Art Faculty Biennial on Display: Nov. 7- Dec. 11

Published on Tue, November 03, 2009

Marywood University will exhibit Art Faculty Biennial on November 7- December 11 in the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, November 7, from 6-8 p.m., with a gallery talk on Sunday, November 8, at 2 p.m. The gallery talk will provide students and the community an opportunity to meet members of the art faculty and hear them speak about their work, describing both the technical aspects of their creative processes and the ideas that inspire their art. All events are free and open to the public.


This exhibition of current work of Marywood University art faculty is presented every other year and will showcase the art department's diversity and creative talent. This year's gallery exhibition includes over 30 full-time and part-time faculty members. Exhibited works represent an informative range, from traditional approaches to the uniquely innovative, in today's art world. This selection of faculty work includes painting, photography, fiber art, collage, digital print media, drawing and illustration, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media. Many of Marywood's art faculty members actively exhibit their work nationally in museums and galleries, as well as participate in juried and invitational shows and exhibitions.


Participating artists include: Robert Griffith; Sister Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM; Matt Povse; Jordan Taylor; Sandra Ward Povse; and Karen Reid (ceramics/sculpture/mixed media/installation); Christine Medley;  John Meza;  and Kevin O'Neill (digital media); Stephen J. Colley; Dennis Corrigan; Ted Michalowski; and Lee S. Millard (drawing, illustration, mixed media); Peg McDade (woven garments); Steven Alexander; Ann Marie Castelgrande; Christa Felice; Rob Hay; Pamela M. Parsons; Brie Taylor-Cha; Mark Webber; and Stephanie Wise (painting); Lisa Hinkle; Sam Olfano; and Paul Rider (photography); Peter Hoffer (collage); Erin L. McMahon (drypoint); and Megan Nonnemacher; and Barbara Parker-Bell (pastel).               


Mahady Gallery hours include Monday, Thursday, Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; and weekends from 1-4 p.m. For further information or directions, contact the Marywood University Art Department at (570)348-6278, or