Monroeville Public Library
4000 Gateway Campus Blvd.
Monroeville, PA 15146
412-372-0500

 

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.
Elaine Biondi Gallery Space

Gallery Space

Elaine Biondi Gallery Space is operated by volunteers of the Friends of the Monroeville Public Library, an association of people interested in libraries and the promotion of the services of the Monroeville Public Library. The Friends help with Library projects in addition to operating Gallery Space. Income from sales of art in Gallery Space is one of Friends main fundraisers. Art makes wonderful gifts!

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Gallery Space is run by volunteers. New volunteers are always welcome to help hang shows and set-up for receptions. Can't make a commitment for every month? Just come when you can! No experience necessary! Sign-up for the E-Newsletter for current volunteer opportunities or contact the Gallery Manager if you have questions.

Local Artist Karen Ferrick
April 2015

Luminesce by Artist Karen Ferrick

Gallery Space of Monroeville Public Library will be hosting a solo exhibition of local artist Karen Ferrick. This exhibit, featuring her works in oils and pastels focusing on the beauty of natural forms and capturing the beauty of everyday moments, will run from April 4-25, 2015. Gallery Space is free and open to the public during library hours. Some artwork will be for sale and a portion of all sales will help to support the Library.

Karen Ferrick is a Pittsburgh artist who has won acclaim locally and nationally for her pastel paintings which have won various awards over the years. Her painting Dance of the Koi was selected as one of the top 100 paintings of the year from among 3,500 international entries in the Pastel 100 Competition of 2012 and was featured in the Pastel Journal. This painting also won an Award at the Annual Fred Rogers Juried Art Exhibition in 2013 and was purchased by the Latrobe School district Middle School students for their permanent collection.

Ferrick has exhibited extensively locally and regionally in juried shows, notably in the Art of the State, in Harrisburg, PA, Three Rivers Arts Festival Fine Arts Show, the Annual Fred Rogers Fine Arts Show in Latrobe, the Southwestern PA Council for the Arts Show in Ligonier, the Annual mid- ear show at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, OH, the Biannual at the Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA and in the national, "Shades of Pastel Show" in Lorton, VA. She has had several one-woman shows and has done numerous pastel demonstrations and workshops for local art organizations.

Karen has been an art educator for over 25 years and is a Signature Member of the Pittsburgh Pastel Art League.

Roadside Beauty by Artist Karen Ferrick

Visitor Information

Gallery Space is open during library hours:

  • Monday through Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday 2 PM - 5 PM (CLOSED - Memorial Day through Labor Day)

Email the Gallery Manager if you have any questions

 


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