Speak and See Listings: Aug. 3 to 9, 2016

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‘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.

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.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

The Light in the Forest, art work by Sue Hand, crafted with palette knife oil depicting the serenity of forests and wildlife on triptychs. Through Aug. 12 at the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

Upstream & Down: The Susquehanna, a group exhibit of contemporary artists who have painted the Susquehanna River in all its many moods and seasons. Through Aug. 13 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.

Historic Downtown Tunkhannock, vintage photos and memorabilia highlighting historic homes, the Triton Hose Company, the Wyoming County Courthouse and the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church. Through Aug. 15 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

Brush & Lens: A Mother and Son Exhibit, paintings by Lorraine Petyo Elias and photography by her son Darren Elias. Through Sept. 2 at Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-823-0518.

The Roaring ’20s, an exhibit covering major trends of the age including art, entertainment, Prohibition and bootlegging, criminals, music and dances as well as 30 dresses representing the fashion of the era. Through September 3 at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 570-823-6244.

Ansel Adams: Masterworks, 47 works by legendary photographer Ansel Adams depicting elegant details of nature, architectural studies, portraits and breathtaking landscapes. A lecture on the exhibit will take place Sept. 19 by associate professor of history and government Dr. Brian Caruso in Walsh Hall at 2 and 5 p.m. The exhibit continues through Sept. 30 at the Pauly Friedman and Marquis George MacDonald Art Galleries, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-674-6250.

Phonetography II, photographs taken exclusively by cell-phone cameras. Through Sept. 21 at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.

Some Enchanted Land: The Paintings of John Willard Raught, local landscapes by the Dunmore native who received international recognition for his works. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Open noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.

Wolves, Magic Mirrors & Spinning Wheels: The Anatomy of Fairy Tales, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s collection of contemporary art to illustrate how fairy and folk tales are archetypal stories inspiring and interpreting popular culture. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Open noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Christmas Day. 570-346-7186.

FUTURE

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.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_8.5-exhibits-Counterpoised-al-pierce.jpg‘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.’
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_8.5-exhibits-elias-La-Dolce-Vita.jpg‘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.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_8.5-exhibits-melissabenzingermcglynn3.jpgWhimsical 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.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_8.5-exhibits-Rolfe-Ross-South-Florida-Rodeo-2.jpg‘South Florida Rodeo’ is one of Rolfe Ross’ photographs in the group show ‘TRIO’ opening Aug. 5 at Camerawork Gallery in Scranton.
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