Artist Explores Coal Breaker Communities In Exhibit
The Widmann Gallery at King’s College will present an exhibition of new works by Dallas artist Sue Hand. “Coal Breaker Communities — Faded Memories” will be on display from Jan. 14 to Feb. 15, in observance of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month. “Coal Breaker Communities — Faded Memories” is a series of surrealistic aquarelle acrylic paintings that focuses on life in and around the collieries of Northeast Pennsylvania. The series honors the legacy of those who lived and worked in the breaker communities. The exhibition will be the first time it is shown publicly. A reception will be held in the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. The exhibition is free to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, contact Michelle Leonard, Widmann Gallery coordinator, at 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.