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Wagner Gallery reception for ‘Profusion’

March 24, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
| Free

'Transcendence' detail, Janice PatrignaniPlease join Staten Island sculptor Janice Patrignani for a reception marking her current solo exhibition, “Profusion,” on Sunday, March 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Wagner Gallery, off the Union Atrium. “Profusion” is on display through March 30.

Included in the exhibition:

  • “Infinity,” a large, flowing installation of texture and shadow constructed from World War II parcel post parachutes, and
  • “Transcendence,” a multi-media commentary on implements of subservient drudgery that simultaneously celebrates the creative handwork of women across the generations. (A detail from "Transcendence" illustrates this post.)

Patrignani, a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's School of Design, Architecture and Art, received her K-12 New York State Teaching Certification from the Bank Street College of Education/Parsons School of Design. She teaches ceramic and mixed media art classes for Wagner College External Programs and orchestrates art residencies in New York City Public schools. The gallery at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater estate, in Pennsylvania, recently exhibited her work. In 2012, her sculpture was accepted for the Best of America Sculpture book series.

Patrignani is teaching two courses for Wagner College External Programs this semester:

For more about Janice Patrignani, read the portrait written by Virginia Sherry for the Staten Island Advance, or visit the artist's website.

The Wagner College Gallery is located in the Union building on the campus of Wagner College, 631 Howard Ave., in the Grymes Hill neighborhood of Staten Island. CLICK HERE for a campus map. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with extended hours on Thursday until 7 p.m. The gallery is closed on Sunday and Monday, except for specially scheduled events. For more information, call the Wagner College Art Department at 718-390-3192, or email gallery director Bill Murphy at bmurphy@wagner.edu.


March 24, 2013
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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