York College Galleries mural of York City

York College Galleries

Bringing national and international artists to York. Showcasing our students' artistry.

York's art scene is expanding and thriving, and York College Galleries are at the heart of it. The on-campus galleries, in addition to York College's recent acquisition of Marketview Arts gallery in downtown York, gives our students, faculty, alumni and guest artists professional and inviting space to showcase their work. The adjacent Cora Miller and Brossman Galleries located inside Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall (located to your immediate left when using the main campus entrance) are where most of our major exhibitions are held. Marketview Arts is used for First Friday exhibitions, special events, and more.

In recent years, we've hosted exhibitions by New York-based MacArthur Fellow Judy Pfaff; a major installation by Los Angeles-based Wayne White of PeeWee’s Playhouse fame; an incredible 5-channel video installation and timely street performance by Chicago-based Jefferson Pinder; Sculpture magazine-reviewed exhibitions by Andi Steele and Carol Prusa of North Carolina and Florida respectively, as well as lectures by Rita Duffy of Northern Ireland, Diane Burko of Philadelphia and Deana Haggag, director The Contemporary in Baltimore. Notable graphic designers such Rick Valicenti, Ellen Lupton, Paul Sahre, Post Typography, and Matteo Bologna have also lectured here. And that's not to mention incredible work by students, especially during our senior exhibitions as our upcoming graduates display all they've learned while studying at York College.

Wayne White gallery installation
Artist Wayne White's "FOE" installation at York College Galleries.
A black white painting
A Call to Question, works from the collection of Adam DelMarcelle
Spring 2021
This exhibition draws from the collection of Professor Adam DelMarcelle, who began collecting as a tribute following his brother’s death. The collection focuses on themes of social justice and includes art and literary objects from artists such as Mendez, Lawrence, Coe, Avery, Goya, and Baldwin.
A painting from Purvis Young
Purvis Young: Martyrs and Saints
Spring 2021
Pervis Young, a self-taught American artist from the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, was a prolific painter whose visual language ranged from angels and wild horses to warriors, overseers, and prisons, suggesting a tension between confinement and oppression versus the possibility of freedom and migration.
Observers looking at art in an art gallery
YCASE 5.0 Finalist Exhibition
Spring 2021
The YCASE Finalist Exhibition is selected from the Community Art Walk, a series of smaller exhibitions featuring student work from high schools within 5-10 miles of downtown York. This year’s juror is Baltimore-based artist Jessi Hardesty.
Digital drawing of a woman's face zoomed in
Ophelia Chambliss: Contiguous 2
Spring 2021
Contiguous is a social networking project designed to bring people together. The exhibition features several dozen portraits made with one continuous line. This second iteration of the project focuses on people new to the community who want to know more about people, places, and things in York.
A zoomed in painting of a woman's face
2021 Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Spring 2021
This annual exhibition features works of art and design identified by guest jurors as the strongest work entered by students in our Fine Art and Graphic Design classes. This year’s jurors are Becky Slogeris (Graphic Design) and Susanne Slavick (Fine Art.)
A Graphic Design book in a teal background
Graphic Design Senior Exhibition
Spring 2021
In their final semester, senior Graphic Design majors exhibit their final studio projects, beginning with a common design problem, and demonstrating their individual formal and conceptual growth through their creative process. The event opens with senior presentations followed by a reception and announcement of awards.
An open art gallery with paintings on the walls
Fine Art Senior Exhibition
Spring 2021
In their final semester, senior Fine Art majors exhibit the final bodies of work they’ve developed in their downtown studios at Marketview Arts, demonstrating the individual formal and conceptual growth they have achieved. The event opens with senior presentations followed by a reception and announcement of awards.
Two painted faces by Leah Walt
Leah Limpert Walt: Shadow Work
Spring 2021
This exhibition is a surrealist introspection into the constant work of understanding and reconciling the baggage of the past. Through colorful figurative and landscape paintings and conceptual sculpture, questions about the role of nature, nurture, lineage, and mysticism come forward in bold symbolic honesty.
Contact Us
York College Galleries
Matthew Clay-Robison, Director
Wolf Hall
Phone: 717.815.6622
mclayrob@ycp.edu
Hours:
Mon., Tue., Fri.: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wed., Thu. 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed on Sundays, Holidays, and when campus is closed.

Allison Altland, Administrative Assistant
Wolf Hall, 206
717.815.1354
aaltland@ycp.edu

All events are free and open to the public.
Free visitor parking is adjacent to Wolf Hall, located immediately to your left when entering from Country Club Road.
The art galleries are wheelchair accessible.

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