Eagles Mere Art Gallery welcomes woodworker William Geyer

EAGLES MERE – The Eagles Mere Art Gallery, 288 Eagles Mere Ave., is pleased to announce the addition of woodworker William Geyer to its family of Central Pennsylvania artists.

Geyer has been hand-crafting fine woodwork for 37 years, creating artistic wooden pieces that are functional, beautiful, diversified and made to be cherished for generations.

Geyer is currently assistant professor of construction and cabinetmaking at the Pennsylvania College of Technology and serves on the board of directors for both the Architectural Woodwork Institute Education Foundation and the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America.

His woodwork includes large and small boxes, tables, turnings, cabinets, furniture and architectural millwork in various styles from traditional to contemporary as well as his own designs. He began his career in construction and went on to learn traditional joinery methods from Eugene Landon, turning with David Ellsworth, design and other techniques from Graham Blackburn, Christian Becksvoort, and through sharing knowledge with other woodworkers throughout the United States.

The Eagles Mere Art Gallery is artist-owned, and operates as a cooperative partnership. It is commencing its 8th season of operation. Returning artists in 2013 are: Roger Shipley – drawings, watercolors, etchings and bronze; Fred Gilmour – paintings, pen and ink, illustration, watercolors and photographs; Terry Wild – fine art photography; Crissy McGinness – beaded jewelry; Patricia Neely – watercolors and painted silk; Jackie Thomas – fabric and fiber art; Theresa Crowley Spitler – fine pastels; Tom Patten – handcrafted electric guitars and stands; and Kathy Sterngold – ceramic art.

The gallery will commence its new season April 6 with Saturday and Sunday hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April, May, September, October, November, December. From May 27 through Sept. 2 the gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.

The Eagles Mere Art Gallery is managed by Rose Dirocco Hodges and is located at the rear of the Historic Village Shops in the picturesque village of Eagles Mere.

Visit www.eaglesmereartgalley.com to learn more.