WELCOME TO THE MARCELLUS: Nikki Moser
October 2- November 1
OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY OCTOBER 3, 6-9 pm
Nikki Moser has been driving around the roads of Wyoming, Lackawanna and Susquehanna Counties for 5 years now, watching and responding to the development of the industrial footprint of the Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Play. This exhibition of her most recent sculptures includes a Roadside-Honor Stand/Tourist Kiosk and 28 foot long, 2000 pound sculpture in cast iron.
The rolling cart, titled “Do You Buy It?” offers up souvenirs and trinkets of your trip through the Marcellus, also known as the Endless Mountains Tourist Area. “Handshake Deal” a long jagged line of cast iron fractures offers a glimpse of this industry beneath the surface. Moser states, “It is both an illusion of and an allusion to the underground part of this industry and its rhizomic structure in the land and in the community.”
Moser recognizes the polarizing debates around this industry, she responds to those politicized arguments by leaving room for the viewers’ contemplation. By withholding her opinion she is activating the viewer in the space, leaving them to seek meaning, understanding and potentially re-evaluate their response/relationship to the ethical dilemmas we each face.
For further information please contact
Nikki Moser 570-840-2323
Ed Parkinson & Judith Youshock
October 2– November 1
AFA’s second floor gallery will feature work by Ed Parkinson and Judith Youshock.
As a fisherman, the rivers and other water ways of Northeastern Pennsylvania are a constant theme in Parkinson’s paintings. Youshock’s batiks give her landscapes and portraits an impressionistic feel.
This exhibition will be on display from October 2nd until November 1st. There will be an opening reception on First Friday, October 3rd from 6 to 9 pm. This event is free and open to the public. This event is free and open to the public. AFA Gallery is open Thursday through Saturday from noon to 5 pm.
Address: 514 Lackawanna Ave. Scranton, PA 18503
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