ArtWorks Gallery & Studio is a fully licensed Day Program for individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism. We offer waiver eligible services for adults with special needs. Celebrating the artist in each of us through fine art instruction, gallery exhibitions, that immerse people with developmental disabilities into a larger arts community that provide them diverse opportunities for fulfilling lives.
First Friday August 2022
The Alex Seeley Memorial Fund is proud to announce an exhibition of Alex Seeley’s work at ArtWorks Gallery and Studio from August 1 through 31, 2022. Perseverance: The Life's Work of Alex Seeley will have an opening reception to the public on First Friday, August 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.
This retrospective will display a variety of work that Seeley created throughout his life as an artist and photographer. Seeley created art in all stages of his life and was most well known in the community for his concert photography. He was a great lover of music, horror, and all things Halloween. His loved ones remember him as vivacious and insightful with a deep love for life and a witty remark always at hand. Seeley succumbed to his long battle with cancer on February 11, 2021.
“I love my brother and I want to support and preserve his legacy,” said Melissa Seeley. “I’ve always been so proud of how he was easily able to express himself through his art. He was able to turn his observations into something magical. I miss him everyday.”
The Alex Seeley Memorial Fund was created in 2022 to honor the legacy of Alex Seeley. The fund is administered by the Scranton Area Community Foundation.The Alex Seeley Memorial Fund is a tax-exempt fund that supports initiatives and programs serving the residents of Lackawanna County and Northeastern Pennsylvania. Formed in 2022, the Alex Seeley Memorial Fund supports the arts, photography, and initiatives that serve children facing illness such as Make-A-Wish.