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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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February 2016 Alumni Listings

Kassem Amoudi (MFA '99) and Patricia Ingersoll are exhibiting work in a two-person show, Of the Essence, at Cerulean Gallery on view February 3 - 27, with an artists' talk on February 13.

Melissa Dyanne Bartlett (MFA '08) is in a group show titled Secrets Can... at the Kirkland Art Center in Seattle, on view February 6 - March 26.

Philippa Beardsley, Amanda Bush, Matt Colaizzo, Virginia Fleming, Saranoa Mark, Stuart Shils, and Tiffany Tate are showing work in the Personal Space exhibition at Snyderman-Works Galleries, curated by alumna Leigh Werrell and on view February 5 - 26.

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 March 13 - April 29.

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, on view February 10 - April 24.

James Celano (Cert. '83) had a painting selected for the eighth National Juried Exhibition at Prince Street Gallery in New York, on view February 2 - 27.

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.

Maureen Drdak (Cert./BFA '76) is now exclusively represented for the regions of Asia and the Middle East by Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Aaron Fowler's (BFA '11) first solo exhibition, Blessings On Blessings, is on view at Diane Rosenstein Gallery in Los Angeles through March 12.

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.

Mary Hochendoner's (Cert. '79) solo exhibition Places, Faces and Flowers will be on view through February 29 in the Public Media Center of WITF public television in Harrisburg, as part of their Art in the Atrium program.

Tom Jackson (Cert. '71) has two oil paintings on rag board in the Philadelphia Sketch Club 2016 Annual Works on Paper Exhibition. He retired from teaching art and is working alla prima, often outdoors.

Christine Lafuente (Cert. '95) has a solo exhibition By the Window, By the Sea at Somerville Manning Gallery in Greenville, Delaware,March 11 - April 9.

Gwendolyn Lanier-Gardner (Post-Bacc. '12) has a solo exhibition, Emergence, on view February 7 - 29 at Community Music School in Trappe, Pa. She is also is showing work in Radius: A Collaborative Art Show at Franklin Commons in Phoenixville through March 4, and the Winter Member Show at ArtFusion19464 in Pottstown, February 6 - March 12.

Patrick Maguire (MFA '13) has a solo exhibition We're on a Road to Nowhere at the University City Arts League through February 12.

Nancy Bea Miller (Cert. '91, MFA '14) reviews the exhibition, We Speak: Black Artists in Philadelphia, in the December 2015 issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, and has work in the Studio Cats exhibition at Ellipsis Gallery.

Arcmanoro Niles (BFA '13) has an exhibition, Life Was a Party To Be Thrown, at Studio Vendome Projects in New York, on view February 22 - March 25.

Elizabeth Osborne (BFA '58) has a solo exhibition at Luther W. Brady Art Gallery at George Washington University in Washington D.C., titled Color Bloc: Paintings by Elizabeth Osborne, on view through February 26.

Katherine Stanek has opened a new gallery in Philadelphia, which is presenting an exhibition, A Leap of Faith, featuring work by Stanek, Laura Adams, Brian Boutwell, Deborah Fine, Julia Levitina, Nicole Michaud, James Mundie, Shane Stratton, Holly Trostle Brigham, and Adam Vinson. On view through March 27.

Sarah Thompson-Moore (Cert./BFA '15) has been picked for the Model to Monument Program administered by The Art Students League of New York and New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

John Trippel (Cert. '75) has a solo show at Nelson County Courthouse in Virginia entitled Paintings of The Past Four Years Living in Nelson County, on view through February.

Ana Vizcarra Rankin (MFA '12) was accepted to the first annual TrueQue international artist residency in Ayampe, Ecuador. She has also been nominated for the FID Prize 2016 for drawing.

Ian Wagner (MFA '15) has published his seventh book, Thoughts From A Misguided Heart. This is his first book of prose.

Jay Walker (MFA '06) has work in a group show through February 14 at Main Line Art Center, and a site-specific installation, the Satellite + the Heart, at Cabrini College on view February 4 through March 6.

Deborah Wenner Dendler (Cert. '77) is exhibiting paintings and relief sculptures in Illuminations at Massachusetts General Hospital on view through July 1, and was awarded an Honorable Mention for 3-D in the All Women exhibit of Light Space & Time Gallery.


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