Adam Lovitz, CE Instructor
Deciding where to head on First Friday? Planning your next gallery hop? Each month, Continuing Education faculty member Adam Lovitz will curate a selection of new and current exhibitions and happenings each month.
GEISTDENKENHEIT: AN INSTALLATION BY TYLER KLINE
EKG: Esther Klein Gallery
Runs through March 25, 2017
IMAGES FROM THE FLOATING WORLD: THE WORKS OF CLAES GABRIEL AND TYLER WILKINSON
University City Arts League
February 24 - March 24, 2017
Patricia Shields is a Philadelphia based photographer and UArts Digital Photography Certificate candidate whose work documents and preserves silent moments in time. Her recent photographs take iconic maximum high-security federal prison Alcatraz (San Francisco, CA) as subject.
Americans have long been transfixed by the brutality that took place inside the walls of Alcatraz, and fascinated with the notorious inhabitants imprisoned there. These images of the shuttered, famously inescapable penitentiary capture the ominous mood of isolation and confinement still present today. Light streams through windows—a sort of prisoner’s cinema—onto the crumbling paint of another era.
View images from Patricia Sheilds' Capstone Exhibition down below (click the images to advance the slideshow).
The four artists of Paperscapes explore the possibilities of paper as a medium that straddles the divide between the analog past of print and our current digital age. Using a mixture of traditional and experimental techniques, these artists create immersive environments that challenge our traditional understanding of paper as simply a vehicle for the printed word. Incorporating light, shadow, sound, and texture, the works of Paperscapes respond to the architectural setting of the Art Alliance, transforming its turn-of-the-century domestic interior into an otherworldly space.
Susan White will be teaching Prints + Books: A Crash Course this Spring! To view the official press release for Paperscapes, go here.
There are still seats available in our March course offerings. Special offer to current students: 20% off tuition if you sign up for an additional course this semester! Check them out:
Instructor: Cynthia Willits
See our full course catalog HERE.
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