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Stop 6: Landscape of Hope

About this stop

  • Location: University Physician Center II Lobby
  • Artist: Lou Schellenberg, Mount Gretna, Pa.
  • Year: 2015
  • Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Part of a piece of art is seen. The work is by Lou Schellenberg, Mount Gretna, Pa., Landscape of Hope, 2015, acrylic on canvas.

From the artist, Lou Schellenberg:

“Landscape of Hope was inspired by the rolling farm hills of central Pennsylvania and the endless winding roads we travel.

“The changes in the landscape are beautiful each season but nature seems especially forceful in spring, always pushing forward. My experience painting the landscape is an emotional response rather than documenting a specific view. These paintings are an invention based on many small studies I painted outside.

“The foreground and background in the paintings are abstracted and compressed into a flattened perspective suggesting three glimpses and a cyclical view of time.”

Hear Lou Schellenberg describe this work

Part of a piece of art is seen. The work is by Bruce Evans, Meadowbrook, Pa., New Life, 2019, acrylic on canvas.

Finding the next stop

Go back across the University Physician Center pedestrian bridge and follow signs for the South Elevators. Take the South Elevators to the first floor. Follow signs for the Rotunda. Once at the Lion, go down the North hallway. The next piece, “New Life,” is on the left before entering the North Lobby.

Explore Stop 7: New Life