Review: Under the Bed | Liz Parrish & Anna Kell

When: November 20th – December 19th, 2015 Where: Converge Gallery, 140 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701 Who: Bucknell professor (and, like me, a University of Florida alum! Go Gators!) Anna Kell, and Liz Parrish Converge Gallery in downtown Williamsport is currently exhibiting two local artists under the playful double entendre, Beneath the Mattress. Through re-appropriation, re-interpretation, and fantastical imagery, Anna Kell and Liz Parrish... Read More

Tuesday’s objet – Brandon Playing Halo 2

Our Tuesday’s Objet series (pronounced “OB-JAY” from the French word for “object”) intends to highlight pieces on display outside the physical confines of our gallery spaces, to draw attention to the art that surrounds us on a daily basis, if we only take a moment to pause and look. Happy Tuesday, everyone! You might notice today’s objet as you stroll through the foyer of Bertrand Libary. It’s a photograph by Shauna Frischkorn,... Read More

Ben McLaughlin: Road Trip

June 16 – September 6 Downtown Gallery, 416 Market St. Ben McLaughlin, Untitled (House), 2014. Courtesy of Heskin Contemporary. This solo exhibition by British artist Ben McLaughlin features paintings of the overlooked spaces of travel – motels, rest stops, and farms seen from the road – inviting viewers to imagine an American road trip at twilight. McLaughlin’s images are often inspired by old photographs, which his soft,... Read More

If I Could Paint

The following poem is a response to Country Living by Junior Creative Writing student, Meghan Carroll.  She wrote it as part of an assignment for Prof. Shara McCallum’s English 204 Creative Writing: Poetry class. Back   If I Could Paint -By Meghan Carroll   If I could paint I would do white and blue, like the sky, with tall grasses slipped, singing yellowness yellowness wined like oil (smooth, soft, slippery); with the clocks of... Read More

Putting together a student exhibition

After hosting and moderating a panel discussion with the seven artists whose work is on display in the 28th Annual Student Exhibition I heard a few comments that people wanted to know a little bit more about what I had to do with the show. As curator of the exhibition I tried to take a back seat and let all of the attention fall on the artists, but perhaps that wasn’t so fair. In the panel discussion I asked question after question to these... Read More

Gallery Locations

The Samek Gallery
3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center
Bucknell University

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837