July 8 – August 16, 2013
Designed for artists and educators who desire constructive feedback on their artwork as well as the support and interaction of an artistic community. Registration confers a private studio in the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building and weekly, Friday critiques from a stellar ensemble of nationally and internationally known artists, including members of the PAFA’s acclaimed faculty. This summer's featured critics are:
Moe Brooker is an abstract painter, printmaker and professor of fine arts at Moore College of Art and Design. He received the Van der Zee Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia, and is represented by Sande Webster Gallery in Philadelphia, June Kelly Gallery in New York, and Robert Kidde Gallery in Birmingham, Alabama.
Neysa Grassi is a recipient of a Pew Fellowship and has had solo exhibitions at several museums, including the Pensacola Art Museum in Florida and PAFA. Since 1990 she has had over 18 one-person exhibitions in galleries in Philadelphia and New York. Grassi is currently a critic in PAFA’s MFA program. She is represented by Locks Gallery, Philadelphia.
Harry Philbrick is the Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the PAFA Museum. Prior to joining PAFA, he was the Director of the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut. As a practicing artist, his artwork has been exhibited in Great Britain and the U.S. He has also lectured extensively at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum in New York, and was head of the exhibition lecture program at the Hayward Gallery in London.
Scott Noel teaches in PAFA’s Certificate/BFA and MFA programs and serves as a critic in the MFA program. He has mounted over 30 solo exhibitions at galleries, universities and museums as well as many group shows. He has also curated numerous exhibitions for museums and has written catalogue essays for peers and forebears, including Lennart Anderson, Larry Day, Rose Naftulin and Sangram Majumdar . He is represented by Gross-McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia, and his paintings and pastels are included in numerous private, public and corporate collections
Judith Schaechter creates painterly stained glass narratives that are paradoxical assemblages of medieval depictions, mediated by contemporary tales of human failings. She has exhibited widely, including in New York, Los Angeles and Philadelphia and is the recipient of many grants, including a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her work is in numerous public and private collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Her work was included in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and the 2011 Venice Biennale. She is represented by Claire Oliver gallery in New York.
Tuition: $950 for 3.0 graduate credits, 4.0 undergraduate credits or non-credit
BONUS! Receive a 10% tuition discount on all subsequent summer studio classes.
Registration Deadline: June 28
No refunds after June 14