Upcoming Exhibitions & Lectures

The following schedule of upcoming events may be subject to change as York County’s COVID-19 situation evolves. Changes to the schedule will be announced here and through social media.

York College Galleries (Wolf Hall, Main Campus)

Marketview Arts (37 W Philadelphia St, Downtown)

Closed for the Summer
May 15 – August 15, 2021
York College Galleries (Wolf Hall)

The campus galleries will be closed for the summer as we prepare for our Fall exhibition series. Please visit our downtown exhibitions at Marketview Arts, which will run all summer. We will resume participation in the monthly First Friday Art Walks beginning June 4.



FALL 2021 CAMPUS EXHIBITIONS

Entang Wiharso: A Thousand Kilometers
August 23 – October 16, 2021
York College Galleries (campus)
Lecture/Reception: Sept 2, 5:30PM

This multi-venue exhibition by Indonesian-born, US-based artist Entang Wiharso touches on the role of power, geo-political structures, historical narratives and human agency. A 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, Wiharso’s multi-disciplinary work carries tensions about history and the present day through the lens of the immigrant experience.


Solidaritas tanpa Batas/Solidarity without Boundaries 
November 3 – December 15, 2021
Cora Miller Gallery (campus)Lecture/Reception: November 3, 5:30PM, DeMeester Recital Hall

While the companion Taring Padi exhibit at Marketview Arts emphasizes the collective voice, rejecting the idea of individual authorship in favor of collaboration, this exhibition features singular works by members. The twin exhibitions demonstrate the artist’s individual voice and how collective action transcends personal boundaries. 

After Suharto: 2+ Decades of Taring  
November 3 – 27, 2021
Brossman Gallery (campus)

Complementing concurrent exhibitions on campus and Marketview Arts, this retrospective display of videos and artifacts places the work of Taring Padi in the context of recent Indonesian history from the formation of the collective after the fall of Suharto’s New Order regime to contemporary concerns. 


SPRING 2022 CAMPUS EXHIBITIONS

Faculty Biennial 
January 20 – February 19, 2022
York College Galleries (campus)
Reception: February 3, 5:00PM, Wolf Hall lobby

The Faculty Biennial offers an opportunity for our students and the regional community to view recent work by full- and part-time faculty from York College’s fine art and graphic design faculty. This exhibition reflects the faculty’s dedication to creative research and an active studio practice. 

Mitch Goldstein: I Have No Idea What I’m Doing
(Visiting Artist Lecture)
March 1, 5:30PM, DeMeester Recital Hall

Mitch Goldstein, Associate Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, is a designer, artist, and educator. Known for his publication design, darkroom photography, poignant and hilarious tweets, and dynamic Instagram presence, Goldstein’s lecture will focus on mistakes, accidents, stop/starts, and the interesting stuff that followed.

Stuart Shils: Paying Attention Visually 1977-2022
(Visiting Artist Lecture)
March 2, 5:30PM, DeMeester Recital Hall

Stuart Shils, native of Philadelphia, has painted outside for 3+ decades with dozens of solo exhibitions nationally in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Scottsdale, San Francisco and internationally in Tel Aviv, Israel and Cork, Ireland. He is a recipient of the prestigious NEA and Pollock-Krasner Grants.

Cailin Peters - Pandemic Feelings

Annual Juried Student Exhibition
March 3 – 26, 2022
York College Galleries (campus)
Reception: March 3, 5:00PM, Wolf Hall lobby

This annual exhibition features works of art and design identified by guest jurors as the strongest work entered by students in our Fine Art and Graphic Design classes. This year’s exhibition jurors are Mitch Goldstein (Graphic Design) and Stuart Shils (Fine Art.)


Graphic Design Senior Exhibition
April 8 – 23, 2022
York College Galleries (campus)
Senior Presentations: April 8, 5:00PM, DeMeester Recital Hall

In their final semester, Graphic Design majors exhibit their senior studio projects. Addressing a common design problem, the seniors demonstrate their process and mastery of design through their individual solutions. The exhibition opens with PechaKucha-style presentations followed by a reception and announcement of awards.

Fine Art Senior Exhibition
April 29 – May 10, 2022
York College Galleries (campus)
Senior Presentations: April 29, 5:00PM, DeMeester Recital Hall

In their final semester, Fine Art majors exhibit the final bodies of work they’ve developed in their downtown studios at Marketview Arts, demonstrating formal and conceptual mastery using various mediums. The exhibition opens with PechaKucha-style presentations followed by a reception and announcement of awards.

 

Colton Boyles: Emotionally Unstable
(Appell Fellowship Exhibition)
July 16 – August 21, 2021
Gallery Hall (3rd Floor, Marketview Arts)

The Appell Arts Fellowship is an 11-month residency program awarded to a graduate of York College’s art program. The Fellowship supports both the Downtown York Arts District and the continued artistic growth of the Fellow. This exhibition, the Fellowship’s culminating experience, attests to the latter.


FALL 2021 DOWNTOWN EXHIBITIONS

Entang Wiharso: A Thousand Kilometers
September 3 – October 16, 2021
Gallery Hall (3rd Floor, Marketview Arts)

First Friday Reception: September 3, 5:00 – 9:00 PM

This multi-venue exhibition by Indonesian-born, US-based artist Entang Wiharso touches on the role of power, geo-political structures, historical narratives and human agency. A 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, Wiharso’s multi-disciplinary work carries tensions about history and the present day through the lens of the immigrant experience.


Artists-in-Residence: Taring Padi
August 23 – October 16, 2021
November 4 – December 18, 2021
Gallery Hall (3rd Floor, Marketview Arts)
First Friday Reception: November 4, 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Taring Padi is an art collective in Yogyakarta, Indonesia that formed amidst the upheaval surrounding the fall of the repressive Suharto regime. Their work demonstrates the democracy of printmaking and collaboration, denouncing corruption, environmental exploitation, inequality and neo-imperialism while advocating for the poor and dispossessed.


SPRING 2022 CAMPUS EXHIBITIONS

Stolen Goods
January 6 – February 23, 2022
Gallery Hall (3rd Floor, Marketview Arts)
First Friday Reception: January 7, 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Opening on the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection, this exhibition explores “the big lie” behind the Stop the Steal movement, looking deeper into questions of who the country belongs to, who gets to protest, and what has been stolen from who throughout American history.


YCASE Finalists
March 3 – 24, 2022
Gallery Hall (3rd Floor, Marketview Arts)
First Friday Reception: March 4, 5:00 – 9:00 PM

The annual York Community Art Scholar Exhibition (YCASE) begins with the Community Art Walk, a series of smaller exhibitions featuring student work from high schools within 5-10 miles of downtown York. The finalist exhibition features selected works and award winners selected by a guest juror.

Engendered
April 1 – May 21, 2022
Gallery Hall (3rd Floor, Marketview Arts)
First Friday Reception: April 1, 5:00 – 9:00 PM

This exhibition features artists addressing gender identity in a variety of ways that include examining their own relationship to established gender norms and expectations, responding to the heteronormative male/female binary, and asserting Queerness as a fluid alternative to the idea of a stable gender identity. 

Jeannine Dabb ’20: Appell Fellowship Exhibition
June 2 – July 2, 2022
Gallery Hall (3rd Floor, Marketview Arts)
First Friday Reception: June 2, 5:00 – 9:00 PM

The Appell Arts Fellowship is an 11-month residency program awarded to a graduate of York College’s art program. The Fellowship supports both the Downtown York Arts District and the continued artistic growth of the Fellow. This exhibition, the Fellowship’s culminating experience, attests to the latter.