THIS WEEK: Oct. 11 to 17, 2013
117th Annual Exhibition of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club including work by Debbie Baer of Hunlock Creek. National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York City. Through Oct. 25 with a benefit reception 5:30 to 8 tonight ($25). Gallery hours: Noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 212-475-3424.
Recent Works by Joseph Opshinsky, unique and vibrant paper media images created through a meticulous process of hand-cutting and layering paper. Opens tonight with a reception at 6:30. Friedman Art Gallery, Nesbitt Academic Commons, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, University Drive and Old Route 115, Lehman Township. Through Dec. 1: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays; 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays; 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays. 675-2171.
Annual Art Exhibit of works by the Martin’s Creek Artists. United Methodist Church, 64 State St., Nicholson. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Refreshments served. 942-6995.
Crayons & Care II, artwork by the children of Litewska Hospital in Warsaw, Poland, with all sale proceeds donated to the hospital’s children’s art program. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0732.
Kindred Spirits, the art of Ellen Jamiolkowski and Judith Lynn Keats. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre with a Third Friday reception 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 18. Through Nov. 2: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 823-0518.
The Art of Balliet, 40 compositions by realism artist Justin Balliet in charcoal, graphite and oils. Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Through Oct. 20: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 408-4325.
Healing Through Art, energetic abstract watercolors by Cliff Enright. Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Oct. 20: 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.
Emerging Artists Exhibition, the 11th invitational coordinated by local artist Sue Hand, with works by area high school students. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through Oct. 25: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 208-5900, ext. 5328.
Endless Quilts, watercolors depicting scenes from Tunkhannock’s ‘Airing of the Quilts’ festival by Sabine Thomas. Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 302 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through Oct. 27: 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. 836-3622.
This Show Is for the Birds, bird photographs, both serious and humorous, by Northeast Photography Club members Ray Listanski and John Goldman. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Oct. 29: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 510-5028.
Endeavors: A Photographic Journey, large-format photography by Back Mountain artist Bill Stritzinger. Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Through Oct. 30: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 287-5589.
All Creatures Great and Small, photographs of creatures of the earth by members of the Older Adult Learning Center of East Stroudsburg. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Oct. 30: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.
Capturing Realism, the biennial exhibit of works by instructors, alumni and apprentices from the nationally renowned studios of the Ani Art Academies and modern master Anthony J. Waichulis. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through Oct. 31: 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.
Works from the Studio: A Collaborative Exhibition, eclectic works done in the studio of Virginia Sosik in various media. Artists include Karen Clifford, Regina Donovan, Heidi Fedor, Peggy Gladys, Celeste Gilmartin and many more. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through Nov. 1: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.
Wildlife Art, scenes from the great outdoors in oils and acrylics by Noxen artist Charles J. Kovalick. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through Nov. 15: open during movie screenings. 996-1500.
Airing of the Quilts, a collection of quilts of the Civil War Era using fabrics of the time including indigos and shirtings. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through Nov. 15. Open during movie screenings. 996-1500.
Art Show and Sale, the ninth annual event with works by regional artists including Joanne Benson. Glenburn Township Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. Through Dec. 12: 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 563-1177.
Luzerne County in the Civil War. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Dec. 21: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 823-6244.
Sidewalk Surfing: The Art & Culture of Skateboarding, a multi-disciplinary exhibit on the historical roots of skateboarding including artifacts and artwork on the cultural importance of the sport. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through Dec. 30: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 346-7186.
Four Artists Return, works by Sue Hand, Joe Weldon, Jan Henning and Barbara Kapalski. Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. Through Dec. 31: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 836-3200.
Exceptional Art — Exceptional Artists, works by artists from Verve Vertu Center of the Deutsch Institute. Speech-Language Pathology Department, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. On display through April 2014: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 674-8255.
Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits, music and refreshments at 17 venues in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18. 288-1020.
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen, a juried exhibition of works by area artists shown in four Lackawanna County venues. Opens Oct. 19 with a progressive reception beginning at 2 p.m. at the Hope Horn Gallery of the University of Scranton, continuing at 3 p.m. at the Afa Gallery and ArtWorks Gallery & Studio in downtown Scranton, ending with an awards ceremony 4:30 p.m. at the Mahady Gallery of Marywood University. Through Nov. 13. 348-6211 or 941-4214.
Infusing the Arts in Our Community, the 2013 Arts Alive Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit including ceramics, mixed media, 3D/sculpture, graphic arts, illustration, painting and more by faculty including Stefanie Colarusso, Earl W. Lehman, Elizabeth Parry-Faist, Leigh Pawling, Gina Rice, Skip Sensbach and more. Opens Oct. 26 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 7: 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.
Places I Love, vibrant depictions of the Pennsylvania landscape by Ellen Nathan. Opens Nov. 8 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through Dec. 6: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.
Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits, music and refreshments at 17 venues in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15. 288-1020.
Fall Foliage Photo Contest. Stop by to register at Eckley Miners Village Museum, then roam the village to capture fall-foliage photos. Submit your best ones by Nov. 8. Prizes awarded. $5 entry fee per photo. 636-2070.