Exhibit at Allegheny College Art Galleries To Showcase Faculty and Alumni Work

Sept. 21, 2015 – The art galleries of Allegheny College will present the college’s annual faculty and alumni exhibit from Tuesday, Sept. 29 through Tuesday, Oct. 27. The artists will talk about their work at 7 p.m. on Sept. 29, with a reception following in the galleries. The exhibit, artists’ talks and reception are free and open to the public.

Allegheny graduates Jess Marie Longobardo and Nicholena Moon will exhibit. Longobardo completed the post-baccalaureate program in sculpture and ceramics at UMass Dartmouth and completed her Master of Fine Arts degree at the State University of New York, New Paltz. Moon studied photography and electronic media at the Maryland Institute College of Art and completed her Master of Fine Arts degree in 2015.

The show will also feature selected works by the Department of Art’s 2015-2016 faculty and staff — Heather Brand, Amara Geffen, Darren Lee Miller, Steve Prince, Byron Rich, Richard Schindler and Ian Thomas — as well as by Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism in the Public Interest Cheryl Hatch and Professor Emeritus of Art George Roland.

The exhibition is supported in part by Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA), the regional arts funding partnership of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 12:30-4 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 2-4 p.m. The galleries are closed on Mondays and will also be closed Oct. 10-13 for the college’s fall break. Visitors are asked to call ahead to verify hours, since programs are subject to change. All events are free and open to the public.

The Art Galleries, which are wheelchair accessible, are located in Doane Hall of Art, east of North Main Street between College and John Streets in Meadville.

For more information, phone (814) 332-4365.

“Domestic Disturbances” image © Nicholena Moon