THIS WEEK @ UARTS: September 24 - 30, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
UArts Honors Irvin Borowsky, Laurie Wagman for $500,000 Gift
New Dean of Admissions Appointed
'Making IT' Alumni Exhibition Set for October 2-29
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NEWS
Photo Student Work on Display at Philadelphia History Museum
Professor Sharon Church Featured in 'American Craft' Mag
Illustrator/Alum Jerry Pinkney Praised in 'NY Times'
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EVENTS
Fall Fest
Lecture: Dave McKenzie
Family and Alumni Weekend
More Events >>

OPPORTUNITIES
Students: Join Philadelphia Orchestra's eZseatU Program

IN THE GALLERIES
Window on 11
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
President's Office
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
UArts Honors Irvin Borowsky, Laurie Wagman for $500,000 Gift to Glass Arts Program
Dozens of their friends and family members gathered at the University of the Arts on September 19 to honor UArts Trustee Emeritus Irvin J. Borowsky and his wife, Laurie Wagman, whose $500,000 gift will enable the University to significantly expand and enhance its glass arts programs and the art form itself. Read more >>

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New Dean of Admissions Appointed
Anthony Padilla will join the University of the Arts as the new dean of Admissions, effective October 15, 2012. Padilla joins UArts with a wealth of experience in arts college admissions, having served as the chief admissions officer at Laguna College of Art & Design, Parsons The New School for Design and Chester College of New England. Prior to that, he worked in admissions at Pacific Oaks College and Otis School of Art & Design. Padilla holds a BFA in Illustration from Art Center College of Design in California.

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'Making IT' Alumni Exhibition Set for October 2-29
"Making IT: Alumni Works '02-'12" is a juried exhibition of works by recent alumni. Over 150 works were submitted by UArts alumni from the classes of 2002 through 2012, including undergraduate and graduate alumni. The 57 selected pieces create a coherent and innovative exhibition, showcasing the excellence and artistic diversity of our recent alumni. Read more >>

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Faculty: Sign Up for Digication Workshops
During the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters, faculty will be able to explore Digication, a course management and e-portfolio system that will replace Sakai in fall 2013. To prepare, the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Digication Committee are providing introductory workshops. Seats are still available for the Digication E-Portfolio Workshop on Monday, September 24 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the Digication Course Management Workshop on Wednesday, September 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Faculty should RSVP to Assistant Provost Krishna Dunston or reserve a seat for any of the fall workshops.

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NEWS
Photo Student Work on Display at Philadelphia History Museum
Work by Photography students from last year's Professional Practices classes is featured in the "Face to Facebook" exhibition at the newly reopened Philadelphia History Museum. The exhibit explores how portraiture has changed from the commissioned paintings of the 18th century to the snapshots used to identify ourselves in social media in the 21st century. Informal photographs of everyday Philadelphians by Photo senior Leon Syfrit and 2012 graduates Nathan Novak, Amanda Hagenbuch, Caitlin Lord, Tara Robertson, Nell Slaughter, Elizabeth Kreitschmann, Felicia Puff, Chelsea A. DeJesus, Cierra Butler and Michael Gail Malloy are among the 70 protraits on display that includes work by such artists as Charles Willson Peale and Thomas Sully. "Face to Facebook" runs through December 31 in PHM's second floor main gallery.

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Professor Sharon Church Featured in 'American Craft' Mag
Crafts professor and renowned jewelry artist Sharon Church is featured in the current issue of American Craft magazine for being named a Fellow of the American Craft Council. Read the article >>

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Illustrator/Alum Jerry Pinkney Praised in 'NY Times'
Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Jerry Pinkney '60 (Advertising Design) was featured in The New York Times for his exhibit "Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney," opening September 29 at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, N.Y. The retrospective of his work runs through January 13, 2013. Read the article >>

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Film Faculty Member to Perform and Speak at USC, CalArts
Kathy Rose, a master lecturer in the School of Film, will perform and speak at the University of Southern California (USC) and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in October. Rose integrates live performance and projected film, video and animation to create a magnificent theatrical phenomenon.

Jack H. Skirball Series
CalArts
Performance: October 8, 8:30 p.m.
Performance/Lecture in "Structuring Strategies Series": October 9

Visions & Voices Series
USC
October 11, 7 p.m.

Image and Performance: A Workshop with Kathy Rose
USC
October 12, 1 – 4 p.m.

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Photos by Faculty Member Featured in 'GQ'
Photos by faculty member and alumnus David Graham BFA '76 (Photography) are featured in this month's issue of GQ magazine in an article about the gun culture in Arizona titled "Guns 'R Us: Buying Guns in America." Graham also narrates a slideshow video included with the story called "Where America Gun Shops."

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'Philadelphia Inquirer' Showcases Work by Late Professor
Two exhibits by beloved UArts professor and Philadelphia painter Edna Andrade, who passed away in 2008, were featured in the September 14 issue of The Philadelphia Inquirer. "Edna Andrade, Works on Paper: 1959–1962" runs through October 13 at Locks Gallery (600 Washington Square South), while "Color Motion: Edna Andrade Prints" is on view through November 17 at the Print Center (1614 Latimer Street). Read the review >>

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EVENTS
Fall Fest
Join the Office of Student Life for games, food and fun at the first annual Fall Fest. Climb through a 65-foot inflatable obstacle course, enjoy a relaxing chair massage, meet student organization leaders, and walk away with health and wellness tips and information for healthy stress relief and nutrition.
September 26, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Vacant Lot (next to Broad Street Ministries)
313 South Broad Street

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Lecture: Dave McKenzie
UArts alumnus Dave McKenzie BFA '00 (Printmaking) will give a lecture in conjunction with his exhibit "Everything's Alright, Nothing's Okay!" on display in the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery through September 28.
September 27, 1 p.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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Family and Alumni Weekend
All alumni and families of current students are invited to attend Family and Alumni Weekend, set for October 19 – 21. Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the UArts Alumni Association, this year's program will showcase the many talents of the UArts community and will provide plenty of opportunities to connect with current students and their families, as well as with alumni and faculty. Register now >>
October 19 – 21

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Senior Dance Concert
Senior Dance majors perform in a variety of styles.
October 3, 8 p.m.; October 4 – 5, 7 p.m.
Dance Theater at the Drake

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Fall Open House
The University of the Arts will hold its annual Fall Open House on Saturday, October 27 from noon to 4 p.m. Prospective students and their families can meet faculty, current students and alumni; explore our galleries and performing arts spaces; and learn more about housing and dining. Open House offers demonstrations and performances from all program areas, and special workshops to guide visitors through the financial aid process, as well as tips on preparing a portfolio or audition.
October 27, 12 - 4 p.m.

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Vocal Showcase Concert
Outstanding vocal students perform pieces from their spring 2012 juries, as selected by the Vocal faculty.
October 3, 7 p.m.
Caplan Recital Hall

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Student Council Information Session
The Office of Student Life invites all students to a Student Council Information Session. Students will learn more about the role of Student Council and will have the opportunity to share feedback and ideas with the Office of Student Life. Applications for Student Council will also be available at this session. Snacks will be provided! Please come prepared with feedback and questions regarding UArts Student Council and its role and impact on the student body. For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Casey Sharkey, Campus Programming Coordinator, at psharkey@uarts.edu.
October 3, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Gershman Hall, Room 408

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Brind School Presents 'Cohort Cabaret'
Musical Theater seniors nominated for the Laurie Beechman Memorial Scholarship, including Bethany McCall, Alyssa Beckman, David Miller, Adam Hoyak and scholarship winner Joey Bermudez, will perform cabaret selections. One night only!
September 28, 8 p.m.
Laurie Beechman Cabaret Theater

All Brind School productions are FREE to the University community, though advanced reservations are strongly encouraged. Please visit tickets.uarts.edu and enter either the UASTAFF or UASTUDENT promo code. Tickets can also be purchased on a first-come, first-served basis – one hour prior to curtain – at the box office. Questions can be directed to Jennifer MacMillan, audience services coordinator, at x6450 or jmacmillan@uarts.edu.

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Catagenesis
Work by Adjunct Associate Professor John JH Phillips is featured in "Catagenesis," an exhibition of site-specific installations sponsored by Philadelphia Sculptors at Globe Dye Works. "Catagenesis" refers to the concept that breakdown, instead of being an end, becomes a beginning as it progresses to reorganization, and then ideally, renewal.
Through October 21
Globe Dye Works
4500 Worth Street, Philadelphia

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The Corzo Center Presents…
Entrepreneur Bootcamp
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at the University of the Arts and Empowerment Group, this interactive, six-part workshop provides a chance to learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur, how to plan, market, manage money and present your ideas. Free for UArts students and alumni. Seats available for the general public; inquire at corzocenter@uarts.edu. Registration required at corzocenter.ticketleap.com.
September 29; October 6, 13, 20 and 27
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 511

Startup Weekend: Philadelphia
The Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at the University of the Arts co-sponsors Startup Weekend: Philadelphia, an intense 54-hour event that focuses on team building and business idea development, often tech-related, that can form the basis of a credible business. Come with your own idea or find an idea you want to work on. A limited number of discounted tickets are available to UArts Design students and alumni. Total UArts student and alumni cost (ID required): $29. Select ticket option Designer or Developer and enter discount code: UARTS. More information >>
September 28, 5 p.m. – September 30, 9 p.m.
Hamilton Hall

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DesignPhiladelphia
Presented in partnership with the University of the Arts, the 8th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival unites the region's dynamic creative community by bringing together individuals and organizations from across the design spectrum, placing a spotlight on Philadelphia's rich design history and creative industries at work.
October 10 – 14

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Former Dean Rick Lawn's Power of 10 'little big band' Performs
Power of Ten, an ensemble comprising UArts faculty and alumni, will perform two sets on Thursday, September 27 at Chris' Jazz Café. The band features Ron Kerber, Chris Farr, Rick Lawn, Dennis Wasko, Chris Aschman, Randy Kapralick, Tom Lawton, Tony Miceli, Mike Kennedy, Kevin MacConnell and Erik Johnson. Admission is $10; $5 for students.
September 27, 7 p.m.
Chris' Jazz Café
Sansom Street between Broad and 15th Streets

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Open Office Hours with President Buffington
Members of the University community are invited to meet with President Sean Buffington on a first-come, first-served basis regarding any subject they wish to bring to his attention. More info >>
September 26, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
September 28, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
President’s Office
Hamilton Hall, 1st floor

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Culture Vultures
Student Affairs is sponsoring free tickets for students to the area's best exhibitions and performances. To sign up and obtain tickets, visit Student Affairs in Gershman Hall, Room 311.

Burnt Sugar @ the Painted Bride
A funky jazz ensemble inspired by the music of Miles Davis and James Brown
September 28, 8 p.m.
Optional meet up at 7 p.m. in Gershman Lobby

NYC Day Trip to MoMA to see the Quay Brothers exhibit
October 19
Meet at 30th Street Station at 9 a.m.

Fresh Cut from the Vine @ at the Painted Bride
Philly's best jazz musicians perform together, including UArts faculty
October 20, 8 p.m.
Optional meet up at 7 p.m. in Gershman Lobby

Ballet X Fall Series @ the Wilma Theater
20 tickets available
November 8, 8 p.m.
Meet at venue

Chick Corea and Gary Burton’s Hot House Tour @ the Kimmel Center
10 tickets available
November 9, 8 p.m.
Meet at venue

Yemen Blues @ at the Painted Bride
A dynamic global jazz fusion experience
November 11, 7 p.m.
Optional meet up at 6 p.m. in Gershman Lobby

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Free Lunchtime Yoga
This popular free lunchtime yoga class sponsored by Staff Council is suitable for all levels and open to faculty, staff and students. Bring your yoga mat and take advantage of this beneficial opportunity. Classes are held weekly on Wednesdays through December 5. There will be no class on October 24 or November 22.
September 26, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 203

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OPPORTUNITIES
Students: Join Philadelphia Orchestra's eZseatU Program
Sign up for eZseatU, a program through the Philadelphia Orchestra that enables students to attend unlimited concerts for a one-time membership fee of just $25 per year. The eZseatU program kicks off its new season with the fifth annual Free College Concert on October 11 at 8 p.m. at the Kimmel Center.

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IN THE GALLERIES
Window on 11 (Terra Hall, 11th floor)

Gerald Nichols: More Incessant, Three Last Suppers, for Leo Steinberg
The School of Art is pleased to announce the inaugural exhibition of Window on 11 in Terra Hall, featuring the work of Painting/Drawing Professor Gerald Nichols, who examines and explores Leonardo da Vinci's 15th century fresco "The Last Supper." For more than 500 years, this iconic image has inspired artists to create works of art ranging from paintings, prints and sculpture to literature and film. In "Leonardo's Incessant Last Supper," Leo Steinberg asks the question: "Is there anything more to be said?" Nichols says, "Yes." More info >>
Through October 26

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Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery (Anderson Hall, ground floor)

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie is an English septuagenarian painter whose theatrical and expressionist canvases have recently gained critical acclaim. Wylie often takes ideas from recent film stills and art history and has been influenced by artists as diverse as Philip Guston and Jean-Michel Basquiat. More info >>
October 2 – November 20

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President's Office (Hamilton Hall, ground floor)

Isa Barnett '43 and Ivan Barnett '69: Generation to Generation
An exhibition in tribute to the distinguished Philadelphia/Santa Fe artist and illustrator Isa Barnett DIPL '43 (Illustration), presented by his artist son Ivan BFA '69 (Illustration). Isa is remembered as an esteemed and influential teacher at UArts. More info >>
Exhibition: October 17 – November 26
Opening Reception: October 21, 5 – 7 p.m.

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Sol Mednick Gallery (Terra Hall, 15th floor)

Angela Bacon-Kidwell: Traces of Existence
Working with numerous layers of hand-painted photographs, drawings and resin to create a single image, Angela Bacon-Kidwell's final results reveal a complex layering process in which the image is printed and rephotographed under various conditions in one final effort to heal the wounds that bind her own existence. More info >>
Through October 26

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Gallery 817 (Anderson Hall, 8th floor)

Gerald Nichols: Fifteen Paintings, Collages, Constructions, 1995-2012
Featuring work by Painting/Drawing Professor Gerald Nichols, including "Perseid Showers, Crescent Moon, for Neil Armstrong." More info >>
Through October 17

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Hamilton and Arronson Galleries (Hamilton Hall, ground floor)

Making IT: Alumni Works '02 - '12
A juried exhibition of works by recent alumni from the classes of 2002 through 2012, including undergraduate and graduate alumni. The exhibit coincides with Family and Alumni Weekend (October 19 – 21) and DesignPhiladelphia (October 10 – 14).
Exhibition: October 2 – 29
Opening Reception: October 20, 5 – 7 p.m.

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Gallery 1401 (Terra Hall, 14th floor)

Jennifer Long: Collections
Investigating vulnerability, perceived ideals and communication within the context of interpersonal relationships is the focus of Toronto-based artist Jennifer Long. Inspired by a wide array of references such as feminism, portraiture, the Victorian era and personal experience, Long creates constructed narratives that explore the emotions and quiet moments of everyday life. More info >>
Through October 26

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Richard C. von Hess Illustration Gallery (Anderson Hall, 7th floor)

Cryptofauna: The Art of Chris Buzelli
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Chris Buzelli moved to New York City and began his career as an illustrator. His paintings have appeared in many publications, including Rolling Stone, TIME, Playboy and The New York Times. Buzelli has collaborated on many projects for design firms and advertising agencies. He also shows his work in various galleries throughout the U.S. and teaches once a week at RISD and SVA. More info >>
Exhibition: Through November 16
Reception: October 18, 3 – 3:30 p.m.

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Special Gifts Gallery (Terra Hall, 10th floor)

Department of Art + Design Education Faculty Exhibition
The Department of Art + Design Education presents an exhibition of work by faculty members.
Through October 11

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