• Adults,  artPARK,  Exhibits

    #incoshocton

    an environmental portrait class, competition and exhibition RESPONDING TO COVID FATIGUE — Pomerene Center for the Arts is working with Lauren K. Davis (Coshocton Alum and Associate Photographer at Feinknopf) to present an online environmental portrait class, competition and exhibition inspired by the work of Arnold Newman (1918–2006) Mr. Newman is considered the pioneer of environmental portraiture. In her article “Examining Arnold Newman’s Environmental Portraits.” New York Times, 11.26.2018, Rena Silverman quotes Newman’s gallerist Howard Greenberg —   “(He used his) camera to create a formal composition and then kind of fit the sitter in.” “This feels like a good description of how our houses feel to us now,” says Anne…

  • Exhibits,  Gatherings

    Dave’s Chemo Journey

    Opening conversation Sunday April 5, 2pm Last August, Dave McCarty was diagnosed with colon cancer.  In response, to distract himself and see himself through, he picked up a paint brush. The creative activity sustained him enough that he continues to paint a month plus after his last chemotherapy treatment in February.   To celebrate with him, Dave’s wife Shelley McCarty and daughter Amber McCarty Lovett planned an exhibition of the art Dave painted over the course of his treatments.  Like so many events this exhibit — scheduled for April 4th at Hopewell School where Dave is employed — was cancelled.   The Pomerene has stepped in to hang the show and share…

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    Hanging through the Holidays

    Full with color, pattern and imagination —fantastical/almost exotic and generous in spirit—Sally Emslie's work is a perfect fit for the season. True to his interest in recording Coshocton places, stories and people, Ron Cummings has drawn the Johnson-Humrickhouse Home into his 14 charming illustrations of A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS.