Laurel Health Centers
 
 
 
 
Select Your Destination
 

< Feature Stories >

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

HPN News

COVID-19

HPN News

Dr. Rodriguez

HPN News

The Eaton Calendar

Hat & Fashion Show

Wellsboro Football

Step Outdoors

Penn Oak Realty

1,204lb Pumpkin

Penn Oak Realty

 
 
 

“Vanishing Things Sing Again”

Gmeiner opens new exhibit featuring work from 3 artists

 

by Sara Vogt, Chloe Quimby - July 10, 2015

This past weekend, the new exhibit opened at the Gmenier Art and Cultural Center in Wellsboro. Many came to enjoy the work of three artists: Mike Biddison, Dale Witherow, and Tucker Worthington. The last time they exhibited together was thirty years ago, also at the Gmenier. Mike met Tucker when he was in his teens, and later met Dale at college. Since that time, the talented artists have encouraged and supported each other in their different pursuits of art.

Tucker’s part of the exhibit includes landscapes of Stony Fork, Mars, and a wonderful depiction of a barber shop then and now, just to mention a few highlights. His work is rich in color and expression. Of his time at Stony Fork, he says, “When I go to the creek it is almost like going to church. You walk into a place and feel everything that is going on.”

Dale, formerly an art professor at Mansfield, has enjoyed painting a variety of subjects ranging from his landscapes to his many abstracts. When asked how we should view an abstract piece, he responds, “It is your relationship with the work, it has nothing to do with me. It has more to do [with] what you bring to it. My byline for all of these is everything is a self-portrait, and it is also one of you when you look at it. You are telling us what you see and what you feel, more on what you feel than what you see.”

As for Mike, growing up in Wellsboro he loved going to the dump with his father and brother, and he would often bring home more “trash” than what they left. Now, many years later, Mike comments, “Things that we throw away, that is what my art is made of. It feels like some kind of a holy mission to pull things out of the dumpster that should not have been in the dumpster to begin with. We have vanishing things that I want to let sing again.” Mike’s art starts small and he adds to it until it is complete.

When asked what he thinks about art today, Mike replied, “I am pretty optimistic that art has the basic tools to make us create a life that feels worth living, having fun with and making community happen. I don’t think there is anything on the ropes about the arts. I think we have barely scratched the surface of what can be used for, and it is minimized in its importance.”

This exhibit is definitely worth your time and maybe even your money. Many of the pieces are for sale, making it possible to add them to your own collection in your home or business. For more information on the featured artists and their personal lives, check out a copy of Mountain Home Magazine.

Credits:

Writing: Sara Vogt, Chloe Quimby

 

Produced by Vogt Media

< Current Stories >

 

See More Current Stories

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 24, 2020

 

News, Sports, & Weather with Lauren Gooch

October 23, 2020

 

Pastor TJ Freeman invites you Back To Basics

October 23, 2020

 

October COVID-19 activity update with Jim Nobles

October 22, 2020

 

News, Sports, & Weather with Lauren Gooch

October 21, 2020

 

A passion for rural family medicine

October 21, 2020

 

News, Sports, & Weather with Lauren Gooch

October 20, 2020

 

The Eaton Calendar - Update

October 20, 2020

 

Modeling fall & winter fashion and Christine A. Moore hats

October 20, 2020

 

Landon, Binford combine for 41 points in Troy win

October 19, 2020

 

Bronson, Laudermilch win individual league crowns

October 19, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 17, 2020

 

Krone family runs, paddles & bikes in Step Outdoors event

October 16, 2020

 

Spacious, peaceful home atop the hills above Hills Creek

October 15, 20202 (Previously aired May 23, 2020)

 

Recommendation from Family Medicine Physician Lara Jaussi, DO


October 14, 2020

 

Blossburg resident breaks personal growing record

October 13, 2020

 

Keane's 4 touchdowns lead Hornets to Homecoming win

October 12, 2020

 

Lehman's 3 rushing TDs lead North Penn to victory

October 12, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 10-11, 2020

 

News, Sports, & Weather with Lauren Gooch

October 9, 2020

 

Women of all ages enjoy Ladies Night at Tyoga Golf Course

October 9, 2020

 

Take a tour of 214 Earl Circle

October 8, 2020

 

Local bus service gets creative & reinforces safety measures

October 7, 2020

 

A growing audience, a fantastic host, and the best agents ever!

October 6, 2020

 

Pick your pumpkin at Rockberry Farms!

October 5, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 3, 2020

 

Support This Year’s Friends of Soldiers + Sailors Campaign

October 2, 2020

 

Keep Tioga County Open!

October 1, 2020

 

Be kind and courageous, and keep Movin’ Together!

September 30, 2020

 

New Blossburg business brings extra flavor to the county!

September 29, 2020

 
 

Load More Stories