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Collection as Classroom Exhibition

Monday, March 4 - Friday, April 12

Collection as Classroom

Curated by Olivia Gruber Florek

Exhibit on view March 4–April 12, 2024

Collectors Panel Discussion Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 11:10 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Learn more about the work in the exhibition from the collectors themselves in this speaker event, featuring Art faculty members Professor Matthew Sepielli, Professor Jaime Treadwell, and Professor David Yox. Pastries and coffee will be served

Beginning in the Renaissance, artistic training required students to observe and imitate both historical and contemporary works of art. This practice often occurred within the studios of their teachers, who amassed examples of great artworks from their peers and predecessors in order to instruct students in a wide variety of artistic methods. Through the generosity of Assistant Professor of Art Matthew Sepielli, Professor of Art Jaime Treadwell, and Professor of Graphic Design and Photography David Yox, Delaware County Community College recreates this practice in the twenty-first century. “Collection as Classroom” features paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs from the private collections of Professors Sepielli, Treadwell, and Yox. Carefully selected to demonstrate an array of techniques, stylistic strategies, and significant contemporary movements, this exhibition invites students to engage with these artworks to improve their own practice, while Art History students will research and produce labels for the exhibition.

Artist Talk & Exhibition Reception Tuesday, March 26, 2024 beginning at 4 p.m.

Artist Talk March 26 at 4 p.m.
Featuring Dona Nelson, an influential American painter and educator whose work is featured in the exhibition.
Large Auditorium | Academic Building | Streaming on Zoom

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Monday, March 4
Friday, April 12
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Delaware County Community College, Marple Campus
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Media, PA 19063 United States
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