Upcoming Exhibitions

Theater Performance (doors open, inside view with cast of characters), 2010. Carla Lombardi. Mid-range neware, terra sigillata, slips, and glaze, 19 x 14 x 10 inches. Courtesy of the artist. © Carla Lombardi.

FluiditySeptember 3, 2016 - February 12, 2017

Fluidity presents the work of Carla Lombardi, N. Sarangoulis, Libbie Soffer, and Valettta, whose paths have intertwined over the past several years in various collaborations and artistic projects. Through sculptural ceramics, found-object installations, watercolor, and pastel, these artists center their work on the intersection of universal hopes and fears—especially ones unique to women—with ... Read More


IX Preview Weekend Pop-up ExhibitionSeptember 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Imaginative Realism combines classical painting techniques with narrative subjects, focusing on the unreal, the unseen, and the impossible. In partnership with IX Arts organizers, the Delaware Art Museum will host the first IX Preview Weekend, celebrating Imaginative Realism and to kick off IX9--the annual groundbreaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to the genre. Imagina... Read More

Night Still Life, 1962. Elizabeth Osborne (born 1936). Oil on canvas, 26 × 40 inches. Collection of Philip and Linda Osborne. Image © Elizabeth Osborne and Locks Gallery, Philadelphia.

Elizabeth Osborne: The SixtiesOctober 8, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Philadelphia-based artist Elizabeth Osborne (born 1936) is best known for her glowing landscapes and seascapes. She is also known for her her interior and figurative paintings which were influenced by Richard Diebenkorn and Color Field painters such as Helen Frankenthaler. Following her graduation from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Osborne spent a year in the mid-1960s studying in Par... Read More

Assael, Steven Passengers, 2008, oil on canvas, 72 x 90 inches  © Steven Assael, Courtesy of Forum Gallery, New York Hi Res

Truth & Vision: 21st Century RealismOctober 22, 2016 - January 22, 2017

Inspired by Robert C. Jackson’s 2014 publication, Behind the Easel: The Unique Voices of 20 Contemporary Representational Painters, this exhibition surveys the state of realistic painting at the start of the 21st century. Indicative of this moment are two trends in representational painting–the depiction of the natural world and the creation of fantastic imaginings. Featuring artists from thro... Read More