SCRANTON — The Hope Horn Gallery at The University of Scranton will present the exhibition “These Days: Prints by Mark Ciocca” Sept. 9 through Oct. 7. The exhibition includes numerous works addressing contemporary social issues.
Ciocca holds a bachelor’s degree in art education from Kutztown University and a master’s equivalent in education from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Education. The artist produces silkscreen and linoleum prints, pen-and-ink illustrations and murals, which have been exhibited at local, state, national and international levels. He has taught in the Pocono Mountain School District for 30 years.
Opening events for “These Days: Prints by Mark Ciocca,” will take place on Friday, Sept. 9. Ciocca will present an artist’s lecture discussing his work from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. A public reception will follow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Hope Horn Gallery, on the fourth floor of Hyland Hall.
The lecture and exhibit are open to the public, free of charge. The gallery is also open to the public from 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays.
For more information, contact Darlene Miller-Lanning at 570-941-4214 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Hope Horn Gallery website at scranton.edu/gallery.