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The 8th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art

Ferrous Wheel exhibition postcard

Mahady Gallery
May 30, 2018 - Jun 03, 2018

The 8th Annual International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art (ICCCIA), with a theme of Post Industrial Iron, will take place in the historic "Electric City," Scranton, Pennsylvania.  This five-day event will honor and celebrate the works of professionals, scholars, and students from around the world.

Marywood University will host a variety of exhibitions in conjunction with this conference.  In the Shields Center for Visual Arts, The Mahady Gallery will have on exhibit Ferrous Wheel, a selection of works from the steering committee.  The 2nd floor Suraci Gallery will feature Intent: A Tool Show, put together by guest curator Miranda Kyle.  The Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art will have curated works from The Maslow Collection that reflect the theme of the conference.  Artists from The Maslow Collection in the exhibition are: Alice Aycock, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Scott Kelley, Stanley Marsh, Kevin O'Toole, Frank Owen, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Smithson, and Anthony Sorce. And the Kresge Gallery (Insalaco Center for Visual Arts) will display Transformed: Digital to Corporal, an exhibit curated by Kiana Honarmand.

May 30: 10 AM- 4 PM
May 31: 10 AM- 7 PM, Opening Reception 6-7 PM
June 1: 12- 5 PM (First Friday)
June 2: 10 AM- 4 PM
June 3: 10 AM- 4 PM

A regionally collaborative event, additional work will be on view at these locations:  East Stroudsburg Train Depot, The Scranton Confluence Sculpture Park, and all galleries listed below:

May 31 - Gallery Tour: Linder Gallery at Keystone College, Everhart Museum, Marywood University's Mahady, Suraci, Maslow Study Gallery & Kresge Galleries, and Hope Horn Gallery at the University of Scranton

June 1 - First Friday Art Walk:  Afa Gallery, Hope Horn Gallery at the University of Scranton, Conference Headquarters at the Steamtown Mall, Marquis Art & Frame Gallery, Cameraworks Gallery, Steamtown Historic Site, and demonstration by the Manhattan Iron Project

June 2 - Trip to Wilkes Barre:  Sordoni Gallery at Wilkes University and Avoca Airport

Additional scheduled events are Panel Discussions (Conceptual & Technical), Workshops, Demonstrations, The Ferrous Flyer Train Excursion, Performances, and a Bethlehem, PA Field Trip.

For more information, visit:

Chris Sancomb, First Words, cast iron, steel, wood

Robert Griffith, Xoanon, mixed media (cast iron, steel, wood)

Durant Thompson, Atonement, steel, cast iron, copper, wood

Tobias Flores, Zuchzilla, cast iron and steel

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