The Henry Gallery at Penn State Great Valley
The Henry Gallery strives to be a cultural asset for Penn State Great Valley and the local community. The Henry Gallery’s exhibition program focuses on group shows of local and regional arts and artists and the community organizations that support and encourage their work.
The gallery opened in 2010 and is named for Joseph and Marilyn Henry who made a major gift to expand its facilities, art acquisitions, and programs in January 2013.
ART + SCIENCE
August 22 – October 18, 2016
Artists and Scientists are more alike than opposite. Both ask the questions - “Is it true, why does it matter, how can it be done”? They approach problems with open-minded inquisitiveness. They are risk takers,
and as they experiment, they are willing to make the mistakes that will lead them to answers. Materials and technology are their tools. And they seek affirmation for their results.
The exhibit features select works by: Ruth Ansel Sue Benarcik Gina Bosworth Gynnie Moody Mary Targonski Valetta
The Studio Group, Inc.
Painting in the historic Howard Pyle Studios since 1938
November 14, 2016 – January 27, 2017
Opening Reception Thursday, November 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. REGISTER
In 1883, Howard Pyle, one of the most popular illustrators in the United States, built a studio for his use on North Franklin Street, Wilmington, DE. In 1900 he opened the Howard Pyle School of Art, adding three studios for his students’ use. Among the many students who thrived under his teaching were Harvey Dunn, Frank Schoonover, Jessie Wilcox Smith and N.C. Wyeth. So influential was Howard Pyle on his students and their descendants that he came to be known as “The Father of the Brandywine Tradition.”
Since 1938, members of The Studio Group, Inc., a non-profit group of 33 artists, have met and painted in these historic studios. They are among the oldest continually used art studios in the country. The Studio Group, Inc. owns and maintains the Howard Pyle Studio buildings and grounds. They are in the National Register of Historic Places.
Sidewalk Games, The Lookout by Anna Bellenger
The Shimmer of Blue" by Doris Davis Glackin