Moving Forward – Sharon Cosgrove, Front Gallery
A Concept of Nature – Sandra Hoffman, Center Gallery
Artists’ Reception: 10/5/2019 6-8:00ish pm
Born in Washington DC and Quaker educated, Sharon Cosgrove is a Professor of Art based in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where she maintains a private studio and teaches undergraduate courses in studio art. She holds a BFA, MA, and MFA from the University of New Mexico and a BA from Shepherd College. Her paintings and prints have been exhibited in invitational, solo, and juried shows, nationally and internationally and can be found in both public and private collections, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Serving in an “ambassadorial” role for cross-cultural exchange, Sharon’s work has been selected for the Art in Embassies Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and was displayed at the U.S. Embassy in Astana, Kazakhstan. As part of this program, she also traveled to Kazakhstan to offer presentations and master classes in conjunction with women’s history month.
Watercolorist and oil painter Sandra Hoffman has been featured in many solo and group art exhibitions throughout the metropolitan area including PAFA and The Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sandra’s pieces are always in demand and part of many public and private collections including Bell Atlantic, Dupont, IBM, and Blue Cross of Pennsylvania.