From The Gettysburg Times Online, Local News, June 2011

East Berlin artist wins juried exhibit honor

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 11:47 pm | Updated: 11:48 pm, Fri Jun 10, 2011.

Juror Karyn Miller, director of Visual Arts for the Cultural Development Corporation in Washington D.C., selected “Steelton,” an oil painting by Tim Hirneisen of East Berlin, as Best of Show at the Adams County Arts Council’s 8th Annual Juried Exhibition’s opening reception on Friday, at Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College.

Second prize went to Amy Lindenberger of Gettysburg for her colored pencil piece “Transformation/Liberation.” Phillip Colgan from Etters took third prize with his oil painting “The Human Zoo.” Schmucker Art Gallery’s Director’s Award was presented to Joanne Bast of Littlestown for her embroidery work titled One Red Window. Honorable mention was given to works by Jim Agard, William Albanese Sr., William Fosnaught, Behnaz Ghorbani, and Kerry Mott. 

The exhibit is free and open to the public with gallery hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily during the Gettysburg Festival which runs through June 19.

Other artists whose work will be on display include Tom Antolin, John Armstrong, Millie Bankert, Dorothea Barrick, Paul Benyeda, Ronald Bevilacqua, Sharon Birch, Erin Brown, Raymond Buchheister, Ann K. Byrne, George Cathcart, Jr., Sam Chambers, Debra Charney,  Bill Dowling, Sue Fehringer, Claire Ferrara, Anne Finucane, Al Holliday, Con Knorr II,  Dianne Lorden, Mary J. Luquette, Dan Mangan, Alan Paulson, Arlyn Pettingell, Janet Powers, Ted Scarpino, Ron Schloyer, Jason Shue, Dennis Steinauer, Dora Townsend, and Maria Wolf. Eighty-four artists submitted 231 works for juror consideration with 49 pieces juried into the exhibit.

Exhibition prize sponsors include Scott & Company, Fine Jewelers, OPEN MINDS, Debra McCauslin, For the Cause Productions, Schmucker Art Gallery and Blick Art Materials.

The Adams County Arts Council’s mission is to cultivate an arts-rich community.  The exhibition is held in partnership with Schmucker Art Gallery and the Gettysburg Festival, an annual celebration of arts, culture and cuisine.

For more information, visit,, or contact the Arts Council office at or (717) 334-5006.


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