In the Abington gallery: 'Layers Over Time'

Rebecca Strzelec Penn State Laureate

"Dead Cardinal for Dad 2," neckpiece, 2008. Plastic, pewter, paint, baseball glove repair leather. Rebecca Strzelec, 2016-17 Penn State laureate.

Credit: Rebecca Strzelec

ABINGTON, Pa. — "Layers Over Time: Works by Rebecca Strzelec" opens today (Aug. 29) in the Penn State Abington art gallery.

Strzelec, the Penn State laureate, investigates the ways wearable objects interact with the surface of the body. Using computer aided design (CAD), Strzelec’s objects are built layer by layer in plastics and photosensitive resins using 3D printing process. 

Strzelec, professor of visual arts and head of the degree program in visual art Penn State Altoona, serves as the Penn State laureate for the 2016-17 academic year. Her work has appeared in more than 65 exhibitions and in permanent collections at museums in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, New York City and Germany.

The exhibit runs through Oct. 7. An artist talk is scheduled for 12:20 p.m. Oct. 5 in 112 Woodland Building. A reception will follow in the gallery until 2 p.m. The gallery is open to the public:

  • Monday and Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 1 to 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.