Art Fusion 19464 Annual Holiday Art Show

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Pottstown, PA– Take a peek into The Secret Life of Trees, ArtFusion 19464’s annual holiday show opened November 10 and will be on display in their main gallery through January 5, 2013. The challenge of this show was to interpret the theme of “the secret life of trees.” 38 local artists responded with an amazing breadth of work, from oils and watercolors to recycled sculpture and ceramics. One piece will be awarded a $100 best in show prize, sponsored by Fulton Bank, Pottstown branch. Other show sponsors are: Window Sponsor Dolan & Mayerson, P.C.; NCG, Inc.; Wolf, Baldwin & Associates; and Keller Williams Realty Group.

Participating artists include: Alita Abruzzese, Denise Bennett, Roselyn Cadoff, Mary Chisak, Arline Christ, Richardson Comly, Phillip Compton, Danielle D’Aries, Peter Ehlinger, Cassie Eshelman, Teresa McWilliams Farina, Lisa Foster, Gail Fronheiser, Bob Hakun, Susan Klinger, Mary Kosar, Virginia Gaudiello, Joe Hoover, Millie Lea, Judy Lupas, Ellen Marcus, Charles McCann, Donna Meyers, Geoffrey Meyers, Cari Myford, Harriette Nadler, Beverly Nuzzo, Carol Ross Noyes, Gwendolyn Parrish, Joni Peters, Jackie Pierson, Sue Ploppert, Barbara Rambo, David Ruser, Jodie Scharadin, Dora Siemel, Connie Worth, and Arleen Yeager.

The community is invited to the official opening reception for this show on Friday, December 7 from 5-8pm. This fun event is ArtFusion’s annual holiday party. Refreshments will be served. That evening is also the perfect chance to start your holiday shopping. Although this event is free, ArtFusion does ask that you RSVP to 610-326-2506

Artist Leigh Ritasse will be creating caricatures during the party as a fundraiser for ArtFusion.  A black and white head and shoulders image is only $20. That evening ArtFusion will also be collecting donations of canned goods for a food drive run by the Pottstown Keystone Chapter 565 of Vietnam Veterans. This food will go to local veterans and their families for the holidays. They are asking for non-perishable items like instant potatoes and stuffing, cranberry sauce, cornbread mix, etc.

ArtFusion 19464 is a 501(c)3 non-profit community art center. The school offers day, evening and weekend classes to all ages. The goal of these classes is to help students develop their creative skills through self-expression and independence. ArtFusion’s gallery hosts rotating shows featuring local artists. The gallery also sells handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gift items. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-3pm. The gallery is closed Sunday and Monday.

Warm Soup and Cool Art At Pottstown’s Gallery On High

POTTSTOWN, PA – The non-profit Gallery School of Pottstown will be holding a delicious, beat-the-winter-chill fundraiser on Saturday, February 18th from noon until 3:00pm.  Guests can choose a handcrafted ceramic bowl and then fill it with their favorite soup.  Bread, beverages and homemade desserts will complete the meal.  They will have a nice variety of soups to sample, made by Gallery School members and volunteers, and donated by local restaurants. Vegetarian soups will be included in the selection.  Guests can have some culinary fun sampling every option, or fill up on their favorite!

Tickets are only $15 and all proceeds benefit the non-profit Gallery School of Pottstown.  Tickets can be purchase online at their website, or in person at 254 E. High St.

When guests finish their soup, they will be able view the Gallery’s Winter Member Show: “Baby, it’s cold outside!”.  This fun show is all about contrasts: warm and cold, tropical paradise and winter wonderland.  Visitors can take a virtual vacation to a sunny beach or a snow capped mountain.

Participating artists include: Robyn Burckhardt, Joe Hoover, Joni Peters, Dora Siemel, Cari Myford, Tina Madonia, Sue Ploppert, Peter Ehlinger, Mary Chisak, Geoffrey Meyers, Donna Meyers, Arline Christ, Molly Light, Kristy Bell, Millie Lea, Charles McCann, Jackie Pierson, and Carol Ross Noyes.

The Gallery School of Pottstown is a 501c3 non-profit community art school and gallery.  The School offers day, evening and weekend classes to all ages.  The goal of these classes is to help students develop their creative skills through self-expression and independence.  The Gallery on High hosts rotating shows featuring local artists.  The Gallery also sells handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gift items.  The Gallery on High is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am-4:30pm and Saturday 10am-3pm. The Gallery is closed Sunday and Monday.

The Gallery School of Pottstown
@Gallery on High
254 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464