OCTOBER 3 THROUGH NOVEMBER 14, 2009
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 3rd, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
"Talkabout" Gallery Discussion: Saturday, October 24th, from 1:30 to 2:30 PM
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial presents the first exhibition in the thirty-second season of the three-part Wind Challenge Exhibitions at Fleisher — the Delaware Valley's premier juried artist exhibition program. This season's nine Challenge artists were selected from a field of 368 applicants to exhibit in one of three three-person exhibitions. The first of this year's Challenge Exhibitions features a sculpture by Joshua DeMonte, drawings by Sharka Hyland, and an installation Keiko Miyamori.
The exhibition begins on Saturday, October 3rd, with an opening reception from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, and continues through November 22nd, 2008.
Both the exhibition and the opening reception are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, with additional hours of 5:00 to 9:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Saturday.
Mr. DeMonte received received both his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.
Image: Joshua DeMonte, Balcony and Curtains, 2008, glass-filled nylon, 7 x 4 inches
Ms. Hyland received her received her art history degree from École du Louvre and her M.F.A. from Yale University School of Art.
Image: Sharka Hayland, detail: New Jersey Mountain (II), 2009, ink on paper, 23 x 29 inches
Ms. Miyamori received both her B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Tsukuba.
Image: Keiko Miyamori, detail: Cosmos, 2007