art of the body, opening reception, Friday, June 7, 5–8pm

Art of the Body opens with a reception on First Friday at the AAGD, June 7, 5–8pm A visual exploration of the uniquely human desire to adorn and decorate ourselves. Humans have expressed their identity, social status, and sexual desirability through self-adornment for thousands of years. Through tattoos, piercings, scarification,… Read more

art of the body, opening reception, Friday, June 7, 5–8pm

Art of the Body opens with a reception on First Friday at the AAGD, June 7, 5–8pm A visual exploration of the uniquely human desire to adorn and decorate ourselves. Humans have expressed their identity, social status, and sexual desirability through self-adornment for thousands of years. Through tattoos, piercings, scarification, make up and hair styling we continue to express our individuality. The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania is using this show at its’ Downtown Gallery… Read more

The Square Show! opens Wednesday, July 10, 5-8pm

Join us for another fabulous Square Show! A ton of artworks, all just 6″x6″ and only $25 each, created and donated by our very own fantastic local artists, will adorn the walls of our Downtown Gallery on this eve of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. Be sure to stop by on our opening night to pick out your favorites to take home right then and there. Featuring a wide array of mediums and… Read more

speaking of supporting the arts… 

 

You, too, can be a Rent Angel!

As part of a sustainted effort to keep the downtown gallery open and operational as an art gallery, the Art Alliance has initiated a Rent Angels program through which members of the public can sponsor the gallery for a month (for more info see founding contributors Dolores A. Taricani and Richard L. Kalin’s letter here).

If you are interested in joining  in supporting the visual arts in downtown State College through our Rent Angels program, please contact the Art Alliance office at 814-234-2740 or email us at artalliance05@gmail.com.

A huge Thank You

to our current Rent Angels:

Tom and Paulette Berner

Heidi Nicholas & Bruce Fleisher

Ed & Charlene Friedman

Elizabeth Kirchner

John and Cinda Kostyak

Robert and Ann Pangborn

Thomazine Shanahan

Dolores Taricani

Don and Peggy Zimmerman

McQuaide Blasko, Thomas Miller

Rapid Transit, Terry Loesch

The Tavern Restaurant, Pat Daugherty

Artists from Our Shows