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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."
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.
WDEL | On the Town: What's up this weekend
October 5, 2017, by Brianna Harris
Downtown on the Loop, Delaware Fun-A-Day INvades The Delaware Contemporary. Tons of artists committed to a piece of artwork every day through the month of September and now they’re ready to share their work with you during this INcredible one-weekend-only exhibition.
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.
Ledford’s work is currently on display at The Delaware Contemporary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.