Allied Artists Exhibition

June 1, 2018—June 29, 2018

Opening Ceremony

June 1, 2018  |  6pm

Allied Artists of Johnstown will be exhibiting their “members-only” summer show at the Community Art Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd., in the Westmont section of Johnstown through June 29th.  The opening reception will be Friday, June 1, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This reception and exhibition is offered at free admission to anyone interested in experiencing a wide-ranged display of local quality artwork.  Gary Leyman and Dan Helsel are serving as co-chairs for this year’s show. Thirty participating artists have entered, totaling over 67 pieces from the Allied Artist Members, six of which were selected for awards:

  • Ed & Kay Kale Award—Larry R.  Mallory, "Another Time" (ink/dry brush)
    Mr. Mallory is from Glen Campbell.
  • Anna Antemann Award—Zone Patcher, "Philosophy and Space (Extracts from Designated Forms)" (fractal collage/photo manipulation)
    Mr. Patcher is from Conemaugh.

  • H.F. Lenz Award—Alan K. Lichtenfels, "Yellow Necked Egret" (metal sculpture)
    Mr. Lichtenfels is from Johnstown.

  • Ned Wert Award—Kenneth Cotlar, "#515-PX32" (acrylic on plexiglass)
    Mr. Cotlar is from Ebensburg.

  • Art Lambert Award—Rebecca Pender, "Rented Veil" (acrylic/mixed media)
    Mrs. Pender is from Somerset.

  • Adeleen Schrock Watercolor Award—Susan Novak, "The Breakfast  Club" (watercolor)
    Ms.  Novak is from Johnstown.

Number of AAJ members entering work  -  30
Number of works in the show (excluding student work) -  67

Also, Allied Artists of Johnstown awards scholarships each year to students who plan to further their educations in the field of art. Each of this year’s winners will display some of their competition pieces with the rest of the Allied Artists.

  • Emily Hong, Berlin Brothers Valley—$2000
    She will study fashion design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.

  • DeShaun Hamer, Johnstown—$1000
    He will study graphic design at Pittsburgh Technical College.
  • Maeve Milligan, Westmont—$1000
    She will study visual arts and art education at Millersville.

  • Jacob Zidek, Johnstown—$1000
    He will study graphic design at Pittsburgh Technical College.

The Community Art Center of Cambria County’s Goldhaber-Fend Fine Arts Center gallery will be open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. 

“This talented group of artists have been part of the Community Arts Center’s history since its infancy. It is important that we can continue to promote such a talented group that treasures local artists. We are so pleased that after 50 years, the Allied Artists are still an annual part of the Community Arts Center’s legacy. The members have an incredibly diverse blend of mediums, and this year is no exception. The showcase of work is truly impressive.” —Angela R. Godin, Executive Director