Past Exhibitions


December 2, 2023 – January 20, 2024
Vidinghoff Gallery

Exhibition Reception and Juror’s Talk: December 19, 2023  4:30-6:30pm

Juror of Selection:  Marianne Mitchell

Wayne Art Center is pleased to present an exhibition of large abstract paintings by our adult students and WAC community members in Attraction to Abstraction 2023. This exhibition will hang in the Vidinghoff Lobby and WAC Lobby Galleries during CraftForms and The CraftForms Companion Show.

Marianne Mitchell serves as Juror of Selection.

Marianne Mitchell earned a BFA in painting from Washington University in Saint Louis, with post-graduate work in Japan, China, and at the Vermont Studio Center. A Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship recipient, Mitchell has shown work nationally in New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Santa Monica, San Francisco, Denver, and internationally in Scotland and Germany. Her work hangs in many important collections including The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Pew Charitable Trust, and Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Center. The artist’s paintings are held in private collections across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. 
A lifelong Philadelphian, Mitchell and her husband lived in Denver, Colorado from 2011 to 2019 at which time they returned to the Philadelphia-area and now reside in a historic Pennsylvania farmhouse. She is the founder/owner of Whole Artist Mastery. 

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Participating Artists

Kassem Amoudi 

Lori Banks 

Andrew Chalfen 

Jim Conner 

Paulo Correa-Meyer

Richard Daddario

Laura Ducceschi 

Karen Fogarty 

Ona Hamilton 

Heidi Hendrickson 

Sarah Kowalski 

Melanie Landrith 

Sandi Neiman Lovitz 

Lee Muslin 

Joseph Palmerio 

Jill Pearson 

Judeth Pekala Hawkins 

Jean Plough 

Heather Block Reilly 

Susan Rheiner 

Val Rossman 

Denise Sedor 

Mary-Fatimah Weening 

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