GoggleWorks Artists’ 11th Annual Exhibition
October 31-January 3, 2016
November 6, 2015 from 5:30-7:30pm
An exploration in multiple medias, this exciting exhibition showcases the talent of over 34 artists selected by the Exhibition Committee Jury to be included in the GoggleWorks Studios. The annual expose includes watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography, ceramics, sculpture and multi-media pieces in a variety of genres. More than just a work space, GoggleWorks Studios provide these artists with a community of dynamic individuals in the field willing to share a critical eye and engage in discussion of serious artistic matters. Come see the vital work produced from within the walls of one of the largest art centers of its kind in the country.
Between Us, Lauralynn White & Allison Shannon
November 5 – December 28, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 6-8pm
Allison Shannon and Lauralynn White are exhibiting new paintings paired with textiles celebrating the rhythms of the earth.
Shannon, owner of Allison Clothing Co., West Reading, is a painter and designer who graduated from School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
White is a painter and photographer who received her BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is an exhibiting member of N.A.W.A.and juried Studio Artist and Gallery Director at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA.
Opening Reception | November 5 | 6-8pm
Drum Circle led by Mark Seaman @ 7:30pm
Second Sunday Event | November 8th | 1-3pm
Allison Clothing Co. Fashion & Jewelry “Trunk Show”
Special Event | Friday, November 20th | 6-8pm
The Willson History Project
On permanent display
The Willson History Project is a retrospective showcasing the 130-year history of Willson Goggles. Historical artifacts and interactive learning activities depict the groundbreaking innovations of a company that led the world in the development of safety products. Explore the industrial history of Reading along with the personal histories of Willson Goggles factory workers. In addition this exhibit connects the history of Willson Goggles to pivotal highlights in national and world history, as well as key moments from arts and pop culture.
The Willson History Project has been supported in part by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities’ We the People initiative on American history.
Also special thanks to Allegro Arts and Custom Framing and Corbis Images.