Wild Land, Thomas Cole, and the Birth of American Landscape

November 9, 2011 – January 6, 2012

Wild Land, Thomas Cole, and the Birth of American Landscape Painting explores the story of Thomas Cole’s role as an artistic and cultural pioneer who helped give rise to the emerging concept of the American nation. This young Englishman saw something in the American wilderness that many Americans themselves did not yet see.

Into The Third Decade

September 6 – October 29, 2011

Into the Third Decade presents the work of Assemblage, 15 women artists from Pennsylvania and New Jersey who began meeting in 1985 to relieve the isolation the artists were experiencing in their studios. After 25 years, Assemblage artists continue to convene as a group to cultivate new ideas, present and discuss new artworks and/or processes, and to foster artistic growth, The resulting works reflect the exchange of artistic ideas from artist to artist as well as the intractable independence of each artist.

Hidden Treasures: Selections from the Rutgers-Camden Collection of Art

June 8 – August 12, 2011

Known for presenting diverse exhibitions of work by regional, national and international artists working in varied media, Framing the Collection offers a unique glimpse into the Stedman Gallery’s own collection of works of art on paper. The exhibition will feature 50 works by renowned artists such as Salvador Dali, Helen Frankenthaler, Joe Goode, Jasper Johns, and Lowell Nesbitt, official NASA artist for flights 9 and 13. Newly framed for this exclusive public display, the works have been acquired over the years through donations and acquisitions, and will be displayed throughout the campus in public spaces after the exhibition closes.