Tara Penick and Jorge Sanchez Featured in 2015 Wheaton Biennial: Photography Beyond The Frame


Tara Penick (BA ’12) and Jorge Sánchez (BFA ’13) are featured in the upcoming 2015 Wheaton Biennial: Photography Beyond The Frame exhibition, which will officially open on Wednesday, March 4th at the Beard & Weil Galleries at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.

The exhibition, featuring 45 works of art by 30 American artists, was juried by Kristen Gresh, the Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Assistant Curator of Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Wheaton College cultivates an open spirit of inquiry with a curriculum emphasizing connections across disciplinary boundaries. The 2015 Wheaton Biennial includes the works of photographers whose work reflects a similar spirit of inquiry and a critical reflection on what constitutes the boundaries of the medium in today’s art world. The Beard & Weil Galleries are a vital part of Wheaton’s creative and intellectual life. Exhibitions feature work by contemporary artists in all media, as well as works from Wheaton’s extensive Permanent Collections, spanning ancient Greece to contemporary South Africa. The Galleries’ educational mission encompasses all forms of creative expression in an effort to forge meaningful connections between objects and their histories, student and faculty creative work, art historical research, and critical thinking. The crucial role the visual arts play in a liberal arts education is central to the design and focus of its exhibitions. Photography Beyond The Frame and its corresponding events have been made possible by the generous support of the Wheaton College Friends Of Art. (Source: Beard & Weil Galleries at Wheaton College)

The 2015 Wheaton Biennial: Photography Beyond The Frame will have an opening reception on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 from 6PM-8PM at the Beard & Weil Galleries, Watson Fine Arts at Wheaton College: 26 East Main Street, Norton, Massachusetts 02766. For more information, call the galleries at (508) 286-8200.

The galleries will host an artist talk on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 6PM and a lecture entitled “Voice of the Artist: A Lecture by Dimitra Ermeidou” on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:30PM.

All events are free, open to the public, and accessible to those with disabilities.

This article was created with images and information provided directly from the website of the Beard & Weil Galleries at Wheaton College.

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