Bottle Works Ethnic Art Center Welcomes Allied Artists of Johnstown and Abstract Artist Harry Price to the ArtWorks Galleries for two art exhibitions
CAMBRIA CITY, JOHNSTOWN, PA – If you want to see what artistic talent lives in the City of Johnstown, then art lovers and appreciators should travel to the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center to discover two breath-taking exhibits by the Allied Artists of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and abstract artist Harry Price. The Allied Artists Spring Show and The Mind’s Eye: an Exhibition by Harry Price is on display from May 6 – July 2, 2021.
Once hosted in the main lobby of the Ameriserv Bank in Downtown Johnstown, The Allied Artists of Johnstown, Pennsylvania’s Spring Show has found a new home at the Bottle Works (411- 413 Third Ave. Johnstown, PA 15906). The ArtWork’s Main Galleries displays more than 80 pieces of juried, original artwork ranging from metal sculptures, paintings, photography, pottery.
“The show is a clear depiction of our hometown’s abounding creativity,” says Director of Advancement and Operations Melody Tisinger. “For non-creatives like myself, the show is inspiring, whimsical, and I am truly excited to have them be part of our exhibition schedule this year.
The allied artists consist of nearly 100 members. Current members were invited to enter up to three pieces of art, which would then be juried by Harlan Gallery Director Carol Brode, of Seton Hill College in Greensburg, PA. Carol is a member of the college of Art Association, the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Group A, and is listed in the Marquis Who’s Who of American Women. Her work has been exhibited at the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, The Mattress Factory, The State Museum of PA, and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. In addition, the Spring Show pairs as an opportunity to welcome new members to the collective.
Guests have an opportunity to meet the artists during The Allied Artist Spring Show’s opening reception is from 6PM – 8PM on Friday, May 21, 2021, at the ArtWorks Main Galleries. Suggested donation of $5 person. Guests are encouraged to call the Bottle Works Galley Shoppe (814.535.2020) to pre-register for this event. CDC gathering guidelines will be enforced (mask wearing indoors, frequent handwashing, and physical distancing when possible).
The second exhibit showcasing at the Bottle Works is by African American abstract artist Harry Price. Harry. Entitled the Mind’s Eye, Harry invites guests to experience his art with their total being. Common in abstract art, Harry uses the visual language of shape, color, form, and lines to create composition and challenge the logic of perspective in an attempt to reproduce an illusion of visible reality.
Guests have an opportunity to meet Harry and learn of is work during the opening reception from 6PM – 8PM on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at the ArtWorks Main Galleries. Suggested donation of $5 person. Guests are encouraged to call the Bottle Works Galley Shoppe (814.535.2020) to pre-register for this event.
CDC gathering guidelines will be enforced (mask wearing indoors, frequent handwashing, and physical distancing when possible).