The Gallery at Penn College
Lycoming County Juried Art Exhibition
Art is alive in Lycoming County!
This juried exhibition of fine art by regional artists features work in a variety of media, and showcases the unique vision and emerging aesthetic ideas within Lycoming County. Visit the exhibit to experience and interact with new and exciting contemporary artwork created by regional artists including:
Chad Andrews, Paul Barrett, Marguerite Bierman, Brenda Blackwell, Donna Britton, Steve Buggy, Fred Gilmour, Casey Gleghorn, Jeremiah Johnson, Edward Jonasen, Richard Karp, John McKaig, Deborah Mezick, Penny Young Miller, Timothy Miller, Matthew Parrish, Veera Pfaffli, Roger Shipley, Theresa Crowley Spitler, Gary Steele, Jackie Thomas, Howard Tran, Ralph Wilson, and Maureen Wroblewski.
Join The Gallery at Penn College as we celebrate the talent that lies within our region.
Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.; Closed Monday & Saturday
- Howard Tran, Hanh Trinh
First Prize: $500
- John McKaig, Saints Never Surrender I
Second Prize: $300
- Gary Steele, Steps to Wonder
Third Prize: $100
- Honorable Mention:
- Casey Gleghorn: After the Long Ride Home
- Jeremiah Johnson: Fertile
- Penny Young Miller: Library Wall
- Theresa Crowley Spitler: Low Country Light
- Jackie Thomas: I Have More Rights Inside the Pueblo; I Have More Rights Outside the Pueblo (New Mexico Series)
A Viewer's Choice prize will be awarded at the conclusion of the exhibit; voting is open through June 28.
Carrie Wissler-Thomas has been the President/CEO of the Art Association of Harrisburg since 1986, and has been a professional artist since her graduation from Hood College in 1968. She holds her Master’s Degree from Temple University.
Wissler-Thomas was known primarily for her figurative oil paintings until 1997, when she began painting landscapes of both the Susquehanna River and Scotland. She taught oil painting for the Art Association from 1979 through 1986, and she was a freelance art reviewer for Philadelphia-based Art Matters, and for the Pennsylvania Beacon. As President of The Art Association she manages the year-round art school, handles fundraising, development and public relations.
Wissler-Thomas has held over 30 solo exhibitions, and her paintings have appeared in innumerable group exhibitions throughout central Pennsylvania. Her paintings are included in the collections of The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Cozen O’Connor Attorneys in Philadelphia, Borthwick Castle and The Port Charlotte Hotel in Scotland, and a myriad of private collectors. She was the 1991 recipient of The Distinguished Service to the Arts Award, and in 2005 the recipient of The Arts Advocate Award, both in Harrisburg. In 2010, she received the Carolyn Fiedler-Alber Arts Advocate Award from the Main Line Arts Center, Haverford, PA.