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Person, Place, Thing. An Allies in Art Project

Through Friday, February 16

Art University City & West Philly

Person, Place, Thing. is a a collaboration between artists Mariel CapannaTim Eads, and Kaitlin Pomerantz; and artists Judy Barnett, Jacob Berger, Mary T. Bevlock, Matthew Correale, Paige Donovan, Vinetta Miller, Joyce Moseley, Julie Ostertag, Brandon Spicer-Crawley, Lydia Thompson and Tamisha Williams, who are artists from the Center for Creative Works (CCW).

The three artist-lead projects in Person, Place Thing. explore methods and modes of engaging with landscape/place, thinking about how individuals inhabit space, and the specimens and traces they leave behind. The projects incorporate printing, wearable fashion, natural and industrial materials, photographs and shaped frescos.

The Center for Creative Works is a unique work environment with a goal of developing creative work potential and cultural identity for people with intellectual disabilities.The center’s fully engaged program includes many options for inclusion, growth, exploration and development of individual talents and skills within each person. CCW is committed to realizing potential for everyone to contribute in truly meaningful and productive ways, and to support our artists in building their cultural identity as members of their community.

The University City Arts League (call us UCAL or the Arts League) is a non-profit arts center that has been committed to the West Philadelphia neighborhood it resides in since 1967.The gallery provides a contemporary exhibition space for regional artists and is a cultural gathering place and active participant in the Philadelphia arts network. The Gallery at UCAL is opened weekdays from 10-6pm or by appointment. Please contact Annette Monnier, Executive Director by e-mailing director@ucartsleague.org with questions or press inquiries.


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University City Arts League
4226 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-382-7811 phone

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The Water Works behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Erin DiSerafino.