Ronald K. De Long Gallery to feature works exploring textile and fiber arts

Exhibition to run Jan. 21 to March 24 at Penn State Lehigh Valley
textile artwork showing a flower and green and blue shapes

"Daughter," by Alison Bessessdotter

Credit: Alison Bessessdotter

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — "Fiber Deconstructed: Alison Bessessdotter, Jill Odegaard, Barbara Schulman" will be on display Jan. 21 to March 24 in the Ronald K. De Long Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley. 

textile and fiber art work with multicolor pieces

"Shield," by Barbara Schulman

Credit: Barbara Schulman

Through the work of these three artists — Bessesdotter, Odegaard and Schulman — this exhibition explores diverse approaches to textile and fiber arts. With a clear passion for tradition and experimentation these artists analyze and explore the medium in its highest regard.

An artist reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the gallery. The exhibit and reception are both free and open to the public.  

artwork featuring structures

"Intervals," by Jill Odegaard

Credit: Jill Odegaard

The Ronald K. De Long Gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The gallery is closed on Sundays. For more information and for additional evening hours, contact Ann Lalik, gallery director, at [email protected] or 610-285-5261.


Dennille Schuler

Public Relations Specialist
Penn State Lehigh Valley

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