Kurt Freyer (MFA '09), Elizabeth Hoy (MFA '09) and Emilie Selden (MFA '09) are Exhibiting Together at Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

Kurt Freyer (MFA '09), Elizabeth Hoy (MFA '09) and Emilie Selden (MFA '09) have a show titled, The Pinch, which opens Friday October 14th, at the Fowler Arts Collective.  Freyer, Hoy and Selden will each be contributing new works that grapple with the consequnces of making art in a time of economic harsdship. 

For more information about The Pinch, please visit


The Pinch
On view:  Oct. 14-30, 2011
Opening Reception: Friday, Oct. 14, 6-9pm

Fowler Arts Collective
67 West Street, #216
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Zenas Hutchinson (MFA '13) Interviewed by 34th Street Magazine

Zenas Hutchinson (MFA '13) was recently interviewed by 34th Street Magazine.  This is the first in a series of interviews that the publication intends to conduct with Penn Design MFA candidates over the course of this semester.  To view the interview with Zenas Hutchinson, please visit:


Martha Rich (MFA '11) is Hosting a Studio Open House TODAY, Friday, September 30th

Chris Lawrence (MFA '10) Exhibiting at the Appendix Project Space, Portland, OR

    OPENS THIS WEEK:                             
   Chris Lawrence     

   Appendix Project Space      

    Thur, Sept 29  /  7:00 - 11:30PM                

    South alley between 26th & 27th Aves  /  off NE Alberta St  /  Portland, Oregon              




Kelsey Halliday Johnson (MFA '12) to Present at the Cumulus Denver Conference: From Understanding to Design and Back Again

Kelsey Halliday Johnson (MFA '12) will present her paper "Annals of the Present World: Contemporary Art as a Local and Global Document" at the Cumulus Denver Conference: From Understanding to Design and Back Again. Cumulus is the International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art and Design founded by The University of Art and Design in Helsinki and the Royal College of Art in London in 1990. Their biannual conference is being held in Denver from 9/29-10/2 with a focus on sustainability in art and design. Johnson's paper examines different approaches of contemporary artist-activists and their methodologies as they deal with topics of sustainability and globalization from both a local and global perspective. 

For more information about the festival, please visit, 


Kathy Rose, Previously a Visiting Artist at Penn Design, Exhibiting at the Performance Garage

Kathy Rose will be participating in the 10th Annual Motion Pictures Festival, put on by Philadelphia Dance Projects.  The event will feature experimental film and video, innovative shorts, documentaries and animations.  
Rose's contribution will be a Special Video Installation, titled “Vortex,”  which will be presented during intermission each night.  "Vortex" is intended as a dimensionally magical illusion, in which mesmerizing miniature world of the interior,  of thought, and meditation, integrating video with veils on a small “canvas” on which figures flow and drip in a universe of their own.

For more information about the festival, please visit, 

Kathy Rose’s new video “The Metaphysical Paintings“ can be seen at:

On View: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:30PM and 8:30PM and Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 6:30PM and 8PM
Location: The Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, Phila PA 19130
Admission is $10

Woohyun Shim (MFA '12) in Group Exhibition ay Modern Arts Midtown, Omaha, NE

Featuring distinctive fine art from local and regional contemporary artists, Modern Arts Midtown (MAM) is an extension of Modern Arts Midwest in Lincoln, Nebraska. This brand new gallery will provide the same high quality art and service that the first location was built on. Both galleries boast of an extensive collection of abstract and traditional art, painting, sculpture, photography, and textile.  Woohyun Shim (MFA '12) will be participating in a group show in this new space.
For more information on M A M and the show, please contact, info@modernartsmidwest.com or 402.502.8737 
Grand Opening: Friday, Sept. 16th, 6–10 p.m. 
Modern Arts Midtown   

3615 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE
Gallery hours Tue.–Th. 11–6 • Fri.–Sat. 11–8 or by app.


"Call it," second year MFA Exhibition to open tonight, Friday, September 16th

call it is an exhibition of the current second year MFA class.  It is both a reflection of the work that the thirteen students have produced over the last year, as well as a preview of what may come, as all thirteen proceed down their diverse and distinct paths towards thesis in May.  

The participating students include:

Sarah Anderson, Tra Bouscaren, Sarah Goffstein, Kelsey Halliday Johnson, Caitlin Lennon, Saori Morizumi, Yoorim Park, Erik Reinholdz, Chloe Isadora Reison, Meredith Sellers, Woohyun Shim, Mary Valverde and Mikey Winsor


call it
On View: September 16th-October 11th, 2011
Opening Reception: Friday, September 16th, 5:30-7:30pm

Charles Addams Gallery
University of Pennsylvania
200 S 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phillip Adams (MFA '06) in Solo Exhibition at Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia

Phillip Adams (MFA '06) is exhibiting a new series of paintings and drawings in his solo exhibition "Love at the Matterhorn," opening next Saturday, the 24th.  The Exhibition is on view until October 23rd.  

For more information about "Love at the Matterhorn" and about Phillip Adam's work, please visit,

 Love at the Matterhorn
On View: September 24th-October 23rd, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 24th, 6-8pm 
Seraphin Gallery
1108 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107



Jane Irish (Admin Fine Arts) is Exhibiting Ten Works in Group Show at Center for the Arts Asian Arts Gallery, Towson University, Maryland

Jane Irish is exhibiting ten of her pieces, a collection of vases and paintings, in a show titled THE ASIAN CONNECTION: ART IN A GLOBAL AGE.  The guest curator for this show is Professor J. Susan Isaacs, who willl be giving a talk on Saturday, September tenth, in conjunction with the opening recpetion.

For more information about the show and about Jane Irish's work, please visit


On View: September 8 – October 22
Opening RECEPTION AND CURATOR'S TALK: Saturday, September 10, 2011, 2:00—4:00 pm

Center for the Arts Asian Arts Gallery
Towson University
8000 York Road /Towson, Maryland
GALLERY HOURS Monday—Friday, 11 am to 4 pm; Saturday, 1 to 4 pm
Information: 410-704-2807 · www.towson.edu/asianarts

Admission is free and open to the public.


Jenny Perlin (Faculty) presents her film titled Leads, from her Perlin Papers series at Galerie M + R Fricke, Berlin

In her third solo exhibition, Jenny Perlin will be presenting her film Leads: one installment from a series eight films, which the Artist has titled the Perlin Papers. The film will be presented with drawings from the film as well as with other related works on paper.

For more information about the exhibition, as well as about Jenny Perlin's work, please view http://www.galeriefricke.de/index.htm

Jenny Perlin: Leads
16mm, b/w, sound, 6:10, 2009/transferred to DVD

On View: September 10 – September 29, 2011
Opening Reception: September 9, 5 – 9 pm

Galerie  M + R Fricke
Invalidenstr. 114
D 10115 Berlin-Mitte

Tel. +49 (0)30 - 283 53 45

Demetrius Oliver (MFA '04) in Solo Exhibition at D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York

Demetrius Oliver's (MFA '04) show titled Orrery opens this month at D'Amelio Terras Gallery in New York. This is Oliver's second solo gallery exhibition in New York.  

For more information about the show and about Oliver's Work, please view

Demetrius Oliver: Orrery

On View: September 8 – October 8
Opening Reception: September 8, 6-8pm

D'Amelio Terras
525 W 22nd St
New York, NY 10011
t 212 352 9460

Peter Alele (Staff), Stephen Grebinski (MFA '11), Pernot Hudson ('06), Brad LaMere (MFA '11), Yoorim Park (MFA '12) and Meredith Sellers (MFA '12) Accepted into the 215/610 Juried Drawing Exhibition for Regional Emerging Artists; Meredith Sellers granted Best of Show Award

UPenn Alumni Stephen Grebinski (MFA '11), Pernot Hudson (MFA '06) and Brad LaMere (MFA '11), along with Second Year MFA Candidates Yoorim Park (MFA '12) and Meredith Sellers (MFA '12) and staff member Peter Alele were recently accepted into the 215/610 Juried Drawing Exhibition for Regional Emerging Artists, to be held at the Gallery at Delaware County Community College.  The show was juried by Kate Kraczon, Curatorial Assistant at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.  Each of the artists selected by Kraczon will have three pieces on display.  Meredith Sellers (MFA '12) was granted the Best of Show Award for her body of work.  

For More Information on the Exhibition, please view 

215/610 Juried Drawing Exhibition for Regional Emerging Artists
On View: September 21 - October 28
Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 21, Time TBA

Delaware County Community College
901 South Media Line Road 
Media, PA 19063-1094