Art fills Cambria County Courthouse for 24th annual show | News


EBENSBURG, Pa. – Hundreds of items from local artists ended up on screen Saturday inside Cambria County Courthouse for the yearly Artwork in Bloom show.

The 24th once-a-year show featured art from about 200 artists from a wide variety of ages in the groups of combined media, drawing, dimensional, painting and images.

“It’s remarkable to host the exhibit just about every calendar year in this article in the courthouse,” Ebensburg Borough community growth director Danea Koss said. “It’s just this sort of a stunning location for it. It suits flawlessly.

“It’s just amazing to see the new artists that appear on every single year and participate. We have approximately 200 items on screen. It ranges every single calendar year.”

The clearly show also highlighted dwell artist demonstrations during the day. Elizabeth Tetkoski from the Gilded Ladybug confirmed attendees how she results in works with alpaca hair.

Tetkoski stated that she started her art following she initially owned alpacas and desired to shave them and desired to uncover one thing to do with their hair.

Pat Pileski, of Ebensburg, explained she attended the clearly show for the very first time to see the artwork.

“The talent is just amazing to me and community expertise – it’s remarkable,” she mentioned.

Saturday evening, the new murals in the Cambria County Courthouse were being unveiled in the course of a personal reception.

The new variations of “Knowledge” and “Justice” ended up painted by Brian Dumm, of Ebensburg, and changed almost 90-calendar year-outdated paintings by Ralph Z. Galbreath that have been eliminated in September.

“These murals are intended to depict a collage of legendary illustration from numerous cultures throughout history,” Dumm said in a statement in the show’s program.

“The hope is to consist of a wide range of visible elements illustrating ‘Knowledge’ and ‘Justice.’ By juxtaposing symbols all over the planet and throughout time, I hope to generate a conceptual website link between all who view the murals. While our ordeals and features differ, we are 1 group, one particular society, 1 folks.” 

Katie Smolen is a reporter with The Tribune-Democrat. Abide by her on Twitter @KSmolen1230.


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