In the Gallery
Seeing in the Dark: handmade paper and hand-dyed indigo
Vessels and Collages: found objects and papers
July 7 – August 27, 2017
Louise Strawbridge uses a wide range of materials and textures to explore the possibilities of disturbing qualities in the commonplace. In her work, mystery is not to be solved but valued and explored. She received a M.A. in Literature from The University of Chicago in 1971 and taught English for many years. Making art became her full time occupation when she moved to London in 1998. She has lived in Philadelphia since 2003. Her work is in the permanent collection of Zhengzhou Art Museum, China.
Please exit, the doors are closing
Tatana Kellner uses installation, photography, drawing and artist’s books to comment on contemporary culture. Her work has been featured in over 25 solo exhibitions, most recently at the CEPA Gallery, Kentler International Drawing Space, the Everson Museum, and SUNY Art Museum in Albany. She has been awarded residencies at The MacDowell Colony, Banff Centre for the Arts, Visual Studies Workshop, Saltonstall Art Colony, Millay Colony, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Artpark, Blue Mountain Center, Jentel, Fundación Valparaiso, Hessisches Landes Museum in Darmstadt, Germany, and The Ragdale Foundation.
Gallery Under the Stairs
Though Lora Shelley is best known as a painter and printmaker, her artist journey has led her most recently into the 3D world of clay. An established artist who graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration, Shelley’s paintings have been exhibited through the county and reside in private collections throughout the world, as far as Africa and Australia. Her commission works are largely pet portraits, which combine her two greatest loves: art and animals.