21st Celebrate Swarthmore Photographers Exhibit

21st Celebrate Swarthmore Photographers Exhibit

The October 2017 Celebrate Swarthmore Photographers Exhibit is fast approaching. The show will be held at Swarthmore Borough Hall for the month of October. The public is invited to the artists’ reception on Friday October 6 from 6 to 8 pm, which is free, child friendly, and open to the public. There will be wine and cheese along with live music by Jessica Graae.

An exhibition of original photography by area photographers from Swarthmore, Rutledge, Wallingford, Nether Providence, and Rose Valley will be on display from October 4 through October 31, 2017, at Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore.  The exhibit is free and open to the public during the Hall’s hours of operation.

Exhibitors include:  Charles D Messina, Kathy Agostinelli, Andrea Knox, Jonathan Hodgson, Kim Scott, Wendelin Ray, Ditte Lovatt, Eileen Morrissey, Dorothy Lee, Ginny Davis, Stephen Platt, Al Richardson, Gabi Weisfeld, Christopher Schmucki, Andy Shelter, Michelle Fairley, Emily Richardson, Victoria Miller, Dina Cianci, Tony Collins, & Tony Kou.

Exhibit hours are M-Th 9am – 8pm, Fri 10am – 7pm, Sat 10am – 3pm, Sun 1 – 5pm.

The exhibit is sponsored by Swarthmore Friends of the Arts, the community group responsible for the rotating art exhibits at Swarthmore Borough Hall. For information about Swarthmore Friends of the Arts visit www.swarthmorearts.org.

“The Other Side of Me” By Linda Schroeder: April 6 – May 1, 2017.


An exhibition of original acrylic and mixed media paintings by Media artist Linda Schroeder will be on display from April 6 through May 1, 2017 at Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore.  The public is invited to the artist’s opening reception on Friday April 7 from 5 to 7 pm.  Both the exhibit and the opening are free and open to the public.

The exhibit, entitled “The Other Side of Me,” presents paintings by Ms. Schroeder, who started out as a watercolor painter, and over the years has evolved a mixed media and acrylic genre that ranges from graphic to abstract.  She learned the basics of watercolor painting from area artist Katherine Robinson in earlier years, and then had to put her creative pursuits to the side in order to tend to family life and career pursuits.  After a number of years, she returned to study art at the Wallingford Community Arts Center with Nancy Barch, a local mixed media painter who herself started out as a watercolorist, and whose evolution as a mixed media painter has been an inspiration to Ms. Schroeder. She believes that her work reflects the exuberance of finally having made the time to create again.

Ms. Schroeder’s work has been exhibited previously at Swarthmore Borough Hall, as well as locally in other area venues including Daylesford Abbey, the Community Arts Center, the CAC Fine Arts and Crafts Festival, and the Philadelphia Water Color Society Member Show at Widener University.


Memories on the Porch
“Memories of the Porch”