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The Unionville Times | Summer arts schedule kicks into high gear locally
July 12, 2018, by Caroline Roosevelt
Art Collectors! Be sure to stop in for the Delaware Contemporary On Art: Collectors Talk this Wednesday, July 18th featuring Art Preservationist, Hugh Phibbs. Phibbs has given preservation workshops all over the world including such prestigious institutions as the Smithsonian and the Louvre, in Paris.The talk starts at 5:25pm.
Chadds Ford Live | Mixed Media: The art of conservation
June 20, 2018, by Caroline Roosevelt
The Delaware Contemporary welcomed a new exhibition on June 18 entitled: “The Future People: Creating Public Imagination” by Cameron and Rachael Van Dyke. Although the reception won’t occur until August 3rd, the exhibition is on display now. The husband and wife team (I love when this happens!) designed a bunch of futuristic multi-modal transportation items that question what is it to identify with certain space, and time. ...
WASHINGTONIAN | Five Easy Train Getaways From DC
June 20, 2018, by Joe Sugarman
Within walking distance: Wilmington’s revitalized riverfront features a 1.3-mile walk along the Christina River as well as museums, playhouses, restaurants, and the home of Minor League Baseball’s Wilmington Blue Rocks. Detour to the Delaware Contemporary (200 S. Madison St.; 302-656-6466) for modern art in an industrial setting, and dine at the lively Big Fish Grill (720 Justison St.; 302-652-3474), which seems to have just as many trophy fish suspended from its ceiling as it does on its menu.
American Art Collector | Indicative & Allusive
June 2018 Issue 152, by Rochelle Belsito
An exhibition exploring the enduring power of the figure is on view at Delaware Contemporary. One of the most classic subjects in art is the human figure. It is known intimately by artists and often studied in great detail...
Special to Delaware News Journal | Summer arts preview includes Winterthur's follies, concerts
May 31, 2018, by Gail Obenreder
If you find you can do only so many summer festivals or barbecues, try some of these great summertime arts offerings statewide.... Heating up. It’s busy this summer at the Delaware Contemporary, where “Guardians of the Image Makers” – also part of “Wilmington 1968” – continues until June 29. Through July 22, you can look at “Don’t Look for Me,” the mysterious paintings of Dominican American artist Kenny Rivero. One of the summer’s major exhibitions, “The Figure: The Indicative and the Allusive” remains on view through Aug. 26, showcasing the work of 22 contemporary American artists.
COMCAST NEWSMAKERS | THE DELAWARE CONTEMPORARY
May 21, 2018, Hosted by: Jill Horner Produced by: Freedom Newsmakers Team
with Jillian Decker, Development Manager
Jillian Decker, Development Manager for The Delaware Contemporary talks about events and activities for the spring season including the Soiree d'ete en Blanc, June 10th and the June Art Loop Garage Band Series. Recorded May 18, 2018.
WDEL | On The Town: The Force, song ladies, and pirates
May 3, 2018, by Brianna Hansen
Art Loop invades Wilmington this Friday, our top pick comes from The Delaware Contemporary where they’ve prepared a special May the 4th Be With You Star Wars-themed event which includes a Rolling Revolution Food Truck Battle.
The Unionville Times | Mixed Media: First Friday, suddenly summer edition
May 3, 2018, by Caroline Roosevelt
Delaware Contemporary will be unveiling four new shows during the Wilmington Art Loop, so be sure to take in their offerings this Friday. First, the exhibition “Don’t Look For Me,” featuring Kenny Rivero will be on display. This exhibition has an interactive quality leading up to it as the artist will be painting live in the Avery Draper Gallery where attendees will have the opportunity to meet him.
EIN PRESSWIRE | Artist Ola Rondiak: "Identity, Interrupted," an exhibition at the Ukrainian Institute of America, May 4-June 10, 2018
May 2, 2018, by John Varoli
Ola Rondiak: Identity, Interrupted “… Rondiak captures her own vision to broaden our grasp of human experience and resiliency to finding the freedom to live in a society that remembers its past,” writes Kathrine Page, Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art at The Delaware Contemporary. “In this respect, by commemorating the past, Rondiak’s creativity cuts the cloth of a new absolute beauty with a redemptive quality that clearly understands the important healing role of art and the psyche for future generations.”
MENAFN | Artist Ola Rondiak: Identity, Interrupted, an exhibition at the Ukrainian Institute of America, May 4-June 10, 2018
May 2, 2018, by John Varoli
Selected past solo exhibitions of Ola Rondiak's works include installations at RA Gallery (Kyiv, Ukraine), America House (Kyiv), Mystetskyi Arsenal (Kyiv), The Delaware Contemporary (Wilmington, DE), and Zorya Fine Arts (Greenwich, CT), among others. Raised within the Ukrainian-American community in northeast Ohio, Ms. Rondiak moved to Kyiv, Ukraine in 1995, where she currently lives and works.
COMCAST NEWSMAKERS | THE DELAWARE CONTEMPORARY
April 16, 2018, Hosted by: Jill Horner Produced by: Freedom Newsmakers Team
with Jillian Decker, Development Manager
Jillian Decker, Development Manager for The Delaware Contemporary, talks about spring events and exhibitions at the museum located in Wilmington. Recorded April 13, 2018.
Chadds Ford Live | Mixed Media: Chinese New Year
February 6, 2018, by Caroline Roosevelt
Chinese New Year is coming up, and it’s the Year of the Dog, arguably the best animal, period. Delaware Contemporary will be celebrating the occasion with their China Pop event on February 16th. Wear a little bit of red for good luck, as is the Chinese tradition and look on at the works of featured artists: Colette Fu, Zhihui Xie, Decue Wu, Dongze Ho,and Han Wang. Enjoy a silent auction, cash bar, live DJ, dog lovers luxury auction items, culinary treats by Koi On The Go, and a balloon drop and pop to ward off bad luck! The event runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance by 2/15, or $30 at the door.
Artblog | Joseph Gonzales brings people together at The Delaware Contemporary
January 15, 2018, by Naveena Vijayan
New Artblog contributor, Naveena Vijayan, speaks with the newly-appointed executive director of The Delaware Contemporary, Joseph Gonzales. Gonzales aims to make the museum a gathering space for the public, even while maintaining its reputation as a happening spot for contemporary art.
Delaware Public Media | Arts Playlist: The Delaware Contemporary "China Pop - Contemporary Year of the Dog"
January 19, 2018, by Kelli Steele
For this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele sat down with Joseph Gonzales, executive director of The Delaware Contemporary, to discuss the February 16th event and talk about exchanges between The Delaware Contemporary, its affiliated artists and China-based arts organizations and artists.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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WDEL | On the Town: What's up this weekend
Oct. 5, 2017, by Brianna Harris