THIS WEEK: Aug. 3 to 9, 2016
Arrangements on Paper, image collages and abstract works by Al Pierce and Sarah Proctor Perdew. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Aug. 4 to 26 with a reception 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 5. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
From Near to Far, works by local and international apprentices, alumni, teachers and associates of the Ani Art Academies, an international non-profit art school. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Aug. 4 to 26 with a reception 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 5. Also: a presentation by representatives of the Ani Art Academies 1 p.m. Aug. 13. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
TRIO, photographs from the gallery curators Lori Ryan, Bernie Andrioli and Rolfe Ross. Opens Aug. 5 with a reception 6 to 8:15 p.m. Continues through Aug. 27 at Camerawork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-344-3313.
Dancing Vulture Designs, miniature likenesses of creatures great and small made of mixed media including needle-felting, shadow boxes, wood-burnings and more by Melissa Benzinger-McGlynn. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Opens Aug. 6 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Runs through August 31 with hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-629-3060.
Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits at several downtown venues along with entertainment, crafters and more. Downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 19. and Sept. 16.
Persistence: The Continuing Influence of Classical Myths, a group exhibit of works by contemporary artists who find inspiration in Greek and Roman mythology. Aug. 30 to Oct. 12 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 570-408-4325.
Second Friday Art Walk, with exhibits, crafters, street performers, live music and a Kids Zone with interactive art and free face painting. Main Street in Pittston. 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 9. 570-654-0513.
Ying Li, works by the Beijing-born artist. Oct. 25 to Dec. 18 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 570-408-4325.
Day of the Dead: A Celebration of Life and Culture, a collaboration by the Wyoming Valley Art League and Langcliffe Presbyterian Church with an art exhibit, guest speakers, TEDtalk video screening, poetry readings and traditional ofrendas (altars) created by the community. Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2. Free. 570-288-1020.
‘Counterpoised,’ an abstract work by Al Pierce, can be seen at the exhibit ‘Arrangements on Paper,’ opening Aug. 5 at Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton.
‘La Dolce Vita’ is one of the watercolors by Lorraine Petyo Elias, currently showing at Marquis Art and Frame in Wilkes-Barre in the exhibit ‘Brush & Lens: A Mother and Son Exhibit.’
Whimsical creations by Melissa Benziner-McGlynn are on exhibit in the show ‘Dancing Vulture Designs’ opening Aug. 6 at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center in Stroudsburg.
‘South Florida Rodeo’ is one of Rolfe Ross’ photographs in the group show ‘TRIO’ opening Aug. 5 at Camerawork Gallery in Scranton.