THIS WEEK @ UARTS: January 13 - 19, 2014

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Joanna Settle Named New Head of Brind School
Save the Date: Art Unleashed 2014
Blick Back-to-School Sale

NEWS
Professor Camille Paglia Profiled in 'Wall Street Journal'
Brind School Faculty, Staff Are BroadwayWorld Phila. Award Winners
'Make Good Art' On 'New York Times' Best-Selling Education Books List
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EVENTS
Love & Devotion
Then
Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital
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IN THE GALLERIES
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
Hamilton/Arronson Galleries, Solmssen Court & President's Office
Gallery 1401
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Joanna Settle Named New Head of Brind School
The University of the Arts has appointed Joanna Settle as the new director of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts. Settle, a freelance theater director and educator, will begin her tenure on January 13. "We are excited to welcome Joanna to UArts," said Provost Kirk E. Pillow. "She brings a rich history in and an extensive knowledge of all aspects of theater. Her leadership and her broad experience as a nationally recognized director will help the Brind School achieve even greater levels of success." Read more >>

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Save the Date: Art Unleashed 2014
Join us for the fifth anniversary edition of Art Unleashed, the University's largest fundraiser, set for April 9 – 15 in Hamilton Hall. The exhibition and sale raises money to support the Sam S. McKeel Promising Young Artists Scholarship Fund with artwork in all media from talented students, faculty and alumni.

Preview Party (admission charge)
April 9, 5 - 8 p.m.

Public Sale (free admission)
April 10 - 15, 12 - 5 p.m.

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Blick Back-to-School Sale
New year, new sale! Blick Art Materials welcomes students back to school with additional savings. Come visit our Blick Prize Wheel booth on campus January 21 and receive free giveaways and additional coupons to save on all your art supplies. University of the Arts students save an additional 20% off just in time for back to school. Stop by our Philadelphia location or visit dickblick.com for more store information.

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NEWS
Professor Camille Paglia Profiled in 'Wall Street Journal'
University Professor of Humanities & Media Studies Camille Paglia is profiled in The Wall Street Journal in an article titled "A Feminist Defense of Masculine Virtues." The paper's take: "Talking to her is like a mental CrossFit workout." Read the article >>

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Brind School Faculty, Staff Are BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Award Winners
College of Performing Arts staff member Troy Martin-O'Shia and Ira Brind School of Theater Arts faculty member Dirk Durossette topped the list of winners for the 2013 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, announced by BroadwayWorld.com, the No. 1 website for Broadway, theater and live entertainment around the world. Martin-O'Shia took home the award for Best Lighting Design for "Spamalot," while Durossette won Best Set Design for "Lend Me a Tenor." Read more >>

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'Make Good Art' On 'New York Times' Best-Selling Education Books List
Make Good Art, a hardcover book by award-winning author and graphic novelist Neil Gaiman based on his inspirational 2012 Commencement address to UArts students, is included on The New York Times' list of 2013's Best-Selling Education Books. See the list >>

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Illustration Alumna's Furniture Featured in Fuller Craft Museum Show
Furniture artist and UArts alumna Jenna Goldberg BFA '90 (Illustration), whose work is included in the Fuller Craft Museum's "Made in Massachusetts: Studio Furniture of the Bay State" exhibition, is profiled in a (Fall River, Mass.) Herald News story. Read the article >>

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EVENTS
Love & Devotion
Curated by Photography program Senior Lecturer Jordan Rockford BFA '00 (Photography), "Love & Devotion" explores and celebrates the personal stories of LGBTQ couples and families. The exhibit features Adjunct Associate Professor Barbara Proud's "First Comes Love" series and a screening of "The Devotion Project" by filmmaker Antony Osso, named one of Out Magazine's "Out100" for 2013. More info >>
Exhibition: Through February 28
Film Screening: February 15, 3 – 5 p.m. (free and open to the public)
William Way LGBT Community Center
1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia

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Then
Philadelphia Dance Projects opens its 2014 season with "Then," a world premiere by New York choreographer Susan Rethorst, produced and performed by Group Motion, whose artistic director is Dance Adjunct Associate Professor Manfred Fischbeck. More info >>
January 16 – 19
Arts Bank

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Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital
"Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital," featuring work by UArts faculty member and alumnus Doug Bucci BFA '94 (Crafts), explores the many areas of 21st-century creativity made possible by advanced methods of computer-assisted production known as digital fabrication. More info >>
Through July 6
Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle, New York City

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William Daley: 14 for 7
Solo exhibition by renowned ceramicist and UArts professor emeritus William Daley, highlighting a select group of Daley's works made between 1954 and 2013. "14 for 7" is presented in conjunction with the publication of William Daley: Ceramic Artist by UArts alumna and noted contemporary print scholar Ruth Fine BFA '62 (Painting). In addition to the works on view, the installation will feature a recent short film about Daley and his work, "Mud Architect," by UArts faculty member Thomas Porett. More info >>
Exhibition: January 23 – March 9
Opening Reception: January 23, 6 – 8 p.m.
Artist's Talk: February 6, 6 p.m.
Philadelphia Art Alliance
252 South 18th Street, Philadelphia

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New Work: Kay Healy MFA '08
The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts presents "New Work," a fiber and mixed-media installation by Philadelphia artist Kay Healy MFA '08 (Book Arts/Printmaking). More info >>
Through March 16
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE

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Free Lunchtime Yoga
The 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 continue weekly on Wednesdays through May 7. There are no classes during University forums or Spring Break.
January 22, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 407

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IN THE GALLERIES
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery (Anderson Hall, ground floor)

Ken Lum: The Mini Mall Series
The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery presents 2014 Whitney Biennial artist Ken Lum’s first exhibition in Philadelphia. His “Mini-Mall” works build upon ideas of societal subjectivities, comprising fictive sign-like works for plausible urban communities defined by flux and pointing to the diverse changing ethnic and economic demographics of the neighborhoods to which they serve. More info >>
Exhibition: January 17 – February 28
Opening Reception: January 23, 5 – 7:30 p.m.

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Hamilton/Arronson Galleries, Solmssen Court & President's Office (Hamilton Hall)

School of Art Faculty Exhibition
The School of Art (SoA) in the College of Art, Media & Design presents its inaugural "Faculty Exhibition" in two parts, featuring faculty from the Craft & Material Studies, Interdisciplinary Fine Arts and Photography programs. The exhibits celebrate the School's impressive range of faculty talent, highlighting the broad spectrum of media and formats utilized in contemporary creative practice.

Part One
- Exhibition: January 21 – February 8
- Artist Presentations: Gerald Nichols and Anne Massoni
January 29, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., CBS Auditorium
- Reception: January 30, 5 – 7 p.m.
More info >>

Part Two
- Exhibition: February 17 – March 7
- Artist Presentations: Sharon Church and Vince Feldman
February 12, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., CBS Auditorium
- Reception: February 18, 5 – 7 p.m.
- Artist Presentations: Alexander Rosenberg and Rebecca Sack
February 20, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., CBS Auditorium
More info >>

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Gallery 1401 (Terra Hall, 14th floor)

Ben Reynolds: About to Travel
Through February 7

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Continuing Studies Gallery (Terra Hall, 9th floor)

CE Digital Photography Capstone Exhibition: Part 2
The Division of Continuing Studies presents the second of two Continuing Education Capstone Exhibitions, featuring the work of Digital Photography certificate students Eve Miller, Casandra Williams, Susan Kessler and Bridget Horgan Bell. More info >>
For more information, please call 215-717-6006 or email cs@uarts.edu.
Exhibition: January 18 – February 10
Reception: January 23, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

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Sol Mednick Gallery (Terra Hall, 15th floor)

Don Gregorio Antón: Not One Alone
Through February 7

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

The Art of Josh Cochran
Josh Cochran has received awards from publications and organizations including Print Magazine's 20 under 30 New Visual Artists 2009, ADC Young Guns 6, Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, and was recently featured on the cover of Communication Arts. More info >>
Through March 7

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