Members of the Harrisburg Camera Club to speak
at the Art of the State Exhibition
on Sunday July 15th at 1:00
Harrisburg Camera Club members Geoff Crego, Jim Crowley, Andrew Hoff, Don Uvick and Bob Willis have been asked to speak at the Pennsylvania State Museum in conjunction with the “Art of the State” (AoS) exhibition. All five had images selected for this years show. They will give a one hour presentation starting at 1:00 on Sunday July 15th talking about their prints and other accepted photographic images in the exhibition. All levels of photographers will find this to be an interesting hour. Beginning, amateur and advanced amateur photographers are encouraged to attend this educational presentation . The program will be hosted by the PA Historical Commission’s lead photographer Don Giles.
Members of the Harrisburg Camera Club, founded in 1933, have a rich tradition of recognition at AoS and their members have won awards for photography at the local, regional and national level. In the last 27 years at least one, if not more, members of the club has been accepted into 21 of the exhibitions. This year Jim Crowley’s image “Abandoned Gymnasium” was the second place image and also a purchase print award winner. Geoff Crego’s image “Sun Breaking Through” was awarded third place. With two abstract images in the exhibition Andrew Hoff has placed 15 images in the AoS show since 1987. Don Uvick’s photo “Follow The Leader” marks the eighth time he has been accepted to the AoS show as a member of the Harrisburg Camera Club. A first place winner in 1996 and 2004 photographer Bob Willis is a highly respected B & W photographer with excellent credentials at AoS having shown his photographs in 11 AoS exhibitions over the last 27 years.
Following the program at 2:00 is a presentation by the Susquehanna Art Museum. Amy Hammond, Exhibitions Manager and Wendy Sweigart, Director of Outreach Education at the Susquehanna Art Museum will demonstrate how the Museum’s building project in Midtown will serve as an hub for arts, education and culture in the Harrisburg community and beyond. Refreshments will follow.
The two lectures are free with your admission to the State Museum. Adult admission is $5 and children and seniors are $4.