An inside look at 'Confluence'


For Immediate Release: April 25, 2014

BLOOMSBURG — A documentary detailing the creation of the large collaborative art installation in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Haas Center for the Arts will premiere at BU. “Confluence: The Making of an Installation Art Piece” will be shown on Tuesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the Haas Center’s Mitrani Hall.

Haas Gallery of Art

The documentary follows the conception, design, development and installation of the work that is installed in the lobby of the Haas Center. Nineteen Bloomsburg area artists, all members of the Susquehanna River Artists, created 18 tiles for the 7-by-62-foot mixed media installation. The piece celebrates the collaboration of the university with the surrounding community, depicting the growth and activity of the town.

The artists who created the piece will be available for a question-and-answer session immediately following the film, which is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available.

The contributing artists featured in the film include David Stabley, Doug Hopkins, William Whitmoyer, Dave Ashby, Pamela Thomas, Sandra Tranor, Marcia and Richard Lilley, Susan Fulginiti, Larry Ney II, Joan McCarty, Deb Stabley; Robert Brown, Annie Barnhardt, Abigail Smith Kurecian, Sara Mika, Glen Klein, Sara Baker, and Jef McGreevy.

The documentary is sponsored by the BU Celebrity Artist Series and the Instructional Media Services Division. For more information, contact the Performing Arts Facilities Box Office at 570-389-4409.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university, celebrating 175 years of excellence in 2014, serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.