Barbara Thun Retrospective
Rolf and Renate Schmidt Gallery
Reception Saturday, Feb 9 ~ 5:30p
On View from February 4 – 26, 2019
Barbara Thun served as Gallery Director at Penn State Berks College and president of the Penn Sate Berks Arts Council, chairing the “Landmarks” Outdoor Sculpture National Juried Exhibition. From 1997 to 2000 she was president of the Friends of the Freedman Gallery at Albright College. Barbara is a past trustee of Albright College and she presently serves on the Board of GoggleWorks Center for the Arts.
Barbara has exhibited her work at Lehigh University, the Freedman Gallery at Albright, The Reading Public Museum, Muhlenberg College, Delaware Center for the Arts, Allentown Museum, Fleisher Memorial Center in Philadelphia, Yocum Center for the Arts, the Reading Jewish Center, Freyberger Gallery at Penn State Berks, Taylor Backes Gallery, The Hill School and Clay on Main.
This exhibition will explore works from Barbara Thun’s extensive career engaging each viewer’s mind beyond the image, eliciting a thoughtful and meditative approach to the work, and causing her audiences and collectors to search for a connection that is personally meaningful.