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allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2014
(August 01 – October 25 2014)
Celebrating the Center’s 19th year hosting the Windgate ITE International Residency program, the residents will work together for 2 months in Philadelphia to collaborate and focus on new directions in their work. The grand finale exhibition for the 2014 ITE program is the exhibit. This multidisciplinary exhibition will reflect each resident fellow’s experiences including objects produced before and during the residency. Three-dimensional work will be accompanied by photos, essays, films, and other documentation depicting the summer experience. Included will be each fellow’s statements about their personal and professional experiences.
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Bartram’s Boxes Remix
May 2 – July 19, 2014
Three years in the making, Bartram’s Boxes Remix is a collaborative project between the Center and Bartram’s Garden of Philadelphia (home of famed 18th century explorer and botanist John Bartram). In the spirit of John Bartram’s desire to share his passion for trees and other plants, Bartram’s Boxes Remix brings together artists who created works in wood and other materials from Bartram’s Garden. Artists were able to select from 13 types of wood from the Garden which fell during a wind storm over 3 years ago.
Bartram Boxes Remix continues a “Challenge” series initiated by the Center in 1987, which has provided emerging and established international artists with a dynamic forum for advancing new work.
Nationally recognized sculptor David Stephens lost his vision as an adult practicing artist over a period of years. During that time, he planned projects that include the four wall-mounted and freestanding installations he is currently completing for his solo show at The Center for Art in Wood. View the Exhibition online
The Center for Art in Wood will host a visual biography of painter, sculptor, and wood worker Roy Superior, featuring his functional furniture, pen and ink drawings, and patent models of imaginary machines. View the Exhibition online
The 2014 Windgate ITE International Resident Fellows have arrived in Philadelphia! Keep up with the group by following their blog. Learn about the day to day routines of our fellows while getting a glimpse into their creative process. The culmination of this work will be on display during our allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2014 exhibition beginning August 1st.
Thank you to everyone who visited us during the Old City Night Market!
Presented by The Food Trust, “Night Market Philadelphia is the city’s premier street food festival, a roving food event spotlighting Philly’s best ethnic and regional restaurants and food trucks. Inspired by Asia’s lively outdoor markets, these events celebrate up-and-coming neighborhoods and showcase Philadelphia’s diverse food and drinks and vibrant arts and culture scene.” We were thrilled to be apart of the Arts & Culture section of this event.
The Center is happy to share the new Old City Highlights video created by Old City District. Showcasing the large variety of great businesses, attractions & activities in our neighborhood that take place every day! Watch the video.