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Preparing Your Photography For Display and Galleries

August 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, August 1st, 2019 ▪6:00PM-8:30PM

Preparing Your Photography For Display and Galleries

 Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 West Pomfret Street, Carlisle PA 17013

Register for the August First Thursday

  • The First Thursday events are FREE to attend for PPA of PA members.
  • Non-members may attend one First Thursday event for free!

Speakers Catherine Stone from CALC and Pat Craig from Pat Craig Studios will speak about presentation, preservation and framing of our photos and submitting to galleries.

About Catherine Stone

Catherine Stone is a graduate of York Academy of Arts Fine Art program and considers herself lucky to have worked in artistic fields all of her life.  Catherine was a mural painter and decorative artist for over 20 years.  She has been a teacher, staff member, and curator at the Carlisle Art Learning Center on and off for over 20 years as well.  For the past 7 years, she has held the position of Gallery Director –coordinating all the exhibits and off-site venues for the non-profit center. She teaches drawing, painting and mixed media courses when time allows, has several private students and holds creative arts sessions at 2 area nursing homes.  She has also taught at Mechanicsburg Art Center and Art Association of Harrisburg.  Her work has won awards in HAA’s student/teacher exhibits.  Her own work normally consists of a mixture of collage and acrylic painting and has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows. She is a member of the Susquehanna Valley Plein Air Painters and Mixed Media Art group in Harrisburg.

About Pat Craig Studios

Working as a custom picture framer since 1993, I want you to feel comfortable trusting your cherished photos, artworks, and treasures to our care. You are an important part of our framing process, and together we will find the solutions for your unique framing needs. We cater to all levels of need, from basic grade papers and glass to museum quality conservation glass and cotton mats. It is always our goal to allow all that you love about your work to shine through, and never overshadow it with our  framing. As a fellow artist, I know the importance of protecting the integrity of the work at a price point that won’t break the bank and all done in a time frame to meet the tight exhibit timelines of my clients.



Come dip your toes in The Pond! In 2017, we opened The Pond, an artist collective, plus K. Olson Ceramics studio and retail shop, next door to Pat Craig Studios, followed by the opening of The Penny Gallery for Art & Performance in Oct. 2018. In itself, the building is an amazing and urban cool, artistic restoration of one of Carlisle’s oldest buildings, c. late 1700’s. The Penny Gallery hosts juried group exhibits as well as offering affordable exhibit rental space for individuals wanting public space to showcase their works, or simply a charming downtown venue for a special gathering. Metered street parking is free weekdays after 4pm, and all day Saturdays & Sundays and the public parking garage is directly across the street.

Contact pac.pcs@comcast.net for booking availabilities.


August 1, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Carlisle Arts Learning Center
38 West Pomfret Street
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
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