State of the art
“Biennial 2012” will be on display through Jan. 26 at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto, on the campus of St. Francis University.
The exhibition will feature 131 works from nearly 100 Pennsylvania artists.
Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.
Information: 472-3920 or www.sama-art.org.
30 years on display
“Retrospective” by Johnstown artist Mark Ed will be on display through Nov. 3 at Art Works in Johnstown, 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.
The exhibit will cover 30 years of Ed’s work and will feature more than 200 pieces, including oil paintings, mixed media paintings, sculptures and other art work.
Admission is free.
History on show
“125 Years of Organized Jewish Life: 1888 to 2013,” the Johnstown Jewish Community Heritage Project, will be on display through September at Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.
The exhibition illuminates the history, traditions and achievements of Johnstown’s Jewish community.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Ceramics and wax
“A Sense of Place” featuring works by Willi Singleton and Joyce Werwie Perry will be on display through Nov. 2 at the Philip Dressler Center for the Arts, 214 S. Harrison Ave., Somerset.
Singleton makes ceramics using unprocessed clay forms with plant ashes.
Perry takes inspiration from photos to craft small encaustic, or painted, wax pieces and also will exhibit large oil paintings done with knives.
Information: 443-2433 or www.laurelarts.org.
Paints and prints
The works of Jan and Jonathan Heath will be exhibited by Bedford County Arts Center through Saturday at Anderson House, 137 E. Pitt St., Bedford.
Jonathan Heath has painted professionally since 1972 and is a self-taught painter who works in watercolors, oils and acrylics.
Jan Heath has been making prints for more than 30 years, and all her prints are hand pulled, signed and numbered.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.