POTTSTOWN, PA – The Hill School’s first art exhibit of 2015, Barbara Zucker’s Shadows and Reflections, will open in Boyer Gallery on Friday, January 9 and run through Friday, February 20. The exhibit’s opening reception will take place on January 9 at 7 p.m. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend hours are by appointment only.
Ms. Zucker’s lengthy career spans five decades. After graduating from Ursinus College in 1966, Ms. Zucker studied fine art at Arcadia University and L’Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, Italy before earning her M. Ed. from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in 1971. Ms. Zucker apprenticed with painter Richard Callner from 1972-75, and has had work featured in exhibitions since 1975. The Shadows and Reflections exhibit will be Ms. Zucker’s third appearance at The Hill School; her work also was featured in 1999 and in 2004. Her paintings are in the permanent collections of The Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, The Reading Public Museum, Woodmere Art Museum, Rosemont College, and numerous other public, corporate, and private collections.
In addition to her studio work, Ms. Zucker has many years of experience in teaching art and gallery management, especially at local venues. She taught painting and drawing at Ursinus College from 1982 to 1999. Later she served as Gallery Director at ViewPoint LLC Arts and Events House in Lederach, Pa. and currently coordinates the Gallery at the Community Music School in Trappe. Ms. Zucker is President emerita of Philadelphia/Tri-State Artists Equity, and is a member of The Philadelphia Water Color Society and The National League of American Pen Women.