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Sean Robert FitzGerald, Mass, 2012
Graphite on board, 18 x 24 1/4 inches.

News post – Claes Oldenburg at the ABC Awards, Erin Murray’s solo NYC show, Judy Pfaff honored, Hidden City updates, opportunities and more!

News A special reception with Claes Oldenburg has been added to the schedule of events at the Arts and Business Council’s May 8 Awards Celebration. Join a small group of guests at Route 6 (next-door to Vie) for a meet-and-greet with Mr. Oldenburg from 4:30-5:30, before the celebration proper. The cost to attend includes admission to the VIP event as well as the Awards Celebration. Additionally, Oldenburg is having a show of his early street and store sculptures at MoMA — must see viewing.   Judy Pfaff, who among many other marvelous works has a major public art piece at ... More » »

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News post – Review Panel wraps up, Phila Sculptors and Globe get an ABC nod, Kevin Finklea in Amsterdam, opportunities and more!

News PAFA presents the fourth and final installment of The Review Panel Philadelphia on Wednesday, April 3, at 6pm. February’s edition attracted over 100 attendees, and this month’s promises discussions that are sure to entice people into the Hamilton Auditorium. The April panel of critics includes Jennie Hirsh, Katherine Rochester, and Robert Storr. The four local exhibitions, chosen by David Cohen and his panelists are JG: A Film Project by Tacita Dean at Arcadia University Art Gallery; Christine Hiebert at Gallery Joe; Joyce Robins: Ceramic Painting/Painted Ceramic at Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery; and White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart at the Institute of Contemporary Art. The panel discussions, for the uninitiated, run approximately 90 minutes and ... More » »

"Catagenesis," last year's site-specific installation series by Philadelphia Sculptors, one of this year's Knight Challenge nominees.

News post – Philly’s Knight Arts noms, A&BC Awards approach, Dona Nelson at Callicoon, opportunities and more!

News We’re not at the finish line yet, but this is turning out to be a banner year for visual arts in the Knight Arts Challenge: of the 69 finalists, you’ll find included InLiquid, Philadelphia Sculptors, David Guinn, BAJ Design, Theresa Rose, Vox Populi and Grizzly Grizzly. The full list includes many more of our fav. Good on all of you! The full list of finalists, selected from over 1,200 applicants and their project ideas, is available online at the Knight Foundation.  The Arts & Business Council wants to enlist you in determining the award recipients for the A&BC Awards Celebration ... More » »

The work of Robert Glebe, Guild member.

News post – MFA shows, Possible Projects packs up, craft on the radio, horror at PhilaMOCA, and more!

News The Delaware Art Museum’s Centennial juried show is not until October, but the Museum has released the entire list of artists who have been selected, including many from Pennsylvania. Congratulations to all!  The museum used to host biennial regional exhibitions that were much admired.  We hope this juried exhibition revitalizes the regional biennial, which is missed. Juror John Ravenal says, of the selection: “The 1,300 artworks submitted online by nearly 450 applicants covered a wide range of media, styles, and abilities. There were accomplished senior artists, emerging talents, and probably some Sunday hobbyists. There was painting, sculpture, installation art, video, ... More » »