Volunteer Spotlight

Many, many thanks to all our hardworking volunteers. The Art Alliance could not do all that we do without you and your great ideas, your energy and your spirit. Here is one example of one our awesome volunteers and how they are making a difference for the Art Alliance.

We will be featuring our stellar volunteers on a regular basis here so if you know someone you would like to see in our Volunteer Spotlight, please contact the office at 814-234-2740 or email us at artalliance05@gmail.com. We know we have a lot of deserving members!

Robert Placky

Robert Placky

Robert is a recently retired secondary art teacher from the State College Area School District. He taught for 40 years, focusing on advanced classes and portfolio development. Many of his students obtain degrees in the arts at major universities and art schools. He has stayed active in the art community with his involvement with the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania. He is the Secretary on the Art Alliance Board of Directors and the Exhibition Chair. One of his yearly highlights is hanging the Abstraction Show.

Robert is an artist/adventurer that loves the outdoors and thrives under cerulean skies. He is an acrylic painter that uses mixed media on canvas and in print to capture the essence of place. He lives in Park Forest with his studio dog, Jayda.


Upcoming Events

Fri 24

Watercolor Valentine Cards

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 25
Mon 27

Soapstone Carving

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 31

Making Comics

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feb 07

Discover the Art of Intuitive Drawing

February 7 @ 10:00 am - February 8 @ 1:00 pm
Feb 14

Painting the Landscape in Pastel or Oil

February 14 @ 9:30 am - February 15 @ 3:30 pm
Feb 21

Watercolor Workshop

February 21 @ 10:00 am - February 22 @ 3:00 pm
Feb 21

Pastel Landscapes

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feb 29