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Photo: Courtesy of Tisa Della-Volpe/FSBT

Photo: Courtesy of Tisa Della-Volpe/FSBT

Delaware Online | Wrap your holiday in Delaware arts' seasonal offerings

December 1, 2017, by Gail Obenreder, Special to The News Journal

"At Wilmington’s Delaware Contemporary, Masha Ryskin’s “Reveries with the Line” opens with a free Dec. reception. Up through through April 11, it features artworks made with unique and recycled materials. Also on view are the 2017 MFA Biennial, Virginia Bradley’s “Soudan”  and “The Canada Option" by Rebekah Flake."
 
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Delaware Business Now | Shop Small Marketplace coming to Delaware Contemporary on Saturday

November 21, 2017, by Delaware Business Now

 

Local small business owners are teaming up for Shop Small Saturday with the “ShopSmall Marketplace” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 25, at The Delaware Contemporary on the Wilmington Riverfront.
 
Pro Cosplayer Eric "The Smoke" Moran as (unmasked) Black Panther at UCC in 2015., Photo by Holly Quinn

Pro Cosplayer Eric "The Smoke" Moran as (unmasked) Black Panther at UCC in 2015., Photo by Holly Quinn

Technical.ly Delaware | Wilmington hosts two pop-culture cons this weekend, including one held on First Friday's Art Loop.

November 2, 2017, by Holly Quinn

Underground Comic Con V is returning to the Delaware Contemporary this year. UCC was founded by Wilmington comic creator and founder of Underground Comixxx, Jabaar Brown, who wanted a con that was diverse, kid-friendly, gave small comic creators a way to get their work seen and was free for the community. It’s a great way to discover new local artists, support small local businesses and check out some cool cosplay.
 
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Out & About | Art For All at The Delaware Contemporary

November Issue, Page 55 - 56, by Michelle Kramer-Fitzgerald

On Saturday, November 11, The Delaware Contemporary hosts an event that is not only a fundraiser but also a call to action for the community to become art owners as well as art appreciators. The event, SABA III, creates a convivial, arty atmosphere focused on the promotion of art collecting for any budget or environment. 
 
Three historic homes, one elegant evening...it's The Art Block on Kentmere Parkway in Wilmington, scheduled for Saturday night.

Three historic homes, one elegant evening...it's The Art Block on Kentmere Parkway in Wilmington, scheduled for Saturday night.

Delaware Public Media | The Art Block comes to Kentmere Parkway this weekend

October 26, 2017, by Kelli Steele 

“It’s one of our fundraising series of events down at The Delaware Contemporary; instead of being on-site, we’ve moved up to a historic district on Kentmere Parkway, where we’re going to feature three historic homes that date from 1910 to 1926,” said Art Block Co-Host and Delaware Contemporary board member Wendy Hatch.
 
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WHYY | First Experience: Robert Straight

Airing 5:30 PM and 11M, October 13, 2017, Studio visit by Brian Drouin

Future Exhibition in 2018: Trifecta

Robert Straight has been an artist and a teacher of art for over four decades. Last year he retired from the University of Delaware, but retirement hasn’t slowed him down at all. Robert spends most days in his studio working on his art. Check out his work and the thought behind it.
 
Adam Ledford, Matinee

Adam Ledford, Matinee

Delaware Business Times | How full-time artists make it in Delaware

September 14, 2017, by Peggy Mika

Adam Ledford has a lot in common with Lowe: he graduated during the recession and relies on teaching to keep some money in the bank. As a potter, Ledford also faces the public perception issue Lowe faces: people don’t value pottery as fine art. “That’s my reality,” he said. 
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Ledford’s work is currently on display at The Delaware Contemporary.
 
The Delaware Contemporary is hosting two exciting 6x6 events featuring artwork from artists of all ages and stages in their creative evolution.

The Delaware Contemporary is hosting two exciting 6x6 events featuring artwork from artists of all ages and stages in their creative evolution.

Delaware Public Media | Calling all artists: The Delaware Contemporary is hosting two new 6x6 events

September 6, 2017, by Kelli Steele

The Delaware Contemporary in Wilmington is hosting two 6-by-6 events this fall, featuring artwork from artists of all ages and stages in their creative evolution. 
 
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Delaware Today | Culture: Rollins Reconnects

August Issue, Page 39

Opening Aug. 16 at The Delaware Contemporary: "Eastern Poesia" by native Delaware painter Monique Rollins. A resident of Italy for the past several years, Rollins began a new series of paintings while working in residency in Beijing in 2015. The result, a series of collage paintings, shows a new feeling in her work - a different vocabulary, a new palette, a smaller, more intimate scale." 
 
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Art Watch | Busy art calendar as summer ebbs

August 22, 2017, by Lele Galer

If you are in Delaware this week, make sure to pop into The Delaware Contemporary, DCCA, at 200 South Madison Street in Wilmington. This Wednesday August 23rd, there is a moderated discussion and viewing of “Spiral, Recoil” with a cash bar and one free drink. This is the sort of show that you want to chat about during and afterward, so it is a wonderful opportunity to openly talk with other art lovers about what you see in the show.
 
Roberto Lugo

Roberto Lugo

MIDDLETOWN TRANSCRIPT | 3 cool things to do in Delaware this weekend from Aug. 25-27

August 21, 2017, by Andre Lamar

Eclectic artist Roberto Lugo has a “Jarring” exhibit that aims to tug on your emotions.
“Jarring” is used as a metonym to suggest a double meaning of a jar as both a container and the subject that’s held within.
 
Roberto Lugo, speaking at “Jarring” exhibition, Friday Aug. 4, at the Draper Gallery, The Delaware Contemporary

Roberto Lugo, speaking at “Jarring” exhibition, Friday Aug. 4, at the Draper Gallery, The Delaware Contemporary

artblog | Jarring at Delaware Contemporary, organized by Roberto Lugo, a conversation about racial violence that welcomes all

August 6, 2017, by Roberta

The small group exhibit, Jarring, creates a contemplative space to memorialize victims of racial hate crimes and to remember our shared humanity. Like great monuments in the public realm the works in this exhibition are accessible to all and valuable as history-telling by artists who care about what history is told.
 
Open Season (@100) by Wesley Clark. Mixed media on wood. 2016

Open Season (@100) by Wesley Clark. Mixed media on wood. 2016

Delaware Public Media | 1960s art show reimagined in Wilmington

August 3, 2017, by Mark Arehart

A new exhibition celebrating an African American artist collective opens at the Delaware Contemporary this August. In 1965, a group of artists in New York City came together for a month-long exhibition called Spiral. The group asked questions about what it's like to be a Black artist in America. Delaware Contemporary Curator Katherine Page said the museum’s new show Spiral, Recoil continues to ask those questions.
 
“Together We Stand” by Ola Rondiak (2017, acrylic collage on canvas, 39.4 x 47.2 inches).

“Together We Stand” by Ola Rondiak (2017, acrylic collage on canvas, 39.4 x 47.2 inches).

The Ukrainian Weekly | Works by Kyiv artist Ola Rondiak on exhibit at Delaware Contemporary

July 28, 2017, by Staff

KYIV – Ola Rondiak, known for her stunning and unique depictions of Ukraine’s Maidan, or the Revolution of Dignity of 2014, will exhibit her works – including paintings, mannequins, sculptures and a video installation of interviews with Ukrainians about the ongoing war in the country’s east – at The Delaware Contemporary in Wilmington, Del., on August 15 through October 15.
 
"One World, Many Visions" by Haeley Kyong

"One World, Many Visions" by Haeley Kyong

Delaware Public Media | Delaware Contemporary exhibit gets political, philosophical

June 25, 2017, by Mark Arehart

The Delaware Contemporary’s new tandem show State of the Union/State of Mind juxtaposes politics with the personal ways artists approach their work.
 
Jenna Lucente standing next to her Arthur Kill Station public artwork.

Jenna Lucente standing next to her Arthur Kill Station public artwork.

Creators | New York Rent Too Damn High? Try Delaware. | #50StatesofArt

April 22, 2017, by Catherine Chapman 

Born-and-raised New Yorker Jenna Lucente tells us why she quit the city, moved to Delaware, and learned to “slow down and to be truly present as a witness.”
 
Screen shot from Show the People What They’ve Won (Live at the Delaware Contemporary) 2017

Screen shot from Show the People What They’ve Won (Live at the Delaware Contemporary) 2017

title | We live on a spacecraft

2017, Sister Spaceship by Jen Nugent

Sister Spaceship was recently curated into an exhibition at the Delaware Contemporary entitled “Show The People What They’ve Won.” S.S. shares the show with another Philadelphia-based artist (and friend), Jenny Drumgoole. Although their work is quite different, the sense of play and/or playfulness is so complimentary it practically bounces off the walls.