The Carol Shen Gallery
2009-10 Past Exhibitions
September 29 – October 30, 2009
Packer alumna, Kate Cusack ’97, and her parents, Margaret and Frank Cusack P’97,
are a family of artists. Though their intriguing artworks are very
different from each other, they have a common thread of texture, design
and visual impact.
- stitched artwork by Margaret Cusack P’97
more than thirty-seven years, Margaret has created stitched
illustrations, props, hangings and portraits for a variety of clients
from AT&T to Aunt Millie’s Spaghetti Sauce.
- photographs by Frank Cusack P’97
balancing a career in advertising, Frank has created a stunning
photography portfolio, using mundane objects to create monumental
- Zipper Jewelry and costumes by Kate Cusack ’97
unique art-jewelry, created entirely out of zippers, has been featured
in fashion and art magazines around the world. Kate’s fascination with
transforming materials continues in her sculptural costumes which have
been shown in cutting-edge New York theater.
November 2009 – January 2010
The Packer community will welcome a photography exhibit from Family Diversity Projects :
“In Our Family
is a museum-quality traveling photo-text exhibit
about twenty families
representing a breadth of diversity and family configurations...
Designed for audiences of all ages - from early childhood to adults - In Our Family
challenges stereotypes and helps dismantle prejudice by celebrating and
affirming differences of all kinds... The
positive and realistic photographs, along with the candid interviews
with family members of all ages, affirm an inclusive and expansive
vision of family life today.”
The exhibit opening on
November 18 coincided with a family diversity workshop sponsored by
Parents in Support of Diversity and Multiculturalism (PISDM). Here are
some supporting resources for the exhibit:
February 6, 2010
The Faculty Visual Arts Exhibition
Attention music and art lovers! The Packer Parent Association is Proud to present the annual Packer Faculty Concert and Art Exhibition on Thursday February 4, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. sponsored by the Packer Parent Association.
popular evening offers a rare opportunity for parents and students to
hear the music faculty perform and to view the visual arts faculty’s
personal work. Beginning with a concert featuring ensembles and solos
in all genres of music from classical to jazz, the evening continues
with the opening of the annual Visual Arts Faculty Show on view in the The Carol Shen Gallery.
Mingle with the teachers over refreshments at a reception following the
events. If your child is beginning instrumental music next year it is
especially important to attend. Mark your calendars for this truly
Gallery exhibit: February 6 - March 18, 2010Exhibit hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Featured Musicians: Pamela Agius, Esther Harris, Fran Onne-Fong, Malina Rauschenfels, Paul Riggio, Jeremy Udden, Joachim Woitun
Featured Artists: Eric Baylin, Elizabeth Eagle, Risa Glickman, Michael Miller, Ken Rush, Elizabeth Titone
For further info please contact Alice Kang firstname.lastname@example.org
April 20 — May 14, 2010
Zeke Berman • An-My Le • John Pilson • Leo Rubinfien
four Packer parents, each an independent, world-renowned photographer
working with a distinctly unique vision: Zeke Berman P’15, An-My Le
P’20, P’23, John Pilson P’20, P’23, and Leo Rubinfien P’18.
The exhibit features diverse photographic styles, including video, fine art, studio pieces, and journalistic photography.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Opening and Reception, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
May - June 2010
This 7th annual exhibition of artists in the graduating class will cap the
achievements of the Class of 2010 in the visual arts. It is curated by
members of the senior class.
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