January 16 – February 18, 2024
Harrison and Rosedale Galleries
Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to announce the call for entries for “Student Biennial 2024”, on display January 16 – February 18, 2024 in the Harrison and Rosedale Galleries.
This exhibition is the tenth in a series at Arcadia featuring works by current students juried by an esteemed visiting arts professional.
Any Arcadia student registered for classes during the Fall 2023 semester are eligible to submit up to three works for consideration.
This year’s juror is Samantha Mitchell, the lead curator/production manager at Center 4 Creative Works, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. In advance of the exhibition, Mitchell will be giving a lecture on her artistic practice in the Great Room, University Commons on November 6, 2023 at 4:30 PM, followed by a reception in the Harrison Gallery. Students interested in submitting works to the Biennial are urged to attend.
Submissions will be accepted by the Art Office in the Spruance Art Center from December 13 – 20 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The call for entries guidelines can be found below. For further questions please email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Juror
Samantha Mitchell is an artist, writer, and arts educator based in Philadelphia. She was born in New York City and graduated from Oberlin College in 2008. She lived and worked in Illinois, Utah, California, and Oregon before enrolling in the MFA program of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, graduating in 2012.
Aside from her work in the studio, Mitchell is cofounder and director of THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, a publishing and curatorial project that foregrounds work by neurodivergent artists. She is the Lead Curator/Production Manager at the Center for Creative Works, a studio for adults with developmental disabilities. She worked as a managing editor for Title Magazine, a publication devoted to writing on the arts in Philadelphia, for five years, and contributes writings to Hyperallergic, The Brooklyn Rail, Sculpture Magazine, and Brut Force. Mitchell is a member of Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, a national collective of artist-run galleries.
Her work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Snyderman-Works, Avery Gallery, AUTOMAT, Grizzly Grizzly, Schau Fenster (Berlin) and the International Print Center (NYC), and is part of the permanent collection at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Woodmere Museum, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.