Friday, September 17, 2010

Sewickley Fall Gallery Walk, Fri Sat September 24, 25, 2010



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sewickley, PA September 2010

The Sewickley Fall Gallery Walk is an event not to miss Friday, September 24, 5pm – 9pm and Saturday September 25, 11am – 3pm.
Stroll through the Village of Sewickley and enjoy Art, Music and Dining. Sponsored by the Sewickley Valley Chamber of Commerce and The Borough of Sewickley.

Twenty plus venues will host public receptions, Friday, 5 – 9 pm. The exhibitions will remain on display Saturday from 11am – 3pm.
Free metered parking begins after 4pm Friday, and all day Saturday.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts
200 Broad Street
First Fruit XIV: Come Celebrate with Me: A celebration of life, triumph, soul and creativity! MAVUNO’s 14th annual exhibition, featuring live music by DJ Soy Sos from 6:30-8:30pm

The Gift Corner at 422 Broad Street features artist Bill Cook’s collection of oil paintings featuring landscapes, seascapes and marine scenes.

At The Prudential Building on 421 Broad Street.
Photographers Ian Rosenberger and Jesse Colaizzi present “The Rising” Images from Haiti." All proceeds from photos sold go to the Team Tassy Fund, which gives medical and educational opportunities to good kids in the worst areas of Port-au-Prince.

Élan Fine Art Gallery
427 Broad Street "Recent Ceramics -Wall Paintings" by James Shipman.
"Art is about magic, mystery, and meditation."

Big Bang Comics & Collectibles
437 Broad Street
"Sideshow Collectibles"
Showcasing limited edition statues and sculptures by Sideshow Collectibles

Clearview Federal Credit Union at 510 Beaver Street
Presents “Summer Images”
Works by featured artist Colleen Sherts

International Images, ltd. at 514 Beaver Street Title: "Breaking Baltic."
Artists: Juri Arrak, Richard Bartkevicius, Juris Dimiters, Malle Leis, Tonis Vint
A collection of works by artists, formerly oppressed by the constraints of communism, who went against dictated tradition to recreate their nations' artistic cultures.

Orr’s Jewelers
532 Beaver Street Presents Artist Dan Peluso Sculpture
Forged steel, peculiar furniture, wood, diamonds, metal sculpture, and fabulous time pieces.

Sewickley Confectionery at 600 Beaver Street
Presents “Everyday Beauty” by Artist Rebeka Ragan. This exhibit features photos of everyday things.

No Good Riding Hood 559 Beaver Street
"TRASH 2 TREASURE. UP CYCLING FOR MODERN INTERIORS"
April Meredith, Owner, Kelsey Joy Sowers, Intern Art Institute of Pittsburgh Reusing and Up cycling furniture, accessories and lighting to create Funk'tional spaces in which to live, work and play!

The Sewickley Gallery and Frame Shop
549 Beaver Street Presents: "Gilded Age: Gilded Frames."
A Selection of Paintings from Gallerie Werner along with works by Claire Hardy.

At 541 Beaver Street The Sewickley Arts Initiative presents ”The Instant Image” an exhibition of contemporary photography.

The Sewickley Hotel at 509 Beaver Street
Patio Art and More: Original Outdoor Panels by artist’s Molly Amsler, Joyce Werwie Perry, Claire Hardy, Joan Barenbregge and Linda Breen with additional paintings by these artists in the windows.

The Penguin Bookshop’s exhibition at 420 Beaver Street is entitled "Celebrating the Art of Cartooning"
On Friday evening, award-winning editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers will discuss 25 years of cartoons and his book “No Cartoon Left Behind”, a compilation of 25 years of his cartoons.

Cafe des Amis at 443 Division Street Presents "A Moment in Time." Featuring paintings by artist Lois McCafferty.

Cuttings at 524 Locust Place
Photographic Images by David St. Jacques and Danielle Price.

Starbucks Coffee at 425 Beaver Street Presents
“Art from the Starbuck’s Baristas.”

Yarns Unlimited at 435 Beaver Street Presents "When The Needles Are Down" works of art by the staff & friends of Yarns Unlimited.

Quaker Valley School Presents “Opportunities” at 419 Beaver Street
This exhibit reflects how creativity and innovation within the Visual Arts at Quaker Valley provide our students with wonderful, unlimited learning opportunities.

Sean's Signature Salon at 431 Beaver Street (Second floor of the Nickelodeon Mall)
Presents Art by Carita and Ed McCarriher. Featuring two exhibitions "Meditations in Landscape": Carita's acrylic landscape paintings are a meditative study in color, light and realism.
"Backyard Birds": Ed McCarriher creates sculptures in wood specializing in water fowl and Pennsylvania Backyard Birds.

Artwork from Sewickley Academy will featured in the Nickelodeon Mall lobby at 431 Beaver Street.

The House of Two Sisters at 400 Beaver St. Presents “Mixed Media; Mixed Artists.”

Artist Chris Visgitis Presents “Grit and Beauty”-1940’s Pittsburgh at 408 Beaver St. Featuring large works in oil pastels. “Grit and Beauty is what exist in everyday people and everyday life.”

The Sewickley Café at 409 Beaver Street features "HOT ART" Originals by D. Zoe Shutka. This collection of artwork is colorful and diverse with different media and is an expression of the artist's creativity and painting style in a variety of subjects.

Robinsons Home and Garden/ The Basket Loft at 527 Blackburn Avenue (one block up from PNC Bank) presents “Adorable Animals Big Belly Laughs Creative Critters” Featuring illustrations from the children’s book “ABC – an ABC book of funny animals by artist Trish Elliott-Marcrum.

Vita Hair for Life Salon, at 421 Walnut St. Presents "Music for Your Eyes." Featuring colorfully painted musical instruments by local artist Deborah McLaren.

For further information, please contact:
Jim Price, President, Sewickley Valley Chamber of Commerce
412-324-1996
sewickleychamber@gmail.com





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