Alumni News


September 2017 Alumni Listings

Dorian Allworthy has a show at the Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago, September through October.

Jennifer Baker's (Cert. '78) exhibit "Northern Liberties" will be at Crane Hall, first floor of the Crane Arts Building, 1400 N American Street, Philadelphia, through September 29. Second Thursday Reception on September 14, 6-9 p.m.

Bo Bartlett (Cert. '81) has won the prestigious Society 1858 Prize for Southern Contemporary Art.

Paige Bradley has a solo exhibition at Desert Mountain Fine Art in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Emily Brown (BFA '66) was a Visiting Artist winter and spring 2017 at Wheaton Arts, Millville,NJ, invited there to paint with vitreous enamel paint on hand blown glass cylinders.  The resulting works are mounted in Wheaton's Museum of America Glass in the current Biennial, "Emanations."  Also, Emily and her husband Will Brown (BFA '67) are spending 5 weeks in the Ballinglen Artist Residency, in Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland, late August through September. Emily 's drawings and several glass pieces  were in the exhibition,  "Emily Brown and Barbara Sullivan" at Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine, in August.

Inga Kimberly Brown (BFA '14) has 4 pieces of work in a group exhibit entitled "Urgent Care" at the Colored Girls Museum in Philadelphia. The opening is September 8.

Alice K. Chung (Cert. '96) has a solo exhibition at Center on the Hill at Chestnut Hill in the month of September. Also she is exhibiting her work at the Philadelphia Sketch Club Open Juried Absolutely Abstract Exhibition and MCGOPA Exhibition at Rydal Park Gallery through September 5.

Rachel Constantine (Cert '03) has work included in the "Women Painting Women: In Earnest" traveling exhibition currently on view at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, Tennessee. This exhibition then travels to Texas A&M University gallery in October. Constantine also has work up currently at F.A.N. Gallery in Philadelphia and in the exhibition 'FAME' in the Alumni Gallery at PAFA.

Morris Docktor (Cert. '69) received an award in drawing at the 2017 Elarslie Museum open juried exhibition. Docktor has a pastel work in the Caldwell Park exhibition at Trenton City Museum through September 14.

John R. Dorchester's painting "Jersey Barn, Early Autumn" won First Place "Best Landscape" at the 2017 Philadelphia Sketch Club's Annual Small Paintings Juried Exhibit.

Maureen Drdak (BFA/Cert. '75) has an article on her Fulbright research and work in the September issue of SPACES Magazine, the leading magazine in the spheres of art, architecture and interior design in Nepal. Drdak has also been selected to present on her Fulbright research and work in Nepal in Fulbright's Annual Conference in Washington D.C. in November. 

Linda Fantuzzo (Cert. '73) has been granted $5,000 for the S.C. State Arts Commission Fellowship Award. Her series "The Accused," portraits of criminals based on their mug-shots, had been submitted for the award.

Donna Festa's (Cert. '87) painting titled "Happy Birthday Evie Smith" has become part of the permanent collection of the new Makeshift Museum in Los Angeles.

Glenn Harren's painting "Posing for Artist," oil on canvas 60" x 96" has been selected as a finalist in the Portraits/Figures category of The Artist's Magazine 34th Annual Art Competition.

David Katz (Cert. '12) has a solo exhibition, "David Katz The Sky Painter," on view at Allinson Gallery in West Chester. Reception on September 7, 5-7 p.m.

Warren Keyser (Cert '92) has an exhibition of recent work, "Cloud Impressions," on view at the 2nd Floor Art Gallery in Revere, Pennsylvania through November 27. Opening reception September 9, 6-9 p.m. Meet the Artist is scheduled for October 15 from 12-3 p.m.

Lauren A. Litwa (Cert.'84) has work in a Delaware Art Museum group exhibition with Assemblage Artists Collective through September 1; Art of the State 2017 at the State Museum in Harrisburg through September 10; at the PAFA Alumni Gallery Fellowship, where she received an Honorable Mention; and at Harrah's Casino Gallery for a group exhibition juried by John Shipman.

Kay Litz (Cert.'94) has been featured in an article in the August issue of "Colorado Central Magazine." PAFA is mentioned in the article.

Andrij Maday (Cert. '75) has an exhibit of 40 Paintings, Woodcuts and Giclees, "BOTANICA," on view September 1 to November 2 at the Urban Orchid in Cleveland, Ohio. Opening reception September 1, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Tilda Mann's (Cert. '12) painting "Still Life, Inauguration Day" is included in the Woodmere Annual Exhibition. Closing reception on September 4.

Nina F. Martino has an opening reception "Cityscapes of Philadelphia" at the Cosmopolitan Club on September 15.

Colleen O'Donnell (MFA '03) is participating in the invitational SculptureNow outdoor exhibition at The Mount, Edith Wharton home, in Lenox, Massachusetts, through October 31.

Ana Vizcarra Rankin (MFA '12) has one of her large world maps, "El Sur," on view at the Woodmere Art Museum's 76th Annual Juried Exhibition through September 4.

Meredith Rosier (MFA '96) exhibited two drawings June 3-August 19 in the Faculty Exhibition at The Woodstock School of Art, where she teaches Abstraction and Drawing. Her work is on view at The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Gallery, NYC, through September 14 and Beamesderfer Gallery in Highland Park, New Jersey, September 23 - November 18. She is curating an exhibition of abstract drawings entitled "Marked Differences" for Wired Gallery in High Falls, New York.

Dona Simons (Cert.) has work in the exhibition "Summer of Love" at the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens in Winter Park, Florida, through September 13. Albin Polasek was also a PAFA alum.

Joe Szimhart (Cert.'75) will exhibit and speak September 7 in the Penn State Perkins Student Center Auditorium, following the exhibition of selected artists in the Freyberger Gallery.

Zach Zecha's (MFA '15) work was selected for "Art of the State," an annual juried exhibition at The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, on view through September 10.

Treacy Ziegler (Cert. '89) will be exhibiting both sculpture and paintings at the Maier Museum of Art, 106th exhibition on contemporary American art: Carceral states, September 22 through December 15, Lynchburg, Virginia.


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