Sunday, August 07, 2011

Linda Kreckel and friends at ArtSpace

The ArtSpace Gallery in Stroudsburg, PA held an Artists’ Reception on Saturday August 6th featuring the work of Linda Kreckel in the main gallery while the works of Miharu Lane and Jill Swersie were featured in their studio gallery. The reception also presented images created by over 18 local artists whose works have become familiar to those visiting the gallery over the past several years. In spite of the rain that dominated the day, the attendance was substantial and included a number of Asian students from Shanghai University which is located in the eastern region of The People’s Republic of China at the mouth of the Yangtze River who are visiting to enhance their educational experiences in the field of art at The East Stroudsburg University of PA.

Among the artists who were showing their work alongside those created by Linda Kreckel, Miharu Lane, and Jill Swersie were Andrea Robbins Rimberg, Thomas Augusta, Irene Bartz, Dee Huxster, Irene Bartz, JoAnn Castrillo, Sharon Cosgrove, Wil Daskal, Shirley Epstein, Jim Hannan, Helen Heeren, Marlana Holsten, John Kopp, Bud laRosa, Maria Livrone, Don Manza, Lenore Fiore Mills, Marcos Oksenhendler, KaSon Reeves, Joan Sayer, and Clarissa Jan Ward. The entire exhibition featured images that were pleasing to the eye while treating the spirit of the viewer to move beyond their everyday experiences to examine what can be. You’ll find more photographs in the Visual Arts 2011 Gallery at

The current exhibition continues until August 28th. The next exhibition at The ArtSpace Gallery will begin with an Artist’s Reception on Saturday September 3rd and continue until the end of the month. Please Explore The ArtSpace Gallery Website for more information.

The ArtSpace Gallery is part of The PoconoArts Council which is an organization designed to build the communities in which it serves artistically and culturally by providing leadership, service, and education. It does so by offering avenues for artists to display their work through the ArtSpace and other galleries, educational opportunities for those who would like to explore and/or enhance their creative natures, and encouragement to those who seek to express and/or support the arts. You’ll be able to learn more about The PoconoArts Council and all they offer at for more information.

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