City Hall Gallery

Location: City Hall Annex, 120 N. Duke St., Lancaster, PA 17602
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm




First Friday: April 6, 2018, 5-8 pm
During First Friday receptions, use entrance on Marion St.

You can visit Matthew's website to explore more of his work.


Simplicity is key to my landscape work. Paring something down to its essence presents an alternative perspective to the most common scenes. The study of light is also critical to my work, either natural light or man-made light. Either way, light plays an important role in the images I’m after. As with every image I shoot, 80% of the shot will be there when the shutter is clicked. The rest is about finessing the image, removing elements that distract from the heart of the subject; playing with contrast and/or bringing out skies or textures. The images you see here are all shot with a Canon 5D Mark 3 (5D Mark 2 for the 2008 June Storm #1 image) and typically with a 50mm or 35mm lens.

City Hall Gallery exhibits the work of local artists. Lancaster is proud of its rich community of artists and has dedicated a highly visible public space to showcase their work. Artists are selected by a subcommittee of the Public Art Advisory Board, comprised of art professionals. Exhibits rotate every two months and each month the Featured artist(s) and the Public Art Manager or Public Art Advisory Board members host First Friday openings. The City Hall Gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m. and is located in the hall outside of Council Chamber in the City Hall Annex. Visit us and become inspired by the artistic spirit of our talented local artists!

Click here to show your work in the gallery.

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