NEWS & EVENTS
Hartwick’s Foreman Gallery Hosts Three “Women in Art”March 13, 2012
The work of three notable female artists is now on display in the Foreman Gallery at Hartwick College. Joyce Weinstein, Jen Pepper, and Lori Esposito will all give gallery talks in the coming weeks to discuss their work, which will be on display through March 16, 2012. The Foreman Gallery is located in the Anderson Center for the Arts on the Hartwick College campus. It is open to the public.
On Thursday, March 15, Weinstein will give a gallery talk at 5 p.m. Weinstein received her education from the City College in New York, New York and the Art Students League in NYC. She is co-founder of Woman in the Arts Foundation which was established in 1971 by artists, writers and other art world professionals. Throughout its history, WIA has proved to be adaptable and creative in its ongoing work to change outdated concepts and attitudes about women as professional artists. Joyce Weinstein has exhibited her work all over the world, including Canada, Spain, Germany and many states in the U.S. One of her many awards includes the "Fourth Annual Susan B. Anthony Award" which is awarded to women who have furthered the cause of women's equality in the arts. Joyce's work is held in many private and public collections including the collection at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
On Friday, March 16, Pepper and Esposito will both give talks beginning at 4:30 p.m. Pepper was born in Toronto Ontario but currently resides in central New York. She is an installation artist who has exhibited nationally and internationally in over 20 solo exhibitions and has participated in over 50 group exhibitions since 1990. Her work has been exhibited in the UK, Japan, Canada, New York City and others in the U.S. Jen Pepper has been the recipient of grant awards including the National Endowment of the Humanities, New York State Council on the Arts, New York State Foundation of the Arts, Astraea National Visual Artist Fellow (NYC) and The Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. Her work explores the intersection between language and the body and their interaction with the physical and emotional environment.
Lori Esposito received her BFA at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, CO., her MA in art education at Ohio University at Athens, OH, and her MFA in studio art in at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked in the University of Ohio as the Interim Director for Trisolini and Seigfred campus galleries and the Instructor for Drawing and Composition, the University of North Carolina as an instructor for Drawing and Composition and also at the University of North Dakota as an assistant professor of painting and drawing. She currently teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design as an assistant professor in Providence, RI. Her exhibitions have taken her all over the country including California, Florida, Ohio, North Carolina and New York.
The Foreman Gallery is open from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, contact the Department of Art and Art History at 607-431-4825.
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