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Past Exhibits from 2009

Fiber Arts: Three Perspectives
Earth Series (detail) by Laurie dill-Kocher

Jenni Bateman, Pernille Boving and Laurie dill-Kocher
September 22- December 2
Robeson Gallery

Featuring the work of Jenni Bateman, Pernille Boving and Laurie dill-Kocher, this exhibition showcases a variety of approaches to and styles of fiber art.

Jennifer Bateman's texile art translates into what she describes as a "Woven Language."

Pernille Boving draws on her work as a wildlife biologist and her time in Greenland to capture the essence of the pristine frozen landscape in the form of felted vessels.

Laurie dill-Kocher's latest quilted Earth Series continues the chronicle of her personal life, based upon her concept of Heaven and earth.

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Focus on the Landscape
Winter Haven by Susan Nicholas Gephart

Susan Nicholas Gephart
September 10 - December 6
HUB Gallery

Gephart draws on her more than 30 years experience painting en plein air to express her appreciation for the environment through oils and pastels. Each painting is a multisensory response to capture the mood of the landscape at that moment in time.

Creating environmental awareness through her work, she has partnered with preservation organizations throughout the Centre County region for more than two decades.

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All in the Family: Three Generations of Artists
(detail) Carrie O'Coyle's studio of spherical paintings

Carrie O'Coyle, D.M.Z. "Ziggy" Coyle, Opal Richenberg
May 18- November 1
HUB Gallery

This exhibition features a family with three generations of artists: Grandmother D.M.Z. "Ziggy" Coyle, her daughter Carrie O'Coyle, and her daughter Opal Richenberg.

Ziggy's artwork reflects her observations of local people, customs, and cultures both overseas and here in Pennsylvania. Carrie O'Coyle's "bio-spheres" are convex and spherical, multi-layered oil paintings that explore time and memory, loneliness, family and loss. Opal Naomi Richenberg is 9 years old and works from her small studio located inside of her mother's larger studio.

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Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts: Images 2009
Photograph featured in the Images 2009 exhibit

Various Artists
June 10- July 12
Robeson Gallery

This comprehensive exhibition of emerging and professional artists and artisans of the Mid-Atlantic region includes works in a variety of media from mixed, digital and traditional two-dimensional pieces to avant-garde quilts, pottery and photography.

The exhibit runs in conjunction with the downtown State College Arts Festival and is juried by Judith Hanson O'Toole, Director of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

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NAWA, Inc. 120th Anniversary Exhibition
NAWA 120th Anniversary postcard design

National Association of Women Artists, Inc.
February 20 - April 26
Robeson Gallery

Juried by HUB-Robeson Galleries Director Ann Shields, this exhibition honors the 120-year history of the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (NAWA), showcasing artwork from current member-artists.

NAWA is a not-for-profit organization based in New York. Founded in 1889, it is the oldest professional women's fine arts organization in the United States, providing a forum for women artists to share their ideas, and exhibit their work.

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The Annual Graduate Research Exhibition
Game Day (detail) by Brian Patrick Franklin, First Place 2008

Penn State School of Visual Arts
March 27 - April 26
HUB Gallery

This juried exhibition displays the studio art portion of the Annual Graduate Research Exhibition, offering students the opportunity to present their work in a professional exhibition atmosphere.

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lillies that fester smell far worse than weeds
lillies that fester smell far worse than weeds (detail) by Elissa Cox

Elissa Cox
January 20 - March 4
HUB Gallery

Cox's sculpture evokes the double exposure of biological life: intricate surfaces and the intimate architecture contained inside.

The materials used- latex, cloth, wax, beads, plaster and artificial foliage- illustrate nature's proximity of decorative decadence and corporeal rawness living in harmony.

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Annual K-12th Grade Art Exhibition
Self Portrait by Keylen Duff

State College Area School District Students
January 5 - January 24
Robeson Gallery

Featuring artwork created by State College Area School District students, demonstrating a variety of art materials and inspiration.

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