FINAL DAYS: Hicks Art Center Gallery Presents ‘Art Behind the Scenes’

Exhibition through Thursday showcases the talent of 21 members of the Arts Department staff in a variety of genres and media.

Bucks County Community College, whose talented Arts Department staff  have been enhancing students’ education for more than 50 years, presents “Art Behind the Scenes” at the Hicks Art Center Gallery on exhibition through Thursday, July 20.

The show features a rare look at art created by 21 people who work behind the scenes in the department, which offers nine associate degree programs and three certificate programs. Bucks County Community College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

David Hunter, T.T.Y.C.N.F.1, Digital inkjet print, 44” x 5’

“Reflecting the spirit of the region, these accomplished artists reveal a wide range of visual practices spanning all genres and media, which enrich the students and faculty at Bucks,” noted John Mathews, Dean of the Arts Department.

Works range from sculpture to photography and printmaking, from jewelry and glass to time-based media, and more.

Fran Orlando, Window, Rome, 2015/17 Photograph

Gallery hours through June 2 are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Starting June 5, gallery hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Hicks Art Center Gallery is located on the campus at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown, Pa., 18940. Admission and parking are free.

To learn more about “Art Behind the Scenes,” visit or call 215-968-8425.

Bucks County Community College receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.




Jennifer Rubin Garey, New Beginnings, Cast iron and glass, 3’ x 2’ x 10”


Participating artists:

Cayla Belser

Robert Crowe

David Duthie

Ray Faunce 3

Dan Gallagher

Jennifer Rubin Garey

Hank Geisinhower

Ian Gillies

Cassandra Stancil Gunkel

Melody Hunt

David Hunter

Susan Knott

Loy Lewis

Rita Melamud

Paris Munchanic

Fran Orlando

Chris Rogahn

Ed Ryan

Cheryl Spears

Brian Taylor

Dawn Wesemann


Jean Dolan
Assistant Director, Public Relations