March 7 – April 25, 2012
Cuentos Populares features original illustrations from bilingual Latino folk tales published in children’s picture books. The illustrations enhance stories collected from many Spanish-speaking regions including Mexico, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, Central and South America.
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.
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.