Art

Painting as Spectator Sport: Student Competes in ArtBattles U

11/26/2013

When Sequoia Collier-Hezel ’15 heard about ArtBattles U, a New York organization that gives college students the opportunity to show off their talents in a public setting, he immediately applied to enter the competition. ArtBattles U pits four artist-students against each other in a Live Art Battle as they create original pieces in front of an audience.


SJU Gallery Showcases Senior Work

04/05/2013

PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2013) – Four senior artists will display their work in the 14th annual senior art thesis exhibition at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, April 12-May 31. The art will be shown on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An opening reception will be held Friday, April 12th 5-9 p.m.


Library to Host Presentation on Relic Collection of Burchard Villiger, S.J.

11/16/2012

On Friday, Nov 30, Carmen Croce, director of the Scholarly Press and Curator of the University Art Collection, will give a brief presentation on the latest exhibit on display at the Post Learning Commons of Drexel Library. The presentation will begin at noon in the Wachterhauser Seminar Room, 2nd floor Post Learning Commons, and a light lunch will be served afterwards.


Cedar Sculptures Twist with Life at SJU Gallery

10/17/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 17, 2012) — Rachel Rotenberg’s collection of cedar sculptures featured in “Wood Work,” which will be exhibited Nov. 12-Dec. 10, in Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, seem to breathe and twist with life. The Gallery is located on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire '58 Campus. An artist’s reception will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 6-8 p.m.


"Portraits" Shows the Many Faces of Emotion at SJU Gallery

09/12/2012

PHILADELPHIA (September 12, 2012) – If the heart and mind joined forces, how would that moment be reflected on an individual face? Find out at Saint Joseph's University Gallery when photographer Peter Miraglia's "Portraits" premieres. The exhibit will run Oct. 1 thru Nov. 2, but will be closed during fall break, Oct. 15 and 16. An artist's reception is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5, from 6–8 p.m.


A Totem to Compassion: "Kinde" Opens at Boland Hall Gallery

08/28/2012

PHILADELPHIA (August 28, 2012) - The creatures that populate Kaitlyn Coppola's ceramic sculptures twist and turn and pile up on one another in an explosion of ambiguity. The fantasy figures in "Kinde," which could be animals in distress, trapped by their partner's limbs, or could be mutants comforted by their intertwined connection, will be exhibited at Saint Joseph's University's Boland Hall Gallery Sept. 2-28. An artist's reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6-8 p.m.


SJU Gallery to Feature Paintings by Meghan Cox

08/10/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 10, 2012) – The work in “Posey,” a collection of paintings by Philadelphia artist Meghan Cox on exhibit at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, Monday, Aug. 20, thru Friday, Sept. 21, features subjects caught in moments of ambiguous action. The exhibit opens the 2012-13 academic year for the SJU Gallery. An artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6-8 p.m.


Summer Gallery Exhibit Inspires Meditation

06/12/2012

PHILADELPHIA (June 12, 2012) – For painter Laura Watt, pattern and color are old strategies of knowledge, calling viewers back to the Arabic tiles, Buddhist mandalas, Amish quilts and Scottish tartans of history. From Thursday, June 28 to Friday, Aug. 3, a collection of her work, titled “Depth of Illusion,” will be on display in Saint Joseph’s University Gallery.


Looking at Layers: SJU Gallery Hosts Mixed Media Collection

02/15/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 15, 2012) - Artist Kip Deeds merges numerous styles and mediums together in order to create one intricate piece of work. A collection of his complex compositions, titled “All Things Great and Small” will be exhibited at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Monday, Feb. 27 – Friday, March 30. An artist’s reception will be held Thursday, March 1, 6-8 p.m. The Gallery will close for spring break, March 5-11.


Faculty Exhibition Kicks off Inaugural SJU Gallery Show

08/12/2011

PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2011) – Beginning Monday, Aug. 22, through Fri., Sept. 23, the work of 10 Saint Joseph’s University faculty members from the Department of Art will be shown in the new Saint Joseph’s University Gallery located in Merion Hall, the first official exhibition held in the gallery space on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An artists’ reception will be held Thurs., Sept. 8 from 6 – 8 p.m.


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