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In her exhibition titled The Domestic, contemporary artist Zoë Charleton creates large-scale collages, drawings, and a sculptural installation that explore the ironies and complexities of contemporary social and cultural stereotypes. Black identity takes on layered meanings in this exhibition, as Charlton presents a series of works on paper inspired by reoccurring imagery in her drawings: suburban houses, African masks, and southern landscapes. Charleton examines how the notion of domesticity, defined as a deep familiarity with and attachment to where one…Find out more »
Reception: May 31, 5-7 pm Awards announced at 6pm Exhibition hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free exhibition is a partnership between Adams County Arts Council and Schmucker Art Gallery. Building is accessible. Juror Lindsey Landfried, artist, curator and director of the HUB-Robeson Galleries at Penn State University, has selected 40 artists for the Adams County Arts Council’s 16th Annual Juried Art Exhibition held in partnership with Schmucker Art Gallery: Dorothea Barrick, Richard Barvainis, Alex Bellotti,…Find out more »
Through paintings, prints and works on paper, Andrew Ellis Johnson and Susanne Slavick examine the contradictory fears and hypocrisies, ignored histories and punitive policies surrounding the challenge of migrants and refugees today. They consider the natural fear of the unknown, shared by the vulnerable and those made to feel vulnerable, asking viewers to entertain how easily the vanquished are demonized into a formidable foe by the rhetoric of demagogues and the media that serves them. Claims of invasion and infestation…Find out more »
September 4 – November 12, 2019 Opening Reception: September 4, 5-7 pm Gallery Talk with Emily Roush ’21 and Shannon Zeltmann ’21: September 27, noon (light lunch provided) Gallery Talk with Prof. Kay Etheridge: October 4, noon (light lunch provided) Original eighteenth-century prints by German naturalist and artist Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) as well as those by her followers—including Carolus Linnaeus, Christiaan Sepp, and others—are featured in this exhibition curated by Gettysburg College students Emily Roush ’21 and Shannon Zeltmann…Find out more »