Current Exhibitions (on campus and downtown)
Stephen Towns: A Path Between Two Continents
January 22 – February 23, 2019
York College Galleries
Lecture: February 7, 2019, DeMeester Recital Hall, 5:30 PM
Born in Charleston, South Carolina, mixed-media artist Stephen Towns is currently based in Baltimore, Maryland where his breakthrough exhibition, Rumination and a Reckoning, opened to rave reviews in March 2018 at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Towns primarily works in oil, acrylic, and fiber, drawing visual inspiration from Medieval altarpieces, Impressionist paintings and wax cloth prints. His work is rooted in his upbringing in the Deep South and responds to “issues plaguing African American culture such as loss of ancestral roots, slavery, class, education, skin tone and religion” with a desire to “create beauty from the hardships in life.”
New Impressions, An International Exhibition of Letterpress Printing
1st and 3rd Floors, Marketview Arts
Exhibition: February 1 – March 23, 2019
Reception: February 1, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum is dedicated to the preservation, study, production, and printing of wood type. New Impressions is an international, juried exhibition to showcase exploration and creativity with letterpress printing techniques. From this age-old tradition, we strive to challenge and inspire artists to continue the love of printing.
2018 is the fourth year for this juried exhibition. There will be work on display from 44 artists in 9 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Switzerland, Argentina, Austria, Norway, Brazil, and Italy. This exhibition also includes the 2016 and 2017 collections.
Upcoming Exhibitions & Events