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York College of PA Annual Juried Student Exhibition, artist talks by jurors, scheduled to begin on March 14

March 01, 2023
Monster Within Exhibition

York College of Pennsylvania’s Annual Juried Student Exhibition, featuring works by students in the Fine Art and Graphic Design majors, will bring an artist and graphic designer to campus as guest jurors. The exhibition is scheduled for March 16 through April 4 in the Cora Miller Gallery in Wolf Hall. An opening reception will be held at 5 p.m., March 16, in York College Galleries and the Wolf Lobby.

Fine art juror Adrienne Elise Tarver, Director of Programs at the National Academy of Design, will offer a talk at 7 p.m., March 14, in DeMeester Recital Hall, Wolf Hall. She is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, and cultural worker who exhibits nationally and abroad, including solo shows at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts, Atlanta Contemporary, Dinner Gallery, and A-M Gallery in Australia. 

Graphic design juror Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton will offer a talk at 7 p.m., March 15, in DeMeester Recital Hall. Arceneaux-Sutton is an educator, graphic designer, image-maker, and writer. She is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Creative Technologies and a faculty member in the M.F.A. program in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the founder of Blacvoice Design, a studio specializing in branding, electronic media, identity, illustration, and publication design. Her research focuses on discovering Black people omitted from the graphic design history canon.

Tarver will exhibit her work from March 16 through April 22 in Brossman Gallery, Wolf Hall. An opening reception is scheduled for 5 p.m., March 16, in York College Galleries and Wolf lobby. Her work addresses the complexity and invisibility of Black female identity from the history within domestic spaces to the fantasy of the tropical seductress to the archetype of the all-knowing spiritual matriarch. Her interdisciplinary practice spans painting, sculpture, installation, photography, textiles, and video.