University of Rochester

EVENT: "(en)GENDERED: identity, gender & art," Susan B. Anthony Institute juried exhibition of undergraduate art

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 10 p.m., Sunday; from Monday, Feb. 20, through Thursday, March 16; in the Gallery at the Art & Music Library on the ground floor of Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochester's River Campus.

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.

ADDITIONAL EVENT: Reception and talk by Marjorie Searl, chief curator, Memorial Art Gallery, at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the gallery.

February 15, 2006

Works by 11 University of Rochester undergraduate students exploring the intersection of gender, identity, and the visual arts will be exhibited. The pieces were chosen by a panel of judges composed of Susan Gustafson, director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies; Joan Saab, professor of art history; and Marjorie Searl, chief curator at the Memorial Art Gallery. Curator for the exhibit is Amy Steed, a student in the University's Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

The students and their works selected for the show out of 33 entries are: Rosie Adams, "When Fathers Misbehave;" Nell Aronoff: Suspended Progress;" Heather Bischoff, "Progressive Nexus—Issue #1: Women's Rights;" Becky Cheung, "What About the Other Girls in the Gap?" Barbie Leung: "I am a Voyeur;" Keith MacLean, "Mom's Big Job;" Chantal McMahon, "You'll Never Know;" Shelley Meyerhoff, "You Can't Take Back What You Learn;" Scott Schultheis, "Tony;" Anna Sokolov, "Preoccupied;" and Shirley Zimmer, "The Martyrdom of Saint Me."

Three Jurors' Choice Awards, in the amount of $150 each, will be presented during the reception on Feb. 21.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, (585) 275-8318




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