Saturday, October 03, 2009

Masking the Community

The Pocono Community Theater* in East Stroudsburg, PA held an Opening Reception for their exhibition entitled, “Masks Art Show” on Saturday October 3rd featuring the works of numerous artists. The variety of work was impressive as each mask (which are commonly designed to hide an identity) revealed something about the artist who created the piece. Besides the revelation of the creative talent the artist processes, exploring each piece touched something deeper. And, if one ventured even further, they would see themselves and the masks they wore. The exhibition continues until October 31st. Please Explore The Pocono Community Theater Website for more information. You’ll find more photographs in The Forwardian Arts Society Visual Arts 2009 Gallery.

The artists (and their Website or email address if available) presenting their work in the exhibition included Tom LeFerve* of The Main St. Jukebox*, Marcia Flammonde*, Andrea Rimberg*, Shane Izykowski*, Jane Bartholomew*, Don Manza*, Thomas Augusta*, Jan Selving*, Jorge Cruz*, Clarissa Jan Ward*, Joan Polishook*, Rose Marie Cutropia*, and Lois Kirkwood*. The Pocono Community Theater* Website is

(*) denotes members of The Forwardian Arts Society in good standing and are considered Our Good Friends.

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