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Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series: 2010 Exhibits


2009 Exhibit CatalogDownload the Exhibition Catalog here

"Illusive Balance: Transcendental Pattern & Layered Surface" -
Marsha Goldberg, Nicole Ianuzelli, Lisa Pressman and Debra Ramsay
March 17 - June 7, 2010

Mabel Smith Douglass Library Galleries
8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Gallery Hours M-F 9am - 4:30 pm; Weekends by Appointment
Directions


Marsha Goldberg, Double Double, 2008, oil on canvas,
42 x 42 inches

Nicole Ianuzelli, Envelope 2, 2007 latex & oil on canvas, 32 x 36 inches

Lisa Pressman, Transparent Thinking, 2009, encaustic & oil on panel, 24 x 24 inches

Debra Ramsay, In Other Words: An Installation of Chance, detail, 2008, wax & eggshell on panel, installation dimensions: 22inches x 24 feet

This Mary H. Dana Women Artist Series exhibition brings to the galleries four artists selected by a jury of visual arts professionals. Lisa Pressman and Debra Ramsay work primarily in encaustic; Marsha Goldberg and Nicole Ianuzelli paint with oil and acrylic. In each of their abstract works, we find a beauty of geometry, line, composition, and color. The exhibition catalog will be available for download in April 2010.
For additional information contact: Nicole Ianuzelli: nik12a@rci.rutgers.edu

SPECIAL EVENT:
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Reception 5-7pm
Artists' Talks at 5:30 pm
Directions

Press Release [PDF]

These events have been organized by the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, a program of the Institute for Women and Art (IWA) in partnership with the Rutgers University Libraries. The IWA operates as a center of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Public Partnerships in the Arts & Humanities. Series co-sponsors include: Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Institute for Research on Women, Office of the Dean of Douglass Residential College and Douglass Campus, The Feminist Art Project, Women and Gender Studies Department, and the Women Artists Archives National Directory. These events are made possible in part by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.


"Gendered Agency: Aliza Augustine and Ashley Watson"
  January 19 - March 7, 2010

2010 Exhibit Catalog
Download the Exhibition Catalog here

Gallery Hours: M-F 9am - 4:30pm; Weekends by Appointment
Mabel Smith Douglass Library Galleries
8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions

Special Event:
Gallery Talk by Aliza Augustine at Douglass Library

February 4, 2010 at Noon

This Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series exhibit brings to the galleries two artists selected by a panel of visual arts professionals. Aliza Augustine and Ashley Watson create photographic narratives drawn from personal histories, social/political commentaries, and contradictions between what has been deemed as "good and evil." Their work provides a visual component to the Institute for Research on Women's 2009-10 interdisciplinary seminar, "Gendered Agency", that is exploring how women and men respond to conditions such as impoverishment and globalization in ways that are gendered and/or resistant.

Douglass Now article

For additional information contact: Nicole Ianuzelli: nik12a@rci.rutgers.edu

Ashley Watson, from the series "A Bird At My Table", 2009, Digital C-print, 45 x 30"
Aliza Augustine, "She Cried So Much She Filled Buckets", from the series, Is It Safe, 2009, Digital C-print, 30x40"

Exhibitions and events have been organized by the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, a program of the Institute for Women and Art (IWA) in partnership with the Rutgers University Libraries. The IWA operates as a center of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Public Partnerships in the Arts & Humanities. Series co-sponsors include: Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Institute for Research on Women, Office of the Dean of Douglass Residential College and Douglass Campus, The Feminist Art Project, Women and Gender Studies Department, and the Women Artists Archives National Directory. These events are made possible in part by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.


Catakog cover - 2 fabrics with plain text titleDownload the
Exhibition Catalog
here

"The Art and Science of Happiness: Patricia Dahlman"
September 7 - December 10, 2010

Mabel Smith Douglass Library Galleries
8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Gallery Hours M-F 9am - 4:30 pm; Weekends by Appointment
Directions

Patricia Dahlman's multimedia work was selected by a panel of visual arts professionals to provide a visual component to the Rutgers Institute for Research on Women's 2010-11 interdisciplinary seminar, "The Art and Science of Happiness." The theme explores how economic security, political stability, family, careers, health, community involvement, and other domains contribute (or not) to ones sense of being "happy." Dahlman's subject matter ranges across the political, social, and economic spectrums, while addressing issues of nature and society. She uses sewn and stitched forms made from canvas and colorful fabric to create both sculptural and 2-dimensioal works that are playful or serious, and sometimes both. The works selected for this exhibition include landscapes, abstract forms, narratives and figural works that comment on the environmental destruction in her community as well as recent political events in America. They represent her visions and hopes for an improved future for society and the world. These pieces also illustrate the University's 2010-11 Global Initiatives theme, "Ecologies in the Balance: The Way Forward."

Events at Douglass Library:
Monday, September 20, 2010
Reception and Gallery talk by Patricia Dahlman
5-7pm
Gallery talk at 5:30pm

2010 Exhibit Catalog
Patricia Dahlman, Spring 2, 2007
canvas, cloth, stuffing, & thread, 25 x 22 x 23 inches

Thursday, November 18, 2010
Gallery talk by Patricia Dahlman
Noon

All events are free and open to the public.

Directions
Press Release [PDF]

The exhibition and events have been organized by the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, a program of the Institute for Women and Art (IWA) in partnership with the Rutgers University Libraries. The IWA operates as a center of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Public Partnerships in the Arts & Humanities. Series co-sponsors include: Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Douglass Residential College, Global Initiatives, Institute for Research on Women, The Feminist Art Project, Women's and Gender Studies Department, and the Women Artists Archives National Directory. These events are made possible in part by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.