The art world needs a grapevine. We provide one each week in our news roundups.
We curate the news each week to reveal the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia. We find the latest job/exhibition/funding opportunities and important tidbits about Philadelphia art and artists and keep you up to date with what’s cooking.
Artblog favorite, Abigail DeVille, is featured in a great-sounding survey show of art by women at Hauser Wirth and Schimmel, Los Angeles. http://hauserwirthschimmel.com/exhibition/
Congratulations to Artist/filmmaker Ted Passon, one of 51 2016 Artists in Residence at The Headlands http://www.headlands.org/2016-awardees/ http://www.pcah.us/people/ted_passonRead More
“Its an 18 month residency with furnished housing and utilities provided, along with a $1,000/month stipend, and a separate working budget for exhibitions and programs. Potential teaching opportunities with partnering academic institutions are an additional possibility….The application deadline is November 30th.Read More
New Writers House at Rutgers-Camden – The ribbon cutting’s today at 305 Cooper St., extensively renovated to house the English Department and MFA program in creative writing. First floor will be a programming space. “Historically known as the Henry Genet Taylor House, the structure, originally built in 1885, was designed by renowned Philadelphia architect Wilson Eyre Jr. in the style of American Queen Anne Revival. In 1989, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places…”Read More
Philly Public Art Guidebook debuts! (Now how about a guidebook for the rest of the art scene…galleries, museums, alternative hot spots.) – The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy has released “A Guide to Philadelphia’s Public Art” – It’s online, too, in a nice flip-through edition.Read More
“My time at PAFA and in Philadelphia, which has a vibrant and supportive arts community, has been truly wonderful,” Dr. Cozzolino noted. “However, I am thrilled to return to the Midwest where I grew up and to collaborate with my new colleagues at Mia.Read More
From the friendly folks at RAIR – RAIR’s 2016 Residency program is open for applications. Like to work with recycled materials? This is the motherlode calling you. More information on the application here List of 2015 residents and images of their work at the website. RAIRPhillyRead More
Dear people, here are some activities that are very worth your while. Consider getting out there and doing one or more of them–an art event might make your day a little lighter. You never know until you try it.Read More
Via Jennifer Levonian. OOF collective has organized a multi-artist screening of animated shorts Sat. Oct. 24, 7PM at the Gershman Y, University of the Arts, 401 S. Broad St. The screening is free and will project the work of 19 animators from around the world.The theme of the showing, titled Invisible Ink, is the small and overlooked inner lives of things. The screening lasts around one hour.Read More
Sherman Fleming’s art is personal, performative and quietly confrontational. Amazing, actually. Recently, Fleming said, he did a public art piece in Brooklyn that riffed on those offensive yard jockeys.Read More
Two programs from ICA in conjunction with their current and outstanding shows – Becky Suss and Christopher Knowles Run, do not walk, to see these shows. Here’s the programs:
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6:30PM at ICA, The two who co-curated the Knowles exhibit, writer, commentator Hilton Als and Senior Curator Anthony Elms will talk about the organizing the show, and about Knowles.Read More
Two from Artblog and The St. Claire! We are partnering with The Print Center as part of their 100th birthday celebration. We’re producing two events–an art writing workshop and a Live Review Panel, the debut of a new program in which we convene artists and writers to talk about shows and issues in the community.Read More
The Icebox says — You Can Curate! You Can Curate is a project by the curating team that run the Icebox Project Space, Tim Belknap and Ryan McCartney. They want you to come to the Grey Area at Crane Arts (outside the Icebox) and use the 10ft x 20ft scale model and the materials they’ve provided for you to create your own suggested installation for the big box itself (500 sq. ft.)Read More