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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘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 […]

 Sara Pokorny

The surreal life of Salvador Dalí on display in Misericordia University exhibit

Even if you aren’t into art, you know who he is. How could you forget the pencil-thin mustache, the melting clock, or Adrien Brody’s spot-on performance of the eccentric creative mind in “Midnight in Paris?” Salvador Dalí is a man whose work made an impact on the arts scene, and it continues to do so […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia University exhibit shows surreal and playful sides of Salvador Dalí

Misericordia University exhibit shows surreal and playful sides of Salvador Dalí

From a press release: The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University is showcasing the print series “The Divine Comedy” and “Dalí: The Halsman Photographs” by Surrealist icon Salvador Dalí from Oct. 4-Dec. 10. In the adjacent MacDonald Gallery, the mixed media exhibit, “Musings of a Private Collector,” will be on display featuring oil paintings, […]

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