THIS WEEK: Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, 2016
Layers of Light, an exhibit by painter and muralist Leigh Pawling of 15 to 20 vibrantly colored acrylic and mixed media works. Sept. 1 to 30 with a meet-the-artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 9. Rusty Flack Art Gallery, Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. Hours: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 570-270-2160.
Iris Johnston: Fresh Hell, colorful abstract paintings exploring the breakdown of perception in dreams and memories. Also: fabric art and zines of poetry and short stories. Opens Sept. 2 with a reception 6 to 9 p.m. Continues through Oct. 6 at Adezzo, 515 Center St., Scranton. Gallery hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays. 570-955-0130.
Illuminations, works by local artists Leigh Pawling and Sharon Cosgrove. Opens Sept. 2 with a reception 6 to 9 p.m. Continues through Sept. 29 at ArtWorks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-207-1815.
Building 1, works by New York photographer Susan Rosenberg Jones featuring images of her neighbors, diverse in age and ethnicity, in the Tribeca section of Manhattan who live in a triplex of 39-story buildings. Opens Sept. 2 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. at Camerawork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Continues through Sept. 30 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Interdependence Day Hexagon Project, art works in hexagon shapes created by local students and community groups. Opens Sept. 2 with a First Friday reception 6 to 9 p.m., with a yarn bombing, music, videos and raffles. Former Disney Store, Second Floor, Marketplace at Steamtown, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. Through Sept. 30. 570-342-1228.
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.
New York photographer Susan Rosenberg Jones captured images of her neighbors in the exhibit ‘Building 1,’ opening Sept. 2 at CameraWork in Scranton.
Colorful abstract paintings by Iris Johnston will be on display in the exhibit ‘Fresh Hell,’ opening Sept. 2 at Adezzo in Scranton.