Exhibitions in the Suraci Gallery showcase regional and national artists; support art faculty work and scholarship; provide degree research and documentation opportunities for current and alumni art students; and foster community outreach projects and interests.
The Suraci Gallery also houses Marywood's permanent collection of fine and decorative art. The Asian Collection consists of ceramics, furniture, netsukes, inro, ivories, and prints. Bronze and marble sculpture, paintings, ceramics, glass, and French ivories comprise the 19th Century Collection. Religious icons, furniture, and 20th century works round out the Suraci Collection.
The Suraci Gallery is located on the second floor of the Shields Center for Visual Arts.
A synergetic nexus of the arts occurred in Susquehanna County when clay artists and teachers Mary Caroline Richards and Paulus Berensohn lived and worked in Northeast Pennsylvania. During that time an influx of artists, dancers, writers, and actors visited and worked at the Endless Mountain Farm, ... read more
Featuring recent works on paper, including photographs and prints, drawn from the Suraci Collection, Marywood University’s permanent collection of fine and decorative arts, and The Maslow Collection, the largest and most comprehensive collection of contemporary art in Northeastern Pennsylvania... read more
The “Golden Age” of American illustration (1890s–1950s) was a period of unsurpassed excellence in print illustration. Advances in technology allowed books, magazines, and newspapers to be printed quickly and inexpensively, and with the proliferation of printed material, publications... read more
Illustrators vary greatly in how they solve problems of storytelling, each striving to create attention-grabbing and memorable imagery.
In 2012 many of the top image-makers in the business were invited to contribute one piece to a traveling show that would – fittingly – illustrate... read more
Landscapes, painted on site locally along the Lackawanna River in Scranton and abroad in Tuscany, Italy, reveal a strong sense of place. During the painting process each landscape unveils its mystery and beauty to the artist as he explores the motif. While attempting to understand and capture the ... read more
Marywood University Art Galleries
|Shields Center for Visual Arts
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509-1598