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Group Exhibition: The Kindness of Friends




October 6, 2016 - January 29, 2017

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Book Review: Evocations

Evocations by Carl Chiarenza

Photographing Abstract Collages


Except from book review published on Berkshire Fine Arts:


"Even though Evocations was published some fourteen years ago it is fresh, stunning, and remarkable. The inscription of to a gonzo from a gonzo (paraphrased) was deeply moving.


"It has encouraged me to think in what sense we share the sobriquet of gonzology.


"On many levels I have regarded [Chiarenza] as a rock-steady, grounding influence on my own peripatetic, far flung, disorienting odyssey of a life in the arts. There has always been something  reassuring about his paternalistic scolding, when called for, and mentoring encouragement to follow my own muse."


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Group Exhibition: Hunter/Gatherer


Rochester Connections: Works from the Gerald Mead Collection 


4 November 2016 – 20 November 2016


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Rochester Institute of Technology

100 College Avenue

(Downtown near Village Gate)

Rochester, New York 14607


This survey exhibition consists of over 40 artworks in all media by Western New York artists selected from the substantial art collection of Gerald Mead, and focuses on artists with current and historical ties to the Rochester community, whether current residents or with connections to RIT, Visual Studies Workshop, the George Eastman Museum, Nazareth College and more. The selection of work is a testament to Mead’s extensive passion for the art communities of Western New York, and to Rochester’s place within it. 




Group Exhibition: Politics As Usual

"Politics As Usual"


22 June 2016 – 5 February 2017



The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

101 S. Columbia Street


Chapel Hill, NC 27514


A series of three small-scale exhibitions using works from the Ackland’s permanent collection, Politics As Usual examines ways in which artists engage with the power structures of their times. Whether their stance is documentary, activist, or revisionist, the artists included demonstrate that concerns of the political have long been, and continue to be, fertile ground for art making. 


Work from Chiarenza's "Peace Warriors" series is featured in this group exhibition.