Saturday, March 20, 2010

Sewickley Spring Gallery Walk, Friday April 23 2010




For Immediate Release
Sewickley, PA March 2010

Spring Gallery Walk, Friday April 23 from 5pm – 9pm and Saturday April 24 from 10am – 3pm
The Village of Sewickley will be in bloom with Art, Music and Dining! Sponsored by the Sewickley Valley Chamber of Commerce and Sewickley Borough Council.

The following venues will host a public reception, Friday from 5:00 to 9 pm. Free, metered parking starts after 4 pm. The exhibitions will also be on display during Sewickley Unleashed Saturday, April 24 from 10am – 3pm. The Business District offers free, metered parking on Saturdays throughout 2010!

Sweetwater Center for the Arts at 200 Broad Street presents “Sweetwater Celebrates 35! Exhibition and Village Garden Club Flower Show”
Exhibition features an interpretive flower show by The Village Garden Club. Entries are inspired by artworks in the Sweetwater 35! Exhibition, featuring artwork by local, premier artists

The Prudential Building at 421 Broad Street is featuring “Galerie Werner’s Traditional Works”
Galerie Werner presents traditional fine antique European art from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries

Élan Gallery at 427 Broad Street features Osborne Elementary and the The Sewickley Valley Historical Society
Osborne Elementary presents “Hartwork for Haiti , a silent auction of student created works to benefit Haitian Relief
The Sewickley Valley Historical Society will display vintage photographs of Sewickley residents and their pets

International Images, Ltd. At 514 Beaver Street presents “Adonis and Aphrodite”
Main Gallery - A group exhibition of nude imagery in various media. Gallery 2 - In Memoriam: Girts Purins

Clearview Federal Credit Union at 510 Beaver Street presents “Urban Scenes”
Featuring works from artist Sandra Ward

Busy Bee at 516 Beaver Street presents “Lifestyle Portraiture of Babies and Pets”
Featuring boutique photography by owner Robin Pesa

Orr’s Jewelers at 532 Beaver Street presents “Multifaceted”
A unique display of sculpture and furniture by local metal, stone, and wood artist Dan Peluso

Sewickley Herald - Gallery 30 at 533 Beaver Street presents “Secondhand Works by Cheron Urbanek”
A local artist’s transformation of international experiences and emotion in two-dimensional glimpses

Acacia at 541 Beaver Street presents “Jewelry by Lindsay Lee Creations”
Showcasing unique, eclectic, original hand crafted jewelry

Sewickley Gallery & Frame Shop at 549 Beaver Street presents From My Car “Pittsburgh”
A photographic journey through Pittsburgh by Mark Fallone

Sewickley Traditions at 555 Beaver Street will feature “Antique Prints, Lithos and Oils”
Tasteful traditional artwork on paper, linen and canvas

The House of Two Sisters at 432 Beaver Street presents “Figurative”
A group Figurative Exhibition in various media by Western Pennsylvania Artists

The Penguin Bookshop at 420 Beaver Street presents “Voices”
Youth connect to the Sewickley Community through photography

The Sewickley Café at 409 Beaver Street presents “Down Under: By the Water’s Edge”
Edgeworth artist Cathy Kelly’s exhibition of dramatic nature photographic prints from Australia and New Zealand

Starbucks Coffee at 425 Beaver Street presents “Paintings and Photography from Starbucks Baristas”
Featuring oil paintings, acrylics and photography by employees Scot Rutledge, Taylor Voss and Michael Creese

The Nickelodeon Mall vestibule at 431 Beaver Street presents “The West Hills Art League”
Featuring various works by the West Hills Art League

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Sean’s Signature Salon on the second floor of the Nickelodeon Mall presents “Carita Bloom”
A local artist, teacher and small business owner’s paintings of detailed flowers and landscapes in acrylic and watercolor

Café des Amis at 443 Division Street presents “PARIS!....and more
Joyce Werwie Perry’s most recent work – paintings of her visit to Paris this winter…plus more small works painted in her familiar knife technique

Cuttings at 524 Locust Place presents “Images from Cuttings”
Four local artists display their work in an inspiring botanical setting. Featuring artists Joan Barenbregge, Linda Breen, Darlene Presto Dech and Gail Murray

HABITAT decorative plumbing and hardware at 519 Locust Place presents “Phil Salvato and Friends”
Group exhibition of various works from the Third Street Gallery featuring artists Phil Salvato, Judy Mattei, Kathy Frost and Carole Begley

VitaHairforLife at 421 Walnut Street presents “Vitassaince”
An eclectic exhibition featuring local artists Susan Gaca and Deborah McLaren

Gallery Walk Extensions (GWX) - In the true spirit of cooperation, storefront owners have agreed to support visual arts in the Village of Sewickley. The locations are in the heart of the business district and will showcase local talent.

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For further information, please contact:
Jim Price, President, Sewickley Valley Chamber of Commerce
Ph: 412- 324-1996
Email: sewickleychamber@gmail.com
or visit the Chamber website at www.sewickleychamber.org

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