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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                First floor galleries                                                                                                                                                                                                          service. At the Art Alliance, Samara will read from her just released second book Note to Self:    . . . TO O U R N E W
                                                                                                                                                              JUNE                         19 THROUGH AUGUST                                                                                        17, 2008
    EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 New Work by Jolynn Krystosek
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               On Keeping a Journal and Other Dangerous Pursuits which will be available for sale following her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               appearance. Singer, songwriter, and classically trained pianist Gina Kaz was our featured                D I R E C TO R O F D E V E L O P M E N T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jolynn Krystosek combines three separate but interrelated bodies of work that includes floral                                                                                                                                  performer at our November 2007 Last Friday event, and found in attendee Samara an artist
                                                                                                                                                          SECOND FLOOR GALLERIES:                                             FIRST FLOOR GALLERIES:                          RITTENHOUSE SATELLITE GALLERY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Michael Burri joins the Philadelphia Art Alliance as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                relief carvings in wax, floral paper cutouts, and watercolor and multimedia renderings of exotic                                                                                                                               with a kindred literary spirit. They soon approached the Art Alliance with their hope of
                                                                                                                                                                       Paper[space]                                          NewWork by Jolynn Krystosek                 210 W. RITTENHOUSE SQUARE,THIRD FLOOR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Director of Development from Clean Air Council,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                fowl. Throughout each series, themes of adornment, and fragility are combined with an interest                                                                                                                                                       appearing at the Art Alliance in a joint event and we are pleased to be a    where he led a series of fundraising initiatives that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                John Clark: Perspectives in Buoyancy                                            in exploring the connective threads between sexuality, embellishment and the transient nature of                                                                                                                                                     part of this artistic partnership. A recent finalist at the Independent      included establishing a permanent institutional

Second Floor Galleries                                                                                                                                   THE PUBLIC OPENING FOR ALL SUMMER EXHIBITIONS IS THURSDAY JUNE 19, 5:30-7:30PM                                                                                                                         beauty.                                                                                                             LAST FRIDAY AT PAA                                                                                                               Music Awards, Gina will be singing original songs from her second            endowment, launching a new major gift campaign, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     studio album For You, including the single “We Can Take Care of Each”        building new resources for online giving. Prior to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In both the wax carvings and                                                                                        As the Art Alliance continues to celebrate its history as the oldest                                                                                                                                          Council, Michael served as Interim Director of
Paper[space]                                                                                                    PARTICIPATING ARTISTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                paper work, Krystosek deals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with the historical relationship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    multidisciplinary arts center in the nation, nowhere is that artistic diversity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    more apparent than in our recently instituted Last Friday at PAA series.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     which was featured on the television program What About Brian.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    NEW PLAYS AT PAA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Development at Philadelphia Hospitality and led a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  million-dollar donor challenge for the University of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                between flowers, botanica, and                                                                                      With extended gallery hours, literary readings, and acoustic music                                                                                                                                            Pennsylvania Health System. A long-time admirer of the
Paper[space] is a survey of contemporary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Art Alliance has prided itself in recent seasons in continuing to        Art Alliance, Michael holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the
work by East Coast artists who use paper                                                                        Natasha Bowdoin ( Jersey City, NJ)                                                                                            Leslie Mutchler (Murphysboro, IL)                                                                                 the hidden sexual symbolism of                                                                                      performances, these programs offer something for everyone and are included
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     successfully collaborate with the most respected arts organizations in the   University of Pennsylvania.While outside work, he enjoys high-desert hiking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                such objects. Referencing                                                                                           with gallery admission. This past season, the Art Alliance was thrilled to                                                                                                                                    and playing the accordion.
not merely as a support for paint or pencil,                                                                    Stemming from an interest of Native American mythology, Natasha Bowdoin’s cut paper                                           Lelise Mutchler’s installation is based on paper pulping newsprint and recasting the forms as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          region. In our partnership with Philadelphia Young Playwrights, we have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Baroque Dutch Still-life                                                                                            continue our successful collaborations with the American Poetry Review, as
but as a sculptural medium in its own right.                                                                    installations celebrate the powerful forces of nature and the ways in which fables and legends                                building blocks for a larger scale sculptural form. Loosely based on the toy design of Charles                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mural and the Mint                         been thrilled to present staged readings of new student work to family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                painting, the works evoke a                                                                                         well as the classical string quartet Liebesfreud for several installments of the
The participating artists all push the                                                                          celebrate transformation. Her sculptures reflect a form of resistance, in both subject matter                                 Eames House of Cards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                sense of vulnerability through                                                                                      series, and hope to continue to work with these acclaimed artistic partners in                                                   audiences, and this past season we expanded the new play reading series      . . . TO O U R N E W B O A R D M E M B E R
boundaries of this highly flexible and readily                                                                                                                 and technique. Built through layers of intricately                             (1952), each card contains                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            to include performances in association with three up-and-coming theatre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the ephemeral nature of the                                                                                         future seasons. As we look to the summer, the Art Alliance is excited to
available material, and prove that paper can                                                                                                                   cut strips of paper, Bowdoin references animals                                slots in which to create a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            companies in the region that share our belief in making the arts as           Barbara (Stewart) Spiro Ryan began her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                materials used (wax, paper) and                                                                                     present a trio of events featuring talented literary and performance artists
be both fragile and resilient. The eight                                                                                                                       and nature by combining the physical qualities of                              monumental form. The                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  accessible as possible. This past November, the Art Alliance co produced      remarkable career as a teacher and chair in the Social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                through the implied themes of                                                                                       from the Philadelphia region.
artists selected seize upon the exceptional                                                                                                                    multiple and paradoxical creatures and objects                                 installations result from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a free evening of one acts in conjunction with Co/Works, a New Jersey         Studies Department at Archbishop Wood High School
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                vanitas and ars moriendi in its                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in Warminster, Pennsylvania. In 1980, she became the
formal variety that can be achieved with a                                                                                                                     into fantastical new forms.                                                    Mutchler’s interest in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                based presenter of new plays, which featured new scripts by acclaimed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                subject matter. As Krystosek                                                                                        FRIDAY, MAY 30TH                                                                                                                                                                                              founding director of Business Leadership Organized for
material we take for granted every day.                                                                                                                                                                                                       collecting everyday items,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            local writers William Mastrosimone and Joseph Robinette as well as an
In Paper[space], an array of techniques and
                                                                                                                                                                         Dawn Gavin (Baltimore, MD)                                           such as newspaper, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                states “These paintings capture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7:00 PM KATIE FORD, POET                                                                                                        international submission from Canadian playwright Kit Brennan. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Catholic Schools (BLOCS). Under Ms. Ryan’s direction,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BLOCS raised over $44 million from 1980 to 1986, an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the essence of decay with great
                                                                                                                                                                         Working with visual documents such as maps and                       reorganizing and stacking                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             addition to our esteemed playwrights, this event welcomed talented            unprecedented accomplishment for elementary and
processes are employed to both reference                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        opulence and also glorify the                                                                                       In association with the American Poetry Review
papers material properties and question the                                                                                                                              passports, Dawn Gavin incises and dissects their                     individual elements into                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Philadelphia actors Damon Bonetti, David Mulholland, and Barrymore            secondary schools at that time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                moment at which
traditional presuppositions of its use. Many                                                                                                                             content, thus altering their structure and meaning                   human-scale architectural
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                decomposition begins; the                                                                                           8:00 PM JOHN CONAHAN,                                                                                                           Award Winner Charlotte Northeast.                                             In 1986, Ms. Ryan joined Hahnemann University as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              pieces. As Mutchler
play with the ideas associated with paper,                                                                                                                               into a new personal narrative. Gavin states,
                                                                                                                                                                         “Despite apparent clear purpose and directed                         states, “It is the repetitive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                object’s most lush moment is                                                                                        SINGER/SONGWRITER                                                                                                                 Following our success with Co/Works, the Art Alliance reached out to both   Vice President and served on the senior management team until 1991, when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  she was recruited as Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement and
such as its use for personal and official                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       actually the beginning of its                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company and Shakespeare in Clark Park with
                                                                                                                                                                         usage, documents such as maps and passports                          nature of this order and                                                                                                                                                                                                              GALLERY ADMISSION $5                                                                                                                                                                                          Public Relations at Drexel University. For 15 years, Ms. Ryan led development
communication, such as Dawn Gavin’s use                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         end.” For the exotic fowl series,                                                                                                                                                                                                                     hope of continuing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the beauty that emanates                                                                                                                                                                                                              FREE FOR ART ALLIANCE MEMBERS                                                                                                                                                                                 efforts at Drexel, where she completed the most successful capital campaign
of maps as the foundation for her incised                                                                                                                                embody ulterior structures of power and                                                                                                                                                Krystosek crops the portraits of                                                                                                                                                                                                                      this promising new                                                          in the history of the university. During her tenure, Drexel was named to the
pieces or Donna Ruff ’s transgressive                                                                                                                                    interrelationships within which we are all equally                   from simplified and                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The summer starts with a flourish as we welcome Philadelphia-based artists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                male birds emphasizing the             Jolynn Krystosek, Untitled, 2006; Wax; 21 x 18 inches;                                                                                                                                                         series into 2008.                                                           Philanthropy 400 six times.
technique of burning texts, referencing                                                                                                                                  bound.”                                                              functional forms that                                                                                                                                    Courtesy of Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY.                          Katie Ford and John Conahan to inaugurate the new season. Katie Ford is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                embellishment of their head                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Both of these                                                               In 1998, Ms. Ryan was selected as one of Pennsylvania’s OutstandingWomen, an
censorship and protest. Other artists look to                                                                                                                                                                                                 engage me.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                           an award-winning poet who has authored Deposition, Coliseum, as well as the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                feathers and plumage that are                                                                                                                                                                                                                         companies strive to                                                         honor followed in 2003, by the Philadelphia Business Journal naming her one
different uses of paper, such as the
                                                     Dawn Gavin, Tract, 2007; paper (map fragments),                                                                     Sarah Julig (Brooklyn, NY )                                                                             Donna Ruff, Pardesu II, 2007; burn on paper, 18 x 22 inches                                                                                                                                        chapbook, Storm. Her individual poems have appeared in the American               Samara O’Shea                                                                                                               of the OutstandingWomen Business Leaders in Philadelphia. In April 2005, Ms.
traditional art of paper folding in the
                                                     PVA, and insect pins, 24 x 24 x 1-1/2 inches.
                                                                                                                                                                          Sarah Julig’s architectural forms are an extension
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Donna Ruff                                                                                                        used to attract the opposite sex.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Poetry Review, the Paris Review, Ploughshares, and the Seneca Review. She
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      bring free theatre to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ryan retired from Drexel University. She has since served as a consultant to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The portraits conceptualize the historical association of adornment with sexuality while relaying                                                                                                                                                    the audiences of
improvisational installations of Sarah Julig,                                                                                                                             of a previous body of work consisting of cut and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (Brooklyn, NY )                                                                                                                                                                                                                       has received awards and grants from the Academy of American Poets and the                                                        Philadelphia, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the Kimmel Center for its endowment campaign, as well as to a number of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                an opposite reaction to the viewer of grotesque exaggeration portrayed through the absurd over-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   other signature Philadelphia institutions.
which not only draw upon the structure and                                                                                                                                folded paper used to build complex environments                     Donna Ruff creates elegant lace-like                                                                              embellishment of natural selection.                                                                                 Pen American Center, and is currently the poetry editor for the New Orleans Review. John                   have consistently brought productions of
geometry of origami, but also reference the looseness and speed of a child’s craft project. In                                                                            that explore the connections between the natural                    patterns through the process of burning                                                                                                                                                                                               Conahan is a piano-based singer/songwriter who is equally adept performing an intimate solo                classical material to outdoor venues in
works that reflect traditional use, there is the concept of paper in its service as a carrier of                                                                          and the human-made world. This series takes on                      paper or pages of text from books.                                                                                Satellite Gallery                                                                                                   performance or a rollicking full band show. John has been featured on national and regional                and around the city. Although each
information and language, promoting the development of personal codes and vocabularies; as
a useful material for protection and
                                                                                                                                                                          a transformative element by expanding and                           Referencing the history of burning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              subversive texts, Ruff suggests that this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Rittenhouse Hotel                                                                                                   radio programs throughout the country, and performs locally and regularly at the Tin Angel,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    World Café Live, and the Kimmel Center among many others.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               company focuses on a classical script for                                                                          Philadelphia Art Alliance
                                                                                                                                                                          collapsing, reminiscent of fluid or the movements                                                                                                                                     210 W. Rittenhouse Square, third floor of Denver                                                                                                                                                                               their main production each summer, the
enclosure; or as a reference to traditional                                                                                                                               of sea creatures such as the jellyfish. As Julig                    deductive act is actually one of veneration                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Art Alliance was happy to welcome                                                                                       B O A R D O F D I R E C TO R S
associations with both simple and complex
craft based processes. For these artists, the                                                                   Sarah Julig, Untitled, 2007, paper and
                                                                                                                                                                          states about her influences, ”Nature, fractal
                                                                                                                                                                          geometry, mysticism, architecture, traditional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              because the precision and intricacy of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              burnt form. Ruff states, “Burning the paper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                John Clark: Perspectives in Buoyancy                                                                                FRIDAY, JUNE 27TH                                                                                          them to our space for a reading of new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               plays with members of their acting                                                                          Carole Price Shanis                        William M. Fenimore, Jr.
choice as a material is an engagement with
                                                                                                                fishing line, dimensions variable.
                                                                                                                                                                         paper crafts, and science fiction…my interest lies                   in a kind of scarification process feels                                                                          The large scale multi-panel abstract paintings of John Clark investigate the psychological                          8:00 PM MURAL AND THE MINT                                                                                 companies. In April, Commonwealth
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its already established associations.                                                                                                                                                                                                         ritualistic as well as it feels transgressive,                                                                    conditions of time through what the artist defines as “atmospheres or worlds which envelope                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  David Benton                                 Roderick Russell
                                                                                                                                                                         in combining things that are in opposition.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               GALLERY ADMISSION $5                                                                                       Classic Theatre Company took to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              but it is done with such care and exactitude                                                                      visual objects as well as the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Caroline Wischmann                              Assistant Treasurer
Then there is the physical nature of paper                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FREE FOR ART ALLIANCE MEMBERS                                                                              gallery for a reading Rage of Achilles, a
itself and the exploration of its structure, its
                                                                                                                Jin Lee ( Jersey City, NJ)                                                                                                    that it feels like an act of affection.”                                                                          viewer.” Some representational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               work by company member Paul Parente                                                                       Diane Dalto Woosnam                            Virginia P. Sikes, Esq.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                visual conditions such as                                                                                           After kicking off the Last Friday series this past September with a dynamic acoustic                                                                                                                                     Vice Presidents
tensile strength and flexibility. As paper                                                                      Jin Lee’s elegant installations emphasize the ephemeral nature of paper, alluding to the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       that featured many actors from past and                                                                                                                        Secretary
itself has been elevated to a medium of                                                                         vulnerability of the material itself. Lee cuts the paper leaving only hand-drawn lines. When
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hunter Stabler                                                                                                    buoyancy, suspension, floatation,                                                                                   performance in our first floor gallery, Mural and the Mint returns by popular demand to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               upcoming CCTC productions. In May,
artistic expression, so has the manipulation                                                                    installed, layers of lines are placed in a three dimensional arrangement from floor to ceiling,                               (Philadelphia, PA)                                                                                                and reflection evidenced in these                                                                                   christen our new performance space while preparing for their next studio project. Started by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               company members and supporters of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sharon Argentina           Barbara B. Frank, M.D.           Wendy H. Rosen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “atmospheres” activate the varied                                                                                   Philadelphia songwriter Michael Kiley in an effort to create an outlet to release his new music                                                                                                                Lawrence R. Bardfeld             Clara Hollander             Roderick A. Russell
of paper, whether handmade, manufactured                                                                        allowing what was once two dimensional to expand into a sculptural form. “My work is an act                                   With an interest in pattern and lattice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Shakespeare in Clark Park filled the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                surfaces and suggest an                                                                                             for free, Mural and the Mint features Kiley, Eliza Jones, and Jack McBrearty among many
or found. Treating paper as three-                                                                              of (see)ding. I make countless tiny dots and lines in repetition . . . it sprouts and becomes                                 work, Hunter Stabler’s intricate cutout                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          third floor space for a reading of Any                                                              Joshua Barnett, M.D.             Virginia Kimmel            Alan R. Sandman, D.O.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                unanchored, uncommitted                                                                                             others, with performances that consistently cross disciplines due to their extensive roster list of
dimensional form, many of the artists work                                                                      various kinds of lines and                                                                                                    forms contain both discernable as well as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Other Name by playwright George                                                                        Joanne Berwind               Ellen Berman Lee                 Janet Shein
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                freedom. Presenting multivalent                                                                                     collaborative partners throughout the city. Through online downloads that are available at no
either by incising an existing material such                                                                    forms. And it gives birth                                                                                                     abstract images. Without narrative or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Brant. The authors of both new scripts                                                              George A. D’Angelo,           James E. McClelland              Susan Sherman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                meanings that change of the                                                                                         charge, Mural and the Mint continues to live up to their mantra as the world’s first free band,
as the ephemeral cut pieces by Jin Lee,                                                                         to another dot, which is                                                                                                      specific meaning, Stabler desires for his                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        were in attendance for their respective                                                                     Esq.                     Natalye Paquin              Barbara Spiro Ryan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                course of time, the free flowing                                                                                    and the Art Alliance welcomes the opportunity to support those who champion increased
Hunter Stabler, and Nami Yamamoto, or                                                                           full of energy—becoming,                                                                                                      work to be purely a “retinal experience”           Nami Yamamoto, Radiant Flux, 2007; paper, paint, multimedia;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  events, allowing for engaging talkbacks                                                              Kimberly Eberbach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 variable dimensions.                                           forms that emerge from these                                                                                        accessibility for art in any medium.                                                                                                                                                                                                         Robert M. Poore, Sr.            Janice Woodcock
through a process of building form through                                                                      growing, moving,                                                                                                              that parallels the flat nature of the forms                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      between actors, writers, and performance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                works are as Clark states “ a
accumulation, seen in the work of Leslie                                                                        mutating, and                                                                                                                 that he develops. Stabler cites a plethora                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       attendees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                desire to affect the viewer by                                                                                      FRIDAY, JULY 25TH                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   S TA F F
Mutchler, and Natasha Bowdoin.                                                                                  multiplying.”                                                                                                                 sources for his work such as “baroque                                                                             presenting them with a non-
The artists presented in Paper[space] all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              architecture and design, ancient eastern pattern-oriented design, symmetry, self-similar plant                    descriptive symbol that will                                                                                        7:00 PM SAMARA O’SHEA, AUTHOR                                                                                                                                                                                 Gay Walling            Christine
demonstrate a new commitment to creating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              growth, interference patterns, vibrations, vortexes, war, war-machines, mysticism, divine and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              religious art, and symbols and themes of good and evil.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                change their perception either                                                                                      Reading from Note to Self: On Keeping a Journal and Other Dangerous                                              S P R I N G C O C K TA I L PA RT Y                                                           Executive Director     Manturuk
objects out of this medium and expanding                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        emotionally or intellectually.”                                                                                     Pursuits                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Membership &
the boundaries from which we understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wed. June 18, 2008 • 5:30-7:30 pm                                             Michael Burri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Special Events
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Nami Yamamoto (Philadelphia, PA)                                                                                                                                                                                                      8:00 PM GINA KAZ, SINGER/SONGWRITER                                                                                                                                                                           Director of
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the properties of paper, thus increasingly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Development
                                                     Jin Lee, White Landscape 2, 2007; paper, 56 x 72 inches.                                                                                                                                 Nami Yamamoto’s most recent project radiant flux stems from the artist’s interest in the
defining themselves and their craft by the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GALLERY ADMISSION $5                                                                                           Members are invited to join us for our annual Spring Cocktail Party                            Melissa Caldwell       Joseph
material they use.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            properties of light and the ability to capture light. Using paper painted with light sensitive                                                                                                                                        FREE FOR ART ALLIANCE MEMBERS                                                                                          and to preview the new exhibition Paper[space].                                        Director of            Patterson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              material, Yamamoto cuts forms resembling several different kinds of plants and leaves and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Receptionist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              organizes them as if in a scientific horticultural display. Yamamoto states, “Borrowing from the                                                                                                                                      As the summer installments come to a close, it is only fitting to welcome together these two                                                                                                                  Exhibitions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              process that enables plants to survive, this light collector synthesizes light with minerals to store                                                                                                                                 talented artists who met for the first time at the Art Alliance during the Last Friday event this                     Refreshments will be served and entertainment provided.                                 Michael Drzik          Brittney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    past November. Samara O’Shea is the author of For the Love of Letters: A 20th Century Guide to                                                                                                                Director of            Coscomb           L-R: Melissa Caldwell, Joseph Patterson,
                                                                                                                                                          Leslie Mutchler, Reconsidered, 2007; hand-recycled paper panels;                    and absorb light. Only in the absence of light does the evidence of this former light become
                                                                                                                                                          variable dimensions.                                                                apparent, illuminating the space with the glow of its pale memory.”                                                                                     John Clark, Untitled (detail), 2007; Oil on canvas; Courtesy of the artist.   the Art of Letter Writing, and is also the founder and editor of LetterLover.net, a letter writing                 Please RSVP to Christine at 215 545-4302 ext. 15.                                          Programs               Weekend           Christine Manturuk, Michael Burri, Michael Drzik
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 gouache on paper, 36 x 54 x 9 inches.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dog at night, 2006; cut cards and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I am the sun in the morning, I am a
All members including Students, Artists and Friends receive the following benefits:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Natasha Bowdoin,

• Your membership card, granting                  • 20% off framing and printing at Taws
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  EXECUTIVE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The stimulating exhibitions and lively and varied literary and performing arts programs presented
  unlimited free admission to PAA
  galleries.
                                                    Art Supply store, located at 1527
                                                    Walnut Street in Philadelphia.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           each year at the Philadelphia Art Alliance would not be possible without the loyal support of our                                                                                                                                                                               It gives me great pleasure to report that The 2008 Wetherill Ball, held on April 14, 2008,                                                             D I R E C TO R ’ S D E S K
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           generous members and annual fund donors. We gratefully acknowledge the following members.                                                                                                                                                                                       was a huge success. Sincere appreciation goes to our co-chairs, Robert and Barbara Spiro
• “Bring a Friend” discounted admission           • 20% off parking at Parkway
  rate for up to five non-member guests.            Corporation Lot located directly behind                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ryan, who spearheaded the committee and raised over $200,000. Barbara is a new
                                                    PAA.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   member of our board and we thank her for joining with such gusto!
• Discounted tickets to PAA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Join us in the garden! With the change of weather upon us, I hope that
  performances, lectures, special events          • Invitation to our “Spring Cocktail Party.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The honorees at this year’s ball have given so much to the cultural life of Philadelphia. It                                            members, visitors and friends of the Art Alliance will stop by to view the
  and workshops.
• Previews and opening receptions of our
                                                  • All PAA materials including brochures,
                                                    invitations, newsletters and other
                                                                                                     MEMBERS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               was a joy to acknowledge their dedication and generosity. World-renowned pianist Lang                                                   exhibitions, attend a program or have lunch in our lovely garden. Spring
  visual arts exhibitions with special              informational packets mailed for each                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lang was presented with the Medal of Achievement, and Marie and Joe Field were the                                                      also marks our annual membership drive and Spring Cocktail Party.
  gallery talks.                                    season and event.                                                                                                       Hon. Carolyn Engel Temin and        Lisa Korn Blank                        Susan O. and Edward A.             Jerome Kaplan                          Kirby Fredendall                                                                                                                                                                          recipients of the Award of Merit in recognition of their support of countless arts                                                      Please mark your calendars for Wednesday evening, June 18th. Members
                                                                                                 WETHERILL SOCIETY                      Barbara Spiro and Robert Ryan
• 15% off food bill at “Gardenia,” located                                                       PLUS                                                                       Mr. Martin Heller                   Annette Bonacquisti                    Montgomery, Jr.                    Lorraine Kligman                       Jennifer Garfield                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 are invited to bring a guest and learn about our updated membership
                                                                                                                                        The Haverford Trust Company
                                                                                                                                                                            Caroline Wischmann and                                                     Dr. and Mrs. John W. Mooney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           organizations across the region. Both of awards were elegant crystal created for us by
  within PAA.                                                                                    $10,000+                               Diane Dalto and                                                         Virginia M. Bradley and                                                   Drs. Caroline and Peter                Alvin H. Gilens                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   benefits while enjoying refreshments, conversation and entertainment in
                                                                                                                                        Richard Woosnam
                                                                                                                                                                            David Rasner                        Christopher R. Malcomson               Harold Barton Morley               Koblenzer                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tiffany & Co.
                                                                                                 Marie and Joseph Field
                                                                                                                                                                            Janice Woodcock and                                                                                                                                  Barbara Goldenberg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                our historic building.
                                                                                                 Ellen and Jerry Lee                                                                                            Mr. and Mrs. Howard Braitman           Anselene M. Morris                 Doris Lenz
ADVANCED LEVELS INCLUDE ADDED BENEFITS:                                                          Carole and Joseph Shanis               GUARDIAN CIRCLE
                                                                                                                                                                            William Cheeseman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Merrill and Lloyd Brotman              Leigh F. W. Murphey                St. Clair Melbourne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ruth Herd                                                                                                                                                                                 Our historic building was the setting for the gala’s cocktail reception hosted by Restaurant                                            Since our last newsletter, we have bid a fond farewell to Amanda Mitchell-
                                                                                                                                        $1,000-$2,499                                                                                                                                                                            Lon Homeier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lufay Butler                           Walter Newman                      Leonard Mellman                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Associates. Dinner, dancing and the award ceremony followed at The Rittenhouse Hotel                                                    Boyask and would like to welcome our new Director of Development,
SUPPORTER (FAMILY) $100 Benefits of Individual Memberships Level, Plus:                          Susan Sherman,
                                                                                                                                        10 Rittenhouse Square,
                                                                                                                                                                            BENEFACTORS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ruth Chalfin                           James P. O’Brien                   Helene Merz                            William D. Kelley, Jr.                        AMERIC A’S OLDEST CENTER FOR VISUAL, LITERARY AND PERFORMANCE ARTS
                                                                                                 Independence Foundation
                                                                                                                                        ARC Wheeler
                                                                                                                                                                            $500-$999                                                                                                                                            Michael Knox
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           across the square. Brian Kappra of Evantine                                                                                             Michael Burri. Michael comes to us from the Clean Air Council and
• Membership cards for two adults and             • Acknowledgement within PAAs                                                                                             Lorraine and Ben Alexander          Nancy and Robert Claster               John Price                         Madelyn Mignatti
  up to two children.                               seasonal newsletter.                                                                Amanda Burden and Guy Aiman                                             Alma O. Cohen                          Sara Quay                          Bill Mignucci, DiBruno Bros.           Gene S. Kosich                                                                                                                                                                            Design created the beautiful décor, and guests                                                                                          Philadelphia Hospitality, and we look forward to working with him. I
                                                                                                 WETHERILL SOCIETY                                                          William J. Avery
• Invitation for two to our “Spring
  Cocktail Party.”
                                                                                                 $5,000-$9,999
                                                                                                 Lynne and Harold Honickman
                                                                                                 Linda Johnson
                                                                                                                                        Nina and William Albert
                                                                                                                                        Linda Lee Alter
                                                                                                                                        Kathy Z. and Gary Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                            Deborah and Michael Coslov
                                                                                                                                                                            Mr. Derek Gilman,
                                                                                                                                                                            The Barnes Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dr. D. Walter Cohen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shirley Conston
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Joanne and Donald Davidow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Merle and Max Raab
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Phoebe and Myron Resnick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ann Ritt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marsha and Jim Moss
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dr. James Roebuck, Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Beatrice Rossman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sofia Kostos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lynn Liberman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dr. Michael Marcase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Philadelphia Art Alliance                                                                  danced to the music of Dance Force. All in all,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the evening was spectacular. I would like to thank           PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   hope that you will introduce yourself to Michael and discuss some of his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   innovative ideas for development.

                                                                                                 Denise and Stephen Madva,
                                                                                                                                        R. Randolph Apgar and
                                                                                                                                                                            James McClelland and Lynn Miller    Barbara Eberlein                       Dr. and Mrs. Karl Rugart           Bob Rushton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           all of you who shared in the event with us, and                                                                                         Speaking of development, one of the most rewarding aspects of
                                                                                                                                        Allen D. Black                                                                                                                                                                           John R. McGahey
PATRON $250         Benefits of Supporter Membership Level, Plus:                                Montgomery, McCracken, Walker
                                                                                                                                        Laura Corsell and                   Joan and Bernard Spain              John and Kathleen Engman               Susan Shively, MD                  Karen Schneiderman                     Gina Michaels                                                                                                                                                                             invite newcomers to next years ball.                                                                                                    fundraising is the opportunity to recognize donors and funders. I would
                                                                                                 & Rhoads                                                                                                                                              Caroline M. Simon & Lou
• Two Free Admissions to two evening              • Membership in North American                                                        Lawrence Bardfeld                   Garth Weldon, Prime Rib             Dr. Happy Craven Fernandez                                                Helene Selig                           Elizabeth Miller McCue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            like to sincerely acknowledge the following supporters for their recent
                                                                                                 Albert E. Piscopo,                                                         Renee and Joseph Zuritsky           Jacqueline Flechtner                   Gambaccinni                        Carl Steele                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Many good changes are being made at the Art Alliance. I hope you will all visit in the near future and see our renovated third floor
  programs.                                         Reciprocal Museum Program (NARM).            Glenmede Trust Comapny                 Ilyce and David Benton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Constance and Joseph Smukler                                              Josephine Norden                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  contributions: Advanta, for technology upgrades, $5,000; Pennsylvania
                                                                                                 Linda and Paul Richardson              Catherine R. and                                                        Nessa Forman                                                              Evelyn Tecosky                         Fluffy Palmer                                                                                                                                                                             performance area. You will be receiving notices of exciting exhibitions and creative programs. I hope you will all take advantage of    Council on the Arts, general operating support, $3,732; Horace W.
                                                                                                                                        Anthony A. Clifton                  PATRONS                             Geraldine Dietz Fox                    Rosanne and Sam Spear              Lorle P. Wolfson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “Wetherill Ball”
                                                                                                 Suzanne and Ralph Roberts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the possibilities that are available for your pleasure.
BENEFACTOR $500             Benefits of Patron Membership Level, Plus:
                                                                                                 Virginia and William Sikes,
                                                                                                                                        Suzanne and Norman Cohn             $250-$499                           Judith and Daniel Francis              Christina Sterner and                                                     Christina and Douglas Pappajohn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Be Scene                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Goldsmith Foundation, general operating support, 30,000; Philadelphia
                                                                                                                                                                            Diane Apfelbaum Toll and                                                   Steven Poses                                                              Zoe Pappas
• Free Admission for two for all PAA              • 10% off all purchases of artwork             Montgomery, McCracken, Walker          Roberta and Carl Dranoff                                                Alyne and Richard Freed                                                   ARTISTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In closing I would like to ask you for your continued support. Our membership drive is underway and is vital to our ability to          Cultural Fund, general operating support, $8,309; Netherlands Consulate,
                                                                                                                                                                            Charles Toll                                                               Mr. and Mrs. Burke Stinson         $50-$74                                Pamela L. Peitzman
  programs.                                         displayed in the Philadelphia Art Alliance   & Rhoads                               Kimberly Eberbach and
                                                                                                                                                                            Annette and Marvin Black
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sue Goldstein                          John Urofsky                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        present the high quality of exhibitions and literary and performing arts programs that PAA has offered for 93 years. Thank you for      exhibition, $4,000; State of Pennsylvania DCED/Greater Philadelphia
                                                                                                                                        Peter Dailey                                                            Frances R. Graham                                                         Constance Abend                        Inga Pickering                                     Programs
                                                    galleries.                                                                                                              Dr. Claire B. Boasi and                                                    Al Wachlin Jr.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Urban Affairs Coalition through Rep. Babette Josephs, $4,500.
                                                                                                 PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE                     Andrea and Alexander Ehrlich
                                                                                                                                                                            Mr. Jack Wolgin                     Elizabeth Graham                                                          Harriet Ackerman                       Steven M. Poitras                                                                                                                                                                         your consideration. We hope to see you at the member’s reception.
                                                                                                 $2,500-$4,999                          Drs. Barbara and Leonard Frank                                                                                 Dr. Robert J. Wallner
                                                                                                                                                                            Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Furia       Harriet and Bernard Gross                                                 Valla Amsterdam                        Sonya Pollack                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Philadelphia Art Alliance is proud to be a recipient of support from
GUARDIAN $1500             Benefits of Benefactor Membership Level, Plus:                        Joanne Marie Berwind and               Toni and Robert Garrison                                                                                       Rich and Margaret Wilde                                                                                             Current Exhibitions                                                                                                                             As always, it is my privilege to serve as president of the Art Alliance,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Anita and Paul Gross                                                      Nathalie Anderson                      Harriet Polier Robbins                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            this varied list of foundations and government agencies, and we are equally
                                                                                                 C. Graham Berwind, II                  Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Greenblatt      James and Ellen Greenlee                                                   Jeanne Wrobleski and                                                                                                                                                         Every Wednesday at 1 p.m.                      Guided Tours:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                James J. Hone & Neill R. Heath                                            Eric Berg                              Janice Roediger
• 10% Discount on all PAA space rentals           • Invitation for four to our “Spring           Cecilie and Eugene Block               The Haverford Trust Company         Sutton Hays                                                                Robert J. Klein                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             grateful for all of your individual support.
  (exclusive of catering fees).                     Cocktail Party.”                                                                                                                                            Nancy and Ben Heinzen                  Dr. and Mrs. Louis Zeiger          Nancy L. Bergman                       Barbara Ann Rosenberg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New Board Member
                                                                                                 1706 Rittenhouse Associates, LP        Clara and Bentley Hollander         Carol Mager and Jim Donohue
                                                                                                                                                                            Miriam Klein                        The Honorable and Mrs. Harris                                             Yvonne P. Bobrowicz                    Carol Saline                                                                                 Pay what you wish on Fridays.
                                                                                                 Rena and Vic Damone                    Dee Kaplan and Robert Poore
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Welcome New Staff &
                                                                                                                                                                            Judy and Bob Klein                  Hollin                                 FRIENDS                            Ron Brill
                                                                                                 Pat Ouderkirk and                                                                                                                                                                                                               Rona Cordish Satten
PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE $2500                   Benefits of Guardian Membership Level, Plus:          William Fenimore, Jr.
                                                                                                                                        Michael and Kristin Karp
                                                                                                                                                                            Barbara and Leonard Klinghoffer     Nancy and Alvin Holm                   $75-$99                            Sharon Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dawn M. Scott
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Admission Fee: $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors.                                                                                                                                                                                          Sincerely,
                                                                                                                                        Virginia and Harvey Kimmel                                              Angela Hudson                          Mrs. Joseph Beardwood              Rachel Citrino                                                                   SUMMER 2008
• Sponsorship recognition in our front            • Invitation to a reception dinner with an     Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest                                               Harriet and Sheldon Margolis                                                                                                                         Valerie Seligsohn
                                                                                                                                        Wendy and Joshua Klein                                                  Bruce Everett Hunt                     Linda L. Boyce                     Louise Clearfield
  lobby.                                            artist represented at The Philadelphia       Elaine Levitt & Joel Gershman
                                                                                                                                        Lorraine and David Popowich         Nancy Gilboy and Philip Harvey                                                                                                                       Suzanne and Eric Sennhenn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
                                                    Art Alliance.                                Sandy and David Marshall                                                   Lisa M. Reisman et Cie              Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kanter             Dr. David Carrozzino               Perky Stern Cohen
                                                                                                 Ron and Suzanne Naples
                                                                                                                                        Kathy and Roderick Russell                                              Ann and Edwin Kantor                   Janus Emerson Ourma                Bill Collins                           Sylvia Stern                                                                                                                                                                              Carole Price Shanis
                                                                                                                                        Alan Sandman and John Pcsolar       Judie and Bennett Weinstock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pamela Keon                            Polly Fischer                      Linda Delengowski                      Jennifer Marie Vagle
WETHERILL $5000            Benefits of all Membership Levels, Plus:                              John W. Rich, Gilberton Coal
                                                                                                                                        Dr. and Mrs. Gordon Schwartz                                            Christa R. Kramer                                                         Berry Edwards                          Etta Winigrad
                                                                                                 Michael Rogers, Salvo Landau
                                                                                                                                        Drs. Bonnie and Donald Shanis
                                                                                                                                                                            SUPPORTER                                                                  D. Hamilton                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gay Walling
• One-time use of a PAA Gallery for a             • Four tickets to the “Wetherill Ball,” the    Gruen & Rogers                                                             $100-$249                           Elena and Frederick W. Kyle            Dina H. Harth                      Gilda M. Ellis                         Arleen Race Wolf
  private reception (exclusive of catering          Philadelphia Art Alliance’s annual                                                  Drs. Julie Stone and Hal Shanis
                                                                                                 Wendy and Paul Rosen                                                       Dr. and Mrs. Marshall Becker        Sandra R. Millstein                    Florence Itoh                      Judy Flander                           Marie Zukoff
  fees).                                            prestigious black-tie dinner dance.




                                                                                                     ANNUAL                                       SUPPORTERS                                                                                                                                                                                                            Philadelphia Art Alliance
         I accept this invitation to Membership                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SUMMER 2008                                                                                                                Non-Profit Org.
            with the Philadelphia Art Alliance                                                   A special thank you to the following   William Hankowsky,                  Annie Madonia                       Tina and Julian Krinsky                FOUNDATION AND                     Philadelphia Cultural Management       Quality Fabricare                      251 South 18th Street                                                                                                        U.S. Postage
      and have indicated below my level of support.                                              donors for recent support of PAA’s     Liberty Property Trust              Dr. and Mrs. Sandy Melnick          Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Kyle         GOVERNMENT                         Initiative, Funded by the Pew          The Rittenhouse Hotel                                                                                                                                                  PAID
                                                                                                 annual fund and special events:        Lawrence Kent                       James McClelland                    Rochelle Levy                          SUPPORTERS                         Charitable Trusts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Rittenhouse Management                 Philadelphia, PA 19103
                                                                                                                                        Harvey Kimmel, in Honor of          Mary Parenti and Richard Castor     Mrs. Joseph S. Lord, III               Advanta Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Netherlands Consulate-             Corporation                                                                                                                                                       Philadelphia, PA
    J Wetherill $5000            J Benefactor $500               J Friend $75                    ANNUAL FUND                            Carole Shanis and Virginia Kimmel
                                                                                                                                                                            Lyn and George Ross                                                        Apgar Black Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          General, New York, NY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Restaurant Associates                  T 215.545.4302                                                                                                                                1                                                                               2                        3                                                    4
                                                                                                 DONORS                                 Dr. Richard M. Klein
                                                                                                                                                                            Georges Perrier, Le Bec Fin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Albert T. Olenzak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Arronson Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Saks Fifth Avenue                                                                                                                                                  Permit No. 838
    J President’s Circle J Patron $250                           J Artist $50                                                           Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest
                                                                                                                                                                            Louise and Alan Reed                $50 AND UNDER                          Arts and Business Council of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Funded by the Pew Charitable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Trusts                                 Sothebys                               F 215.545.0767
                                                                                                 $10,000                                Ricki and Alan Mandeloff                                                                                       Greater Philadelphia               Spector Gadon and Rosen                TD Banknorth
                                                                                                                                                                            Franny and Harold Rosenbluth
      $2500                                                                                      Joanne Marie Berwind and               Sandy and David Marshall                                                Dr. Sylia Beck
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Foundation
                         J Supporter $100                        J Student $25                   C. Graham Berwind, II                  Patricia and William Marshall
                                                                                                                                                                            Adele Schaeffer                     Diane Crispino                         Milton & Sally Avery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Arts Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tiffany & Co.                          www.philartalliance.org
                                                                                                                                                                            Irene and Fred Shabel               Amy Creighton                                                                                                    Trader Joe’s
    J Guardian $1500                                                                             Cecilie and Eugene Block               Christine and Rod Miller                                                                                       Berwind Corporation                CORPORATE                              Vanguard Charitable Endowment
                                                                                                                                                                            Janet Shein                         Prof. and Mrs. Ajay Creshkoff                                             SUPPORTERS
                                                                                                 Marie and Joseph Field
                                                                                                 Ellen and Jerry Lee
                                                                                                                                        Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rock
                                                                                                                                        Barbara Spiro and Robert Ryan       Leon C. Sunstein, Jr.               Mr. and Mrs. Lee Friedman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       City-Wide Capital Grants Fund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Greater Philadelphia Tourism       Bank of America
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wachovia Bank                          Dated material. Please do not delay.
                                                                                                                                        Drs. Julie Stone and Hal Shanis     Barbara and Robert Tiffany                                                                                                                           Whole Foods Market
                                                                                                 Carole and Joseph Shanis                                                                                       Florence Itoh                          Marketing Corporation              The Breakers
                                                                                                                                        Ann R. and Harold A. Sorgenti       Peggy and Ellis Wachs                                                                                         Bucks Magazine                         Wilmington Trust Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ellen S. Katz                          Ira and Myrna Brind Foundation
   Name** __________________________________________________                                                                            Joan and Bernard Spain              Caroline Wischmann and                                                     in Honor of Carole and Joseph      Bryn Mawr Trust Company
                                                                                                 $1,000-$5,000                                                                                                  Mr. and Mrs. Leonard S. Malmud
                                                                                                                                                                            David Rasner                                                               Shanis                             Cross Atlantic Capital Partners,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CORPORATE
                                                                                                 The Annenberg Foundation                                                   Gordon Yasinow                      Dr. Michael P. Marcase                                                                                           MEMBERS
   Address __________________________________________________                                                                           $200-$500                                                               St. Clair Melbourne                    Louis N. Cassett Foundation        Inc.
                                                                                                 William J. Avery                                                                                                                                                                         Evantine Design                        D’Angelos Ristorante
                                                                                                                                        R. Randolph Apgar and                                                                                          William B. Dietrich Foundation
                                                                                                 Dr. and Mrs. Marshall Becker           Allen D. Black                      $100-$200                           Alice Lea Tasman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Flying Fish Brewing Company            DiBruno Bros.
   City, State & Zip ____________________________________________                                Peter Benoliel                                                             Valla Amsterdam                     Dr. R. J. Wallner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Samuel S. Fels Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2
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                                                                                                                                        Claire Boasi                                                                                                   Joel and Elaine Gershman           The Four Seasons Hotel                 Pitcairn Financial Group
                                                                                                 Jessica Berwind                        Ira Brind                           Ruth Chalfin                        Penelope P. Wilson                     Foundation                         Lacroix                                The Prime Rib
   Phone ___________________________________________________                                     Wendy and Charles Block                Donald R. Caldwell                  Dr. D. Walter Cohen                 Harriet Wiseman                        The Honickman Foundation           Mainline Magazine                      TD Banknorth
                                                                                                 Citigroup Trust                        Stephanie Eglin                     Catherine S. and William P. Daley                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pictured: 1. David and Sandy Marshall, Carole Haas and Emilio Gravagno 2. Lang Lang with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation     Mandeville Place
   Email ____________________________________________________                                    CMS Endowment Foundation               Dr. Happy Fernandez                 Barbara Eberlein                    Generous support from foundations,     Independence Foundation            Marathon Grill                         List complete as of April 28,                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Medal of Achievement 3. Richard Woosnam, Bonnie and Donald Shanis, Hon. Joyce Kean,
                                                                                                 Michael and Debra Coslov               Geraldine Dietz Fox                 Wendy and Remy Fox                  corporations and government            Samuel and Rebecca Kardon          Mellon Financial Group                 2008.The Philadelphia Art                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Diane Dalto Woosnam, Carole and Joseph Shanis, Josie and Michael Burri 4. Ellen Lee, Linda
                                                                                                 Debbie and Michael Coslov              Deborah M. Fretz                    Elaine Levitt and Joel Gershman     agencies provide vital annual          Foundation                         Moore Brothers Wine Company            Alliance makes every effort to
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                                                                                                                                        Goldman, Sachs & Co.                Barbara and Carl Goldenberg         partnerships for exhibitions,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Parkway Corporation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 maintain accuracy in its donor                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and Paul Richardson 5. Cecilie and Eugene Block, Joan Spain, Toni Garrison 6. Amanda
                                                                                                 Rena and Vic Damone                                                                                                                                   Raymond Klein Charitable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                community and education programs                                                                                 listings. Should you find an error                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Burden and Guy Aiman, Clara and Bentley Hollander 7. David Field, Robert Rock, Linda
                                                                                                 Sally Paxson Davis and                 Marjorie and Jeffrey Honickman      Elizabeth Graham                                                           Foundation                         Georges Perrier                        with your listing, please call us at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                and many other projects. Our
   J I have made my check payable to the Philadelphia Art Alliance;                              Robert Davis                           Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kanter          Nadine Gushner                      heartfelt thanks to the following      Pennsylvania Council on the Arts   Pitcairn Financial Group               215-545-4302 and advise us of                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Johnson, Carol Rock 8. Elaine Levitt and William Albert 9. Joseph and Marie Field, Carole Price
                                                                                                 Julie Dannenbaum                       Klorfine Foundation                 Pamela Keon                         partners for their through our 91st-   Pennsylvania DCED                  PNC Bank                               the correction.
                                                                                                 Carole Haas and Emilio Gravagno        Jessica Litt                        Josephine Klein                     93rd seasons.                          Philadelphia Cultural Fund         Public Financial Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Shanis, Lang Lang, Barbara Spiro and Robert Ryan 10. Catherine Clifton and David Benton 11.
   or please charge my credit card:            J Visa J Mastercard                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Suzanne and Norman Cohn 12. Renee Zuritsky, Harvey Kimmel, Samantha Orleans
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                                                                                                                  Funding for the Philadelphia Art Alliance is provided in part by Independence Foundation, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative, a program of The Philadelphia
   Date _____________________________________________________                                                      Center for Arts and Heritage funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts administered by The University of the Arts, Philadelphia Cultural Fund, PA Council on the Arts, PNC Bank, Advanta, Bank
                                                                                                                         of America, Honickman Foundation, Samuel Fels Foundation, State of Pennsylvania, Netherlands Consulate, Louis N. Cassett Foundation, Wachovia and members of the PAA.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Hunter Stabler, Everywhere under the sun, the electron sin resonates,
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