Linde Corporation, in Pittston, hosted a pre-event reception Sunday in conjunction with the latest Linde gallery showing and to support the 2018 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Pennsylvania. Visitors enjoyed the works by artist Leigh Pawling and music by the Nick Driscoll Jazz Duo. The 2018 Governor’s Awards for the Arts will take place at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Scranton Cultural Center in Scranton. The awards are the highest honors the state presents for contribution to the arts.

Gail Aideuis, left, and Rebecca Van Jura, both of Kingston, look at Leigh Pawling’s artwork during the reception


Pawling, left, and Scott Linde chat in front of some of Pawling’s artwork