This Week: May 11 through 17
2018 LCCC Student Art Exhibit, will be on display through June 14 at Luzerne County Community College’s Schulman Gallery. The LCCC campus is located at 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, and the Schulman Gallery is located on the second floor of the Campus Center. Exhibit highlights students in the communication arts department, showing a variety of accomplished work in multiple mediums. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and evenings and weekends by appointment only.
Mass Communications Student Exhibit, will be on display through May 25 in the Widmann Gallery on the King’s College Campus in downtown Wilkes-Barre. King’s mass communications students will exhibit a variety of mediums including print advertisements, logos, posters, magazine spreads, photography and web and CD cover designs. Free and open to the public. Gallery open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: Michelle Leonard, gallery coordinator, 570-208-5900, ext. 5328
Pyrrhic Defeat: A Visual Study of Mass Incarceration, features 250 sketches of inmates at SCI Dallas by incarcerated artist Mark Loughney and is on display through May 28 at Artworks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton.
Street Moments, an exhibit of photographs by Bruce Byers, is on display at through May 25 at Camerawork Gallery, lower level of Marquis Art & Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Byers photographs reflect spontaneous moments of introspection, isolation, joy, serenity, playfulness and love. Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Monday through Saturday.
A Brief Moment of Passion: Recent Paintings and Clay Sculptures, showcasing works by Robert R. Husty, John Pacovsky and Frank Mariano, will be on display through June 2 at Marquis Art & Frame’s second floor gallery in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wyoming Valley Art League Member’s Spring Juried Exhibit, features two-dimensional and three-dimensional works in a variety of mediums and styles and is on display through June 7 at the Circle Centre for the Arts, rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free and open to the public. Donations are accepted. Gallery hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon to 4 p.m.
Selections from the Sordoni Collection of American Illustration & Comic Art, drawn from the private collection of Andrew J. Sordoni, features the work of N.C. Wyeth, Maxfield Parrish, Frank Schoonover, Norman Rockewell and more. Runs through May 20 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, 141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. A reception will be held beginning at 4:30 p.m. April 7. Free and open to the public. Information: wilkes-edu
Making Faces, portraits by John Kaschit will be on display through May 7 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. The exhibit is a retrospective of drawings and paintings by caricature artist John Kascht, whose irreverent work turns the leisurely pastime of people-watching into an Xtreme sport. An artist’s reception will be held on March 22 with tours by both John Kascht and Leni Levenson Weiner. Tickets are available by calling 570-346-7186. Due to ongoing renovations, some of our galleries are currently closed. To compensate for any inconvenience the museum is offering reduced admission. $3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; $2 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger.
Park Bench Stories, features the artwork of Leni Levenson Wiener, who captures people in various situations, all while sitting on park benches. On display through May 7 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Her unique fabric collages express the nuances of human interactions, from checking smartphones to meditative contemplation. Due to ongoing renovations, some of our galleries are currently closed. To compensate for any inconvenience the museum is offering reduced admission. $3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; $2 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger.
Harmony, an art exhibit of acrylic poured artwork by Diane Lillington will be held at The Wonderstone Gallery in Dunmore through May 30. An opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. May 5.
Dreams, an exhibit of abstracts and semi-realistic landscapdes by Vyacheslav Shavchenko, opens from 6 to 9 p.m. May 18 at Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston.