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Jim Agard with work
  Photograph of the artist with work at
  Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York, NY, 1976.
  (Photo by Fred Wall)

Jim Agard:
A Retrospective

Curated by Kerri Rosenstein '98

January 27 - March 9, 2012

Artist's Talk: January 27, noon

Opening Reception: January 27, 5 to 7 pm

With nearly fifty years of experience as an artist, and thirty spent at Gettysburg College, Professor of Art Jim Agard is nearing retirement. This retrospective exhibition is curated by alumna Kerri Rosenstein '98.  Once a student of Agard's, Rosenstein has curated art spaces and exhibitions for the past ten years and selected the work for the show and wrote an essay in the accompanying exhibition catalogue.  On exhibit are Agard's sculptures, drawings, maquettes, illusional pieces, and more recent iPad drawings.  Agard has participated in numerous solo and group exhibition and competitions, and his work can also be seen in private collections. Agard received his Bachelor of Science in Art Education from State University of New York at New Paltz and his Master's Degree of Fine Arts from Rutgers University.  Rosenstein's work often pertains to themes of impermanence, presence and the cycling nature of things, usually in the form of drawing, sculpture, installation and large collaborative efforts. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally, including an exhibition at the Schmucker Art Gallery from September 3 to October 9, 2010. Rosenstein has curated art spaces since 2000 and maintains various roles as an arts educator and facilitator for both academic and alternative programs. READ MORE


Kate Stewart
  Kate Stewart, Tufted
  Juried Student Exhibition, 2011

Juried Student Exhibition and Exhibition by Kate Stewart, Juror

March 28 - April 21, 2012

Juror's Talk and Awards: March 28, noon

Opening Reception: March 28, 5 to 7 pm

Juror Kate Stewart selects outstanding work by students enrolled in studio art classes during the 2011-12 academic year. Stewart works in a variety of media including painting, installation and collage. She often uses disasters, explosions and post-apocalyptic environments as imagery to describe the exhilaration and fragility of life.  Stewart received an MFA in painting from The University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Dickinson College. Her recent exhibition venues include The Painting Center (New York, NY), Oblong Gallery (London, U.K.), Mahan Gallery (Columbus, OH), Whitespace Gallery (Atlanta, GA), Pageant Soloveev Gallery (Philadelphia, PA) and P.S. 122 (New York, NY). In 2008, Stewart was a finalist in painting for the PEW Grant for Artists. She currently is Assistant Professor of Art at West Chester University.

Senior Art Majors Exhibition

May 2 -20, 2012

Opening Reception: May 2, 5 to 7 pm

Artists' Talks: May 3, noon

Senior studio art majors -- Josiah Adlon, Preston Hartwick, Hannah Knowles, Erin McInerney, Tara Mitchell, Gabriella Schiro, Francesco Siciliano, Christine Walker -- present their capstone projects in sculpture, painting, drawing, ceramics, photography and installation.

  Tim Hirneisen, Steelton, Best of Show 2011

Adams County Arts Council Ninth Annual Juried Art Exhibition

June 1 - 17, 2012

Opening Reception: June 8, 5 to 7 pm

Awards: June 8, 6 pm

Juror: René Treviño, Artist, Exhibitions Coordinator at School 33 Art Center, and professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Towson University. 

The 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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