April 2 – 22, 1992
Beaver College Art Gallery
Juror: Robert Storr, Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York.
Betsey Batchelor, Joseph Begonia, Nicholas Coviello, Lynnette Detweiler, Drew Dominick, Kevin Finklea, Christopher Giglio, Barry Goldberg, A. P. Gorny, Neysa Grassi, Carolyn Healy, Mei-Ling Hom, Lydia Hunn, Hank Jaffe, Virgil Marti, Quentin Morris, Mary Murphy, Stuart Netsky, Gerald Nichols, Darwin Nix, Kevin O’Neill, William Jude Rumley, and Anne Seidman.
1992 Press Release
“…The Beaver College Art Gallery opens its annual, juried ‘Works on Paper’ exhibition Thursday, April 2, with a public reception, 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the gallery on campus at Church and Easton roads.
“Supported in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the show includes 26 works by 23 area artists. In conjunction with the exhibition, exhibiting artists will present informal gallery talks on Wednesday, April 8 at noon in the Beaver college Art Gallery. The exhibition and gallery talks are free and open to the public.
“Robert Storr, curator of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, served as juror for this year’s exhibition, selecting the participants from 509 submissions by 307 artists. Works selected include photographs, drawings on paper and wood, mixed media collages, a digitized video and relief print, woodcuts, lithographs, a performing object-sound drawing and work on paper composed with Valium and AZT.
“The majority of the artists in the exhibition are from Philadelphia and include Betsey Batchelor (19119), Joseph Begonia (19128), Nicholas Coviello (19118), Lynnette Detweiler (19146), Drew Dominick (19122), Kevin Finklea (19123), Christopher Giglio (19143), Barry Goldberg (19106), A. P. Gorny (19106), Carolyn Healy (19143), Mei-Ling Hom (19146), Lydia Hunn (19147), Virgil Marti (19106), Quentin Morris (19146), Mary Murphy (19106), Stuart Netsky (19103), Gerald Nichols (19104), Darwin Nix (19106), William Jude Rumley (19144), and Anne Seidman (19147).
“Other artists selected include: Neysa Grassi of Ardmore; Hank Jaffe of Jenkintown and Kevin O’Neill of Norristown.
“‘We continue to be gratified by both the high number of submissions t this exhibition and the excellent quality of the work. This year the competition was especially keen,’ noted Beaver College Gallery Director Paula Marincola. Prizes and awards will be announced within the next two weeks and these include: The Philadelphia Museum of Art Award; the Beaver College Purchase Award; the Mildred Bougher Award; the Director’s Prize and the Friends of the Beaver College Art Gallery awards for emerging artists.
“The ‘Works on Paper’ exhibit runs from April 2 through 22. Gallery hours are 10;30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, please cal (215) 572-2131.”