Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Holiday Exhibition

I am showcasing some Hawaiian abstractions and other exotic art treats here:

Written by Michelle Eng-Bendik
28 West Second Gallery & Studio Space presents Deck the Halls: A Holiday Exhibition, opening reception is Thursday, December 3, 2009 from 6 -9 PM. The press and public is invited to attend this special event. Exhibition continues through December 31, 2009.

Deck the Halls features art work from local artists throughout the western Pennsylvania region: Ashley Andrews, Michael Bendik, Michelle Eng-Bendik, Tony Cacalano, John Lario, Brian McCall, Roberta Myer, Ron Nigro, Scott Snaden, Cassie Staub, Richard Wierzbowski and more. There will be a wide variety of art work ranging from collage, painting, sculpture and photography.

28 West Second Gallery & Studio Space exhibits emerging and established local and national artists. We are dedicated to provide a positive environment for artist representation and expression and to engage the audience through the exploration of art and performance. 28 West Second Gallery and Studio Space is available for event rental. Contact the gallery for more information on how to host your next photo shoot, fashion show, reading, lecture, teacher tutorial, etc at the gallery.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Women In Art Exhibit

Three of my large abstract photographic artworks will be on display at this exhibit:
Red #40, Black #1, and Feral Femininity

National and Regional Artists Showcase Work in Harlan Gallery’s Women in Art Exhibit
Exhibit runs 11/1-11/22; Opening Reception 11/1
By: Kary L. Coleman - Friday, October 23, 2009

Seton Hill University’s Harlan Gallery will present the exhibit “Women in Art” November 1-22, 2009. A reception will be held Sunday, November 1, from 1-4 p.m. at Harlan Gallery. A symposium will be held Sunday, November 22, at 11:30 a.m. and will provide an opportunity for the artists to discuss their experiences as female artists. The exhibit, reception, and symposium are open to the public and free to attend.

Forty-four pieces of art, representing 27 artists, will be on display. The exhibit includes paintings, photography, mixed media, and sculptural mixed media pieces.

Artists exhibiting work include Ashley Andrews, Greensburg, Pa.; Mary Baird, Penryn, Calif.; Samantha Crytser, Moon Township, Pa.; Laura DeFazio, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Amy DiMichele, McKees Rock, Pa.; Kristina DiTullo, Cambridge, Mass.; Julie Englemann, Indiana, Pa.; Passle Helminski, Erie, Pa.; Lori Hepner, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Gloria Hersch, Export, Pa.; Mary Joan Hoper, McKeesport, Pa.; Glenda Hydler, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Maura Keeney, Latrobe, Pa.; Phyllis Koehler, Mt. Pleasant, Pa.; Marietta Leis, Albuquerque, N.M.; Lillian Lippenott, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Patricia Milford, California, Pa.; Laurel Mitchell, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Terri Perpich, Vandergrift, Pa.; Beverly Russick, Indiana, Pa.; Rita Spalding, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Nora Thompson, Whitney, Pa.; Samantha Thorp, Tarentum, Pa.; Nancy Tirone, Triadelphia, W.Va.; Sandra Trimble, Indiana, Pa.; Melissa Vertosick, Delmont, Pa.; Paula Weiner, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Harlan Gallery is a professional exhibition space open to the public free of charge, and is located in Reeves Hall on Seton Hill University’s Greensburg, Pa., campus. Harlan Gallery is open Monday—Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m., Friday 1 – 3 p.m., and Sunday 1 – 4 p.m. For more information on Harlan Gallery, please contact Harlan Gallery director Carol Brode at 724-830-1071 or