KEVIN FINKLEA & MICHELLE FORSYTH: PRESS

Review in the Philadelphia Inquirer | March 20, 2011 | by Edith Newhall

Galleries: “A fresh directness in painted wood”

Kevin Finklea, Parakeet for Palermo, Group 2, 8 x 1/2 inches - 2 3/8 x 2 inches, acrylic on canvas, acrylic basswood filled with poplar, 2010.

Michelle Forsyth, Fairview Cemetery April 15, 1912, 28 x 42 inches, gouache, pigment based ink, sequins on watercolor paper, 2008.

http://articles.philly.com/2011-03-20/news/29148110_1_unexpected-perspectives-pentimenti-gallery-decorative-flourishes

HADIEH SHAFIE: PRIZE

Hadieh Shafie, 10250 Pages, 30 inches, acrylic, ink on paper with printed & hand-written Farsi text "eshghe" translation "love", 2011.

V&A announces the shortlist for the Jameel Prize 2011
Victoria & Albert Museum, London (UK)

The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. Its aim is to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture and its role today.
Ten artists and designers have been shortlisted for this year’s prize, which is
awarded every two years. They are:

  • Noor Ali Chagani
  • Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian
  • Bita Ghezelayagh
  • Babak Golkar
  • Hayv Kahraman
  • Aisha Khalid
  • Rachid Koraïchi
  • Hazem El Mestikawy
  • HADIEH  SHAFIE
  • Soody Sharifi

The judges:
Wassan Al‐Khudhairi, Director, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Qatar
Navid Akhtar, Executive Director, Gazelle Media
Afruz Amighi, artist and winner of the Jameel Prize 2009
Dina Bakhoum, Conservation Programme Manager, The Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Egypt

The winner of The Jameel Prize 2011 will be announced at the V&A
on 12 September 2011.

Congratulations Hadieh and Good luck!

JOSEPH HU: EXHIBITION

WONDER AND THE EVERYDAY
Mixed Media Works

March 14 – April 10, 2011

Julio Fine Arts Gallery
Loyola University Maryland
4501 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MA