Woolf inspired exhibit attracts global artists

For immediate release: June 2, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Thirty-two artists are exhibiting their work in an international art exhibit at Bloomsburg University’s Greenly Center, 50 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. The show of 49 works opens with a reception Thursday, June 4, at 6 p.m.

The juried Mark on the Wall exhibit features artists from Lebanon, Turkey and the United Kingdom as well as the United States. The show is being held in conjunction with the 25th annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf hosted by Bloomsburg University Thursday through Sunday, June 4 to 7.

This show of works on paper is a unique addition to the conference this year and will allow gallery goers to appreciate Woolf and her influence from a visual perspective. The call for entries attracted more than 400 submissions that included traditional media, prints, collage, photography and digital art.

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Gallery hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The exhibit is open to the public free of charge though June 30.

Pennsylvania artists include:

Laura Bernstein and Yvonne Love, Chalfont; Deborah Bruns-Thomas, Doylestown; Maria DiMauro, Fort Washington; Elaine M. Erne, Philadelphia; Jo Margolis, Wellsville; Marcella Marsella, Philadelphia; Dana Scott, Melrose Park; David Thomas, Doylestown; and Jacqueline Young, Philadephia.

National and international artists include:

Bettina Badr, Lebanon; Mischa Brown, Woodburn, Ore.; Laura Collins, Chicago; Dylan Collins, Morgantown, W. Va.; Nicole Foran, Laredo, Texas; Anita Ford, United Kingdom; Leah Gallant, Cambridge, Mass.; Lori Glavin, Darien, Conn.; Stephanie Haughton, Pheonix, Ariz.; Craig Hill, Gambier, Ohio; Susie Lilley, Akron, Ohio; Erika Lizee, West Hills, Calif.; Janet Maher, Baltimore, Md.; Tonia Matthews, Baltimore, Md.; Alberto Meza, Miami, Fla.; Chieko Murasugi, Chapel Hill, N.C.; Ozlem Habibe Mutaf Buyukarman, Istanbul, Turkey; Jacqueline-Dee Parker, Baton Rouge, La.; Frank Pulaski, Atlantic Mine, Mich.; Carolyn Sheehan, Manhattan, N.Y.; Rhonda Thomas-Urdang, Flagstaff, Ariz.; and Maxene White, Madison, Wis.

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