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GreenLeaf Gallery & Gift Shop

The GreenLeaf Gallery and Gift Shop fulfills a longterm dream of providing quality access to the visual arts in a commercial setting to the Greater Hazleton and Beaver Meadows communities. The Gallery occupies the former St. Mary's Church in Beaver Meadows.

Many of the works you can see in the Gallery are available in a variety of sizes and settings, and custom pieces are often available by arrangement. Outside of our regular hours, special showings can be arranged. We are also available for private parties and celebrations.

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This October, our display of the paintings and prints of James Malady continues. We have since learned that not only his sister, Aggie, but his daughter, Kathleen, and her own daughter, Danielle, are all artists carrying on the family tradition! We have added another recently found oil of a male model by James from his student days. For those who are interested, we may be able to create prints of original paintings at a much more affordable price. What a talented family—at least three artists that we know of. This show will continue to the end of October.

October 11 thru November 17 we mount an international show, “Any Father’s Son”—international male and female artists examining masculinity in multiple media: painting, collage, photography, ceramics. This is the first of two shows looking at perspectives of artists and subjects on gender in art. Another show, “Female/Feminist/Feminine” will be staged next year.

The “Any Father’s Son” show will look at attitudes regarding family relations and effects of paternal relations on the choices and subject matter of artists and collectors. Each artist will be asked how their relationship with their fathers affected their own choices and whether death of a parent, sibling, or child helped mold their artistic life.

Central in the show will be a painting by Mathieu Laca of Quebec of my own son created in 2015/16. Mathieu is a post-modern realist who works in oils with distorted and surrealistic methods to display inner realities. Among the other artists included will be Christopher Bird from Missouri, with watercolors; Rebecca Venn of Wisconsin with watercolor portraits; Marval Rex from Rochester with very radical ceramics’ Rafael Santiago of NYC with gender identity collage studies; Sebastián Moreno Coronel from Barcelona examining spirituality; Germa Marquez, a Spaniard from Germany with lovely acrylic and oil work; Salem Beiruti from Spain with fantasies men with birds, Masculum Ars from France, with a series of archangels in color and gold. Both Aurelio Monge from Spain and Jim Ferringer of Indiana examine more classical compositions of men in traditional poses. And many other US and international artists!

Watch for samples of the art to be shown!

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Don’t miss our special “pop-up” tribute to “Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead”, traditionally held on the eve and day of All Souls Day in Latin America, particularly in Mexico. We’ll have a large altar prepared for pictures of your lost friends and relatives, plus skeleton toys, sugar skulls, and refreshments, and marigolds aplenty to lead those souls to the tribute with their lovely fragrance! From October 31 to November 5.

Upcoming Shows

“The Art of Jimmy Malady—Irish Genre Painting in the 20th Century.” Drawings, watercolors and oils by master painter and educator, James Malady. He was especially talented in the field of watercolor. Art will be accompanied by family pictures, personally collected paintings, and art from his sister, Agnes Malady Platania.
September 1 through October 31, 2018.

“Any Father’s Son”—International male and female artists examining masculinity in multiple media: painting, collage, photography, ceramics.
October 1 through November 15, 2017. (Possible traveling show in NYC, LA, SF, DC.)

“Black and White: A Color Story.”  Drawings, Paintings, Photography.
November 16 through December 31, 2017.

“Our Other Friends: Animal Art and Portraiture: Blessing of the Animals!”
March 1 through April 30, 2018.

“Out of the Capital (No politics!)”—artists from DC sharing their visions. May 1 through June 30, 2018. Spiritual Arts: Examining the Relationship between Humankind and the Universal.
May 1 through June 30, 2018.

“Following the Thread: Fabric Arts for a New Age.” Embroidery, silk painting, quilting, crochet, bleach painting, soft sculptures, weaving, costume design, and more!
July 1 through August 31, 2018.

“Art and the Spirit”—Religious and Spiritual Art in multiple cultures. Curated by Mark C. Rooney, M.A. Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, Islamic, and Hindu inspired art.
August 1 through September 15, 2018.

“Female/Feminist/Feminine—No Woman Ever Became Famous by Behaving Herself.” Major show of how international women look at the realities of womanhood.
September 1 through October 31, 2018 (Hallowe’en!).

“Día de los Muertos”—a celebration of Mexican Day of the Dead with a large altar decorated with toys, foods, beverages, flowers, and cutouts. Bring pictures of deceased friends and loved ones, and enjoy the altar, music, and crafts.
October 30 through November 5, 2018.

“Small Works on Paper.” Mostly portraiture, nature studies, and still life. Affordable and beautiful!
November 1 through December 31, 2018.

“”The Mask: Identities Hidden and Revealed.” The cultural and social roles of masks as objects and in art. In cooperation with Balaclava-Q.
March 1 through April 30, 2019.

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“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” - Pablo Picasso

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