Published: March 20, 2007
Galleries are usually open Tuesdays through Saturdays; please call the gallery for exact days and hours. Receptions are denoted with Reception
222 GALLERY , 222 Vine St., 215-873-0750. THE EVOLVING DRAWING, Features student work from the visual studies course at the University of Pennsylvania. Second-year graduate students in architecture focus on drawing with digital tools. Runs through March 30.
3RD STREET GALLERY , 58 N. 2nd St., 215-625-0993. COME TO MY PARTY, Features the wild and humorous paintings of Marcie Feldman, in which she draws from childhood imagination. Runs through April 1. MARGE PETERSON, Features the artist's paintings, in which she depicts surrealist atmospheres. Runs through April 1.
AIRSPACE , 4013 Chestnut St., 215-694-8719. JENNIFER FERRELL: MOVIMIENTO, Features paintings, drawings and sculpture. Runs through April 7.
APHRODITE GALLERY , 704 S. 5th St., 2nd floor, 215-829-4986. VIBRANT NUDES ON POLYPROPYLENE, Features the paintings of Mina Smith-Segal. Runs through March 31.
ART AROUND GALLERY , 2011 Chestnut St., 215-972-1644. EXACTA: MAX MADDOX AND THERESA ROSE, Features recent drawings, video, collage, sculpture and painting conjuring the spirit of the race. Runs through April 15.
ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA GALLERY , 1622 Chestnut St., 215-246-3302. PORTRAITS, Features animation, watercolors, photorealist drawings and storyboards by Eve Okupniak. Runs through March 25. STUDENT ART SHOW, Features works in traditional and new media by Art Institute students. Runs through March 25.
ART STAR GALLERY AND BOUTIQUE , Liberties Walk, 1030 N. 2nd St., unit 301, 215-238-1557. HEIDI KENNEY: EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK, Features the artist's plush take on everyday items, as well as new woodblock paintings and embroidery, all based upon the theme of the kitchen. Runs through March 25.
ARTHUR ROSS GALLERY , University of Pennsylvania, 220 S. 34th St., 215-898-4401. DRAMATIC IMPRESSIONS, Features Japanese theater prints from the Gilbert Luber Collection. Runs through May 6. Reception Fri., March 23, 5-8pm. ( Reception )
ARTISTS' HOUSE GALLERY , 57 N. 2nd St., 215-923-8440. EMERGING ARTISTS' EXHIBIT, Features paintings, drawings and sculpture by 18 artists, including Marjorie Russel, Jesse Whitacre, Joseph Lozano, Sean Taylor and Daria Zolatareva. Runs through April 1.
ARTWORKS , 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, NJ, 609-394-9436. MEL LEIPZIG: PORTRAIT OF A COLLEGE, Features the artist's recent realist paintings depicting life at Mercer County Community College. Runs through April 7.
B SQUARE GALLERY , 614 S. 9th St., 215-625-0692. HEATHER BRYSON, ROMY BURKUS AND MEGAN "VERB" KARGHTER, Features painting on silk, printmaking, drawings and paintings by the artists. Runs through April 14.
BAHDEEBAHDU , 309 Cherry St., 215-627-5002. WARREN + WARREN, Features the works of Warren Holzman of Iron Studio, as well as Warren Muller's "One-Liners" sculpture. Runs through April 4.
BALANCE GALLERY , 112 S. 20th St., 215-751-0344. A NEW LEAF, Features works by Montgomery County artist Carole Phy Blankemeyer. Runs through March 31.
BOROWSKY GALLERY , 401 S. Broad St., 215-545-4400. FINISH/LINE, Features paintings that incorporate linear and fully painted elements. Artists include Matt Curius, Gina Triplett, John Gibbons, Isobel Sollenberger, Anne Krinsky and Rebecca Rutstein. Runs through April 13.
BRIDGETTE MAYER GALLERY , 709 Walnut St., 215-413-8893. CHRIS LYONS: TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY DEGREES, Features a memorial exhibition of the artist's work from 2006, including large, ambitiously-scaled paintings of abstract and fantastic worlds. Runs through March 24.
CANTOR FITZGERALD GALLERY , Whitehead Campus Center, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, 610-896-1287. THE PENNSYLVANIA LANDSCAPE: COLONIAL TO CONTEMPORARY, Features paintings, photographs, prints and ceramics collected from museums, private collections and institutions all over the state; they depict Pennsylvania from its first European settlement to present day. Runs through April 1.
CEREAL ART , 149 N. 3rd St., 215-627-5060. INKY TOYS AFFINITAS, Features works on paper by 31 artists from Berlin, Hamburg, London and Paris. Runs through April 14.
CLAY STUDIO , 139 N. 2nd St., 215-925-3453. FLOWER POWER: VESSELS OF CONTAINMENT, Features a group exhibition of vases from simple, porcelain forms to wild, manipulated shapes. Artists include Christa Assad, Malcolm Davis, Sanam Emami, Suze Lindsay, Joyce Nagata and Bruce Winn. Runs through April 15. MARGE MARGULIES: NEW WORK, Features the artist's ceramics fluid, vibrant compositions which serve as centerpieces. Runs through April 1. MATT TOWERS: CATASTASIS, Features the artist's porcelain vases, which he accents by twisting and braiding the porcelain to resemble outrageous hair styles. Runs through April 1.
DARLINGTON ARTS CENTER , 977 Shavertown Rd., Boothwyn, 610-358-3632. EXQUISITE NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY, Features images by Greg Gemberling, who captures beauty in its natural form in local and exotic locations. Runs through March 28.
DEEP SLEEP , 54 N. 3rd St., 215-351-9124. CARINA ROMANO, Features photographs by the local artist. Runs through March 31.
DOWNSTARES GALLERY AT FRUGAL FRAMES , 1234 Pine St., 215-772-1150. RA FRIEDMAN: IMAGES OF WOMEN, Features photographs by the artist, who uses expired Polaroid film (some frozen for more than 30 years ago) and a 1950 Graflex press camera and lets chance, age, temperature and humidity have their way with his works. Runs through Nov. 30.
E.M. ADAMS GALLERY , 19 N. Main St., New Hope, 215-862-5667. PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES AND PRINTS, Features the artwork of Ed Adams. Ongoing.
ESTHER M. KLEIN ART GALLERY , University City Science Center, 3600 Market St., 215-966-6188. ART & SCIENCE XXII: PANORAMAS AND OTHER CIRCULAR STORIES, Features Roderick Coover's six looped video works incorporating layered photographs, audio, language and manipulated video recordings. His pieces examine the themes of travel, time and technology. Runs through March 31.
F.A.N. GALLERY , 221 Arch St., 215-922-5155. JESSE J. GARDNER: EDGE CITY, Features new paintings by the artist. Runs through March 31.
FALLING COW GALLERY , 732 S. 4th St., 215-627-4625. PEOPLETIME 2005, Features an installation of 100 paintings by Tim Bowen, depicting various national and international events of 2005. Bowen juxtaposes images from People and Time magazines, highlighting the superficiality of pop culture and the sobering reality of social and political situations. Runs through March 31.
GALLERY 1401 , 221 S. Broad St., 14th floor, 215-717-6300. MICHAEL MARSHALL: NATURAL HISTORIES, Features works by the artist which explore the intersection of scientific investigative processes and left brain intuition and emotions. Runs through April 6.
GALLERY 339 , 339 S. 21st St., 215-731-1530. QI: JUSTIN GUARIGLIA AND ZOE CHEN, Features the artists' photographs, which portray the practice of kung fu as practiced for more than 1500 years by Buddhist monks of the Shaolin Temple in China. Guariglia and Chen seek to depict the nature of kung fu as both a physical act and an act of meditation. Runs through May 5.
GALLERY JOE , 302 Arch St., 215-592-7752. LYNNE WOODS TURNER, Features the artist's recent drawings, in which she studies lines, curves, circles and other elemental forms. Runs through April 28.
GALLERY SIANO , 309 Arch St., 215-629-2940. SEONG LAN KIM, Features the artist's paintings from 1986 to 2006. Runs through March 31.
GLOUCESER COUNTY COLLEGE ART GALLERY , Gloucester County College, 1400 Tanyard Rd., Sewell, NJ, 856-415-2236. THE PERSONAL PICTURE PLANE, Features the paintings of Ellen Abraham, Jim Brossy, Aurora Deshauteurs, Carol Taylor-Kearney, Richard Elzo Dunn, Jessica Makin and DeSalvor Masi, as well as the stained glass of Ken Cabot. Runs through April 20.
GROSS MCCLEAF GALLERY , 127 S. 16th St., 215-665-8138. THE FAINT EDGE OF THE WORLD, Features new paintings by Susan Ziegler. Runs through April 7. LEAP OF FAITH, Features new bronze sculptures by Mark Pettegrow. Runs through April 7.
HUSTON GALLERY , 100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester, 610-696-5600. LAURA BARTON: CONTINUUM, Features the oil landscape paintings of the artist. Runs through March 30.
INDIGO ARTS , 153 N. 3rd St., 215-922-4041. IGNACIO FLETES CRUZ: NICARAGUAN PRIMITIVISTA PAINTER, Features paintings by the artist. Runs through March 31.
JAMES OLIVER GALLERY , 723 Chestnut St., 4th floor, 215-923-1242. HOT FOR JOG, Features a group show of hot process media, including a variety of glass techniques, fine and forged metals. Runs through April 10.
JMS GALLERY , 8236 Germantown Ave., 215-248-4649. SALVATORE CERCEO, PAVEL EFREMOFF AND ROBERT MELZMUF, Features figurative sculptures made of bronze, wood and found objects by Cerceo and Efremoff, as well as abstract expressionist paintings by Melzmuf. Runs through March 24.
KAMIN GALLERY , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut St., 215-898-7088. EQUUS UNBOUND: FAIRMAN ROGERS AND THE AGE OF THE HORSE, Features materials from the Fairman Rogers Collection of Books, examining the expanding role of the horse in 19th-century industrial America. Rogers was a Philadelphia engineer, Penn professor, horseman and art patron whose collection of books on horses comprises more than 1,000 titles from the 16th century through the 20th century. Runs through June 15.
KNAUER GALLERY , West Chester University Performing Arts Center, 817 High St., West Chester, 610-436-2755. FACULTY EXHIBIT, Features works by the faculty of the deparment of art. Runs through March 30.
LANGMAN GALLERY , 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove Park, 215-657-8333. WILLIAM ROBBINS: WOODWORKS, Features original furniture designs by the Delaware Valley craftsman. Runs through March 31.
LARRY BECKER CONTEMPORARY ART , 43 N. 2nd St., 215-925-5389. THE TWO AND THE ONE, Features new paintings by Jon Poblador. Runs through March 24.
LINEAGE GALLERY , 21 N. 2nd St., 215-928-0980. CITIZEN DANDY CAIN, Features Sean Christopher's works, which expose the viewer to uncharted territories and enigmatic characters. Runs through April 8. SOMBER BEGINNINGS, Features Shawn Barber's paintings of doll characters. Runs through April 8.
LIST GALLERY , Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, 610-328-7811. MICHAEL ANANIAN: TWO VOICES, Features the artist's narrative figure paintings and drawings, arranged chronologically to tell the story of a man and woman preparing to meet. Runs through April 7.
LORENZO HOMAR GALLERY , 2721 N. 5th St., 215-426-3311. GINA ECHEVERRY: RECENT WORKS, Features the artist's paintings and three-dimensional works, in which she focuses on the varied cultural expressions of the African Diaspora in Latin America, as well as the permanent struggle of women seeking fulfillment in that society. Runs through April 14.
MANAYUNK ART CENTER , 419 Green Ln., 215-482-3363. AMONG THE TREES, Features paintings and photographs of trees and forests in Fairmount Park by award-winning commercial photographer Shelly Roseman. Runs through March 25.
MASON GROSS GALLERIES , Rutgers University, 33 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, NJ, 732-932-9360. M.F.A. THESIS GROUP III, Features painting, drawing, sculpture, video and installation by eight MFA students at Mason Gross. Artists include Chip Allen, Becky Blosser, Paul Gillis, Wonder Koch, Ben Malloway, Hugo F. Perez, Brian Ross and Amy Squires. Runs through March 30.
MCKINNEY GALLERY , S. Church St., West Chester, 610-436-2755. JACK JACK AND THE NATIVE BLUE SANDWICH, Features Brett Walker's video production on three gallery walls. Runs through April 6. RIGHT OFF THE BAT, Features former professor Mitch Lyons' clay monoprints and ceramic vessels. Runs through April 6. ALUMNI WORKS, Features graphic design by Ryan Aungst, ceramic mosaics by Rhoda Kahler and mixed media by Donna Maska. Runs through April 6. MITCH LYONS, Features the artist's abstract clay monoprints, works loaded with vibrant layers of color. Runs through April 6.
MIDLANTIC GALLERY ARTS CONSORTIUM , 19 N. 7th St., 2nd floor, Perkasie, 215-453-1208. CONTRAST, Features works by Barbara Zietchick and John Kreuzer. Runs through March 24.
MIDWIVES GALLERY , 722 Sansom St., 215-771-2609. GROWING LOVE: CHRISTIANA KUGEL, Features the artist's paintings and drawings, in which she creates dreamlike worlds blending images of the body and nature. Runs through April 7.
MONSOON GALLERY , 11 E. 3rd St., Bethlehem, 610-866-6600. FATHER AND DAUGHTER SHOW: JOHN AND KARLA STINGER, Features John's impressionist oil paintings of landscapes and Karla's modern, abstract acrylic paintings. Runs through April 4.
MUSE GALLERY , 52 N. 2nd St., 215-627-5310. BEN COHEN: DIMENSIONS 1 2 3 4, Features the artist's paintings of various tools set against abstract color fields. Cohen juxtaposes his paintings with the tools themselves, exploring the idea that the first sign of a species' intelligence is its use of tools. Runs through March 25.
OFF THE WALL GALLERY , Dirty Frank's Bar, 13th & Pine sts., 215-732-5010. THE 3RD ANNUAL MARY LIZ MEMORIAL MASTERS EXHIBITION, Features assemblage art by Wayne Urffer and paintings by Raphael Tiberino. Runs through March 30.
PAGEANT , 607 Bainbridge St., 215-925-1535. ALL ALONE IN THE ELECTRO MAGNETIC SPHERE, Features the drawings and paintings of Sarah Gamble. Runs through April 8.
PEGGY LEWIS GALLERY , Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lily St., Lambertville, NJ, 609-397-0275. WOMEN & COOKBOOKS: IN THE KITCHEN IN THE 1940S, Features Kirby Fredendall's paintings and assemblages of vintage cookbooks. Runs through April 10.
PENTIMENTI GALLERY , 145 N. 3rd St., 215-625-9990. JACKIE TILESTON: EVERYTHING, IN YOUR FAVOR, Features colorful abstract paintings by the artist, drawing inspiration from the cultures and patterns of countries such as India and China. Runs through April 28. KAY HWANG, Features the oil pencil drawings on denril, in which simple repetitive shapes are built up into complex, geometric forms. Runs through April 28.
PHILADELPHIA FOUNDATION'S COMMUNITY ART GALLERY , 1234 Market St., Ste.1800, 215-563-6417. EL CORAZON CULTURAL DEL BARRIO: THE CULTURAL HEART OF EL BARRIO, Features more than 40 paintings, prints and sculptures produced by local Latino artists working with Taller Puertorriqueno. Runs through May 1.
PHILADELPHIA SKETCH CLUB , 235 S. Camac St., 215-545-7140. ART OF THE FLOWER, Features an exhibition of two- and three-dimensional works on the theme of flowers to complement the annual Philadelphia Flower Show. Runs through March 24.
PII GALLERY , 242 Race St., 215-592-1022. VANISHING PROFESSIONS: PHOTOGRAPHY OF JANUSZ SZCZOTKA, Features 150 of the artist's photographs, in which he depicts weavers, lace makers, sculptors, blacksmiths, potters, millers, gunsmiths and other artisans engaged in professions disappearing in a modernized world. Runs through March 25.
PRINT CENTER , 1614 Latimer St., 215-735-6090. DANIEL HEYMAN: ABU GHRAIB DETAINEE INTERVIEW PROJECT, Features two editions of Heyman's prints, portraits of Abu Ghraib prison detainees, whom he saw interviewed during his travels to Amman and Istanbul. Runs through May 5. BOOKS: PHOTOGRAPHIC SEQUENCES, Features works by Ditta Baron Hoeber. Runs through May 5. JAMES STOGDILL: DREAM, Features the artist's black-and-white photography. Runs through May 5.
PROJECTS GALLERY , 629 N. 2nd St., 267-303-9652. ALTERED LANDSCAPES, Features landscape paintings that present disparate visions of the world, real and imagined. Artists include Douglas Wirls, Frank Hyder, Nic Coviello, Steve Cope, Tom Brady and Henry Bermudez. Runs through April 1.
RINCLIFFE GALLERY , Drexel University, 32nd & Chestnut sts., 215-895-0480. AFRICAN ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. GEORGE L. STARKS, JR., Features statues, sculpture, masks, musical instruments and other art objects from Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Mali and Rwanda. Runs through March 30.
ROSENWALD GALLERY , Penn Library, 6th floor, 3420 Walnut St., 215-573-8280. THE ART OF REINVENTION, Features the works of Franz Werfel and Kinga Araya, two artists whose political exile occurred exactly 50 years apart. Runs through April 13.
ROSENWALD-WOLF GALLERY , 320 S. Broad St., 215-717-6480. RADICAL MODERNISM: DAN FRIEDMAN, Features the works of Friedman, one of a group of designers who popularized new wave typography in the 1970s. His exhibit is part of the 40th anniversary of graphic design at UArts. Runs through April 8.
SALON DES AMIS GALLERY , 2321 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern, 610-647-6010. FLOWER SHOW, Features paintings, sculpture and photography on the theme of flowers by artists Robert Bohne, Hugo Hsu, Martin Pieczonka, Judy Jarvis, Joan Frain and more. Runs through April 14.
SAM QUINN GALLERY , 4501 Spruce St., 267-408-5769. SCARS OF TIME, Features the stark and provocative drawings and paintings of Chester County artist John Cartwright. Runs through April 22.
SANDE WEBSTER GALLERY , 2006 Walnut St., 215-636-9003. LEE LIPPMAN: THE BANNER PAINTINGS, Features oil/encaustic landscape paintings on paper. Runs through March 28. STEVEN J. MARTIN: AESTHETIC ARREST, Features urban and country landscape paintings. Runs through March 28.
SERAPHIN GALLERY , 1108 Pine St., 215-923-7000. MICHAEL GOLDBERG: RECENT WORKS, Features the recent paintings of this second-generation abstract expressionist. Runs through April 1.
SITE AND ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOP , 105 N. Watts St., 215-636-0677. GREATER GOOD, Features the work of nine installation artists, architects and designers. Runs through April 14. Opening reception Fri., March 23, 6-10:30pm. ( Reception )
SOL MEDNICK GALLERY , 211 S. Broad St., 15th floor, 215-717-6300. PATRICK NAGATANI: CHROMATHERAPY, Features cinematic photographs exploring the psychological and medicinal effects of colored light. Runs through April 16.
SPACE 1026 , 1026 Arch St., 2nd floor, 215-574-7630. HANDJOB, Features the work of local artists who replicated (by hand) objects that are typically mass-produced. Runs through March 30.
SPP GALLERIES , 800 River Rd., Conshohocken, 610-292-6048. A WOMAN'S WORK, Features paintings, collage, jewelry, textiles, photography and sculptural installation, all examples of a "woman's work," i.e., the art she creates. The exhibition is a collaborative effort of Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists and A Mother's Cooperative in the Arts. Runs through April 8. Artists' reception Sat., March 24, 5-8pm. ( Reception )
ST. JOSEPH'S UNIVERSITY GALLERY , Boland Hall, 21 Lapsley Lane at City Ave., 610-660-1840. SARAH KAUFMAN: PHOTOGRAPHY, Features the artist's selenium-toned prints of nudes, their bodies intertwining to present an almost abstract composition. Runs through March 28.
STOCKTON ART GALLERY , Jim Leeds Rd., Room H113, Pomona, NJ, 609-652-4566. THE ORIGINAL ART, Features a juried exhibition sponsored by the Society of Illustrators, including 50 books and their 50 original illustrations. Runs through March 31.
STRATASPHERE , 1854 Germantown Ave., 215-235-4726. THE PROGRESS OF PROCESS, Features works in progress, including paintings by David Foss, wax and mixed media by Michelle Marcuse, and textiles by Kathryn Pannepacker. Runs through April 28. Opening reception Sat., March 24, 5-7pm. ( Reception )
TEMPLE GALLERY , 259 N. Third St., 215-925-7379. MFA THESIS EXHIBITIONS, Features a series of one-person shows in a full range of media: painting, printmaking, glass, fibers, graphic design and more. Artists include Jacquelyn Strycker, Dini Yang, Marco Phillips, Asuka Goto, Rachel A. Chambers, Ivette Spradlin, Chad States and more students from the Tyler School of Art. Runs through May 19. JOSEPH BORELLI: MACHOISME, Features the artist's carved polystyrene sculptures, in which he creates figures that ressemble 1980s cartoon superheros. Runs through March 31. THE PERSISTENCE OF ENERGY, Features interactive installations of projected images and light, sound, and wood and fabric structures by Ben John Johnson. Runs through March 24. Reception Fri, March 23, 6-8:30pm. ( Reception )
TOWER GALLERY , 969 N. 2nd St., 215-253-9874. HUDDLE: CARA ERSKINE AND NORM PARIS, Features large-scale paintings and sculpture based on the artists' allegorical treatment of sports iconography. Runs through March 31.
TWENTY TWO GALLERY , 236 S. 22nd St., 215-772-1911. FLOWERS: A GROUP SHOW, Features a multimedia exhibit that celebrates the Philadelphia Flower Show. Runs through April 12.
TYLER GALLERY , Tyler School of Art, 7725 Penrose Ave., Elkins Park, 215-782-2776. MFA THESIS EXHIBITIONS, Features paintings, glass, printmaking, metals, graphic design, photography, ceramics and more. Runs through May 19. ERIN ARNOLD: LOVEFEST, Features the artist's floral, sometimes psychedelic, still-life paintings. Runs through March 24. Reception Sat, March 24, 6-8pm. ( Reception )
TYME GALLERY , 48 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown, 610-853-1215. LAND OF FACES, Features Kathy Harris's ceramic faces, modeled after Venetian masks, and Clifton Anderson's sculptures and paintings of the human face and landscapes. Both Harris and Anderson have pursued their art despite physical illness Harris contracted Parkinson's at age 34, and Anderson contracted polio at age 8. Runs through April 10.
WEXLER GALLERY , 201 N. 3rd St., 215-923-7030. CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN GLASS, Features works by Bertil Vallian, Thurman Statum, Roger Paramore, Hiroshi Yamano, William Morris, Tessa Clegg, Hank Adams and William Carlson. Runs through March 31.
WIDENER UNIVERSITY , University Center, One University Place, Chester, PA 19013, 610-499-1189. ALFRED O. DESHONG, Features 18th- and 19th-century Asian art, including Japanese ivory sculpture and bronze vases, and Chinese-carved hardstone vessels. Ongoing.
WOOD TURNING CENTER , 512 Vine St., 215-923-8000. COMING OF AGE: EMERGING AND ESTABLISHED WOOD ARTISTS, Features the work of veteran and up-and-coming wood artists. Runs through May 19.
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