September 2 - 26, 1997
Featured Faculty - James Adkins
Graphite on paper, figurative realism
October 8 - November 14, 1997
Baltimore Collects: George Ciscle
Maurice Jevis, Garry Mitchell, Sally Kearsley, Keith Martin, Georges Rouault, John Gill, Toshiko, Takaerzu, Chris Staley, Charles Springman, Ione Haney, Samuel Wallace, Ruth Pettus, Duane Michals, Norris Embry, John Englehart, Michel Nedjar, Paul Etienne Lincoln, Alison Saar, Doug Baldwin, Ed Nadeau, Gerald Hawkes
November 20 - December 19, 1997
Allyn Massey - Lullabye
January 9 - February 6, 1998
A Juried Show
Francine Brady, Florian Svitak, Debra Rubino, David Bartlett, Barbara Shilo, Kim Hunter
Exploring the jury process artists Brady, Svitak and Rubino hung work with the artists they selected for the show.
February 11 - March 13, 1998
From the Surround
Gary Kachadourian, Jonathan Barnes, Elizabeth Doherty, Florian Svitak
Painters who create work in response to their living environment
March 27 - May 2, 1998
Green, Spring and Valley: In Nature They Did Play
From the collection of the American Visionary Museum co –curated by Mark Ward and Rebecca Alban Hoffberger
William Stanley Romeka, Jr,Abraham Lincoln-Criss, Axel Erlandson, Gerald Hawkes, Jonnie Ree Jackson, Christine McCormick, Stanley Lane-Romeka, Thomas G Southlard, Quinlan J Stephensomn, Claude H Yoder
May 7 - 28, 1998
Dave Anderson, Karen Meagher, Carmen Reyes, Jeffery Sticker, Kris Vandervander
June 8 - July 31, 1998
High School Competition Winners’ Exhibition
Daniel Aumiller, Rick Bowman, Carrie Gilmer, Anna Karapetis, John Quigley
August 31 - October 2, 1998
Exsul Van Helden, Photography and Film
Black and white photographs, international and regional subject matter, short film
October 12 - November 21, 1998
Baltimore Collects: Four Corners
Selections from the collection of Michael & Illene Salcman
Guest Curator: Dana Johns.
Robin Rose, Harvey Quaytman, Aharon Gluska, Callum Innes
December 4 - January 23, 1999
Clay: On and Off the Walls
Helen Otterson, Leigh Taylor- Mickelson, Patrick Timothy Caughy,
Carol Grant, Maman Rikin, Ray Chen
In association with Baltimore Clayworks, guest curator Deborah Bedwell
February 1 - March 13, 1999
Multi-patterned colorful paintings on paper by artist-educator
March 22 - May 1, 1999
The Untroubled Mind
Diane Kuthy, Bernhardt Hildebrandt, Claudia McDonough, Agnes Martin, Kris Vandevander, Denise Tassin, Christina Manucy, Jo Smail
Guest curator Peter Bruun
Featuring painters who create work that have formal and expressive affinity with artist Agnes Martin
May 6 - 26, 1999
Senior Show ‘99
Lynn Fagley, Lidia Ferrara, Bryan Gunning, Annie Scholtes, Brian Tobin, Melanie Zahn
First annual exhibition of graduating senior art majors
Edward Hammerberg photographs, Ani Hoover paintings
Mary Skeen photographs, James von Minor installation, Mary Walker installation
Artscape Annual Juried Exhibition, off festival site exhibit
August 30 - October 8, 1999
Lori Rubeling’s Dictionary of received ideas: Primary Structures
featured faculty exhibits 16 years of journals, note and work books of projects conceived, seen and unseen
October 11 - November 6, 1999
More than Paper and Ink: Selected Works from Goya Girl Press
Timothy App, Luis Flores, Carol Miller Frost, Isabelle Geiger, Sam Gilliam
Don Kimes, Martha Macks, Allyn Massey, Claudia Matzko, Debra Rubino, John Ruppert, Mark Strand
Prints created at Baltimore’s atellier
November 16 - December 28, 1999
Photographs capturing the essence of times past in contemporary subjects, primarily people and places of Western Maryland
January 10 - February 28, 2000
A Dealer’s Perspective: Mary Jo Gordon
Michael Lewis, Leonard Streckfus, Mark Barry, Quentin Moseley, David Hess, Laura Wesley, Brent Crothers, Sukey Bryan, Joan Miro, Chris Gavin, Jean Lowe, Milton Avery, Ruth Pettus, Herman Maril, Mark Karnes
Continuing the Baltimore Collects series by exhibiting selections from the eclectic personal collection of art dealer Mary Jo Gordon owner of Galerie Francoise e.s.f. in Brooklandville. show included art furniture; paintings, sculpture, neon, prints, work on paper, and included a jeep bed, a rubber moose head and an ash can cow Opening reception was snowed-out but people arrived non-the les, but it was rescheduled.
January - May 2000
Ben Marcin- Photos of Central America
St. Paul Companies Pavilion
March 13 - April 29, 2000
D.S. Bakker, Carl Clark, Linda Day Clark, Fred Collins, Tom Dixon, Laura Drogoul, Maren Hassinger, Lyle Kissack, Stephen Lee, Jack Livingston, Allyn Massey, Tom Miller, Jan Razauskas, Beverly Ress, Jann Rosen- Queralt, Teri Rueb, Joyce J. Scott, Daniel Sullivan, Sonia Denise Tassin, Pam Thompson, The Tinklers, Dan Van Allen, Jennifer Lynn Stewart Watson, Western Cell Division, Darrell Wilcox guest curator: Gary Kachadourian
All media exhibition where the goal is to have the work as a group create an environment similar in experience to walking in a nature trail.
May 8 - June 3, 2000
DeVonne Berry, Chad Braunschweiger, Jaime Collins, Michele Gayo, Kelly Grammes, Carmen King, Yvonnia Martin, Lori Porter, Dena Raitzyk
July 21 - August 5, 2000
artsfexus Artscape Annual
Travis Childers, Brian Ghiloni, Tom Hyatt, Barry R. Jones, William Niebauer, Scott Thorp, Michael Weiss
Paintings, digital photos, sculpture.
August 28 - September 23, 2000
Nature based paintings by featured faculty
August 28 - December 31, 2000
Cheryl Stratmann Bubier
Expressive color field paintings
October 2 - November 11, 2000
Subject Matters: Holding Nothing
A site specific installation
November 20 - January 5, 2001
It Starts With A Line
Lyle Kissack, Irene Liotis, Trace Miller, Daniel Schiavone, Kylis Winborne
Exploring different aspects and approaches to drawing
January 22 - March 3, 2001
Life Through the Lens
A Aubrey Bodine and Jed Kirschbaum
artists as photojournalist, vintage and contemporary. Bodine courtesy of Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington DC
March 12 - April 28, 2001
Selections from the collection of Marilyn and Reginald Camphor
Joseph Holston, Gladys Goldstein, Laurie Cooper, Ruth Pettus, Elizabeth Catlett, Desmond McFarlane, Anita Philyaw, Robert Reid, Charles White, Florence M. Johnson, John Blair Mitchell
Continuing Baltimore Collects series, shared vision of dynamic couple collecting primarily but not exclusively from African-American artists
May 7 - June 2, 2001
Unity in Variety
Senior Exhibition 2001
Becki Blizzard, Jon Young, Christina Garvin, Shannon Goetz, LyAnne Stillson, Kris Woodburn, Kelly Clark, Shane Wrightson, Phoebe Foy, Kelly Fickus, Liz Brown, Shannon Wynne, Tom Schisler, Vinny Lee, Justin Malbrough, Pam Sanzone
Graduating seniors conceive and design exhibition and collateral material—first poster invitation
Tania Alvarez-Kennoy,Michele Beck & Jorge Calvo, Patrick Becker, Jill Berry, Carolyn Case, G.F.Fontaine, Espi Frazier, Patricia Hellman, Houston P. Hill, Addie Huynh, Michael Johnson, Michael Krumenacher, Carol Lidard, Diana Marta, Caroline Northrop, Alan Partlow, Ginger Peloquin, Jim Roberts Rebecca Silbernman, Krista Leigh Steinke, Daniel Sullivan, Keli Walker
August 27 - September 22, 2001
All Roads notes from Rome
Featured faculty included an ‘archaeological elements Roman ruins’ sculpted in Styrofoam and scaffolding along with not your average tourist photos
October 1 - November 10, 2001
Simple Compounds and Compound Image
Prints and installation
October 15 - December 15, 2001
The fiber art of Rosemarie Bauernschub
Quilts by VJC alum, Class of 1950
November 12 - January 5, 2002
January 22 - March 2, 2002
Richard Cleaver: Dream Sequence
Hand build jewel encrusted ceramic sculpture
March 1 - June 22, 2002
Paintings and work on paper
March 11 - April 27, 2002
Trace Miller: New Work
May 9 - June 8, 2002
2002 Senior Exhibition
Andrea Bernstein, Kate Callahan, Laura Chatterton, Tim Cole, Joe Coulbourne, Carrie Gilmer, Matthew Holly, Dana Hresko, Tiffany Hresko, Colleen Ibeawuchi, Anna Karapetis, Matthew Kelly, April Namsiriwan, Erin Ricks, Jamie Ruszala, Bridget Rubino, Meagan Shay, Jonathan Sibley, James Spangle, Jaclyn Urlahs, Jim Versace, Krista Wildt, Andrea Wilson, Michael Worozbyt
July 15 - August 6, 2002
Guest curator: Paula Phillips
Robert Alholm, Oletha DeVane, Espi Frazier, Claes Gabriel, Camile Gustus, Mygi Harris, Cinder Hypki, Tonya Ingersaol, Michael Jones, Ken Krafchek, Ernest Kromah, Michael Lamason, Tim Lonergan, Gloria Mack, Olivia Robinson, Beth Secor, Jack Scott, Kylis Winbourne
Annual Creative Harmony
August 26 - October 5, 2002
On Either Side of the Fold
Installation created from common materials
August 26 - October 26, 2002
Middleton Evans—Maryland Photographer
October 11, 2002
An exhibition event with painting by Peter Bruun, intersecting with prose, poetry and music by participants from VJC and the Park School
October 15 - November 23, 2002
November 11 - January 6, 2003
Barnstorming With the Bambino in the 21st Century
A photo journal by Charlie Vascellaro
December 2 - Janauary 18, 2003
Irene Liotis, Peter Martin, Rachel Rotenberg
Painting, photographs and sculpture
January 27 - March 8, 2003
Vivat St. Petersburg – a city-wide celebration
Paintings and works on paper from Russia and St. Petersburg courtesy of Alla Rogers Gallery and Hemispheres, Inc, Washington DC
Yaraslav-Koporulin, Alexander Anufriev, Yuri Liushin, Ivanov Gennadiy-Zubkov, Michail Chemaikin, Elena Figurina, Andrey Grozltsky, Valentin Gerasimnko, Vladimir Ochinnikov, Oleg Tselkov
Photographs of pre-revolutionary Russia by Gilbert Grosvenor, a founder of the National Geographic Society
March 12 - 14, 2003
Ars alias aliter, Un studio en blanco y negra
art and performance by VJC students Eric Greenbeck, John Hess, Virginia Hess and Zachary Riddle, Joel Griffith
Photography, video, painting and installation, performance
March 29 - June 25, 2003
Kathryn Schultz Norris
Patterned paintings and work on paper
March 31 - April 26, 2003
Women Between Worlds
Exhibition inspired by and premiering the film of the same name by faculty member Exsul van Helden
Tinam Valk, Hai-ou Hou, Tatiana Palniska, Soledad Salame
Drawing, paintings, sculpture, photographs
May 7- June 14, 2003
2003 senior exhibition
Kym Kunaniec, Bonnie Leonaqrd, Belle Gossett, Alise Deise, Laura Schmidt, Brian Fultz, Robin Kropfeloder, Zach Steeg, Claire Mullineaux, Aaron Quander, Parker Kuncl, Shannon Smith., Elizabeth Pietro, Doug Barnes, Carla McCollums, Tara Cofiell, Lachelle Surles, Alex Fazenbaker, Brian McHugh, Jason Knauer, Chad Birenbaum, Marianne Narbut, Clint Sommer, Katie Crist
July 15 - August 6, 2003
Laura Amussen, Isabelle Gieger, Edda Jakab, Ann Terhes, Jonathan West
Artscape Annual 2003
Curator: Diane DiSalvo
Installation, prints, painting
August 25 - October 4, 2003
A Designer: Amanda Gingery
Faculty member Amanda Gingery combines her teachings in graphic design and her foundation in fine art offering a glimpse of the life and process of a designer.
August 25 - October 26, 2003
Interiors new paintings Katherine Steiger
Exhibition features lush paintings by this artist inspired by the beguiling beauty of nature and the bounty it represents.
October 10 - November 8, 2003
Regarding Honoré paintings by Judy Heimann
Painter Heimann pays playful but masterful homage to 18th century French artist Jean-Honoré Fragonard
November 4 - January 6, 2004
Ancient Earth/Future Sky: New Paintings by Philip Koch
Influenced by nine residencies at Edward Hopper’s former painting studio on Cape Cod Baltimore painter Philip Koch creates landscapes that are at once lively and serene.
November 14 - January 3, 2004
Crossing the Landscape, photographs by Ben Marcin
Guest curator Lynn Marcin
Ben Marcin has trekked throughout the world capturing life off the usual path. Moving landscape, soulful portraits and stark abstracts he makes the commonplace unexpected and the familiar otherworldly.
January 12 - March 6, 2004
Memory and Life
Dramatic monumental narrative drawings
January 12 - March 20, 2004
Time to Run Like Hell II
March 15 - April 17, 2004
The Landscape of Stillness
Quiet, powerful, contemplative and poetic photographic images taken in the Hebrides Island of Scotland and other travels
March 29 - July 28, 2004
Paintings inspired by memories of Japan.
April 28 - June 12, 2004
Lisa Atwood, Lisa Bailey, Michael Gorsuch, Megan Dugent, Lauren Hunt, Keith Jones, Denece DiMarcantonio, Mary Allyn Disler, In Soo Kim, Rachel Lewis, Michael Lynch, Devlin Moore, Nathan Mitchell, Alana Most, Robin Tselepis, Kristen Perrin, Virginia Hess, Tiffany Ruby, Erin Talbot, Vanessa Panzarino, Andre Vaseghi, Courtney Weiner, Judy Chin
July 15 - Aug. 7, 2004
Elise Burnes, Alyssa Dennis, Dana Reifler, Renee van der Steldt
August 23 - October 6, 2004
We Are Arabbers
Exhibition and film exploring the unique culture of Baltimore’s horse-and –wagon produce vendors. photographs by A. Aubrey Bodine, Bill Crandall, Roland L. Freeman, Gabriel Goodenough, Mitro Hood, Scott Kecken, Arthur Remanjon, Travis Roozée, Dan Van Allen and others. Historical photographs from the Maryland Historical Society and artifacts courtesy of the Arabber Preservation Society, artwork Buford Evans, Tommy O’dea, Pat Hornberg and others.The film We Are Arabbers feature length documentary created by Joy Lusco Kecken and VJC faculty member Scott Kecken.
August 23 - December 18, 2004
Excavations Susanne McDougall Carmack
Textural paintings, built up layers that recall fossils or old walls affected by time and circumstance. surface writings and markings evoke fleeting sensations of rhythmic movement
October 12 - November 6, 2004
War and Peace Luba Lukova
Art of the Poster
Internationally recognized Bulgarian-born, New York based poster artist, artist in residence, award-winning, expressive and graphically distinct
November 15 - January 29, 2005
Isla de Silencios/Isle of Secrets
a site specific installation by Luis Flores
Luis Flores is an artist with deep curiosity in things unseen, unheard or seldom understood.
January 10 - May 14, 2005
INANNA Edna Kurtz Emmet
The journey of INANNA, Sumerian Goddess of Heaven and Earth, paintings interpreting the epic life and transformations based on the oldest recorded love story are about the inevitable victory of love over hate.
February 7 - March 19, 2005
Four Women in Clay
Jennie Bireline, Clara Couch, Virginia Scotchie, Lydia Thompson
Villa Julie participates in Tour de Clay - 878 Artists, 160 Exhibitions One Great City-- consortium of exhibitions organized by Baltimore Clayworks in conjunction with NCECA, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference. The exhibition, organized by the North Carolina State University Gallery of Art and Design, Curator: Dr. Lynn Jones Ennis, Curator of the Collection, NC State
March 29 - April 16, 2005
Josh James, John Hess '04, Patrick Keegan and Jason Levy'04
Collaborative multi-media exploration concerning the impact of contemporary communication technology on human interaction and identity features work by two Villa Julie Seniors and two recent alumni.
April 27 - May 27, 2005
Senior Exhibition-Matthew Connolly, Priscilla Dy, Gabrrielle McDonald. Cortney McCartney, Brook Ellis, Jesse Blum, Amanda Smit, Beth Burnham, Lauren Coyle, Kristen Kemp, Rachel Brady, Erin McDowell, Elaine Adamidis, Rebecca Schoen, Tiffany Sevik, Shakera Parker, Shannon Young, Ryan Gladhill, Natasha Figueroa, Kerry McMillin, Shervonne Cherry
Sasha Blanton, Soomin Ham, Gary Thompson, Sangram Majumdar, Lania D’Agostino
Aug. 29 - Sep. 24, 2005
Thin Line—Ink Drawings of Lyle Kissack
An exhibition of layered drawings by VJC faculty member Lyle Kissack, the installation of more than 30 works on paper explores the immediacy of line, image and manipulated surfaces.
Aug. 29 - Oct. 22, 2005
A New Landscape paintings by Jim Condron
St. Paul Companies Pavilion
Condron seeks the “universal in a specific setting.” His view of nature is vivid, lush and reverent without being sentimental.
Oct. 3 - Nov. 5, 2005
Flax and Fiber
Sculptor Elizabeth Burger creates a site specific installation of natural materials she has imbedded with handmade paper pulp, color, stains and seed pods to for a series of forms reflecting rural beauty and decay.
November 4- December 31, 2005
The Heart Gallery of Maryland
The Heart Gallery concept originated in New Mexico and has spread throughout the country bringing community groups and professional photographers together with children who are legally free to be adopted. This exhibition will include work by over 30 area photographers who have created beautiful and moving portraits of these children. This photography with heart is a collaborative effort of the Maryland Department of Human Services, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore, The Baltimore City Department of Social Services, the VJC Departments of Family and Community Services and Cultural Programs and dedicated volunteer coordinators.
Dean Alexander, Richard Anderson, Kristen Becker, Steven Biver, Jennifer Bishop[, Edward Brown, Jim Burger, Kelly Burnes, Billy Childress, Karen Clark, Andrew Cook, Cameron Davidson, John Davis, John Dean, Bill Dennison, Amy Deputy, Sherry Dibari, Greg Dohler, Dennis Drenner, Hans Ericcson, Howard Ehrenfeld, Peggy Fox, Mary Gardelkla –Hester, Michelle Gienow, Rachel Golden, Karen Guay, Chris Hartlove Sam Holden, Peter Howard, Jennifer Hughs, Michael Keller, Frank Klein, Howard Korn, Gary Landsman, Jeff Leard, David Lee, Jati Lindsay, Uli Loslot, Renee Michele, Tom Nappi, Nancy Kavanaugh O’Neill, Michael Oliver, Alsiosn Pasek, Tiffany Powellk, James Prichard, Edwin Remsberg, Barbara Salisbury, J. Brough Schamp, Elizabeth Standish, David Troy, Exsul van Helden, Jeannie Yoon
November 14 – January 7, 2006
Don Griffin-New Work
Guest curator Ken Warwick
Baltimore artist Don Griffin was the first recipient of an award by Friends of the Arts in Baltimore that provided him with a studio and means to focus on his work. Already widely shown throughout the region Griffin will exhibit the results of a year’s uninterrupted painting. Ken Warwick is an art collector and respected architect and Board Chair of Friends of the Arts in Baltimore.
January 17- February 18, 2006
Generations—Leigh Taylor Mickelson
Mickelson explores the components of self and family in an exhibition of hand built ceramic sculpture. Using a combination of slab construction, coil building pinching methods and sometimes throwing she makes works that she calls “conceptual snapshots-moments” and “rhythmic visual heartbeats.”
January 30-May 26, 2006
Ramps Over Fear
St. Paul Companies Pavilion
Sarah Stup a young poet and author from Frederick, Maryland lives with autism. Through the organizations ARC and RISE (groups serving people with disabilities) Sarah is establishing herself as a professional whose writing advocates understanding and acceptance for all people with challenges John Hess ’04 has created a photo essay documenting Sarah’s working process and her life. Visual Communication Design students Libby Sanders ’07 and Matthew Starchak ’06 have illustrated her children’s books. This exhibition is organized by Kevin Walla ’06 who is working with Sarah to establish her business and craft.
February 27- April 1, 2006
Plan View Site - Excursions into Elsewhere
This exhibition explores the polemical challenge to the nature and function of art, and the role of the artist as arbiter of perceptions and constructed realities. Collaboration between VJC Visual Communications Design and Maryland Institute College of Art students brought together by guest curator Brian Kain, and structured upon the work artist Robert Smithson the show will include photography, video, sculpture, drawing and written text.
April 20- June 1, 2006
Open Fold Play Senior Exhibition
Graduating Visual Communication Design majors display work in an exhibition; conceived, created, designed and promoted by the class of 2006.
Featured: Annet Couwenberg, Julianna Dail, Ken Huston, Annette Wilson Jones and Tiffany Jordan
August 28-September 30, 2006
Surface Tension --Michael Weiss
Michael Weiss’ work explores the manner in which intellectual constructs counter whirls of the stream of consciousness. His act of painting is a physical counterpart of the mental process of exploration and discovery. The organic intent and appearance of his work develops through a manipulation of paint and surface to reveal image and information for the viewer.
August 28 – December 23, 2006
Beyond the Big House: The Architecture of Slavery
Photographs by Alexander O Boulton
Compelling photographs created by VJC history professor Alex Boulton explore historic architecture and environments which document the ways in which architecture reflects and influences historic and social context. Following a route similar to one Frederick Law Olmstead took in 1857 to document the immorality of slavery Boulton traveled from Maine to Texas capturing haunting and often beautiful imagery of America’s poignant legacy.
October 3, 2006
Artist in Residence: Ricky Oh
Ricky Oh, is the owner the owner of 3 Fish in a Tree studio, from London England
October 9-November 18, 2006
A Long Shadow: The Influence of Fairfield Porter
An exhibition including artists Emily Brown, Laurence Channing, Ruth Channing, Barbara Gruber, Fred Haag, Robert Knudsen,, Ted Leigh, Raoul Middleman, Kim Parr, Lou Schellenberg, Diane Sipple in homage to their influenced from the paintings and writings of Fairfield Porter (1907-75).
Guest curator Ted Leigh whose Material Witness: The Selected Letters of Fairfield Porter was recently published.
November 27-February 27, 2007
Carlisle-Gibson: an installation by JClyde Jarvis
Incorporating his elegant paintings and mixed media work Jarvis creates an evocative installation exploring identity and memory.
January 16- May 18, 2007
The Rough and The Smooth - Dana Reifler
Monumental organic drawings
January 19, 2007
Visiting Artist: Laura Kissel
Creative Idea Development Workshop
Screening: Cabin Fields
Media artist Laura Kissel works in film, and the electronic and digital arts. She is co-founder of the Orphan Film Symposium at the University of South Carolina, where she is Associate Professor of Media Arts. Kissel’s documentary work explores issues surrounding landscape use and meaning, the representation of history, and the use of orphan films. She is also an activist and advocate for people with disabilities, and is in preproduction on a documentary about the representation of disability, eugenics and the civil rights struggle. Cabin Fields is an experimental, non-fiction that explores the site of a mile-long stretch of agricultural land in Crisp County, Georgia. Through the memories of land owners, farmers, residents and agricultural laborers past and present, the film examines evidence both, visible and submerged, material and ephemeral. Ultimately, it weaves a portrait of a place as a palimpsest -- multifaceted, complex, layered, ever-changing.
February 7, 2007
Artist in Residence: Nessim Higson
Nessim Higson is a principal in the IAAH studio in New Orleans.
March 5-31, 2007
From Drawings to Sculpture: Inception, Execution, Presentation
Sam Christian Holmes
Guest curator Christine Epps ’07 explores and documents the working process of Baltimore artist Sam Holmes includes his sculpture, prints drawings and text
April 9-June 9, 2007
Senior Exhibition Think Right, a conceptual garden
Annual exhibition conceived, designed, installed and promoted by and featuring work of graduating Visual Communication Design majors.
Barbara Blanco, Ben Cricchi, Dennis Farber, Andrew Glickman, Prescott Lassman, Sonia Lawyer, Gayle Rothschild
August 27-September 29, 2007
Ted Leigh is a member of the VJC art faculty and the author of Material Witness: The Selected Letters of Fairfield Porter. An artist for 30 years moving from realist painting to the medium of color photography, Leigh offers in this selected retrospective a window into his “…delight in discovering unexpected order in chaos.”
August 27 – December 23, 2007
Villa Julie - 60 years
Photographs from the college archives in celebration of the 6oth Anniversary of Villa Julie College
October 2, 2007
Post-Sabbatical Conversation Redux - Florian Svitak
Faculty artist Florian Svitak discusses a body of work in progress. Exhibiting a group of nature based paintings created during his sabbatical. Svitak discusses the unique experience and implications of having the opportunity to concentrate solely on the job that is painting. We are assured no snow date is needed!
October 3, 2007
Artist in Residence: Michael Strassburger
Michael Strassburger is the principal of the Seattle based Modern Dog Design Company widely recognized as an inventive and often irreverent purveyor of popular culture.
October 15-November 19, 2007
Whispering Frills - Annet Couwenberg
Annet Couwenberg is among the top textile artists worldwide. Her work has been exhibited internationally, most recently at The Museum of Art and Design in New York. She was featured by the Telos Art Publishing in Portfolio Collection: Annet Couwenberg (2003) and is the chair of the Fiber Department of The Maryland Institute College of Art. Ms. Couwenberg will create a site specific installation in the Villa Julie Gallery.
November 27-February 2, 2008
Peter DuBeau, Gary Kachadourian, Gerald Ross and Jan Razauskas
Guest Curator Lyle Kissack
The challenges of making art after working with other people’s art work all day long is explored in ARTWORKERS. DuBeau, Kachadourian, Ross and Razauskus are all names synonymous with the Baltimore visual art community. These are four arts administrators by day; preparing, presenting, writing about, and promoting the art of others and yet at the end of the day they return to the studio to make their own work. What, how and why they do what they do is shared.
February 6, 2008
Artist in Residence: Debbie Millman
President, Design Group: Sterling Brands in New York Ms. Millman has been in the design business for more than 20 years. Specializing in “blue-chip hip” she has been responsible for brand identity and development for companies such as Unilever, Kraft, Star Wars, the NBA, Nestle, Pepsi and Campbell’s. (www.sterlingbrands.com)
February 13-April 12, 2008
Over Easy – prints by Diane Logan Butler
To mark the 60th anniversary of the college the Villa Julie Gallery has welcomed some of Baltimore’s more legendary yet underappreciated artists. Diane Butler, a master printmaker presents a series of new large scale works made specifically for this exhibition. She will also teach a master class in printmaking for selected Villa Julie students.
February 25 - May 17, 2008
August Sander People of the 20th Century: Portraits of German Citizens 1910-1940
August Sander (1896-1964) was the most significant of German photographers in the first half of the 20th century. From 1910 until 1934, his ambitious portrait series was intended to make viewers aware of the social and cultural dimensions and the stratifications of real life. His work was very popular with artists and writers of his era. Regretfully, Sander’s work did not fit into the political climate of Germany before World War II. Although not politically involved, he abandoned his portrait project and turned his attention to landscape photography. This exhibition appears courtesy of the Kathleen Ewing Gallery of Washington, DC and the estate of August Sander at the August Sander Archive, Cologne, Germany.
April 23, 2008
August Sander, Berlin and life in Weimar Germany
Pre-theatre talk with artist Tinam Valk
April 24 - June 26, 2008
Living Room Senior Exhibition
Annual exhibition conceived, designed, installed and featuring the work of graduating Visual Communication Design majors
Linda Day Clark, Suzanne Herbert-Forton, Chevelle Moore Jones, Amanda Gordon Miller, Rachel Wolfson
Seasons Sr. Paula Laschenski, SNDdeN
After 60 years of service as teacher, designer and film/video producer, Sr. Paula Laschenski dedicates her energy and passion to capture and reveal beauty with her camera.
August 25 - October 4, 2008
The Mechanics of My Existence James von Minor
Faculty member James von Minor creates a far reaching and complex installation that encompass his visual history, all the main themes of his work over the thirty five years since his entering graduate school.
October 1, 2008
Since its inaugural show in 1997 our exhibitions program has brought together a community of artists offering our students and region diverse and enlightening experiences. We celebrate this abundance of creativity with all these artists and our community.
October 13 - November 8, 2008
Human Icons Gina Pierleoni
In large, multi-paneled and smaller works, Gina Pierleoni uses mixed media, layering words, symbols and patterns. She asks questions concerning the source and search for meaning in our lives.
November 17, 2008 - January 7, 2009
From an Overgrown Path Ruth Pettus
Gallery Known for her paintings of abstract landscapes and haunting figurative imagery Ruth Pettus will create a divergent and surprising installation.
January 20 - February 22, 2009
Unraveling the Nest Debra Rubino
Gallery Debra Rubino presents a new series of exquisite nature based mono prints
January 20 - May 22, 2009
Art work produced during a student trip to the American Southwest. Lead by faculty Greg Stanley students traveled throughout Utah exploring Zion and Bryce National Parks, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and the Vermillion Cliffs.
March 2 - April 4, 2009
They’re Playing My Tune
Drawings and other constructions created directly from listening to music and other forms of performance by Tassin and college students from across the region implicitly exploring the relationship between human nature, creative impulse, and being an artist:
April 20 - June 12, 2009
Altered Egos with Tangled Tales
Graduating Visual Communication Design majors conceive, design, install and produce the work in the annual Senior Exhibition.
Origins and Interrelationships
Stevenson University serves as an off-festival site for the city-wide annual juried exhibition part of the largest free public arts festival in the country.
2009 - 2010
August 24 - September 26, 2009
Retrospective Restart Sand Beaches to Steel Beams
Well-known Baltimore painter and long time SU faculty member Rodney Cook shares his smorgasbord of subject, ideas and technique Urban and rural landscapes, familiar landmarks and playful, energetic, sometimes quirky images of the good life provide an uncommon view into Cook’s evolution as an artist.
August 24 - December 19, 2009
In each of Mary Walker’s works words mesh with color, shape and viewer memory to build a larger whole; a virtual poem.
October 5 - November 21, 2009
In Search Of
For the last three years, Katherine Kavanaugh has explored the “tower” as an iconic form. Towers are benign and malevolent they represent the guard and the guarded. They are metaphors for both protection and control. Kavanaugh has filled fields with large, scrapped-together wooden towers, made small lashed together forms from straw, thorn branches and bamboo. She’s made drawings, photos and prints and collected hundreds of images of towers. In Search Of will be a multi-dimensional installation offering Kavanaugh’s continued investigation and discoveries.
November 30, 2009 - January 29, 2010
Staan nader, staan terug!
David Page is an artist well-known for making common objects monumental in both size and meaning. By using steel, aluminum, leather and other materials, and manipulating scale Page skillfully offers the semblance of utility and the viewer’s perception of power, strength and meaning is altered. Once again Page skews reality, this time with large dramatic drawings and meticulously elegant sculptures. Staan nader, staan terug! -Come Closer, Get Away!
January 19 - June 1, 2010
An Odyssey: Greek Gods, American Travelers
This exhibition chronicles a student group traveling with faculty members Lynn Duncan and Chip Rouse in Spring 2009 and is the second in a series illustrating Stevenson University’s Learning Beyond initiative. Students share images, journal entries and their unique interpretation of the Cultural Narrative in Greek Myth, Art and Architecture. Intrepid Travelers included: Stephanie Beser, Chris Bielut, Razel Frey, Lauren Gordon, Ashley Hines, Andrea Imhoff, Jeff Johnson, Mary Frances Kovach, Elyssa Lambert, Ally Levin, Jenna Moyer, Nicole Myers, Lex Reid, Anatoly Smolkin, Becky Stenger and Julia Wikoff.
February 11 - April 10, 2010
Mid-Atlantic Juried Undergraduate Photography Exhibition
Stevenson brings together art work from colleges and universities throughout the region. Students from New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Washington DC were invited to submit work to be selected by our esteemed jurors: Kathleen Ewing, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington DC, Jay Fisher Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Prints Drawings and Photographs, Baltimore Museum of Art and last semester’s artist-in-residence award-winning photo journalist and producer at mediastorm, New York, Bob Sacha.
April 22 - June 12, 2010
Therefore I Am Senior Exhibition
Graduating Visual Communication Design majors conceive, design, install and produce the work in the annual exhibition celebrating the talent of our students.
July 8 - August 6, 2010
Seen and Unseen
David Brown, Luis Flores, Joe Rubino
Stevenson University serves as an off-festival site for Artscape the city-wide annual juried exhibition part of the largest free public arts festival in the country.
2010 - 2011
August 23 - October 2, 2010
Myth and Vision
Laurie Fader and Barbara Gruber
Laurie Fader and Barbara Gruber, Stevenson University faculty members fill the gallery with paintings and work on paper that share sensitive, lyrical interpretations of the nature of vision and myth.
August 23 - November 20, 2010
Last spring thirty intrepid art and photography majors traveled throughout Italy with faculty members Jefferson Jackson Steele, Kate Cogswell and Carol Cornwell. Undici Giorni is the third exhibition celebrating Stevenson University’s Learning Beyond initiative and filled with a blend of imagery of the iconic and the modern seen through the mind and the lens with fresh eyes and creative energy.
August 2010 - May 2011
Home in the Valley
Functional sculpture by Churchill Davenport
In grade school Churchill Davenport reinvented the instructions in a birdhouse building manual while working on a school project and the results have become what has been called “baroque conglomerations” that exude “palpable energy.” Davenport’s lushly painted, joyous quixotic birdhouses will fill the trees surrounding the Greenspring Campus. An exhibition of photographs by Cassandra Bates ’12, documenting Davenport’s installation will be on view in the Cuvilly Exchange in the Spring.
October 5, 2010 - November 21, 2010
Body Work: Recent Paintings
Carol Miller Frost
Carol Miller Frost exhibits a group of nuanced and dramatic monumental paintings. They are the result of the interplay of multiple ideas, new and old motifs of circle, line, and form, wash and soft edged geometry. Her paintings project quiet active energy layered with emotional content and are a distillation of things seen and felt.
December 1, 2010 - January 29, 2011
Stephanie Garmey imagery emphasizes the connections of animals to the beauty, patterns and atmosphere within their environments. Garmey uses a myriad of techniques, painting, cut paper, handmade books, folding screens and light boxes to create objects and that is are at once sculptural and intimate and an atmosphere that invites exploration.
December 1, 2010 - January 29, 2011
The Caveman’s Dictionary
Quentin Moseley’s work is homage to the signs of Paleolithic and Neolithic cultures. It asks the question: What universal images and symbols appear in our earliest need and desire to communicate with visual signs and how do these continue to be relevant? Making some of these ancient images into neon signs adds a note of irreverence and humor that keeps it from being taken too seriously.
February 7, 2011 - May 22, 2011
Stevenson students ponder “Is Ireland always green?” while studying in the land of saints and scholars last summer. This Learning Beyond exhibit offers perspective on a vital new program for the University.
February 14 - April 16, 2011
Adam’s Crayons: A Tale of a Few Stories
Barry Nemett and Laini Nemett
The story behind this exhibit starts with a children’s book, Adam’s Crayons (Galileo Press), written by Niki Leopold and illustrated by Laini and Barry Nemett. The book, scheduled for release in March, is almost thirty years in the making. In 1983, Barry had a painting exhibition featuring gatherings of animals—“peaceable kingdoms”—at C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore. Inspired by Adam, the artist’s then two-year-old son, the exhibit, in turn, inspired the author.
Leopold approached Barry and his daughter, Laini, to illustrate what she wrote. This exhibition—which includes all the images from the book, as well as related examples of the collaborating artists’ drawings and paintings—tells the tale of these stories.
Artist and educator Barry Nemett has exhibited his work and lectured worldwide. He has been on faculty of the Maryland Institute College of Art since 1971 and has served as Chair of the Painting Department since 1992. After receiving her degree from Brown University, Laini Nemett, received a Fulbright Scholarship and studied in Spain. She is currently working toward her MFA at the Hoffberger School of Painting.
April 28 - June 12, 2011
The Explanation Design of Nigel Holmes
Spring artist-in residence Nigel Holmes graciously returns to collaborate with senior Visual Communication Design majors to create an exhibit highlighting his vast body of work in information design.
Found Seen Made
Steven Dobbin, Artemis Herber, Joseph Hyde
Stevenson University serves as an off-festival site for the city-wide annual juried exhibition part of the largest free public arts festival in the country.
August 29 - October 29, 2011
Nefeli Massia creates a stunning thoughtful and transformative installation using non-traditional printmaking, optics, light and video. Massia received an MA in Mathematics from Ioannia University in Greece and MFA from the University of Fine Arts in Athens and an MFA in painting and printmaking from the University of Pennsylvania. She is known for multi-disciplinary work that addresses issues of “the cosmological dimensions of time; past, present and future. Her work probes the recesses of the psychological and the physical and always explores our sense of self… Notions of identity, consciousness, humanity, existence and meaning are the keys to her ongoing search for knowledge.” Stevenson University invited Nefelli Massia to create this exhibition to honor the memory and is dedicated to our colleague and friend the late Dr. Susan P. Slattery, Chair of the Department of Mathematics.
August 29 - December 20, 2011
New Work by Peggy Fox
“Quantum mechanics views subatomic particles as tendencies to exist. How strong these tendencies are is expressed in terms of probabilities. A subatomic particle is a quantum, which means quantity of something. What that something is, is a matter of speculation. --Gary Zakav, Dancing Wu Li Masters
The work of Peggy Fox echo poetry and myth and merges narrative, surrealism and abstraction Fox offers a way of looking at photography and photography-related image making and its evolution. Fox attempts to examine visually what can only be explained mathematically or poetically. Her images come from the thought of the dance of the particles in all their differences. The exhibition will include painted silver gelatin prints, mixed media and photographs; a visual villanelle*, a poetry form that she uses as a formal device for repeating and patterning and combining images.
*A villanelle is a nineteen line poem with two repeating rhymes and two refrains. The form is made up of five tercets and a quatrain. The first and third lines are repeated alternately in the last lines of the succeeding stanzas. Then, in the final stanza, the refrain the poem’s concluding lines.
November 3 - January 6, 2012
Black Male Identity: Selections from the Troy Staton Collection
Stevenson University in collaboration with the Black Male Identity Project (BMI), a program of Art on Purpose, presents work from art collector and businessman Troy Staton. Mr. Stanton is owner of New Beginings Unisex Barber Shop and Galley. As BMI strives to use the power of art to explore and uncover authentic positive images of black male identity, Troy Staton is as committed to mentoring young men while bringing an artistic forum to the barber shop experience and the Hollins Market Community as he is collecting art. Guest curator Aaron Bryant selects work from Stanton’s personal collection including notable artists Sam Gilliam, Lou Stovall, Joseph Holtston and others.
January 17 - February 1, 2012
Disappearing Islands: National Geographic Photo Camp Smith Island
In partnership with Vision Workshops, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women
Founded in 2001 Vision Workshops is a dynamic organization mentoring the creative imagination and expression of underserved youth through the power of photography; giving voice to those who need it most.
January 17 - March 31, 2012
J. Peter Mosley and Paula Reynolds
After years of watching each other explore Cape Hatteras photographers Moseley and Reynolds developed deep camaraderie, mutual respect and admiration for each other’s artistic investigation. This is the first time the artists will exhibit together.
February 13 - May 25, 2012
La Fraîcheur de la France... La Calor de Barcelona.
The cool of France... the warmth of Barcelona
Continuing Stevenson’s tradition of exhibiting work created by our students, this exhibit features the photos taken by those who traveled with faculty Jefferson Steele and Carol Cornwell. Juror: Terence Hannum, Assistant Professor of Art
April 19 - June 9, 2012
Vitreous Senior Exhibition
Graduating Visual Communication Design majors conceive, design, install and produce the work in the celebration of talent.
August 27 - October 6, 2012
Veils Terence Hannum
A visual artist and musician Assistant Professor of Art, Terence Hannum joined the Stevenson faculty in 2010. “Hannum’s work embodies the spiritual connection many of us feel when in the presence of live music…” said CVLT Nation. Veils will feature a selection of drawings and collages. Reception musical performance by San Francisco based alternative music group Sutekh Hexen.
August 27 - November 30, 2012
First Impressions, Sol Print Studios
Since founding Sol Print Studios in 2009, artist Soledad Salamé has been dedicated to mentoring artists in the fine art and nuanced techniques of printmaking. She has created a collaborative, collegial and intimate environment where concept and aesthetic considerations are explored and superior work is made. First Impressions features the work of Gloria Askin, Joan Belmar, Oletha DeVane, Joe Kabriel, Katherine Kavanaugh, Randi Reiss-McCormack, Gabriela Morawetz, Christine Neill, Pamela Phillips, Leslie Portney, Soledad Salamé, Joyce Scott and Ruby Yunis.
October 11 – December 22, 2012
Theories on Intervals of Resounding Reverie Brian P. Miller
Artist Brian Miller’s photographic-based innovative and alternative processes create work that is part social documentation, personal experience and visual insight. His imagery emphasizes the factual, the literal and the specific and his installation will transform the gallery.
January 19, 2013
We Are What We Wear
Students from the Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising majors at Stevenson collaborate on this innovative exhibit to create garments and displays representing the concept We are What We Wear.
January 14 - March 30, 2013
Renowned Baltimore artist and educator Dan Dudrow presents a new series of large and dramatic explorations of color. Dudrow’s paintings are at once powerful and meditative. They offer the viewer powerful feelings beyond explanation.
February 4 - May 10, 2013
Añada más vida a tus dias: Add more life to your days
Photography from a faculty-led trip to Spain. Juror: Dennis Drenner
April 18 - May 24, 2013
Portals Opening Minds, Hearts, Worlds Senior Exhibition
Graduating Visual Communication Design majors design, install and produce the work in this celebration of talent.
140.2013 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition
Baltimore Watercolor Society
June 10 - July 31, 2013
Juror: Paul Jackson, AWS/NWS, Columbia, MO
Founded in 1885, the Baltimore Watercolor Society is the third oldest organization in the country devoted to the use of watercolor as a painting medium. Stevenson hosts the Society’s annual juried exhibit.
2013 - 2014
August 26 - October 5, 2013
3 Songs, No Flash: My Adventures as a Rock ‘n’ Roll Photographer
Jefferson Jackson Steele
At age 14, using a 110 instamatic camera, Jefferson Jackson Steele, Photography Lab Manager and Adjunct Instructor, covered his first rock concert; at 16 he graduated to a 35mm and thus began his rock and roll life. In 3 Songs, No Flash, Steele shares images from his life on the road with bands, from international rockstars to local punk rockers.
August 26 – November 23, 2013
Little Italy, Un Cuore Grande (A Mighty Heart)
In 1997, Harry Connolly began to document life in Baltimore’s Little Italy. Sixteen years later, with 20,000-plus photographs, oral and video interviews, and essays, he has become Little Italy’s photographer. The photographs in this exhibition document those years; his collected oral histories tell another part of the story for this changing neighborhood.
September 5 - December 13, 2013
School of Design Gallery
This inaugural exhibition for the new gallery at the Owings Mills North campus will include photography, video, print, and sculpture related to Italian film traditions and superstitions and will feature work by Catherine Borg, Dina Fiaconaro, Terence Hannum, and others.
October 9 - November 23, 2013
Nora Sturges’ work for this exhibition depicts the edges of human habitation— outposts in the wilderness of the arctic and overlooked margins of densely populated areas nearer home. The familiar landscapes examine both the practical and unplanned ways we transform our visual environment, while the arctic scenes offer evidence of our attempts to measure, tame, live in, understand, and improve our world. Guest curated by Trace Miller.
December 4, 2013 - February 1, 2014
The shape of a particular country can be such an interesting and beautiful thing especially when taking out any nationalistic thoughts. David Brown will exhibit a series consisting of monumental “map” drawings where the viewer may focus on the organic shape of the map rather than the particular country it represents.
December 6, 2013 - January 17, 2014
Io, Tu, e La Moda Italiana: Me, You, and Italian Fashion
Students from SU’s fashion design and fashion merchandising majors will collaborate on this second annual exhibit to create garments and displays using Italian textiles and inspired by Italian designers. The exhibit will travel to New York City in early 2014 for the city’s prestigious Fashion Week and then to the the Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci (Contemporary Art Center Museum) in Prato, Italy, in March 2014.
January 13 - April 11, 2014
Balto Retro Show
A collection of Baltimore-area creative professionals display award-winning design and illustration work created during the 1980s and before. The exhibition is presented in collaboration with The Society for History and Graphics. Guest curated by Jerry Litofsky.
February 3 - May 16, 2014
You, Me, and Japan
This year’s photographic exhibition features the work of the students who travelled to Japan in March 2013. Ten students, one graduate, and three SU instructors, including Jefferson J. Steele, Carol Cornwell, and Amanda Hostalka, participated in this tour of Japan, and the exhibit features work by all. The group was profoundly moved by the trip, and their photographs illustrate the varied aspects of Japanese culture they experienced as they travelled from Osaka to Hiroshima, Kyoto, Hakone, Kamakura, and Tokyo.
February 10 - March 29, 2014
Landscape and Memory
Baltimore-area landscape painter Michael Bare’s interest is in the layering and building up of color to achieve a surface complexity. This approach produces a sense of atmosphere in his paintings, which he starts on site and finishes in the studio. Often returning to the same site, Bare creates paintings that search for connections informed by past and present perspectives.
April 17 - May 23, 2014
The annual Senior Exhibition celebrates the talents of our graduating visual communication design majors who conceive, design, install, and produce the work for this show as a culmination of their Stevenson academic experience.
April 17 - May 23, 2014
Preview of Coming Attractions
Original movie posters, costumes, and props designed by graduating film/video students will be on display in anticipation of the annual Senior Film/Video Showcase.
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