THIS WEEK @ UARTS: May 9 - 15, 2016

May 9, 2016

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Alum Screens Student Film That Inspired 'Billy & Mandy' Series
Work by Photo Senior To Be Displayed in Terra Dining Hall
Faculty/Alum's 'Gilded Gates' Installed in Rittenhouse Square
Alumna's 'Touch Tours' Featured on NewsWorks, NPR, CBS3

138th Commencement Ceremony
Vogueing and Other Pleasures: Lowell Boston ’88
Workshop: The Future of Shared Support for Artists
Let’s Do This Together

Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
Window on Broad
Gallery 224
Hamilton & Arronson Galleries

ThisWeek@UArts Summer Schedule
ThisWeek@UArts will begin its bi-weekly summer schedule on Monday, May 16. The regular weekly schedule will resume at the beginning of the fall semester. To submit your news and events for inclusion, please email no later than noon on Thursday before the next issue.

Summer Building Hours
In an effort to accommodate summer activities and operate efficiently, building hours have been modified beginning on Wednesday, May 11 through Wednesday, August 24. All buildings will be locked at the closing hour. If there are scheduled events beyond the closing time, we will keep the buildings open to accommodate those events, at the cost of the requesting department. Contact JoAnn Malandro at 215-717-6826 with any events.

Mangia Summer Hours
Mangia in Hamilton Hall is open today, May 9, 2016, through September 1, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Between May 9 and June 1, Mangia will serve a limited menu. Starting June 1, Mangia will return to its full menu.

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Alum Screens Student Film That Inspired 'Billy & Mandy' Series
Eight years before the Emmy Award-winning series “The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy” debuted on the Cartoon Network, Adam Maxwell Burton BFA ’96 (Animation), aka Maxwell Atoms, created a short during his junior year at UArts. That student film, titled “Billy and Mandy in Trepanation of the Skull and You,” was the inspiration for the dark animated comedy and was screened for the very first time on April 30 at the Tromanimation Film Festival held in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Work by Photo Senior To Be Displayed in Terra Dining Hall
Students in Photography Professor Barbara Proud’s Professional Practices class collaborated with UArts food service provider Parkhurst Dining to create photos combining fine art with fresh food. “Chef’s Palette” by Casey Meyers ’16 (Photography) was chosen as the winner and will be displayed in Terra Dining Hall this fall. Meyers also received a $100 Visa gift card from Parkhurst; all other participating students received a $25 Visa gift card.

Faculty/Alum's 'Gilded Gates' Installed in Rittenhouse Square
"Gilded Gates," a series of ironwork bicycle racks designed by alumnus and Master Lecturer Jason Lempieri MID '04 (Industrial Design), were recently installed in Philadelphia’s renowned Rittenhouse Square. Commissioned by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, “Gilded Gates” celebrates Philadelphia’s legendary ironwork while providing security for bicycles. 

Alumna's 'Touch Tours' Featured on NewsWorks, NPR, CBS3
Philly Touch Tours, co-founded by alumna Trish Maunder MA '06 (Art Education), was recently featured on NewsWorksNPR and CBS3. The organization provides cultural accessibility tours for the visually impaired. The stories focused on a two-hour tour of Philadelphia’s famous Italian Market, where Maunder led a group through the shops of various cheese, meat, fresh pasta and chocolate vendors.

Art Ed Student Wins Teaching Scholarship
Mixed-media artist Julien Tomasello MAT '17 (Visual Arts) has been awarded a 2016-2017 Hannah Amgott Memorial Scholarship from the Delaware Valley Education Consortium. The $1,500 award recognizes students pursuing teaching careers who exhibit excellence. The Society of Publication Designers Award winner served as art and photography editor on three Chronicle Books releases, including The New York Times best-selling Pantone on Fashion: A Century of Color in Design (Fall 2014), Art + Fashion: Collaborations & Connections Between Icons (November 2015) and Why Boys Need Parents (March 2016).

Maps by Illustration Students Featured on 'They Draw & Travel'
Map drawings by Illustration students in the Imaging Workshop course were selected to appear on They Draw & Travel, the internet's largest collection of illustrated travel maps created by artists from around the world. Featured freshmen include Brendan Lamb '19 (Illustration)Olivia Austin '19 (Illustration)Kelsey Durkin '19 (Illustration) and exchange student Jeanette Claesson (Illustration).

Professor Contributes to 2 Photo Books
Photography Associate Professor Harris Fogel wrote an essay for Thomas Kellner’s new book titled Black & White: 1997–2005 and was one of five contributors on A Quintology of Diaries by photographer Ferit Kuyas.

Alumni Featured in 'The Tenth'
Great write up in black gay community publication The Tenth about alumnus Marcus Branch BFA '14 (Photography) – with the studio of alumna and Honors Program Director Michele Kishita's BFA '97 (Painting), MFA '10 (Painting) setting the scene. Read the article >>

138th Commencement
Composer, musical director, conductor, arranger and musician Tom Kitt, whose awards include a Pulitzer Prize for Drama and two Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations for the rock musical “Next to Normal,” will deliver the keynote address at UArts’ 138th Commencement ceremony. 
May 10
Ceremony: 10:30 a.m., Merriam Theater
Post-Ceremony Reception: 12:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall

Vogueing and Other Pleasures: Lowell Boston '88
An event featuring work by Liz Goldberg in collaboration with Warren Bass and alumnus and Animation Adjunct Associate Professor Lowell Boston BFA ’88 (Film + Animation).
May 19, 5 – 8 p.m.
Bethany Mission Gallery
1527 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia

Workshop: The Future of Shared Support for Artists
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative EconomyThaddeus Squire from CultureWorks will speak about the artist as entrepreneur and the potential benefits for creative entrepreneurs found in the combination of co-working space and shared services platforms. Free and open to the public.
May 19, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia

(kachi haeyo) | Let's Do This Together
International collaborative student exhibition and performances featuring artists Kiman Park, Luke HanAbdul Almutairi, Lena Feliciano-Hansen, Siwon ChoJeunghwan Cho, Jiyon Song, Han Bit KangJessica LamHalah Alfadl, Kihoon ChoiYuanchou Liu, Han Wang, Alexander BardCharlie DuncanMingfeng Yao, Yezi Wang and Siyuan Liu.
Through May 14
Levitt Auditorium Foyer

Continuing Education Spring/Summer Information Session
Take the first step in learning about Continuing Education courses and certificate programs. Our curriculum provides an accelerated, in-depth learning experience taught by talented working professionals who emphasize practical knowledge and skills using a project-based approach. RSVP to or 215-717-6095.
May 11, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Brief Presentation: 5:45 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 901

The Edifice: Matt Phillips '10 + Scott Kip '99
UArts alumni Matt R. Phillips BFA ’10 (Craft + Material Studies) and Scott Kip BFA ’99 (Craft + Material Studies) are included in the Snyderman-Works Galleries exhibition, "The Edifice."
May 5 – June 11
Snyderman-Works Galleries
303 Cherry Street, Philadelphia

Deep Waters: Suzanne Horvitz '59, '72
Legend Galleries, Philadelphia’s newest addition to the Museum District, proudly presents “Deep Waters,” a dreamlike installation of sculpture and works on glass by UArts alumna Suzanne Horvitz BFA ’59 (Art Education), MAT ’72 (Art Education) and Robert Roesch.
Exhibition: May 14 – June 14
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 14, 6 – 8 p.m.
Legend Galleries
230 N. 21st Street, Philadelphia

Basic Intro to Entrepreneurship
An interactive, two-week course presented by Corzo Center for the Creative Economyat the University of the Arts providing a chance to learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur: understanding motivation, ideation, value proposition, market assessment, basic revenue structures, basic cash flow and incorporation.
May 24 – 26 and May 31 – June 2, 6 – 8 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 511/13

CE Digital Photography Capstone Exhibition
The Division of Continuing Studies presents the work of Digital Photography certificate students
 Laura Storck (“Simulacra and Simulation”) and
 Mariana Fernandez (“Dominion”).
Through May 30
Continuing Studies Gallery
Terra Hall, 9th Floor

Output Art
Curated by InLiquid, “Output Art” takes place at CRUXspace, Philadelphia's only new media art gallery founded by faculty/alum Andrew Cameron Zahn BFA '11 (Multimedia), MFA '13 (Studio Art). The exhibit features work by artists Jeff BrownBill Cromar and Leo Hylan that explores how digital artwork can be made through a procedural approach: gather data, run an algorithm, output the art.
Through June 17
700 Master Street, Philadelphia

Free Lunchtime Yoga
Sponsored by Staff Council, this class 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. Visit the Staff Council Wiki page for any changes to the schedule (login required).
May 11, 18
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Terra 407

Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery (Anderson Hall, 1st floor)

CAMD Annual Student Exhibition
Annual exhibit of student work from the College of Art, Media & Design. Also in Hamilton and Arronson Galleries.
May 9 – 31

Window on Broad (Anderson Hall, 1st floor)

Carver Audain: It's Rarely Simply Black and White
Carver Audain is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice has centered around immersive environments for nearly a decade. In this latest installation, Audain considers the environment that we, as members of a contemporary populace, are immersed within via the orchestrated dissemination of media, and our increased exposure to devices that provide us unabated access. 
Through June 4

Gallery 224 (Anderson Hall, 2nd floor)

Impetus: Works In Progress Show
Exhibit features work by students in the MFA in Book Arts + Printmaking program, including Merritt CatesCaitlin Farthing, Candy GonzalezAshley Nelson and Autumn Thomas.
Through May 13

Hamilton & Arronson Galleries

CAMD Annual Student Exhibition
Annual exhibit of student work from the College of Art, Media & Design. Also in Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery.
May 9 – 31

Hamilton Hall Platforms (Broad Street)

PowerPlant: Ephraim Russell
The Hamilton Hall Public Art Initiative presents “Power Plant,” a two-part installation by visual artist Ephraim Russell developed as an audio/visual emulator of the electrical transformer and various implements of construction from our urban infrastructure.
Through May 20

School of Design (Terra Hall, 5th, 10th, 12th and 13th Floors)

PROCESS: School of Design Thesis Exhibition
Annual senior thesis exhibitions by students in the School of Design. Free and open to the public.
Through May 12

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

The Art of Victo Ngai
Exhibition of work by Victo Ngai, a New York illustrator from Hong Kong who is a Forbes 30 and Under (Art and Style) honoree and Society of Illustrators NY Gold Medalist.
Through May 22

Gershman Y Gallery (Gershman Hall, 1st floor)

Myth & Menagerie: Lesley Dill
Exhibition by renowned artist Lesley Dill, curated by Cynthia Nourse Thompson, director of the MFA programs in Book Arts + Printmaking and Studio Art.
Exhibition: Through July 22
Closing Reception: July 22, 5 – 7 p.m.

Sol Mednick Gallery + Gallery 1401 (Terra Hall, 14th + 15th Floors)

Sophomore Photography: Recent Work
This annual student exhibition features recent work from sophomore students in the Photography program. In conjunction with the Sophomore Show, the junior Photography class will be exhibiting work in the hallways surrounding the Sol Mednick Gallery.
Through August 5