Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery 2013-2014 Exhibition Season
New York Society of Women Artists presents
Scene and Unseen
February 24 - April 3
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 2, 1 - 3 pm. Free Admission.
In 1925 a group of professional women artists started the New York Society of Women Artists. This was not a ladies club, but modernists exhibiting their work, winning Guggenheim grants and having their work reviewd in major publications. As a celebration of Women's History Month, the current membership of painters and sculptors will explore the theme of "Scene and Unseen".
Accumulation 2014: The Student Exhibition
-Curated by S. Lapa, S. Kriemelman and R. Seslow
April 22 – May 8
Gala Reception: Thursday, May 1, noon – 4:00 pm
Come celebrate the talents of the student body! The annual gala reception is a joyous celebration of food and drink featuring the artwork of our talented students.
Divine Intersection: Religious Crossroads
-Curated by Peridot Smith
September 8 – October 17
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 8, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
This visual study of spirituality features 22 artists who showcase art from multiple religious perspectives. Contrasts and commonalities among the varied belief systems are highlighted through a variety of media. Viewers are invited to reflect on the role religion plays in our culture.
Nature Two Views: New Works by Shelley Haven and Shane McAdams
October 21 – December 5
Opening Reception: Sunday, October 27
In their contrasting interpretations of nature and artifice, these two artists broaden and resume a storied tradition of landscape painting rooted in this region. Exploring the visual relationships between earth and stone, sky and water, process and imagery, this exhibition juxtaposes works by two artists who are inspired by nature but motivated by different impulses.
A BAKER’S DOZEN: The Versatile World of Clay
-Curated by Mari Ogihara and Judith Weber
January 21 – February 20
Opening Reception: Sunday, January 26, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
This exhibition features thirteen ceramic artists and their unique approaches to functional art and decorative ceramic art.