The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Johnstown is excited to announce its latest exhibition on display May 17 to August 2. Barbara Strank Zivkovich is a native of Franklin Borough (Johnstown), Pennsylvania. Best known as a watercolorist, Zivkovich’s work can be best identified by her feely drawn forms and arbitrary colors.
Her work highlights the region’s coal and steel industries from the mid-1940s to 1980, naming Charles Burchfield and Edward Hopper as her main influences. Zivkovich studied at Hofstra College and at the Art Students League of New York, however, much of her career was spent in her hometown, where she was an active member of the Allied Artists of Johnstown.
The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Johnstown is located at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The Museum is open to the public free of charge. For more information, visit www.sama-art.org or call (814) 472-3920.