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Art exhibit of locally crafted furniture, ceramics, and décor opens at Electric City Escape in Scranton on March 3

Art exhibit of locally crafted furniture, ceramics, and décor opens at Electric City Escape in Scranton on March 3

From a press release: Seeking to bring together an exhibition of furniture, ceramics, light fixtures, and other home décor, Electric City Escape, along with Hnat Designs, will host the exhibition “Home” with featured local artists Cole Hastings, Oliver Pettinato, and Skip Sensbach. Opening for First Friday Scranton on March 3, the locally crafted and unique […]

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New exhibit displays science, culture, and art of superheroes at Everhart Museum in Scranton Feb. 3-July 17

New exhibit displays science, culture, and art of superheroes at Everhart Museum in Scranton Feb. 3-July 17

From a press release: The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton has announced a new multi-disciplinary exhibition called “Here I Come to Save the Day! The Science, Culture & Art of Superheroes,” which will run from Friday, Feb. 3 through Monday, July 17. Exclusive to the Everhart, this exhibit will explore […]

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NEPA Art Fair showcases art with music and comedy for free at The Leonard in Scranton April 1-2

NEPA Art Fair showcases art with music and comedy for free at The Leonard in Scranton April 1-2

From a press release: Art, music, and comedy – you’ll find all three at the NEPA Art Fair on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 at The Leonard in downtown Scranton. The NEPA Art Fair is an art exhibit created to showcase the work of prominent artists from the region who are locally, nationally, […]

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Misericordia art galleries exhibiting Impressionist and landscape paintings starting Feb. 6

Misericordia art galleries exhibiting Impressionist and landscape paintings starting Feb. 6

From a press release: Misericordia University’s Pauly Friedman Art Gallery is presenting the exhibition “The Golden Moment” by Impressionist artist Renée Emanuel, M.F.A., beginning Saturday, Feb. 6. Coinciding with her exhibit, the Marquis George MacDonald Gallery will feature landscape paintings by Bill Teitsworth, AWS, in the exhibition “Painting Places.” Both exhibits run through April 23. […]

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Misericordia University artist in residence Howard Skip Sensbach featured in six-state exhibition

Misericordia University artist in residence Howard Skip Sensbach featured in six-state exhibition

From a press release: Howard Skip Sensbach, ceramic instructor and artist in residence at Misericordia University in Dallas, will have his sculpture “Burden” on display in “OH+5: The Ohio Border Exhibition 2016,” a six-state, regional biennial at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio from Jan. 22-March 12. This is the second time Sensbach […]

 Rich Howells

Great Scott! The heavy future of art, technology, and business in Scranton and NEPA

Great Scott! The heavy future of art, technology, and business in Scranton and NEPA

The “Back to the Future” trilogy is iconic in so many ways, but for artist and web designer Kyle Ruane, it’s all about the shoes. To promote “Great Scott!” – a “BTTF”-themed art show at his business, Coalwork, in Scranton – the co-owner came up with a series of bright but simple illustrations that show […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ‘The Other Side of Electric City Tattoo’ opening at Forage Space in Scranton, 04/11/15

PHOTOS: ‘The Other Side of Electric City Tattoo’ opening at Forage Space in Scranton, 04/11/15

There’s a reason why it’s called the Electric City Tattoo Gallery – the artwork produced by these Scranton tattooists belongs in a gallery, and the integrity and quality of their artwork is just as important to them as their business. “The Other Side of Electric City Tattoo” proved exactly that, showing a side of their […]

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See ‘NEPA Uncovered’ by regional artists at Lackawanna Heritage Valley in Scranton on Feb. 12

See ‘NEPA Uncovered’ by regional artists at Lackawanna Heritage Valley in Scranton on Feb. 12

From a press release: A new exhibit at Lackawanna Heritage Valley depicts the beauty and heritage of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s hidden gems through the eyes of regional artists. Their cameras and paint brushes take guests on a journey through the landscape of the region in a whole new way. An opening reception for the exhibit titled […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton artist Nick Ogonosky draws outside the line between illustrator and musician

Scranton artist Nick Ogonosky draws outside the line between illustrator and musician

A Social State drummer and freelance illustrator displays both his talents at The Keys

Whether he’s playing the music on an album or drawing that same record’s cover art, the work of Nick Ogonosky leaves a distinctive impression. The 26-year-old drummer of A Social State has been seen around Scranton lately performing and promoting the songs on the band’s latest record, “How to Get to Heaven,” but he’s also […]

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‘Chicks with Balls’ on display at Luzerne County Community College

‘Chicks with Balls’ on display at Luzerne County Community College

From a press release: The Schulman Gallery and Luzerne County Community College have balls, and they’ve proven it by welcoming Judy Takács and her award-winning series, “Chicks with Balls.” Takács has been a painter of people for almost three decades. She focuses primarily on painting people with understanding, irony, and a high degree of painterly […]