Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen
Oct 19, 2013 - Nov 13, 2013
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen opens October 19, 2013 at four venues concurrently: Mahady Gallery at Marywood University, AFA Gallery, Hope Horn Gallery at the University of Scranton, and ArtWorks Gallery & Studio. The exhibition is juried by David S. Rubin, an active figure in the contemporary arts field for over 30 years and currently The Brown Foundation Curator of Contemporary Arts at the San Antonio Museum of Art.
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen is the seventh juried exhibition in an ongoing series of biennials presented in Lackawanna County since 2000. Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen provides a look at the current state of contemporary art in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and surrounding communities. Participating artists are eligible for cash, honorable mention, and solo exhibition awards to be announced October 19, 2013.
The progressive opening on October 19th is a culinary, musical, and visual art experience at each of the participating venues. Starting at 2PM at The Hope Horn Gallery at The University of Scranton; 3 PM at AFA and ArtWorks; 4:30 PM at Mahady Gallery, the afternoon concludes with a presentation of awards at Marywood University’s Mahady Gallery at 5:30 PM. Please join us for this event!
Artists exhibiting in the Mahady Gallery: Bernie Andreoli (Old Forge, PA), Julianna Brazill (Clarks Summit, PA), Mark Chuck (Kingsley, PA), Lisa Marie Ferry (Drums, PA), Trudy Gerlach (Wyalusing, PA), Drake Gómez (Dalton, PA), Erica Hart (Hankins, NY), Chala Janpraphasakul (Scranton, PA), Cassie Rose Kobeski (Dunmore, PA), Joe Kubic (Clarks Summit, PA). Maria Lupo (Madison, NJ), Kris Miele-Beatty (Exeter, PA), Nikki Moser (Factoryville, PA), Nancy Palubniak (Honesdale, PA), Pictures Moved by Strings (Lakewood, PA), Karen Reid (Dalton, PA), Dave Reinders (Kingston, PA), Lori Remmel (Tamaqua, PA), Alex Seeley (Lake Ariel, PA), and Mel Wolk (Waverly, PA).
Award Recipients, Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen:
FIRST PLACE $500
PAINTING: DAVE REINDERS, Kingston, PA for The Absence of Starlight on exhibit @ Mahady Galley, Marywood University
PHOTOGRAPHY: CHALA JANPRAPHASAKUL, Scranton, PA for Author on exhibit @ Mahady Gallery, Marywood University
MIXED MEDIA (2D): TRUDY GERLACH, Wyalusing, PA for Untitled on exhibit @ Mahady Galley, Marywood University
3–DIMENSIONALl: NICK SHOTWELL, Scranton, PA for Magellan on exhibit @ The Hope Horn Gallery, The University of Scranton
SECOND PLACE $250
PAINTING: CASSIE ROSE KOBESKI, Dunmore, PA for Paper Doll Pin–Ups on exhibit @ Mahady Galley, Marywood University
PHOTOGRAPHY: LORI RYAN, Tafton, PA for Surprise on exhibit @ AFA Gallery
MIXED MEDIA (2D): NANCY PALUBNIAK, Honesdale, PA for The Wallpaper on exhibit @ Mahady Galley, Marywood University
3–DIMENSIONAL: JULIANNA BRAZILL, Clarks Summit, PA for Dreamier Omelets on exhibit @ Mahady Galley, Marywood University
HONORABLE MENTION $100
PAINTING: MARC SCHIMSKY, Montrose, PA for Waiting for an Answer on exhibit @ AFA Gallery
PHOTOGRAPHY: LORI REMMEL, Tamaqua, PA for Resistor/Capacitor 2 (Carnivorous) on exhibit @ Mahady Galley, Marywood University
MIXED MEDIA (2D): MARTIN SPRINGHETTI, Damascus, PA for CY 15 on exhibit @ ArtWorks Gallery
3–DIMENSIONAL: ELLEN SILBERLICHT, Honesdale, PA for Tall Octopus on exhibit @ AFA Gallery
NINA DAVIDOWITZ, Dallas, PA – Exhibition @ The Hope Horn Gallery, The University of Scranton
CHALA JANPRAPHASAKUL, Scranton, PA – Exhibition @ Marywood University
ROLFE ROSS, Scranton, PA – Exhibition @ ArtWorks Gallery
MARC SCHIMSKY, Montrose, PA – Exhibition @ AFA Gallery
Master of Ceremonies Erika Funke (L) of WVIA's ArtScene with Monica Madeja (C) of WBRE/WYOU-TV and (R) Fran Pantuso, Community Outreach Manager, Lackawanna County who assisted with the presentation of the awards.
Foreground: Joe Kubic, Wheel of Fortune and Turns on a Dime; Left Rear: View Finder by Nikki Moser; Rear Wall: Pictures Moved By Strings, Alignment Installation.