NORTHEASTERN BIENNIAL 2015
Oct 17, 2015 - Nov 12, 2015
Here is the link for the PDF version of the "Call for Entries" for NORTHEASTERN BIENNIAL 2015. If you would like a paper copy sent to you, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and address.
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Fifteen opens October 17, 2015 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 art dealer, Hal Bromm, who opened Tribeca’s first contemporary art gallery in 1976, where “new talent” shows introduced Keith Haring and David Salle to appreciative collectors long before they became well-known. He established Hal Bromm Art and Design in Manhattan and spent several years between New York and London as managing director for an English furniture design studio. In the 1980’s Bromm opened a satellite gallery in the East Village, and continues exhibiting national and international artists. He has also curated and promoted exhibitions in Key West and commissions for the Key West Art in Public Places and the Studios of Key West. Bromm has taught at the School of Visual Arts and worked with civic, planning, preservation, and arts organizations as an historic preservationist, designer, real estate developer. Along with prominent New York residents including Edward Albee, Robert DeNiro and James Rosenquist, Bromm lobbied for the designation of Tribeca as an historical district, and published The Texture of Tribeca, an award-winning book.
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Fifteen is the eighth juried exhibition in an ongoing series of biennials presented in Lackawanna County since 2000. Northeastern Biennial Twenty Fifteen 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 17, 2015.
The progressive opening on October 17th 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 and moves on to AFA Gallery and ArtWorks from 3-4:30 PM. The afternoon concludes with a presentation of awards at Marywood University’s Mahady Gallery at 5:30 PM, hosted by Erika Funke, WVIA-FM. Please join us for this event!
This project was supported by a Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Community grant a program of Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick O'Malley, Edward G. Stabeck, and Jim Wansacz.
AWARDS for Northeastern Biennial 2015:
PAINTING – First Place: LAURA DUERWALD ALEXANDER, W. Abington, PA, for Template #3 on exhibit at Mahady Gallery; Second Place: KEITH A. HUNTER, Dallas, PA, for Stegmaier Rain on exhibit at AFA Gallery; Honorable Mention: LYNN PAULEY, Scranton, PA, for Betty on exhibit at AFA Gallery.
PHOTOGRAPHY – First Place: FRANCINE DOUAIHY, Dunmore, PA, for NYC Cosby on exhibit at ArtWorks Gallery; Second Place: CHRISTINE MEDLEY, Dickson City, PA, for Sand Mosaic on exhibit at ArtWorks Gallery; Honorable Mention: NIKO J. KALLIANIOTIS, Scranton, PA, for Wayne Look on exhibit at ArtWorks Gallery.
2–DIMENSIONAL – First Place: JASON TRAVERS, Fountain Hill, PA, for Raven’s Nest, Acadia on exhibit at Mahady Gallery; Second Place: SUSAN S. KENDROT, Windsor, NY, for Hyena on exhibit at Mahady Gallery; Honorable Mention: LORI REMMEL, Tamaqua, PA, for Skull of Early Man is (Made of Rainbows) on exhibit at Hope Horn Gallery.
3–DIMENSIONAL – First Place: JEREMY CILIBERTO, Duryea, PA, for Catacomb Culture: Chandelier of Nobles on exhibit at Mahady Gallery; Second Place: PAUL NIELSEN, Greenfield Township, PA, for Opposites Attracted on exhibit at Hope Horn Gallery; Honorable Mention: Pictures Moved by Strings, Lakewood, PA, for Trunk (for bradley manning) on exhibit at Mahady Gallery.
EXHIBITION AWARDS: DALE EMMART, Honesdale, PA, at Hope Horn Gallery, The University of Scranton; NIKO KALLIANIOTIS, Scranton, PA, at Marywood University; LYNN PAULEY, Scranton, PA, at ArtWorks Gallery; PAUL PLUMADORE, Milanville, PA, at AFA Gallery.
L to R: Pictures Moved By Strings, Ryan Hnat, Robert R. Husty, Laura Duerwald Alexander, Martin Springhetti