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Alumni eNews is published monthly to share the artistic accomplishments, awards and exhibitions, and personal milestones of PAFA graduates.

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April 2016 Alumni Listings

Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Barkley L. Hendricks exhibited works at the Armory Show described by Artnet as "moments to savor ... for which it is worth making the trip."

Susan Beccaria, Mary Farrow, Santiago Galeas, Dale Levy, Hal Robinson, and Abigail Synnestvedt are exhibiting work in the Out of the Academy exhibition at The Waverly Gallery in Gladwyne, on view through April 29.

Craig Britton (MFA '98) in November completed two public mural commissions for the city of San Jose, California, and had a solo show in December at Berkeley City Hall in Berkeley, California. He is a founding and current member of The Benicia Plein Air Gallery in Benicia, California, from 1999 to the present.

Emily Brown (BFA '66) and Will Brown (BFA '67) have work in PAFA's Alumni Gallery. Brown & Brown, an exhibition of recent photographs by Will and works on paper by Emily, is on view through April 24.

Alice Ray Cathrall (Cert. '06) has had two wave-themed oil paintings in her Joaquin Series 2015 accepted into the Wilmington Art Association's Juried show.

Matt Allyn Chapman (MFA '15) is curating an exhibition, We're In This Together, opening April 1 at Sunshine Art + Design in Lancaster and featuring the work of a number of PAFA MFA '15 graduates and one BFA '15 alum.

Rosemarie Chiarlone (Cert. '71) is participating in the exhibition Self Proliferation on view through the summer at Girls' Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Sweat Broadsheet Collaboration at The Center for Book Arts in New York City through April 2.

Piety H. Choi (MFA '07) is directing for the 2nd Annual Juried Spring Exhibition at Our Common Ground in Greenville, Ilinois. On view through April 29.

Patrick Connors is the recipient of a Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Grant. He will use the grant to complete a series of oil paintings featuring Fairmount Park.

Linda Fantuzzo (Cert. '73) will exhibit sixteen 10x10" portraits, titled The Accused, at Artfields 2016, April 22-30 in Lake City, South Carolina. The jury selected 400 artists from 12 Southeastern states for this multi-venue, city-wide show.

Ruth Formica, Susan D'Alessio and Tilda Mann are showing work in Creating Momentum at Cerulean Arts, on view through April 23. Opening reception April 1, artist talk April 10.

William Newport Goodell is the subject of a posthumous retrospective celebrating his life and work at La Jolla Historical Society through May 22 and the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla through April 16.

Timmy Graham has work on view in Some Abstraction Required, on view April 5 - June 12 at Spartanburg Art Museum in South Carolina. Opening reception April 21. He also is an art professor at Rowan University.

Paul Hamanaka (MFA '99) has a solo retrospective, Symphony #2 / Flow of Qi (Pains, Healings, and Beyond), at West Chester University's John H. Baker Gallery, through April 8.

Ken Hamilton (BFA '72) will be exhibiting a 1/2"-scale, multi-media miniature work called The E-Z Rest Motel as part of ArtFields 2016, a multi-venue, city-wide juried show in Lake City, South Carolina, April 22 - 30.

Barkley L. Hendricks has an exhibition at Jack Shainman Gallery in New York through April 23.

Christine Lafuente (Cert. '95) has a solo exhibition By the Window, By the Sea at Somerville Manning Gallery in Greenville, Delaware, through April 9.

Ilya Lerner (MFA '10) has a solo exhibition, Unexpected Transitions And Peculiar Destinations, at Goggleworks Center for the Arts in Reading through April 24.

Mike Manley has been chosen by King Features as the new artist for the classic comic The Phantom.

Brian O'Neill (Cert. '74) exhibited the photograph Portrait of Keith Haring: The Artist as Superman in the Faces Exhibit at Chelsea Piers in New York City in March.

Judith Barbour Osborne (MFA '97) has work in Text Messages, an exhibition at Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook, Connecticut through May 15.

Bill Scott has an exhibition of recent paintings at Hollis Taggart Galleries on view through April 16.

Karen Steen (MFA '07) will have a solo exhibition, Systems in Nature, at the Cottonwood Center for the Arts in Colorado Springs, April 30 - May 26. Opening reception is April 30.

Tiffany Tate (MFA '14) has an exhibition of work in the 38th Annual Wind Challenge Exhibition: Challenge 3 at Fleisher Art Memorial, on view April 1 - May 13. Opening reception April 1, 6 - 8 p.m.

Deborah Wenner Dendler (Cert. '77) has relief sculptures and oil paintings on view in Illuminations, at Massachusetts General Hospital through July 1.

Douglas Witmer has a solo exhibition, Verse and Chorus, on view April 9 - May 14 at Gray Contemporary in Houston.

Treacy Ziegler (Cert. '89) has an essay in the Rutgers University Institute for Women's Research journal Rejoinder entitled Crossing the Border, which describes an artist's experience of the super-maximum security prison landscape.


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