Works on Paper

April 3–21, 1991
Beaver College Art Gallery

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The Beaver College Art Gallery opens its annual, juried "Works on Paper" exhibition Wednesday, April 3, 1991 with a public reception, 7:00 to 9:00 PM, in the gallery on the campus at Church and Easton roads.

Supported in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the show includes 30 works by 30 area artists. In conjunction with the exhibition, Innis Shoemaker, senior curator of prints, drawings and photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will present a lecture on Wednesday April 10 at 12:00 PM in the Beaver College Little Theatre. The exhibition and lecture are free and open to the public.

Installation view

Laura Trippi, curator of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, served as juror for this year's exhibition, selecting the participants from 350 submissions, and choosing a wide range of mediums, techniques, and subject matter. Works selected include drawings on paper and wood, an artist's book, a piece of Chinese silk paper and beeswax, lithographs, silkscreens, and black and white silver prints.

The majority of the artists in the exhibition are from Philadelphia and include Rone Del Adamczyk, Rachel Bliss, Connie Coleman, Drew Dominick, Carl Fudge, Susan Fisher, Eric Heist, Mei-Ling Hom, Kocot and Hatton, Elizabeth Leister, Gilbert Lewis, Mchael Macfeat, Sara Meyer, David Mohallatee, Kate Moran, Quentin Morris, Leo Murphy, Shoji Okutani, Claire Owen, Gregory Tobias, and Thomas Ward.

Other artists selected include: Virginia Gibbons and Richard March of Elkins Park, Hank Jaffe of Jenkintown, Neila Kun of Villanova, Davide Kettner and Scott Nyerick of Wyncote, Reena S. Milner of Dresher, and Jack Pierce Gibbons of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

"We continue to be gratified by both the high number of submissions to this exhibition and the excellent quality of the work," noted Beaver College Gallery Director Paula Marincola.


Philadelphia Museum of Art Award
Rachel Bliss

Beaver College Purchase Award
Carl Fudge

Director's Prize
Michael Macfeat

Mildred Bougher Award
Mei-ling Hom

Friends of Beaver College Art Gallery Prizes
Kate Moran
Gilbert Lewis