Marc Blumthal (MFA '10), Pernot Hudson (MFA '06), and Matt Neff (MFA '05) Exhibit at Projects Gallery, Philadelphia

Projects Gallery, Philadelphia
Marc Blumthal (MFA '10), Pernot Hudson (MFA '06), and Matt Neff (MFA '05), will exhibit work at Projects Gallery, Philadelphia.  Projects Gallery partnered with the Brandywine Workshop to present Fresh Impressions, which draws attention to the breadth and depth of printmaking talent and innovative, new approaches. The combined efforts of local institutions and artists demonstrate the prominence of Philadelphia in the global field of printmaking.

Guest jurors Raphael Damast, Exhibitions Director, Taller Puertorriqueño; Rick De Coyte, co-founder, Silicon Gallery; Shelley Langdale, Associate Curator of Prints, Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Elizabeth F. Spungen, Executive Director, The Print Center reviewed some 350 works from around the world.  They selected 31 artists and more than 40 works that encompass a wide range of styles and media. 

  Other selected artists include:  Audrey Anastasi, Jean Burdick, Victoria Burge, Caitlin Cass, Nick Cassway, Tiberiu Chelcea, Kip Deeds, Kay Healy, Virginia Holmes, Marcus Howell, June Julian, NFN Kalyan, Joanna Kidd, Louise Kohrman, Katie Murken, Alexis Nutini, José A. Ortiz Pagán, Serena Perrone, Johnny Plastini, Thomas Pontone, Jenny Robinson, Jason Scuilla, Sarah Smelser, Shirley Steele, Hester Stinnett, Lenore Thomas, Eli VandenBerg, and Manuel Vermeire.

Fresh Impressions
will run 10.05 - 10.27.12 with a First Friday reception 10.05 from 6-9 PM. 

Projects Gallery
629 N. 2nd St.


Please visit www.marcblumthal.com, www.pernothudson.com, and mattneffonline.com for more information on their work.


mari jaye blanchard (MFA '05) Screens Animation at Philadelphia Film and Animation Festival

Bullets for Breakfast, mari jaye blanchard
mari jaye blanchard (MFA '05) will screen her animation Bullets for Breakfast at the Philadelphia Film and Animation Festival (PFAF).  Now in its seventh year, festival jurors received over 400 film entries from around the world. Bullets for Breakfast will be presented as part of the Shorts Showcase 6: Animation Apocalypse! beginning at 7:30 p.m. on 09.27.12.

PFAF runs from 09.27.12 --09.30.12. Bullets for Breakfast will be screening at:
International House Philadelphia Theater
3701 Chestnut Street

Please visit http://www.projecttwenty1.com/festival/pfaf and www.marijayeblanchard.com for more information.

Kelsey Halliday Johnson (MFA '12) Exhibits at Dow Visual Arts Gallery, Interlochen, MI

Dow Visual Arts Gallery, Interlochen Center for the Arts
Kelsey Halliday Johnson (MFA '12) will show work in the Interlochen Faculty Exhibition in Interlochen, Michigan.  The exhibit is part of the Information, Space, and Time Symposium taking place at Interlochen. The show also features the work of Melinda Zacher Ronayne, Director of the Visual Art department, Amy Long, Patty Smith, Jenny Boudreault, and Diane Dorn. 

Interlochen Faculty Exhibition runs from 09.21.12 -- 10.19.12.

Dow Visual Arts Gallery 
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen, Michigan
For more information, please visit www.interlochen.org or www.kelseyhalliday.com


Ivanco Talevski (MFA '08) Exhibits Work at Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

Ivanco Talevski (MFA '08) was selected to participate in the Printmaking Invitational at Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA.  The exhibition was curated by KU professor Evan Summer.

The show includes work by Michael Goro, Richard Hricko, Frances Jetter, Endi Poskovic, Rosalyn Richards, Rostislav Spitkovsky, Rochelle Toner and Bruce Waldman.

The Printmaking Invitational runs from 09.06.12 -- 10.05.12 and can be viewed at:

Marlin and Regina Miller Art Gallery
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
15200 Kutztown Road
Kutztown, PA


To view more of Talevski's work, please visit http://www.ivancotalevski.com.


Mohammadreza Mirzaei (MFA '14) Exhibits Work in Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Switzerland

Mohammadreza Mizaei, The Encounters, 2007–2008
Mohammadreza Mirzaei (MFA '14) has been selected to participate in the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography in Switzerland.  The works that have been brought together under the theme of “see and be seen” explore photography’s ambivalent dialogue with the voyeuristic and exhibitionist gaze.This 16th edition of the festival shows various aspects of the intrusive gaze that is inherent to photography.

Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography runs from 09.07.12 --09.30.12.

Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography
Seevorstadt 71
2502 Biel


For more information on the show and Mirzaei, please visit
 http://2012.jouph.ch/en/exhibitions.178/se-and-be-seen.211.html  or www.mrmirzaei.com


Ceaphas Stubbs (MFA '13) in Group Show at Eponymy, Brooklyn

Ceaphas Stubbs, Apparition Reclined No. 2
Photographs by Ceaphas Stubbs (MFA '13) will be included in the group show Works at Eponymy in Brooklyn. Works presents various two-dimensional work from seven artists located throughout the country.  The exhibition explores the cross-section of experimentation, abstraction and a sensibility to move beyond conventions in both art and society.

Works was curated by Amani Olu and also includes the work of Conor Backman, Teresa Christiansen, Melanie Flood, Thomas Jackson, Anthony Smith, and Julia Staples.

Works opening reception will be on 09.12.12 from 7-9 pm.  The show runs through 08.31.13.

466 Bergen Street
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY


UPenn Professor Joshua Mosley to Lecture at Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

Martha Colburn, Myth Labs (animation still)
UPenn Animation Professor and Department Chair Joshua Mosley will lecture on the history of animation and his own stop motion work on Thursday, September 13 at 5 pm in the Bozorth Hall Theatre at Rowan University.  

The lecture is part of the exhibition Harsh Realities which examines the resilience of the human spirit.  Professor Mosley co-curated  the show with Jenn Thwing, Associate Professor of Art at Rowan University and Mary Salvante, Gallery and Exhibitions Program Director at Rowan.  Artists included in Harsh Realities are Martha Colburn, Eric Dyer, Laura Heit, Jennifer Levonian, Mickey Please, Allison Schulnik, Stacey Steers, Christopher Sullivan, and Karen Yasinsky.

Harsh Realities runs from 09.04.12 -- 10.06.12. 

Rowan University Art Gallery
Lower level of Westby Hall 
Route 322 
Glassboro, NJ



MFA Class of 2013 Exhibition at Charles Addams Gallery, UPenn

The MFA class of 2013 will present new work in the exhibition I Don't Question the Things You Do Anymore. Included in the show will be works by:
Stephanie Cheng
Caroline Claflin
Orlando de la Garza
Mark Dilks
Tara Fadenrecht
Elisa Gabor
Laine Godsey
Zenas Hutcheson
Christina Kerns
Alex Nguyen
Daniel Oliva
Jacob Rivkin
Matthew Segotta
Minmin Shi
Ceaphas Stubbs
Sarah Tortora
Toisha Tucker
Cristina Tufino Palmer
Tara White

I Don't Question the Things You Do Anymore will be on view from 09.14 – 9.27.12.  An opening reception will be held 09.14.12 from 5 – 7 pm at

Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery
200 South 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

For more information, contact fine-art@design.upenn.edu or visit www.pennexhibitions.com

Sarah Tortora (MFA '13) and Heather Ramsdale (MFA '10) Exhibit at DCCC, Marple Campus, DE

Sarah Tortora's (MFA'13) and Heather Ramsdale (MFA '10) sculptures have been juried into 215/610 Sculpture Exhibition at the Delaware County Community College.  Sid Sachs, Director of Exhibitions at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, was invited to be the guest juror for this year's exhibition.  Other selected artists include: Jim Biglan, Piper Brett, Robin Brewer, Jackie Brown, Sarah Gersbach, Elizabeth Hamilton, Corrina Mehiel, Nathaniel Mell, and Ashley Rodriguez Reed.

215/610 Juried Sculpture Exhibition runs from 8.30.12 – 9.21.12.
DCCC, Marple Campus
Building: Academic Bldg
Room Number: Art Gallery | Room 2305