8405 Germantown Ave, Historic Chestnut Hill, PA 19118

215.247.1603 graverslanegallery.com



GLG will be closed from Aug 27th-Sept 20th for renovations! Thank you for your patience and stop by soon to see the changes.

New Gallery Associate Kate Crankshaw

Kate Crankshaw was born in the Pinelands of New Jersey and currently resides in Philadelphia. She mostly utilizes the process of flameworking, though she also has a background in glassblowing, casting, stained glass, and graphic design. Through her work, she explores themes of memory, longing, and relationships, processing her childhood spent within the foster care system. In addition to her art practice, she designs and makes jewelry and home decor, as well as fabricating work in glass for both designers and artists. Kate holds a BFA in Craft + Material Studies, with a focus in glass, from the University of the Arts (2019) and an MFA in Craft/Material Studies with a focus in glass from Virginia Commonwealth University (2023).


The reception for Revealed : the new faces of GLG” was held on July 27h 2023. It was a lively, steaming hot night in front of the Gallery @1213 Walnut Street. Bruce Hoffman, Joseph Miceli and Chloë Le Pichon enjoyed engaging with all who came out to celebrate and discover their work (multimedia, paintings and ceramics). GLG friends and family salsa-ed the night away with instructor Andrei Padlivkhan, while sipping on many cool drinks and eating delicious bites from Bower Cafe (we had the cutest helpers!). Residents from the tower also joined in the festivities; stunning location, with breathtaking views from the top!

Pick of the Month

Harvey the Hippo Meets Mickey Mandarin: A Story of Non-Binary Friends

Our very own Leslie Pontz has a book out, available now!

Harvey the Hippo lives in a zoo. One day, as he’s doing what he always does playing in his pond, Mickey the Mandarin (duck) loses their flock and lands in Harvey’s pond. They introduce themselves, telling a little bit about themselves and giving their preferred pronouns. Harvey then introduces Mickey to a few other zoo friends, who do the same. They discover that although they may use different pronouns, they all like to play the same things. They’ve made new friends; Mickey finds their flock and flies away.

About the Author

Abby Pete retired from teaching English and started a family and a catering/takeout food business in central Pennsylvania. Years passed and she moved to Philadelphia, bringing her family, but not her business, with her. There she decided to pursue another of her interests, animals, and became a docent at the Philadelphia Zoo, where she can happily talk about hippos as well as the other animals in the collection. She has never actually seen a hippopotamus fly. She has four grandchildren, two of whom eat well and two do not.

About the Illustrator

Leslie Pontz is a fiber sculptor with a master’s degree in Fine Arts from Syracuse University where she did her thesis on children’s art, and was the recipient of two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts through the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts as an Artist-in-residence. Leslie has shown internationally in invitational and juried exhibits in France, Brazil, Ireland, and Venezuela as well as throughout the U.S. She is the recipient of several awards for her work, which is featured in many private and public collections including but not limited to the Kamm, Best Western, Chestnut Hill Hotel and Philadelphia Museum of Art collections. Leslie lives with her husband Curt in Philadelphia, PA. Their five grown children have given them eight grandchildren.



All are free and all are welcome

Fiber Reimagined

Fiber Reimagined is an exhibition conceived of and juried by Fiber Art Now’s creative team: Lori Butanis, Barbara Delaney, Beth Smith, and Cami Smith of innovative contemporary art created from fiber and recycled and repurposed mix media. Forty artworks from seven countries and 33 states were selected for the Fiber Reimagined print exhibition, published in Volume 12 /Issue 2 of Fiber Art Now, Spring 2023 edition. The gallery will be exhibiting a selection of those works in two locations: Gravers Lane Gallery, 8405 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill and GLG@1213, 1213 Walnut St. in Midtown Village. Both locations are in Philadelphia, PA. Fiber Reimagined will coincide with CraftNow Philadelphia, which takes place annually in October.

On View in TWO locations: October 6th – November 12th, 2023

October 6th – November 12th 2023

Gallery hours for GLG located @ 8405 Germantown Ave, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia PA: 11-5pm Tuesdays-Saturdays. Wednesdays 11-7pm.

Gallery hours for GLG located @1213 Walnut Street Philadelphia PA:

  • October 13th: 10am-4pm before Reception @ 8405 Germantown Ave
  • Sat/Sun October 14/15th: Fiber Reimagined @ 1213 Walnut Street open 11am- 6pm as part of The Center for Emerging Visual Arts POST open studio tours.
  • Sat/Sun November 4/5th: Fiber Reimagined @ 1213 Walnut Street open 11am-5pm during The Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art benefit Craft Show
  • OR by appointment (bruce@graverslanegallery.com)

Fiber Reimagined Reception

Friday October 13th: 5-8pm

@ 8405 Germantown Ave

(GLG @ 1213 Walnut is also open that day for viewing 10am-4pm).

The PLAN B Art Project

Plan B is an exhibition that has been traveling the United States for more than a year. Curated by Shauna Blythe Burke, Plan B is a group art project designed to call attention to the current state of a woman’s/ and a person’s right to make choices for their own body. Twenty-five percent of all sales from the Plan B Art Project will go to Philadelphia’s Planned Parenthood.

On View:

October 6th – November 12th 2023

Gallery hours for GLG located @8405 Germantown Ave, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia

  • 11-5pm Tuesdays-Saturdays.
  • Wednesdays 11-7pm

October 8th:

  • 11-5pm

in conjunction with the Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival

Sat/Sun October 21st/22nd

  • 12-6pm

as part of The Center for Emerging Visual Arts POST open studio tours.

PLAN B Art Project Reception

and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern PA. Reception

Saturday October 21st: 4-7pm

@ 8405 Germantown Ave

Barbara Heinrich

9th Annual Holiday Trunk Show and Sale for Internationally recognized Goldsmith

Gravers Lane Gallery, 8405 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill

Wednesday November 1st, 12pm-6pm


Covetable Gifts of the Season

November 24th 2023 – January 13th 2024

Trunk Shows during Chestnut Hill Stag and Doe events

on Wednesdays till 9pm: November 29th, December 6th, 13th and 20th.

Starting September 20th

Tuesdays-Sundays 11am-5pm

Wednesdays 11am-7pm

Chloë Le Pichon

Assistant Artistic Director


Bruce Hoffman

Executive Artistic Director


Joseph Miceli

Associate Artistic Director


Kate Crankshaw

Associate Artistic Director


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