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November Dinner Meeting

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From Cassidy's "This is What a Librarian Looks Like" series

From Cassidy’s “This is What a Librarian Looks Like” series

Our Next Members’ Dinner meeting will take place on November 14, 2014. The speaker will be Kyle Cassidy, noted Photographer and PSC Member.  The Schedule for the evening will be:

  • 5:30-Social Period Begins
  • 6:15- Speaker (Kyle Cassidy)
  • 7:15- Dinner

On the Menu:

  • Tossed Salad
  • Veal Scaloppine
  • Penne in Eggplant Sauce
  • Buttered Stringbeans
  • Fried Cheese Cake Bites

Kyle Cassidy is an American author, photographer, videographer and designer who lives in West Philadelphia. He holds a BA in English from Rowan University, and also holds an MCSE. He is the author of the book Armed America: Portraits of Gun Owners in Their Homes. Kyle will be discussing his recent projects to include This is What a Librarian Looks Like. You can learn more about Kyle at kylecassidy.com.

(Please RSVP to 215-545-9298 or executivedirector@sketchclub.org by Wed, Nov. 12.)

PSC Flash Salon Events

Out next and final Flash Salon reception is this Sat Nov 15, 2014 2-5 PM.

  • Flash Salon C – Nov. 12-18, 2014
  • This is a joint show in which two artists will present their wonderful works on canvas and wood/metal.
  • Reception: Sat. Nov. 15, 2014 2-5 PM at PSC
  • Glenn Kellum (www.gfarrel.com)

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We hope to see you at the receptions. All shows are free and food and wine will be served at the receptions.

Call For Entry – 2015 PSC Works on Paper

Our first open juried exhibition in 2015 is our annual PSC Works on Paper exhibition. Please join us at the historic Philadelphia Sketch Club, the oldest artist club in the country, for the start of our next exhibition:

PSC Domenic DiStefano Memorial’s Works on Paper Exhibition -Jan 2-24, 2015

  • Enter online HERE
  • Entry Deadline: Sat. Dec. 13, 2014 at Midnight
  • Jury Notification: Dec. 16, 2014
  • Eligibility: See prospectus for details
  • Prospectus: Works on Paper Prospectus 2015 v3a
  • Jurors:
    • Gail Bracegirdle
    • Patrick Connors
    • Giovanni Casadei
  • Delivery of Accepted Works: Friday Dec. 19 and 20, 2014, 1:00 – 5:00 at PSC or ship to PSC with return postage.
  • Reception: Sunday Jan. 4, 2015, 2 – 4 PM at PSC
  • Prizes: Jurors will select works for exhibition and awards. Cash awards and PSC medals will be awarded at the reception at 3 PM.
  • Exhibition Chair: Claire Lynch (claire25@verizon.net)

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2014 WoP First Place Winner – Thomas Sheehan, Watercolor

PSC Annual 2015 Stewart Room Gallery Space Auction

The Auction has Ended. Next auction is in Nov 2015.

Join us at the Holiday Part on Dec 13, 2014 for the Free 2015 Stewart Room Space lottery drawing at 2 PM

This is our third year running this auction. We had a very successful series of Member Exhibitions in 2014. This year we also provide 6 slots for free which will be selected by a random lottery drawing at our 2014 Holiday Party Dec. 13, 2014 at 2 PM.

This is your opportunity to reserve your spot to have a one person or group show at the historic PSC Stewart Room gallery in 2015. This is one of the benefits of your PSC memberships.

Auction Dates:

  • Begins: Thursday Nov 6, 2014 at 8 PM EST
  • Ends: Sunday Nov 16, 2014 at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST).
  • Place your bids HERE.

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Opening Receptions @ PSC

Please join us this Sat and Sun for the following two open receptions at the Philadelphia Sketch Club.

Flash Salon A – Oct 29 – Nov 5, 2014

  • Linda Sosangelis : Born in Manhattan, New York, Linda studied illustration and painting at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. http://www.lindasosangelis.com/
  • Reception: Sat. Nov. 1, 2014 2-5 PM.

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3rd Annual Artist Invitational Show

  • Diane Greenberg: (DianeGreenbergArt.com) – Award winning regional artist based in New Hope, Bucks County.
  • Reception: Sunday Nov. 2, 2014 2-4 PM at PSC.

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Upcoming Flash Salon Events

The Main Gallery will be showing 3 wonderful Flash Salon events.

The 2014 PSC Flash Salon season concludes with 3 consecutive exhibitions. Flash Salons are exhibitions of short duration lasting only one week including a reception. Mark you calendar to see a large number of works in each show by these exciting artists in our main upstairs gallery.

  • Flash Salon A – Oct 29 – Nov 5, 2014
  • Linda Sosangelis : Born in Manhattan, New York, Linda studied illustration and painting at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Linda is a classical realist painter working exclusively in oil. Her works represent several genres including still life, urban and natural landscape, and figure. She has won awards in both local and national venues. http://www.lindasosangelis.com/
  • Reception: Sat. Nov. 1, 2014 2-5 PM.

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  • Flash Salon B – Nov. 5-12, 2014
  • Belinda Haikes : “Exchange: take a little drawing, leave a little something”. Belinda is an Assistant Professor of Art + Design at West Chester University of PA . She is an artist, designer and educator. She has an MFA from PAFA and a PhD from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her work has been exhibited both nationally, and internationally. She makes things everyday. – http://belindahaikes.com/
  • Reception: Sat. Nov. 8, 2014 2-5 PM.

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  • Flash Salon C – Nov. 12-18, 2014
  • This is a joint show in which two artists will present their wonderful works on canvas and wood/metal.
  • Reception: Sat. Nov. 15, 2014 2-5 PM at PSC
  • Glenn Kellum (www.gfarrel.com )

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becky

We hope to see you at the receptions. All shows are free and food and wine will be served at the receptions.

PSC is America’s oldest club for artists. Since 1860 the PSC has served as a meeting place, forum for ideas, and a vital bridge between the creators and supporters of contemporary art. Past luminaries have included such American masters as Eakins and Anshutz. Present luminaries could include you.

PSC 3rd Annual Artist Invitational Show

PSC 3rd Annual Artist Invitational Show November 1-30, 2014 in the Stewart Room Gallery

  • Diane Greenberg: (DianeGreenbergArt.com) Diane Greenberg is an award winning regional artist based in New Hope, Bucks County. Diane’s drawing will be published in 2015 in Strokes of Genius 7: Depth, Dimension + Space. In 2013 she achieved signature status from th Philadelphia Water Color Society. A versatile artist, Diane is accomplished in pencil, colored pencil, watercolor, and oil. Diane received degrees in fine arts from the State University of New York at Binghamton and Textile Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
  • November 1-30, 2014
  • Reception: Sunday Nov. 2, 2014 2-4 PM at PSC.

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PSC is America’s oldest club for artists. Since 1860 the PSC has served as a meeting place, forum for ideas, and a vital bridge between the creators and supporters of contemporary art. Past luminaries have included such American masters as Eakins and Anshutz. Present luminaries could include you.