Gallery Talks

The Rehoboth Art League hosts Gallery Talks as a free opportunity for the public to delve deeper into the arts and humanities content of our exhibitions. A wide range of presenters—including exhibition judges, jurors, art historians, and artists themselves—provide unique perspectives on fine arts, their historical contexts, and how the arts contribute to the human experience. 

 

 

From the Juror
with Antonio McAfee

Saturday, February 13, 2021 (10am)
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Join the Rehoboth Art League for a conversation with Antonio McAfee, juror of our 6th Regional Juried Biennial Photography Exhibition, which is on display from February 12 through March 7. Moderator Brook Hedge will discuss with McAfee, whose photography has been shown widely, his selection decisions, including specifics about award-winning images and other notable exhibition pieces. 

Antonio McAfee (b. Stuttgart, Germany) is a visual artist based in Baltimore, MD. He received his BFA in Fine Art Photography (2007) from the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Shortly after, he earned his MFA in Photography (2009) from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2011, he received a Post-Graduate Diploma in Art in Arts and Culture Management from the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa). McAfee has been featured in BmoreArt Magazine, Baltimore Magazine, The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore City Paper, Mission on Tenth published by California Institute of Integrated Studies, Baltimore Magazine, and MPA’s Artworks TV show. He participated in residencies at Elsewhere Museum, The Contemporary Museum Artist Retreat, Can Serrat (Spain) and Vermont Studio Center. Antonio was awarded Maryland State Individual Artist Award, Civil Society Institute Fellowship, Fulbright IIE Grant to Johannesburg, South Africa, Foundation for Contemporary Art, and Dedalus MFA Painting and Sculpture Fellowship. His work has been exhibited at the Walters Art Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art (Baltimore), Academy Art Museum (MD), University of Maryland College Park (MD), George Washington University (DC), American University (DC) , and University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Corcoran Gallery of Art (DC), Hamiltonian Gallery (DC), and The Print Center (online, PA). Antonio was a fellow at Hamiltonian Gallery and is a professor at American University, George Washington University, Towson University, and Maryland Institute College of Art.

From the Artist
with Tad Sare

Saturday, April 3, 2021 (10am)
Corkran Gallery

Join us for a Gallery Talk where exhibiting artist Tad Sare will lead a discussion about his work and the formulation of his Pipes of Perception exhibition. Tad Sare is an experimental animator and artist who uses the storytelling medium of animation to explore our understanding of perception, interpretation, and juxtaposition of sequential images. He employs hand drawn techniques while collaging/overlapping photographs, live action video, and sound elements digitally. His work borrows ideas, filmic devices and tropes from espionage and thriller literature and cinema to examine the relationship between the perceived and the unknown of visual information. Tad is the Area Coordinator for Animation at Delaware College of Art & Design and continues to instruct family and children programs at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

From the Artists
with Washington Wax Works

Saturday, May 8, 2021 (10am)
Corkran Gallery

Join us for a Gallery Talk with members of Washington Wax Works as they discuss the encaustic medium . Encaustic is hot wax. Each artist interprets using wax with individualized technical expression, exposing viewers to new and uniquely captivating art forms. Members include Kathleen Anderson, David Evans, Nancy Hacskaylo, Marty Ittner, Katie Dell Kaufman and Kevin Milstead.

 

From the Judge
with Bill Wolff

Saturday, June 12, 2021 (10am)
Corkran Gallery

Join us for a Gallery Talk where judge Bill Wolff will be here to answer questions and discuss his choices for this year’s 48th Annual Member’s Fine Craft Exhibition.

Bill Wolff has been making and exhibiting sculpture made primarily from discarded tree parts for more than 20 years in a wide variety of venues nationally and internationally. Wolff holds an MFA from Louisiana State University and an MA from the Tokyo University of the Arts. He has worked as an educator since 2009 and is currently Assistant Professor and head of the sculpture area at Salisbury University on the eastern shore of Maryland.