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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    views of plants and berries allowed Oh to explore her interest in the minute details of nature that bind all organic material Another major influence on her work was color theory and the work of the 19 th century painter Pierre Bonnard as an important source of inspiration Oh s site specific work for the PAA will extended the themes behind the Phases of Conception series Oh manipulated the elliptical motif predominant in previous works by using new materials to continue the forms off the two dimensional canvas and onto the floor walls and ceiling of the gallery The new paintings and the installation were an exploration of the elliptical form in both material as well as hue value and saturation Alice Oh was born in Seoul Korea and received her MFA from Yale University in 1994 She has had solo exhibitions at Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery Haverford College Haverford PA 2002 Gallery 817 The University of the Arts Philadelphia 2002 Pentimenti Gallery Philadelphia 2000 Nexus Foundation for Today s Art 2000 and Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Omaha NE 2000 Group exhibitions include Keisho Keisho Art Center Keisho Japan 2000 Nexus and Just Made Nexus Foundation for Today s Art

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/phases-of-conception-recent-paintings-by-alice-oh/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    attempt to reflect its previous use Doering incorporated the found wood into a larger body of experiments that reactivate the objects as dynamic story tellers of their own history Doering used the selected pieces of driftwood to create a version of an automatic writing machine suspended by cables and activated by natural activity in the room human movement around the work changes in temperature air movement She termed these active works sculpture drawings or kinetographs These active objects furthered her interest in the concepts of memory transformation substance and energy These active projects within the PAA s Third Floor Gallery was accompanied by finished drawings made by the objects at different sites along the Delaware River Doering received her MFA in sculpture from the School for the Arts Boston University in 1997 and received an MA in arts education at the University of the Arts Philadelphia in 1991 Her recent solo exhibitions include On the Edge Philadelphia Sculptors Long Beach Island NJ 2002 Wind in Armenia New Work University City Arts League Philadelphia 2002 Initiation Pewter Holy Water Episcopal Cathedral of Philadelphia 2002 Midstream Homage to Change Nexus Foundation for Today s Art Community Gallery 2002 Church of Memory The

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/stream-of-consciousness-drawings-by-elizabeth-hoak-doering/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    are paired with excerpts of interviews conducted by Altongy Richards draws broader historical significance from Ground Zero than its designation as the site of the former World Trade Center He regards it as an ever evolving repository for the missing a focal point for grieving for remembering for reflection for self examination He also draws comparisons with the Warsaw Ghetto Sarajevo the firebombing of Dresden the blitz on London and Hiroshima other ruined cities where innocent lives were lost Altongy interviewed firefighters a police officer an equity trader a building restoration worker a funeral director an office worker who was evacuated from the South Tower and a father who lost his only child among others Richards s photographs and Altongy s excerpted interviews compliment and reinforce one another in both the exhibition and the accompanying eponymous book published by Aperture and available for purchase through the PAA Eugene Richards studied photography at MIT and is the author of eleven books Richards has also worked as a freelance editorial photographer for publications such as LIFE The New York Times Magazine The London Sunday Times and Granta Richards is the recipient of numerous photography awards including the W Eugene Smith Memorial Award and the Robert F Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Journalism Award for his coverage of the disadvantaged Richards is also the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation the National Endowment for the Arts the Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation and OSI Project on Death In America Richards s first book was Dorchester Days 1978 reprinted in 2001 His subsequent books include Exploding Into Life 1986 which won the Nikon Book of the Year award Below the Line Living Poor in America 1987 for which he was named ICP Photojournalist of the Year Cocaine True Cocaine Blue 1994 received the Kraszna Krausz

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/stepping-through-the-ashes-photographs-by-eugene-richards/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    presented annually to a distinguished woman artist 50 years or older Bullock has had several solo exhibitions at Mercer County College Mercer PA 2002 Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center Camden NJ 2000 Penn State University State College PA 1999 the Wilmington Arts Commission Wilmington DE 1990 the African American Cultural Museum Philadelphia 1988 and Howard University Washington DC 1986 She is also the recipient of several awards including Pew Fellowship in the Arts Award 1997 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts 1994 and a Public Art Commission Award at the Philadelphia International Airport Tara Goings is the recipient of the Award for Achievement of 20 000 Goings received her MFA from Indiana University and is the Director of Mangel Gallery Philadelphia She has had solo exhibitions at Schmidt Dean Gallery Indiana University and Tyler School of Art Galleries Elkins Park PA In 1999 Goings was awarded a Window of Opportunity Grant from the Leeway Foundation and received the Rohm and Haas Purchase Prize in 1988 Rachel Stecker is the recipient of the Leeway Inspiration Awards of 7 500 Stecker received a BFA in 2001 from the Tyler School of Art Philadelphia PA and has had several exhibitions during her study at the Tyler School of Art In 2001 Stecker received the Custom Color photography award and also received the Rhode Island School of Design Photography Award 1997 Yukie Kobayashi is the recipient of the Leeway Inspiration Awards of 7 500 Kobayashi received an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia and is an art teacher at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts She has had a solo exhibition at Nexus Gallery Philadelphia PA and has also exhibited at VAM Gallery Budapest Hunagary 2001 the American Culture Center Damascus Syria 2000 and Common Ground Gallery Budapest Hungary 1999 Kobayashi was

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/the-2002-leeway-foundation-award-recipients-photographyworks-on-paper/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    December 5 2002 to February 2 2003 Dommert Phillips Nine Storeys Andrew Phillips Alice Dommert The team of Alice Dommert and Andrew Phillips present a series of architectural projects that span the varied and extensive history of the firm Models photographs drawings and built objects will document both built and unbuilt works Dommert Phillips provides planning design and production services to institutions and individuals that include programming site analysis planning architectural design interior design and exhibition development and design Dommert and Phillips find that the field of architecture and exhibit design mutually inform each other in their practice Alice Dommert is an exhibit designer and a licensed architect Recent projects include a ten year Visitor Program Plan for the Morris Arboretum and a 15 000 square fool schematic exhibit design for the Mercer Museum She is currently planning and developing an outdoor interpretive signage system for Philadelphia s Foundation for Architecture Andrew Phillips is a licensed architect who has worked on a wide array of educational recreational and residential projects Recent projects include Kakum National Park Visitor s Center in Ghana a Visitor s Pavilion for Reiman Gardens at the Iowa State University and new loft offices for Ballentyne Brumble

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/dommert-phillips-9-storeys-andrew-phillips-alice-dommert/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    to as private and public subjects and spaces These artists primarily deal with pseudo documentary self portraiture and performance in various media based formats such as photography Elizabeth Campbell Sarah Lucas and Joseph Maida multi channel digital video Kara Crombie and video installation Connie Walsh The exhibition is presented in the first floor galleries of the Philadelphia Art Alliance from July 11 through September 1 2002 A special web site with additional information and images can be found through a link from the exhibitions page of the PAA web site www philartalliance org or at www ctech2 com unbecoming This exhibition has been organized by Melissa Caldwell Unbecoming examines one the major symptomatic effects of media spectacle the disintegration of boundaries between socially constructed norms of the public and the private Theorists have argued that this collapse of the private and the public is an effect of the increasingly pervasive nature of communication technologies including new digital conduits such as satellite and the Internet as well as more traditional forms such as advertising and television Rather than belying the association of film photography and digital media with popular forms of entertainment and advertising each artist in Unbecoming addresses this affiliation

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/unbecoming-the-private-as-public-spectacle/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    from 1935 to 1945 Weegee s photographs are famous for their depictions of street life in the Lower East Side Brooklyn Harlem and Coney Island but also have been recognized by scholars for their impact upon and likeness to film noir conventions particularly their bold compositions tight framing and dramatic lighting effects which were achieved during darkroom experimentation Weegee s composite portrait of Manhattan documents an era and stands as

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/weegees-story-from-the-berinson-collectionthe-philadelphia-art-alliance-presents-227-small-scale-black-and-white-vintage-photographs-by-the-famous-photographer-weegee-arthur-fellig-1899-1968-t/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Parking ADMISSION MEMBERS FREE ADULTS 5 SENIORS 3 STUDENTS 3 Suggested Donations Become a Member Donate Now Back to Exhibitions November 29 2001 to January 13 2002 Stephen Talasnik Fictional Engineering Drawings and Sculpture New sculptures and drawings by this Philadelphia born and trained and New York based artist Maquettes for imaginary invented machines and contraptions Catalogue available with essay by Nancy Princenthal published by The Cooper Union School for

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/stephen-talasnik-fictional-engineering-drawings-and-sculpture/ (2016-02-12)
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