This Week: Feb. 21 through 27
Kevin Yozviak will exhibit a series of his artwork from Feb. 24 through March 23 at Something Special Bakery, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. The exhibit showcases a variety of flower portraits that range from realistic to abstract and surreal, and also includes a number of paintings outside the flower series. An opening reception takes place at 5 p.m. Feb. 24 with hors d’oeuvres. Bakery hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Doris Cresko: The Elements, A Journey, explores the artist’s spiritual and personal relationship with nature. Exhibit runs through March 30 at the Circle Centre For the Arts/Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 rear S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Cresko will lead a gallery talk at 6:30 p.m. March 14 at the Circle Centre. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Admission is free; donations are accepted.
Making Faces, portraits by John Kaschit will be on display through May 7 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. The exhibit is a retrospective of drawings and paintings by caricature artist John Kascht, whose irreverent work turns the leisurely pastime of people-watching into an Xtreme sport. An artist’s reception will be held on March 22 with tours by both John Kascht and Leni Levenson Weiner. Tickets are available by calling 570-346-7186. Due to ongoing renovations, some of our galleries are currently closed. To compensate for any inconvenience the museum is offering reduced admission. $3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; $2 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger.
Park Bench Stories, features the artwork of Leni Levenson Wiener, who captures people in various situations, all while sitting on park benches. On display through May 7 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Her unique fabric collages express the nuances of human interactions, from checking smartphones to meditative contemplation. Due to ongoing renovations, some of our galleries are currently closed. To compensate for any inconvenience the museum is offering reduced admission. $3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; $2 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger.
Matt Montella, an artist and musician currently based in Scranton specializes in street photography using vintage Polaroid and medium format cameras. His other mediums include painting and custom clothing. Montella’s works will be on display throughout February at Artworks Gallery & Studio, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment.
Berenice D’Vorzon: Works on Paper, gestural watercolors and drawings by the accomplished artist and former Wilkes University professor. Through March 9. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, University of Scranton. Free during gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m., Sunday through Friday; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Canadian Masters of the Carmen and Sarah Latona Collection, features water colors and oil paintings by some of the most important Canadian artists of the last 50 years gathered by Dallas residents Carmen and Sarah Latona. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Misericordia University campus, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. Exhibit runs through March. 31. For more information, visit misericordia.edu/art.
Selma to Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote, an exhibit featuring photographs by Spider Martin and Jim Gavenus, LCCC assistant professor and internationally-recognized documentary photographer. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College Campus Center, Nanticoke. Exhibit continues through Feb. 21. Free and open to the public. Info: 570-740-0727 or 800-377-LCCC ext. 7727.