Spring on the York College campus

Art Events

The York College Galleries provide opportunities to explore the visual arts in settings that promote learning, discovery, and appreciation. Comprising five exhibition spaces, two on campus in Wolf Hall and three at Marketview Arts in downtown York, the York College Galleries serve a vital role in our community by attracting nationally and internationally renowned artists to York.

Art Administration
Paul Rucker: Rewind
Paul Rucker: REWIND
August 31 - October 21, 2017
York College Galleries
Paul Rucker is a visual artist, composer, and musician whose work integrates live performance, original compositions, sound, and visual art to address social justice concerns such as the Prison Industrial Complex and its relationship to slavery.
York County Arts Scholars Exhibition (YCASE 2.0)
November 2 - 11, 2017
Marketview Arts
The 2nd annual York Community Art Scholars Exhibition (YCASE 2.0) builds on last year’s very successful inaugural event. YCASE 2.0 is a juried finalist exhibition drawn from a series of smaller exhibitions featuring the best artwork being made by high school students within 5-10 miles of downtown York.
Paul Rucker: Rewind
Amy Boone-McCreesh: Taste and Privilege
November 8 - December 20, 2017
York College Galleries
Amy Boone-McCreesh is a York County native now based in Baltimore whose work has been featured in 11 solo and two-person exhibitions and 29 group exhibitions since earning her MFA six years ago, including shows in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C
Chris Dacre
Chris Dacre: Man Up!
December 1,2017 - January 20, 2018
Marketview Arts
Man Up!, a site-specific installation at Marketview Arts, is in many ways the long-awaited follow-up to Wayne White’s 2014 exhibition, FOE. Like White, Chris Dacre’s work is large-scale, playful, and involves community participation in the creation process. Dacre will be Artist-in Residence for November.
Kate Kretz
Kate Kretz:Common Denominator
January 24 - March 24, 2018
Cora Miller Gallery
Kate Kretz is an award-winning realist painter and mixed media artist based in the Washington, D.C. region. In this exhibition, Kretz combines several series, each exploring different subjects and mediums, to present a cohesive body of work that identifies a common denominator at the heart of much of the violence and oppression in the world.
Chaz Maviyane-Davies
Chaz Maviyane-Davies: Creative Defiance
January 24 - March 24, 2018
Brossman Gallery
Born in Zimbabwe, Chaz Maviyane-Davies ran a design studio in Harare from 1983-2000 before leaving due to the political climate there. Through graphic design, he has addressed issues of consumerism, health and nutrition, social responsibility, environmentalism, human rights, and politics for more than 30 years.
Visionaries: The Work of Thornton Dial and Purvis Young
February 2 - March 3, 2018
Marketview Arts
Visionaries pairs the work of two important, self-trained, expressionist artists, Thornton Dial and Purvis Young, whose work often communicates the experience of Black Americans in the South.
Annual Juried Student Exhibition
March 23 - April 21, 2018
Marketview Arts
This annual exhibition features selected work from students taking courses in fine art and graphic design at York College. This year our graphic design juror is Chaz Maviyane-Davies, graphic designer and Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, and our fine art juror is Kate Kretz, realist painter/mixed media artist based in the Washington, D.C. region.
Fine Art Senior Exhibition
April 27 - May 5, 2018
York College Galleries
The Fine Art Senior Exhibition features the work of Fine Art majors in their final semester at York College. The students present their senior bodies of work, demonstrating the artistic and conceptual growth they have achieved in our program before leaving to pursue careers in the arts.
May 4 - 25, 2018
Marketview Arts
Generations is an exhibition where regional artists of varying age are paired according to similarities in the conceptual and/or formal qualities of their work
War of the Roses
June 1 - 26, 2018
Marketview Arts
Some 560 years after the original Wars of the Roses began in medieval England, a new clash is brewing between the House of York and the House of Lancaster. Wearing the badge of the White Rose, select artists of York will engage in a visual skirmish with their counterparts of Lancaster, who march west on Route 30 under the banner of the Red Rose.
Matthew Apol: 6th Annual Appell Fellowship Exhibition
June 7 - July 7, 2018
Cora Miller Gallery
The Appell Arts Fellowship is a year-long residency program awarded to one graduate of York College’s art program each year. This exhibition is the culminating experience. Our 2017/18 Appell Fellow is Matthew Apol, a 2007 graduate who ran his own business in New York before returning in early 2016 to immerse himself in York’s burgeoning art scene.
Typorama 8.0
June 7 - July 7, 2018
Brossman Gallery
Showcasing the typographic work of students, Typorama demonstrates the varied media use and experimentation of our Graphic Design program. Graphic Designers at York College are taught the importance of self-initiated creative work as an integral part of doing excellent client-driven work. Typorama gives us a peek at their inquiry.
Erin Fostel
Erin Fostel:New Drawings
July 6 - August 18, 2018
Marketview Arts
Baltimore-based artist Erin Fostel creates gorgeous, large-scale drawings. Her subjects tend to be people, places, and things drawn with detailed perfection. Her recent series of architectural drawings began as she mourned the loss of her father, an architect, in 2014
Contact Us
Division of Art
M. Ry Fryar, M.F.A., Fine Art Coordinator
Wolf Hall
Phone: 717.815.1752

Melanie Rodgers, M.F.A., Graphic Design Coordinator
Wolf Hall 301

Allison Altland
Administrative Assistant

Marketview Arts
Galleries - Studios - Events
37 W. Philadelphia St.
York, PA 17401
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