Erma and Leon Yost retired to Carlisle, PA, in 2008 after living in Jersey City and working in Manhattan and showing in NOHO for nearly 40 years. Leon, who grew up in Lancaster County, began taking photographs as a young child with a Brownie camera and never stopped. For the past 45 years he has specialized in documenting rock art left by the Anasazi in the canyons of the American southwest.
Trained as a painter with an MFA from James Madison University, Erma is a fiber artist and her creative canvas is now handmade felt which she resist-dyes and then adds embroidery. Erma will have a solo show in NYC in May. Her new work and Leon’s photos will be on view in their second-floor studio which is richly decorated with Navajo rugs and art work related to the Southwest. View Erma’s work: ermamartinyost.com. View Leon’s work: nohogallery.net/lyost
Lunch at a local eatery following the visit to the Martin Yost gallery, then a final stop at Trout Gallery at Dickinson College.