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Past Exhibits from 2011

Annual K-12 Art Exhibition State College Area School District
State College Area School District Annual K-12 Art Exhibition


January 4 – January 22
Robeson Gallery

The State College Area School District is honored to bring forward some of the best work from their student artists, grades kindergarten through twelve. Many two- and three-dimensional media are represented as are many hours of skilled and creative work from children throughout our community.

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Storytellers by Patricia Griffin
Storytellers by Patricia Griffin


January 14 – March 2
HUB Gallery

Patricia Griffin's most recent work explores wildlife art. The portraits are Griffin's commentary on the place of the animal in our increasingly urbanized society. They are graphic, dynamic compositions featuring strong brushwork and brilliant, saturated color.

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Traveling Mercies: Roads to Activism
Traveling Mercies: Roads to Activism

Photography by Aldo Magazzeni '72
January 21 – March 6
Art Alley

In October 2007, Aldo founded Traveling Mercies, a non-profit foundation dedicated to helping others while working to remove barriers between cultures so individuals can share their strengths, assets, and blessings with each other. Aldo has since photographed images of the places, the people, and the work he has experienced during his travels, which stand as a visual record of his passion for bringing hope, health, dignity, and equality to some of the poor and neglected people of the world. This exhibit features more than 50 photographs, and some artifacts and articles of customary clothing of Afghanistan, as well as photographs from Kenya, Haiti, and Mexico.

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2011 Taiwan International Watercolor Exhibition
2011 Taiwan International Watercolor Exhibition


February 24 – April 24
Robeson Gallery

"Since the Taiwan International Watercolor Society was established in 1999, the society has held several international watercolor invitational exhibitions," said Chin Lung Hung, President of Taiwan International Watercolor Society, "however, to enhance cultural interaction around the world and to promote the development of watercolor, this is the first time the exhibition will be held in the United States." Besides the members of Taiwan, it invites well-known artists in the USA, Japan, China, Australia, and Singapore, etc., such as Jim McFarlane, David van Nunen, Simon Pierse, Tie Shan Huang, John Salminen, and Tanabe Keiko.

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Annual School of Visual Arts Graduate Research Exhibition
School of Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition


March 25 – April 24
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 setting.

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Penn State Center for Arts and Crafts
Center for Arts and Crafts


March 31 – May 1
Art Alley

The Penn State Center for Arts and Crafts' instructors will showcase their artwork. The Center for Arts and Crafts has offered non-credit adult art classes to Penn State students, faculty, and staff during each of the university semesters and a children's summer camp for more than 30 years. The Center for Arts and Crafts is located in 3 Ritenour and has a ceramics studio in B8 HUB.

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Photography by Scott Hallinan
Photography by Scott Hallinan


May 25 – July 24
HUB Gallery

Born in Brazil, Scott is a self-taught photographer with a passion for all things outdoors. His photographs focus on landscapes, wildlife, and flowers with the majority taken in Central Pennsylvania.

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Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts – Images 2011
Central PA Festival of the Arts – Images 2011


June 8 – July 17
Robeson Gallery

Images 2011 is a component of the 45th Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. Images 2011 is a juried show open to all artists residing in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and the District of Columbia. Eligible categories of work include paintings, drawings, hand-pulled prints, photography, mixed media, fiber, ceramic, and small sculpture.

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Sharif Bey
Sharif Bey


September 15 – December 4
HUB Gallery

Bey's current works cross-reference contemporary ornamentation with forms and surfaces associated with various traditional African jewelry and currencies. He explores the bead necklace as a symbol for cultural and political identity.

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A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary Art
A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary Art


September 27 – December 4
Robeson Gallery

A Complex Weave reveals the richness and complexity of contemporary feminist art, through its focus on issues of identity in all its many facets. This exhibition examines how sixteen contemporary women artists with varying backgrounds in terms of age, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and other aspects of individuality have woven threads of their own sense of self into their work, revealing surprising commonalities across apparent differences. A Complex Weave spans the media of drawing, painting, sculpture, fibers, video, installation, and photography.

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Voices: African American Women and Latina Women in PA Share Their Success Stories
Voices


September 22 – December 11
Art Alley

Voices profiles the inspiring stories of fifty strong African American and Latina women. It speaks to the Pennsylvania Commission for Women's mission to empower women and girls.

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