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So far Greg Windle has created 8 blog entries.
1007, 2016

Kids as Curators 2016

January 22 through March 13, 2016

Kids as Curators demonstrates the power and allure of objects. This year’s partners are St. Gregory School in North East, Parker Middle School in Edinboro, the Erie School District’s gifted program, and the Charter School of Excellence Skills Center. Each school amasses a collection, curates that collection, and designs and installs their exhibit.

907, 2016

Plenty: Mixed Media Paintings by Dan Schank

January 29 – May 7, 2016

Inspired by French outsider artist Augustin Lesage, who claimed that supernatural voices compelled him to make art, Schank’s art explores the compulsions driving modern society. Set in a psychedelic shopping center overrun with errant sneakers, Operating System exposes contemporary consumerist appetites. In this place packed with product and patterns but entirely vacant of people, one wonders where in the world can human craving be sated.

807, 2016

93rd Annual Spring Show

April 16 through July 17, 2016

The 93rd Annual Spring Show is a regional competition celebrating new work by artists residing within 250 miles of Erie. Philadelphia-based artist Virgil Marti served as juror for this year’s Spring Show, selecting a wide range of works in a variety of media, including jewelry, fiber art, ceramic, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and digital art. Of 559 works submitted by 291 artists, Marti chose 94 works by 74 artists.

607, 2016

Henry Katzwinkel 1926 – 2015

February 19 - October 17, 2016
Little Things Gallery

The work of Henry “Hank” Katzwinkel (1926-2015) has a timeless quality informed by the artist’s vast experience as a world traveler. “As a craftsman, I am influenced by whatever surrounds me,” Katzwinkel declared.

607, 2016

Art of the Comic Book: Original Works from Klaus Janson, John Totleben, and the Museum’s Collection

June 12 through February 7, 2016

Words with pictures are storytelling in its simplest form, and illustrations have been accompanying the written word for as long as we’ve been setting stylus, chisel, or pen to papyrus, stone or paper. Comics as we know them today began as a newspaper insert to boost circulation, and the first comic books were collections of these “funny pages.”

507, 2016

Dark Garden, an Installation by Linda Huey

January 30, 2016 through January 8, 2017
McCain Family Gallery

Linda Huey’s Dark Garden warns against a somber future. Dark fairies and decrepit gnomes peer out between the stems of gigantic plants, and organic forms sprout from beds of fossilized junk. The garden shows us the dire path of a society that is more concerned with consumer goods than the environment. It reflects the consequences of disposable culture and pollution.

306, 2016

Avalon Restaurant

Lisa Lichtenfels

Since 1984, visitors to the Erie Art Museum have been delighted to discover Lisa Lichtenfels' The Avalon Restaurant. The installation depicts a moment from the life of the Avalon, a now-defunct downtown diner. The Avalon contains 21 soft sculpture figures, scaled to 1/3 life-sized, each remarkably lifelike and painstakingly detailed.

2502, 2016

Assembled Visions: Shelle Barron, Geoffrey Beadle, Terry McKelvey, and Fred Scruton

Main Gallery • November 28, 2015 through March 26, 2016

An opening reception will be held on Gallery Night, Friday, December 4 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Assembled Visions explores the creative process by bringing together the varied work of four regional artists: Shelle Barron, Geoffrey Beadle, Terry McKelvey, and Fred Scruton. Rather than having a single