Upcoming Exhibitions & Lectures

York College Galleries (Wolf Hall, Main Campus)

Jeremy Tarr: Et in Arcadia Ego
August 22 – October 5, 2022
York College Galleries (campus)
Opening Reception: August 26, 4:00 PM
Artist Lecture: October 5, 7:00 PM, DeMeester

Jeremy Tarr’s work crosses the disciplines of performance, video, sculpture, painting, and photography; dealing with post-industrial settings, their decay, abandonment and the new narratives that emerge from within and constructed around them.  The Pittsburgh native has had recent solo exhibitions in New York and Germany.

Firoz Mahmud: Early Episodes (True Never Lies)
October 20 – November 22, 2022
York College Galleries (campus)
Lecture/Reception: October 20, 5:30 PM, DeMeester

Bangladesh-born artist Firoz Mahmud is known for his large-scale, research-based art projects and installations. Mahmud’s mixed media works engage his cultural and political heritage, touching on themes like war and conflict, legacies of the Bengal region, and dreams of immigrant families in new lands.

Visiting Lecture: Dread Scott
Date TBD, 7:00 PM,
DeMeester Recital Hall

Dread Scott makes revolutionary art that propels history forward. A 2021 Guggenheim Fellow, his work is exhibited internationally, including exhibitions at MoMA PS1, the Walker Art Center, and Gallery MOMO in South Africa, and is in the collections of the Whitney Museum and Brooklyn Museum.

Fall Senior Exhibition
December 2 – 14, 2022, Brossman Gallery (campus)
Senior Presentations: December 2, 5:00 PM, DeMeester Recital Hall

In their final semester, seniors in Fine Art and Graphic Design exhibit their thesis bodies of work and senior projects respectively, demonstrating the formal and conceptual growth they have achieved. The event opens with PechaKucha-style presentations followed by a reception and announcement of awards.

 

Marketview Arts (37 W Philadelphia St, Downtown)

Nuestra Tierra (Our Land)
September 9 – October 22, 2022, Marketview Arts
Opening Reception: September 9, 5:00 PM, 3rd Floor, Marketview Arts

This printmaking exhibition guest curated by Drive By Press cofounder Joseph Velasquez explores the complexity and diversity of the Latinx experience through the lens of belonging, interpreted broadly as connection to lands, customs, community, nation, contemporary art, and the feeling of being welcome or unwelcome.

O Say Can You See
November 4 – December 17, 2022, 3rd Floor, Marketview Arts
First Friday Reception: November 4, 5:00 PM, Marketview Arts

Themes of valor and sacrifice, common to Veterans Day events, are complicated by expressions of grief, confusion, anger, and remorse in this exhibition of artwork by combat veterans, whose experiences at war and upon returning home sometimes leave them wondering what it was all for.