The Abstraction Show is back!

A huge thank you to:

everyone who participated in the show

our Juror, Brice Brown

Barbara Metzner’s family

our show chair, Robert Placky, and to

The State College Framing Company & Gallery for sponsoring the show. 

Virtual Reception on Nov 20, 7pm

Chair Robert Placky and Brice Brown met to discuss the show and hand out awards — Barbara Metzner’s family also participated in sharing Barbara’s memory and their memorial awards. The reception was recorded via Zoom.  

Click here for a recording of Zoom reception

Our virtual gallery is now available!

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Abstraction Show 2020 Juror


Born 1972 Louisville, KY (USA)
Lives and works in New York City, NY and Milton, PA 
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It’s the Annual Art Alliance Wreath Sale!


Pick up day is TODAY, Dec 3, at the Art Alliance Art Center from 10am to 3pm. 

November/December CentreArts is out!

In this issue, check out …

New $1000 grant winners and an Art-to-Go machine outside 3 Dots! Upcoming Art Alliance Intersession Art Classes & Workshops // Festive Kids & Adult Arts & Crafts Classes at The Makery // Centre Film Festival // Winter Market at The Rivet // Abstraction Show 2020 // 4 Featured Artists: Peg Klinger, Eric Markievich, Erin Welsh & Tom Mickle // Pottery Guild Holiday Sale this event has BEEN CANCELED // Holiday Art Walk in Downtown State College.

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Click here for the November/December CentreArts

The Holiday Art Walk in downtown State College

Friday, December 4, 5–8pm | Saturday, December 5, 12–5pm

Local artists and artisans will be featured within several Downtown State College businesses including:
  • Lion’s Pride
  • Harper’s
  • Appalachian Outdoors
  • Ethereal Boutique
  • The Makery
  • Crust and Crumb Cafe
  • The State Theatre
The Makery and the Downtown Improvement District will be promoting the Holiday Art Walk through social media, radio, email newsletters and other promotional outlets. We also ask that all participating artists promote the art walk through their social media outlets.
The DID is also sponsoring a “Light Up Downtown” feature for the holiday season with enhanced holiday lights and greenery at Fraser Plaza, Allen Street and Centennial Walkway, free gift wrapping station in Fraser Plaza, free holiday trolley rides through downtown, and other festive holiday features.
Each artist location would be limited to 10% of capacity walk-in guests at a time and mask-wearing would be required of all guests per Borough ordinances.  
Any questions, please let me know.
Have a great weekend!
Amy Frank, The Makery

Thank you!

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December 2020

Drawing with Inks with Jennifer Kane – 11/10–12/22 (Zoom)

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

ZOOM Class, Your computer PA United States
$105.00 – $130.00

A fun class that will feature India and watercolor inks. You will be drawing with Chinese brushes and dip pens as well as exploring a variety of techniques for creating washes and areas of texture. This is a medium that allows the artist to work quickly and enjoy spontaneous results. Welcoming returning and new students, Jennifer designs her classes around each current group. Required Supplies< Supplies: Images or objects to use as reference, paint brushes, pens with nibs, Viva paper…

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Stained Glass with Ken Plattner, 11/25–12/16 (in person)

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Art Alliance Art Center, 818 Pike Street
Lemont, PA 16851 United States
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$80.00 – $100.00

Program Description For beginning & advanced students. Beginners make a small project and learn the basics of copper foil and stained glass work. Call Ken about materials before the first class. His phone number is 814-360-8571. Instructor Ken Plattner 814-360-8571 Click here to sign up today! or call the office at 814-234-2740

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