The Chazan Gallery is presenting Hope/Angell, an exhibition of work by Wheeler School Alumni Sarah Allen Scoville, Sam Allerton Green, Bobbie Berking-Dalzell, Giacomo Fortunato, Susan Lichtman, Alison J. McLennan, Jill McLennan, Dan Talbot, Chris Wolston and Caroline Woolard from October 17 to November 6, 2013. There will be an opening reception for the artists on Friday, October 18, from 5.30 – 7.00 p.m. The public is invited. The gallery will be open during Gallery Night, Thursday, October 17th, from 5.00 to 9.00 p.m.
Sarah Allen Scoville received her BFA and her Masters in Art Education from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. She has since worked as a photographer and an art educator for children and adults at several institutions in Massachusetts. She presently lives in Bedford, MA.
Sam Allerton Green received his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. He presently lives in Baltimore and works as an independent artist.
Bobbie Berking-Dalzell is a sculptor and jewelry designer who received her BFA and her Masters in Art Education from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Berking-Dalzell presently teaches Lower School art at the Wheeler School. She also taught a "Methods and Materials" seminar to graduate students in the Masters in Elementary Education Program at Brown University.
Giacomo Fortunato grew up in Providence, Rhode Island, where he attended the Rhode Island School of Design, receiving his BFA in Photography in 2007. He has shot for a variety of clients and has exhibited his photographs in galleries throughout the United States and Europe. Giacomo currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Susan Lichtman has taught at Brandeis University, in Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1980. She received a BA from Brown University and an MFA from the Yale University School of Art. Her work has been exhibited widely throughout the Northeast, including numerous solo exhibitions at Lenore Gray Gallery in RI.
Alison J. McLennan earned a B.S. degree in Entomology from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. She is presently a studio furniture maker, Oakland, CA and a museum preparator at the Museum of Craft & Design, San Francisco, CA.
Jill McLennan received a BA from Hampshire College, Amherst, MA and a Master of Arts in Arts Education from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). She has been working as an artist and an art educator in the Bay Area for thirteen years and is the founder and proprietor of Jill McLennan Arts and Community, a small business specializing in community mural projects and teaching youth art education.
Dan Talbot received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007. He has earned awards and residencies from the Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA and the Macdowell Residency Program, Peterborough, NH. He has exhibited in galleries throughout Rhode Island and the Northeast.
Chris Wolston is an artist and designer based in Brooklyn, New York. He received his BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, 2009. He has worked in the design industry for AREAWARE and KIOSK, and served as a Teaching Assistant to artist Jocelyne Prince at The Korean National University of Arts and Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea. Currently Chris is on a Fulbright Fellowship in Medellin, Colombia, researching the relationship between the City's manual and manufactured modes of production and the adaptation of ornamentation at large in Colombian material culture.
Caroline Woolard is a Brooklyn based, post-media artist exploring civic engagement and communitarianism. Her work is collaborative and often takes the form of sculptures, websites, and workshops. Woolard is a co-founder of OurGoods.org and Trade School, two barter economies for cultural producers, and a coordinating member of SolidarityNYC, an organization that promotes grassroots economic justice.
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