Art at the End of the Lens — a photography show 


Opening Reception, Friday, Feb 2, 5-8-m

show runs Feb 2–25

at the Art Alliance Gallery Downtown

123 S. Fraser Street, State College, PA

Gallery hours: Thur–Sat, 12–6pm; Sun 12–4pm


The Art Alliance of Central PA is pleased to present Art at the End of the Len, a photography show.


Participating artists are: 

Betsy Rodgers Allen Bill Arden Robert Baumbach Avery Belser Paulette L. Berner R. Thomas Berner Stacie Bird C.S. Fong Linda Hale Robert Hale Cheri Harte Philip Hawk Art Heim Brandon Hirt C.A. Kanz Carrie Koch Jeff Mathison Michael P. Pelikan Robert Placky Harriet M. Rosenberg Paul Ruby Darlene H. Y. Saylor Gary Schubert Stephanie Swindle Thomas Carolyn M. Todd Nicole Verity Mary Vollero Levi Walk Debra Zucco


We would like to thank the following who have helped make this show possible:

  • Show chairpersons and curators Linda Hale and R. Thomas Berner
  • Jon Ziegler for jurying the awards
  • Linda Hale, Rober Hale, R. Thomas Berner and Paulette Berner for hanging the show
  • Marie Doll for putting together the opening reception
  • and all our participants who contributed to the success of this show by volunteering to sit and contribute to the reception!



There will be cash prizes.

Show Dates and Hours

The exhibit opens Friday, February 2 and continues through Sunday, February 25. Gallery hours are Thursdays – Saturdays 12-6pm, Sundays 12-4pm.


The opening reception will be held on Friday, February 2 from 5–8pm. A

Dropping Off and Retrieving Work

Artists must deliver their work to the Art Alliance Gallery Downtown on Sunday, January 28 between 4–6pm. Please have labels completed and attached (they are included on the reverse side of this page).

All artwork must be retrieved at the Gallery Downtown on Sunday, February 25, between 4 and 6pm. We have no additional storage space so please respect the pick-up date.

About the curators

Linda Hale is an amateur enthusiast photographer with a special interest in portraiture. She works in her small home studio with subjects to portray moods and emotions that might otherwise be hidden or kept private. Her images have been recognized in various printed and online photographic publications. She will be featured in the June 2018 Black and White magazine with a collection of her portraits of women with cancer.

R Thomas Berner is a freelance writer and photographer whose work appears in State College Magazine. Known for his two self-published books about barns in Pennsylvania, he is now working on a book about churches in Centre County and a project titled “Anonymous Eyes,” which will have an international flavor. He has a gallery at