of Insalaco Hall. Through June 2 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 674-6250.
Recent Landscapes, 21 paintings in a style “somewhere between realism and impressionism” by Mountain Top artist Thomas Stapleton. Opens April 6 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. at the MacDonald Room of the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through June 7: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 674-6250.
Our People, Our Land, Our Images, a program of Exhibits USA, a national division of Mid-America Arts Alliance and the National Endowment for the Arts. April 9 to May 19 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 408-4325.
Children’s Art Exhibition, with juried works by local students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. T.W. Shoemaker Art Gallery, 312 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13, 14 and 20 with Awards Reception 2 to 4 p.m. April 20. 392-3103.
Student Exhibition, the 25th annual event showcasing works by students in mass communication, sculpture and drawing classes. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. April 15 to May 4 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. on April 17. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 208-5900.
Three Artists from Elmhurst,works by Maron Craig Bielovitz, Madge Austin and Judith Youshock in a variety of media including watercolors, oils and photography. Opens April 26 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through June 3: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.
Dark Shadows: Silhouette Workshop, the basics of photographic transfer using digital photography, watercolor and pencils. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 6 to 8 p.m. May 8 and 29. $30. Reservations: 346-7186.
Steampunk Jewelry, creating Gothic-style jewelry with Lolita’s Addiction of Hamlin. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 6 to 8 p.m. June 5. $30. 346-7186.
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen, the 7th juried exhibition of works by area artists shown in four Lackawanna County venues. Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 at the Mahady Gallery of Marywood University, the Hope Horn Gallery of the University of Scranton, the AFA Gallery and ArtWorks Gallery, both in downtown Scranton. 348-6211.
Call for Entries, for the Juried Children’s Art Exhibition sponsored by the Wyoming Free Library in April. Open to artists in kindergarten through twelfth grade. $5 per entry. Drop off artwork at the T.W. Shoemaker Art Gallery, 312 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming between 2 and 5 p.m. on March 29. 693-1364.
Call for Entries, for the 7th annual Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen Exhibition with $3,000 in cash awards and solo exhibition opportunities to take place Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 in four Lackawanna County venues. Deadline: June 15. Information at 348-6211 or marywood.edu/galleries.
Bus Trip, to view the exhibits of the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia at its new location, which includes some of the greatest European and American masters of impressionism and early modern art. Leaves from the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, 7 a.m. April 11 and returns approximately 10 p.m. $135 includes transportation and guided tour of the museum. Reservations: 996-1500.