March 9-15, 2006
Galleries are usually open Tuesdays through Saturdays; please call the gallery for exact days and hours. Receptions are denoted by a E.
201 GALLERY, 1400 North American St., Suite 201, 215-236-2872. MIGHT MAKES RIGHT, Features sculptural installations by Steven Earl Weber. Opening reception Sat., March 11, 6-9pm. E
ABINGTON ART CENTER, 515 Meetinghouse Rd., 215-887-4882. OUT OF THE BLUE, Features painting and photography inspired by recent weather events and the trend of global warming. Runs through May 6.
AFIF GALLERY, 1904 South St., 215-520-4062. SEEING DOUBLE, Features the work of an assortment of Philadelphia sculptors. Runs through April 7. THE CORNERS OF REASON, Features paintings by Salvador DiQuinzio. Runs through April 7. Opening reception for both exhibits Fri., March 10, 5-8pm. E
ARTISTS' HOUSE, 57 N. 2nd St., 215-923-8440. EMERGING ARTISTS EXHIBIT, Features a group of new artists working with various mediums. Runs through April 2.
ARTJAZ GALLERY, 53 N. 2nd St., 215-922-4800. UNVEILED, Exhibit features photography by Will Downing and art in mixed media by new and emerging African American artists. Runs through April 22.
ASIAN ARTS INITIATIVE, 1315 Cherry Street, 2nd Floor East, 215-557-0455. NEITHER HERE NOR THERE, Features mixed-media paintings by artist Nitin Mukul. Runs through March 27.
BAMBI GALLERY, 1817 Frankford Ave., 215-423-2668. THE SCIENCE OF JULIUS SCISSOR, Features the artwork of local hair stylist Julius Scissor. Runs through March 17.
BLACK FLOOR GALLERY, 319 A N. 11th St., 3rd Fl., info@blackfloor. GHOST AND RACHIS, Features cartoon-inspired ghost imagery and deformed skeletal structures by Grace Kim. Runs through March 31.
BOLAND HALL, St. Joseph's University, Lapsley Lane, City Avenue between 54th St. & Cardinal Ave., 610-660-1840. A PINHOLE DIARY OF EATING OUT, Features pinhole exposure photography by Nancy Breslin. Runs through March 30.
BRIDGETTE MAYER GALLERY, 709 Walnut St., 215-413-8893. MELODY'S COLORS, Features a set of new paintings by Frank Moeglen. Runs through March 25.
BURRISON ART GALLERY, UPenn's Faculty Club, 3611 Walnut St., 2nd floor, 215-898-4618. LIBBY RUDNICK, Features a retrospective of the work of Libby Rudnick. Runs through March 17.
CANTOR FITZGERALD GALLERY, Whitehead Campus Center, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, 610-896-1333. BODIES AND SPIRITS, Features the mixed media works of Gerald Cyrus, Deborah Masters, Elizabeth Whalley and Sarah Kaufman. Runs through March 26.
CENTER FOR EMERGING VISUAL ARTISTS, 237 S. 18th St., Ste. 3A, 215-546-7775. PERSISTENCE, Features photography by Susan Cunningham and Berendina Buist. Runs through March 24.
CLAY STUDIO, 139 N. 2nd St., 215-925-3453. FROM THE NORTH, Exhibit features works examining the state of Canadian ceramics. Runs through April 2.
CRAFTS FOR LIVING GALLERY, Sherman Mills at East Falls, 3502 Scotts Lane, 215-991-7601 x3. A SECOND NATURE, Exhibit features a group show of work directly inspired by nature or made from natural materials. Runs through March 24.
DA VINCI ART ALLIANCE, 704 Catharine St., 215-829-0466. CUT IT OUT, Features multimedia work employing the theme of "cutting" selected by jurors Dr. Debra Miller & Sur Rodney. Runs through March 26.
DELAWARE CENTER FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS, 200 S. Madison St., 302-656-6466. OLD MEDIA, NEW VISIONS, Features photography by a group of artists using old media and techniques. Runs through June 4. BITS AND PIECES, Features sculpture work by artist Anthony Cervino. Runs through March 19. CROSSOVERS, Features selections of innovative works in glass, fiber, ceramics, wood, metal and mixed media. Runs through April 23.
ESTHER M. KLEIN ART GALLERY, University City Science Center, 3600 Market St., 215-966-6188. MATERIAL SPEAKS: THE NEW QUILT, Features art quilts from more than 30 fiber artists. Runs through April 30.
F.A.N. GALLERY, 221 Arch St., 215-922-5155. MY KENSINGTON, Features new paintings by Jesse . Gardner. Runs through April 1.
FIRESIDE RESTAURANT, 61 Baltimore Pike, Springfield IN A CERTAIN LIGHT, Features oil paintings by Joann Doneen. Runs through April 2.
FLEISHER ART MEMORIAL, 719 Catherine St. FIGURE STUDY DRAWINGS, Features figure study drawings by Paul DuSold and Don Brewer. Runs through March 18.
FLEISHER OLLMAN GALLERY, 1616 Walnut St., Suite 100, 215-545-7562. ROCK PAPER SCISSORS: AMERICAN COLLAGE NOW, Features paste-ups by Jess, shadow boxes and films by Joseph Cornell, constructions and text pieces by James Castle, newly-released work from the estate of Felipe Jesus Consalvos, Ray Johnson collages and other FOG talent. Runs through April 29. Opening reception Sat., March 11, 3-6pm. E
FOX GALLERY, U OF PENN, 205 South 34th St., 215-898-8374. PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION, Features prints by UPenn students and faculty. Runs through March 24. Opening reception Tue., March 14, 5-7pm. E
GALLERIES AT MOORE COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, 20th & the Parkway, 215-965-4027. ACTIONS AFTER ACTIONS, Features the mixed media political artwork of Artur Barrio. Runs through March 19.
GALLERY 13W, 4504 Regent St., 267-312-1426. JULIE BRADLEY NORTON, Features animal portraits with sculpture by Stephen and Billy Blaise Dufala. Runs through April 7.
GALLERY 1401, 221 S. Broad St., 14th Fl., 215-717-6300. CITY COLOR NIGHT WORK, Features photography of different international cities taken at nighttime by Bill Kouwenhoven. Runs through March 10.
GALLERY 339, 339 S. 21st St., 215-731-1530. ABOVE AND BELOW GROUND, Features the photo-collage work of artist Liz Rideal. Runs through March 19.
GALLERY 51, 51 N. 2nd St., 215-413-3191. VARIATIONS ON A THEME, Features antique prayer rugs from the Middle East. Runs through April 30.
GALLERY AT THE GERSHMAN Y, 401 S. Broad St., 215-545-4400. CELESTIAL NIGHTS: VISIONS OF AN ANCIENT LAND, Features images of the deserts of Israel and the Sinai at night, by American-Israeli photographer Neil Folberg. Runs through April 9.
GALLERY SIANO, 309 Arch St., 215-629-2940. VISIBLE CONTEMPLATION, Features the drawings, paintings and diptychs of Marcelle Pachnowski, Therese Povenzano and Laurie Rubell. Runs through April 1.
GROSS MCCLEAF GALLERY, 127 S. 16th St., 215-665-8138. DAVID AHLSTED, Features a solo exhibition of still life paintings. Runs through March 19.
HICKS ART CENTER, Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown, 215-504-8531. INTERLOCKED, Features woven linen, tapestries and sculpture by Nancy Kay Anderson, Ruth Borgenicht, Rita Gakht, Karen Henderson and Craig Matthews. Runs through April 8.
HIGHWIRE GALLERY, 1315 Cherry St., 4th Floor, 215-829-1255. ELEGANT ARGUMENTS, Features eight different takes n the fine art of photography. Runs through March 31.
INFUSION, 7133 Germantown Ave., 215-248-1718. SARA LONGWORTH, Features the paper collages of Sara Longworth. Runs through April 5.
INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, University of Pennsylvania, 118 S. 36th St., 215-898-5050. HOLIDAY HOME, Features renowned architects Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos' site-specific installation exploring and quantifying areas in which the holiday home departs from modern design conventions. Runs through March 26. GONE FORMALISM, exhibit addresses new ideas about formalism as they relate to contemporary art by a small group of artists, including Mark Grotjahn's paintings and drawings, Evan Holloway's sculptural works, Jessica Jackson Hutchins' papier-mache and found-object sculptures, Liz Larner's sculpture, Charles Long's natural landscapes and Gitte Schafer's found objects. Runs through March 26. PROJECT SPACE, Features Brian Tolle's Ben Franklin tercentenary installation project. Runs through March 26.
JMS GALLERY, 8236 Germantown Ave., 215-248-4649. JANICE MAURO AND TROY SAYERS, Features recent sculpture and paintings. Runs through March 11. BONNIE CHRISTY AND MICHAEL WILLIAMSON, Features the oil paintings of Bonnie Christy and Michael Williamson. Runs through April 15.
JOURNEY HOME ART GALLERY, 948 N. 8th St., 215-629-0606. THE ART OF CREATIVE AGING, Features artwork from local artists 60 years and older. Runs through May 5. THE ARTISTS ON THE QUADRANGLE, Features works by several artists, plus an exhibit of crafts titled Crafts Crossing Generations. Runs through May 5. Opening reception for both exhibits Fri., March 10, 6-8:30pm. E
LANGMAN GALLERY, Willow Grove Park, 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove, 215-657-8333. REVERIE, Features the archival prints and original oil paintings of Philadelphia area surrealist painter Phill singer. Runs through March 31.
LARRY BECKER CONTEMPORARY ART, 43 N. 2nd St., 215-925-5389. SOME LIGHT, Features the works of a group of artists based on the ideas of illumination and reflection. Runs through March 18.
LEONARD PEARLSTEIN GALLERY, College of Media Arts & Design, Drexel University, 33rd & Market Sts., 215-895-2548. FACULTY & ALUMNI EXHIBITION, Features works by the Department of Architecture. Runs through March 24.
LINEAGE GALLERY, 21 N. 2nd St., 215-928-0980. INFINITY WITHIN, Features recent paintings by Oliver Vernon. Runs through April 9.
LIST GALLERY, Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, 610-328-7811. LIGHT INSTALLATIONS, Features an exhibition of light sculptures by artist Warren Muller. Runs through April 9. Opening reception Thu., March 9, 5-7pm. E
LOCKS GALLERY, 600 Washington Square South, 215-629-1000. PAINTINGS, Features a 35-year survey of the paintings of John Moore. Runs through April 8.
LORENZO HOMAR GALLERY, 2721 N. 5th St., 215-426-3311. TERRAZO IN FALLUJAH III, Features a floor installation of 175 acrylic paintings on canvas by artist S. Damary Burgos. Runs through April 20.
MAIN LINE CENTER OF THE ARTS, Old Buck Rd. & Lancaster Ave., 525-0272. LANDSCAPE REVISITED, Features commemorative landscape paintings. Runs through March 26.
MANAYUNK ART CENTER, 419 Green Lane, 215-482-3363. FROM PLEIN ART TO ABSTRACTION, Features landscapes and abstract paintings by Robert Joachim. Runs through March 26.
MANGEL GALLERY, 1714 Rittenhouse Sq., 215-545-4343. MERLE SPANDORFER, Features mixed media prints. Runs through March 31.
MOORE COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, 20th & the Pkwy., 215-568-4515. LIGHT, Features work of Moore College alumni. Runs through March 19.
NEXUS/FOUNDATION FOR TODAY'S ART, 137 N. 2nd St., 215-629-1103. MATCHED PAIRS, Features the work of the newest members of Nexus, including photography, pencil drawings, prints and sculpture. Runs through March 26.
OFF THE WALL GALLERY, Dirty Frank?s Bar, 13th & Pine sts. MARY LIZ MEMORIAL MASTERS EXHIBITION, Features the work of Clark deLeon, Jim Ferrell and Bob Jackson. Runs through April 1.
PAGEANT GALLERY, 607 Bainbridge St., 215-925-1535. PRUDENCE HAS TWO HEADS: A WOLF'S GLANCE, Features sculpture, video and collage by Christopher George and Roy Williams. Runs through March 10.
PAINTED BRIDE ART CENTER, 230 Vine St., 215-925-9914. EXHIBIT 3, Features a variety of material works by Nathan Haenlin, Anthony DeMelas, Allen Spencer and Deborah Imler, Sue White and Lorraine Glessner. Runs through March 18. SWEETNESS, Features the naked dolls of Adam Parker Smith as part of the 4-Sites program. Runs through March 18.
PENG GALLERY, 35 S. 3rd St., 215-629-5889. ARTIFICIAL WORLDS, Features photography by Shannon Slattery, Charmaine Cair, and John Murphy. Runs through March 17.
PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS, 118-128 N. Broad St., 215-972-7600. ART IN CHICAGO: RESISTING REGIONALISM, TRANSFORMING MODERNISM, Features paintings, sculpture and works on paper by Chicagoans, including Leon Golub, Jim Nutt, Malvin Albright, Don Baum, Aaron Bohrod, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Barbara Rossi, William S. Schwartz and H.C. Westermann. Runs through April 2.
PENTIMENTI GALLERY, 145 N. 3rd St., 215-625-9990. GLIMPSE, Features a group exhibition of six artists' work on paper and mylar. Runs through April 10.
PHILADELPHIA ART ALLIANCE, 251 S. 18th St., 215-545-4302. FAMILIAR PLACES, Features photography by Libby Saylor. Runs through April 1. SOMETIMES SUNSHINE, Features digitally altered photographs by Kelley Roberts. Runs through April 1.ON MY WAY BACK TO YOU, Features photography by Julianna Foster. Runs through April 1. A DELICATE CONSTITUTION: RECONSIDERING THE DECORATIVE AESTHETIC, Features animal and insect porcelain sculptures by Linda Cordell, floral pieces and wire sculptures by Carson Fox, found objects by Colleen Toledano and screenprints by Eva Wylie. Runs through May 21.
PHILADELPHIA ART ALLIANCE SATELLITE GALLERY, Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, 3rd Fl., 215-545-4302. NEW PAINTINGS, Features paintings by Du Hoang. Runs through May 21.
PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE, 242 Race St., 610-328-3468. WANDERLUST, Features paintings by Alla Podolsky. Runs through April 1.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF JEWISH ART, Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N. Broad St., 215-627-6747. INHERITANCE, Features photography by Andrea Stern. Runs through April 16.
PHILADELPHIA SKETCH CLUB, 235 S. Camac St., 215-545-7140. WORKS ON PAPER, Features the annual juried exhibit. Runs through Dec. 31.
PII GALLERY, 242 Race St., 215-592-1022. LUDMILA MAKAROVA, Features paintings and ceramics by Ludmila Makarova. Runs through March 31.
PLASTIC CLUB, 247 S. Camac St., 215-545-9324. ALL FIRED UP, Group show in all mediums with fire as the main subject. Runs through March 24.
PRINT CENTER, 1614 Latimer St., 215-735-6090. DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, Features prints by artist Edna Andrage. Runs through May 27. THE GUIDES, Features photographic prints by Justyna Badach. Runs through May 27. SHORT STORIES, Features narrative photographs by Art Werger. Runs through May 27. Opening reception for all exhibits Thu., March 16, 5:30-7:30pm. E
PROJECTS GALLERY, 629 N. 2nd St., 267-303-9652. OBSERVATIONS, Features paintings and drawings by artists Frank Galuszka and Douglas Wirls. Runs through March 12.
QBIX GALLERY, 211 Arch St., 215-625-2521. PROJECTING IDENTITY, Features Jess Cross' blending of traditional representational portraiture with abstracted images projected onto the subject in a new method she calls "dual realism." Runs through March 31.
RIVERRUN GALLERY, 287 S. Main St., Lambertville, NJ, 609-397-3349. SOLEBURY LAND PRESERVATION PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT, Features photography of landscapes in New Jersey's Solebury Township. Runs through April 15.
RODGER LAPELLE GALLERIES, 122 N. 3rd St., 215-592-0232. T.R.F. CLARK & RON ENGLISH, Features new pop culture works. Runs through April 1.
ROSENFELD GALLERY, 113 Arch St., 215-922-1376. RICK BUTTARI AND DALE ROBERTS, Features oil paintings by Rick Buttari and encaustic paintings by Dale Roberts. Runs through March 26.
SERAPHIN GALLERY, 1108 Pine St., 215-923-7000. JORDAN WOLFSON, Features furniture. Runs through March 15.
SNYDERMAN-WORKS GALLERY, 303 Cherry St., 215-238-9576. 5TH INTERNATIONAL FIBER BIENNIAL, Features works of fiber by artists from around the world. Runs through April 29.
SOL MEDNICK GALLERY, 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl., 215-717-6300. IMAGE AND INVENTION, Features photography by Ben Rose. Runs through March 10. CIIRKUT PRINTS, Features 360 degree photographs by Ben Rose. Runs through March 10.
SPP GALLERIES, 800 River Rd., Conshohocken, 610-292-6048. 10 X TEN, Features 10 works by 10 artists from the Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists. Runs through March 19.
THE GALLERY AT BARONE STUDIO, 19b N. 7th St., Perkasie, PA, 215-453-1208. 2 & 2, Inaugural exhibit of the gallery featuring the work of four local artists in a variety of mediums. Runs through April 9. Opening reception Fri., March 10, 6-9pm. E
THIRD STREET GALLERY, 58 N. 2nd St., 215-625-0993. WITHIN THE GARDEN AND NEW WORKS, Features paintings and mixed media by Judy Geist and a series of oil paintings by Conny Parsons. Runs through April 2.
TWENTY TWO GALLERY, 236 S. 22nd St., 215-772-1911. NEIGHBORHOOD ARTISTS, Features a neighborhood group mixed media show. Runs through March 9.
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, Rm 212, 333 S. Broad St. HARRY BLISS, Features the illustration work of Harry Bliss for client such as Playboy, the New Yorker, Beaver Creek, and Porsche. Runs through May 19. Opening reception Tue., March 14, 1:30-2:30pm. E
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY, 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, 610-519-4500. KATAZOME ART, Features the paste-resist dye artwork of Kumiko Murashima. Runs through April 9.
VOX POPULI, 1315 Cherry St., 215-568-5513. SOLO SHOWS, Features Vox Populi solo shows by Stefan Abrams, Doina Adam, and Mauro Zamora. Runs through April 2.
WEXLER GALLERY, 201 N. 3rd St., 215-923-7030. ORNAMENT, Features the sculpture work of Dirk Staschke. Runs through April 29.
WIDENER UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, One University Place, Chester, 610-499-1189. READER'S DIGEST COLLECTION, Features 52 photographs from late 19th century today taken on behalf of Reader's Digest. Runs through April 22. Opening reception Wed., Mar. 16, 4:30-7pm. E
WIRED GALLERY & FRAME, 79 W. Market St., Bethlehem, PA, 610-317-8010. 4 NON-OBJECTIVE PAINTERS, Exhibit features the paintings of Richard A. Carlson, David Foss, Michelle Marcuse, and Antonio Puri.Runs through March 30. Opening reception Fri., Mar. 10, 6-9pm. E
WOOD TURNING CENTER, 512 Vine St., 215-923-8000. ART IN MOTION, Features wooden works by artist Siegfried Schreiber. Runs through May 20. WOOD TURNING FROM THE 1970S TO 1990S, Features the varying looks of turned art from 1970 to 1990. Runs through May 20.