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Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen

Mahady Gallery
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:


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


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


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 

Chala Janpraphasakul, Scranton, PA, Author

Erica Hart, Hankins, NY, The Traveler

Bernie Andreoli, Old Forge, PA, Mannequin Thoughts

Karen Reid, Dalton, PA, Mrs. Vannellie's Class

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. 

Fran Pantuso and Painter, Marc Schimsky of Montrose, PA

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.

Opening reception.

Opening reception

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