Gerry Dinnen

Gerry Dinnen is an award winning professional artist and tenured professor in ceramic arts. He has taught at various art schools and universities in Pennsylvania, as well as internationally in Ireland. Gerry has exhibited both nationally and internationally and has shown in over a dozen solo show exhibitions throughout his career. Gerry's work has led him to curate several exhibits locally as well. He received his MFA from Edinboro University and has been published in several ceramic and art journals including Clay Times, Ceramics Monthly, and Ceramic Review.


When you or a family member is looking to take an art class, view an exhibition, or attend a cultural event, where do you turn? If you're like most in our community, you go to Sweetwater Center for the Arts.

$1,000 provides enough materials to fund a semester-long community outreach program.
$500 allows two senior citizens to take an oil painting class.
$250 provides enough clay for every student in an 8-week ceramics class.
$200 will send a child to summer camp for a week.
$100 provides the food for a culinary workshop.
$50 provides materials for two weeks of painting camps.

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