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2011

“Embodied Light: 9-11 in 2011” An installation by Tobi Kahn
 September 9–November 23, 2011

A commemorative exhibit including sculptural shrines, memorial candleholders and a floor relief  referencing the specific tragedy of 9/11/01 and a universal reflection on loss, remembrance and renewal.  As part of the installation the artist invited 220 friends, colleagues, artists, writers to create a ‘memory block’. Each block contains a drawing, painting or inscription that evokes their individual memory of Sept. 11th.The building blocks offer the community and visitors to the gallery to participate in the exhibit, sharing their memories and emotions. Please contact us for a copy of the illustrated catalogue,



Permanent Vacation
July 11 - August 10, 2011
Participating artists include:Ann Liv Young, Casey Inch, Chuck Webster, Devin Kenny, Ian Jeffrey, Josh Bayer, Katie Humphries, Katayoun Vaziri, Mathew Sova, Nathan Hilu, Nathan Gwynne, Rebecca Lepkoff, Zachary Diamond,
Zoe Urban

Using the title of Jim Jarmusch’s first film as a point of reference, the exhibition brings together works by a broad range of artists, including students and teachers of the art school, as well as emerging and established artists.  The works that form the body of the show offer a variety of responses and approaches to the theme, both sublime and banal, of infinite absence.   Curated by Audrey Hope

"The Urban Situation"
February 3 to February 24, 2011

***Click here for the Urban Situation catalogue

Jonathan Allmaier
Marianne Barcellona
Karin Batten
Leah Dixon

Michael Fallon
Ga Gardner
Ronald Gosses
Norma Greenwood

Livia Gus
James Horner
Marie Koo
Michelle Liccardo

Peter Lynn
Christopher McGinnis
Jungmin Park
Joan Reutershan

Andrew Rieder
Elinore Schnurr
Ian Schwartz
Peter Tereberry

curated by John Baber
The urban situation has always been a backdrop for artists whether abstract or figurative, conceptual or post-modern. Whether New York, Chicago, Detroit, or Los Angeles, the particular energy, light, scale, stress, grit, incident or inhabitants of the urban environment provide source material for all genres. In conjunction with the exhibit Micheal Willett created an installation for the Jefferson Street display windows.


"Changes: Polaroid Impressions"
Liz DeMayo (Whittaker Photo Gallery)
February 3 to February 20, 2011

Liz DeMayo creates intimate poetic landscapes using a unique creative process. Starting by taking a photograph with a Polaroid camera she then manipulates the photographic emulsion with pens or other tools. DeMayo's work reminds us of the creative origins and history of photography, from hand-colored photographs of the 19th century to the late 20th century invention of the Polaroid camera. Polaroid film is becoming as scarce as carbon paper, the fountain pen and other 20th century inventions. The images, process and subject matter of Inwood and Fort Tryon Park capture a particular timelessness of New York and the creative spirit. This exhibit is made possible in part with funds from the North Manhattan Regrant Program, made possible by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Upper Manhattan Empowerment zone Development Corporation.

"Upcycled"

Artwork created out of plastic post consumer waste
On exhibit: Wednesday, December 8, 2010 to January 20, 2011
Gallery Talk: Wednesday, January 12
The exhibit brings awareness to plastic byproducts of consumerism. Plastic waste has become a new "natural" resource for artists. This exhibit features artists who harvest plastic detritus and transform it into drawings, sculpture, and installation. The plastic is upcycled or converted from waste into art. Curated by Barbara Lubliner and including artists: Olivia Kaufman-Rovira, Bernard Klevickas, Barbara Lubliner, Shari Mendelson, Janet Nolan, Ilene Sunshine, and Tyrome Tripoli. http://www.janetnolanart.com, http://www.ilenesunshine.com, http://www.sharimendelson.com, http://www.tyrometripoli.com, http://www.bernardklevickas.com, http://oliviakaufman.com, http://barbaralubliner.com, Click here for catalog.

“A Portrait of Harlem”
Photography by Lenore Browne
On exhibit: Wednesday, December 8, 2010 to January 20, 2011
Wednesday, December 8 to January 21, 2011
Gallery Talk: Wednesday, January 12, 7pm
This exhibit of black and white photographs presents Harlem as it reflects the economic and social changes of the current neighborhood landscape similar to the changes experienced by other communities New York City, particularly Washington Heights and the Lower East Side.
"I walk through Harlem photographing images of its historical and cultural past that are often unnoticed in today's fast-paced lifestyle. Strikingly, vestiges of Harlem's history co-exist with new elements of its on-going transformation and redevelopment. I am compelled to capture what remains of Harlem’s essence, which is at risk of being lost. I record images of the time, as Harlem exists today, at the turning point of its revival." This artist photographs Harlem to preserve what remains of its cultural heritage and legacy before it is lost forever. Browne, a native New Yorker, has resided in Harlem over twenty years. This exhibit series is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Harlem Community Arts Fund.
2010

"Picturing the Lower East Side" - an exhibit of painting by members of the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors.
On exhibit: October 27 to November 23, 2010
Opening reception: Wednesday, October 27, 6-8pm
New York, and particular the Lower East Side has been a source of inspiration for artists for over a century. This exhibit presents a wide range of artists working in a variety of styles who each an enthralled with the painting the city of New York. Artists include Anneli Arms, Violet Baxter, Lynda Caspe, Peter Colquhoun, Mryon Heise, Robert Feinland, Hortense Kassoy, Marion Lerner-Levine, Patricia Melvin, Kate O'Toole, Vincent Pinto, Jacqueline Sferra-Rada, Philip Sherrod, John Silver, Philip Southern and others. Above image: Brooklyn Bridge by Patricia Melvin. http://www.lyndacaspe.com, http://www.petercolquhoun.com, http://www.patriciamelvin.com, http://www.vincentpinto.com, http://www.johnsilver.com, http://www.philipsherrod.com, http://www.philsouthernart.com
Ceramics NYC – an exhibit of ceramics by contemporary artists working in New York City.
On exhibit: September 15 to October 20, 2010
Opening reception: Wednesday, September 15, 6-8pm
Four contemporary ceramicists working in New York City. Eric Bonnin, Darin Gerhke, Lynn Goodman and Matthew Yanchuk. There a number of excellent community based ceramics programs as well as long standing and new ceramics co-op studios in New York that make the city a creative center for ceramics. This exhibits brings together a few of ceramicists from different parts of the city. Ceramics programs include Brickhouse Ceramics in Long Island City, Educational Alliance, Greenwich House Pottery, Westside Y, and 92nd Street Y. Ceramic groups and alternative centers include Brooklyn Potters and Tribeca Potters. http://www.ericbonninceramics.com, http://www.drgceramics.com, http://www.lynngoodmanporcelain.com, http://www.mayware.com
Exhibit: "Leisure" present in collarboration with Contaminate NYC
Exhibition on view July 8 - July 28, 2010
Opening Reception: July 8th, 2010 – 6:00-8:00pm
About the exhibit: In collaboration with Contaminate NYC we are pleased to present Leisure, a group exhibition. The exhibition will showcase a selection of the most recent, original and sparkling artwork by international and local artists Claudia Alvarez, Andrew Coates, Cait O’Connor, Matt Gorrek, Claudia Trombin, Natalie Tyler, Lee Vasu, Evan Kirstein, Bess Sobota, and Gloria Duque.
EXHIBIT: Drawing of the Lower East Side by Nathan Hilu
Exhibition dates: April 27 extended to May 27, 2010
Reception for the Artist: Tuesday, April 27, 2pm to 4pm
About the exhibit: Nathan Hilu is an 83 year-old artist who has been drawing almost everyday of his life. Nathan draws local shops, shopkeepers, synagogues and sites of the lower east side. He also does drawings of Jewish Holidays and biblical scenes. Nathan was born in New York City, raised in Pittsburgh, was in the army at the end of World War II, and later was station in Korea. At 18 years old, he was a security guard at the Nuremberg prison for the trials.
EXHIBIT: Artwork from the Young Artists Program and after school art programs of the Educational Alliance
Exhibition dates: May 12 - May 26, 2010
About the exhibit: The Young Artists Program is cornerstone of the Art School. The YAP is supported in part by funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowments for the Arts.


EXHIBIT: Intersections: Corey D'Augustine, Marsha Melnick, Gar Wang sculpture, painting, fiber art. Curated by Cora Cohen
Exhibition Dates: February 25 to March 18, 2010
Reception Opening: Thursday, February 25, 6-8pm
About the Artists
Marsha Melnick's recent paintings occupy a terrain that navigates between figuration and abstraction. In her response to the natural world, color, composition, gesture, and mark-making play supporting roles in the intuitively orchestrated development of her work. Real and invented landscape elements intertwine and provide a jumping-off point for the artist's deeper exploration of imagery.


Oil Painting by Thomas Legaspi Photograph by Maria Del Mar Rivera
EXHIBIT: "Faculty Exhibit"
Exhibition Dates: January 7 to January 28, 2010
Reception:
Thursday, January 7, 6-8pm A selection of artwork by artists on the faculty of the Art School including Josh Bayer, James Cooper, Cora Cohen, Maria Del Mar Rivera, Rich Garr, Lynn Goodman, Darin Gehrke, Casey inch, Thomas Legaspi, AziKwue Mohammed, Veronica Saddler and Rudolph Serra.
2009


Exhibit: HOPE LIVES: Artists of the Lower East Side
Curated by chev d'orange
Exhibition Dates: November 5 to December 17, 2009
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 5, 6-8pm
Artists in the exhibit: Kuki Gomez. Deborah Holcombe, William Holton, Katherine Jackson, Tim Lomas, Jill London, Tim Milk, Paul Nowell, chev d'orange, John Pavlou, Suchitra Van and April Vollmer. Curated by chev d'orange
About the exhibit: Hope Lives at The Ernest Rubenstein Gallery features artwork by artists who are long time residents of the Lower East Side. These artists have weathered the economic and social changes of the neighborhood. They have chosen to stay in this culturally and historically rich neighborhood while others have moved on to more popular "art neighborhoods" like Soho and Williamsburg. In conjunction with the exhibit, there will be special events including gallery talks and a special visit to the artists' studios.

"The Better Half"
An exhibit of artwork by artists married to artists' Curated by David Gibson and Jeffery Rakien Nomura On Exhibit: September 10 to October 29, 2009 at the Ernest Rubenstein Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 10, 6-8pm
Artists in the exhibit: Chris Bors and Ketta Ioannidou, Daniel Davidson and Tricia Keightley Jennifer Burbank and Chris Coffin, Linda Ganjian and Jesse Lambert, Liz-N-Val, Donald Porcaro and Leslie Wayne
About the exhibit: Beginning in the 20th century many professional artists married other artists. While in the first half of the century it was unusual, with a few outstanding examples such as Georgia O\'Keefe and Alfred Stieglitz, Frieda Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and Robert and Sonia Delaunay. As woman gained more equality the number of successful artists couples greatly increased. Now in the 21st Century it is not uncommon for artists to be married to artists.
Every few years there is an exhibit of \'artist-couples\' of well established contemporary artists or of famous 20th century artist-couples. Our exhibit includes emerging artists, many of whom are just entering the tricky path of navigating career, art, home and partnership with a spouse in the same competitive career.




 
"Double Portrait"Photographs of couples by June Rovenger
On Exhibit: September 10 to October 29, 2009 at the Whittaker Photo Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 10, 6-8pm. June Rovenger, has focused on portraiture photography in recent years, including the double portrait. Throughout history the double portrait has been intriguing; the image of two people proposes narrative issues for the viewer.
Exhibit: Painting by Elias Newman
Dates of exhibit: July 13 to August 7, 2009
The artist: Elias Newman, 1903 -1999, studied at the Educational Alliance Art School and later returned to teach. Newman was at the Alliance during its ‘golden age, "fellow students included, Peter Blume, Moses Soyer, and Chaim Gross. His work is in museums in the United States and Israel. The Rubin Museum in Tel-Aviv,Israel hosted a retrospective and catalogue in 1996.
Newman's work is represented in the collections of the National Museum of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, San Francisco Museum of Art, among many others in the United States and Israel.
In addition to his career as an artist, Mr. Newman organized exhibits in Israel and New York, including an exhibit for the Palestine Pavilion at the 1939 World\'s Fair. He was the chairman of the Committee of American Artists for Israel, which donated 150 art works to Israel\'s museums in 1949. The Archives of American Art recorded his oral autobiography in 1995. All works on display are for sale. Proceeds benefit the art school.
EXHIBIT: "Out of the Studios"
Exhibition dates: June 11 - July 8, 2009
Artwork by adults in the Art School
EXHIBIT: "Young Artists Exhibit"
Exhibition dates: May 21 - June 4, 2009
Artwork by adolescents in the Young Artists Program of the Art School, Edgies Teen Center - Boys & Girls Club and other after school art programs
EXHIBIT: "The Creative Spirit: Celebrating Old Americans Month"
Exhibition dates: May 7 - May 17, 2009
Artwork by seniors from various senior centers of the Educational Alliance, including Whittaker Center, Co-op Village NORC, Sirovich Center

EXHIBIT: "Snippets Samplings Static"

Curated by Cora Cohen
Exhibition dates: March 4 to April 10, 2009
Reception: Sunday, March 8, 3- 5pm
Artists in the exhibit: Billy Copley, Jason Duval, Andrew Guenther, Jac Lahav, Max Razdow, James Rosenthal, Susan Shaw, Jo-Jo Sherrow, Ana Wolovick, Haeri Yoo, Curated by Cora Cohen
With the end of modernity and the loss of absolute ideals, faced with a sense of fluctuating values, instability, in a context of incessant questioning, reconsideration, how do artists make work?
Configured largely as mental rather than physical spaces, the paintings, drawings, and objects in snippets samplings static draw from our world of popular culture and art history. In these works, images are not lifted from the \"real\" world as in the collage and ready-made of the 20th century where the cigarette package was cut and pasted down, and the urinal reconvened. Rather, the images, forms, and objects in this exhibition are constructed, painted, drawn, even rendered-some tenderly and with care, others in an off-hand fashion. Familiar graphics and quotidian images are repackaged utilizing various modernist techniques and genres-Abstract Expressionism, American Pop Art of the sixties, Goth, and German art of the eighties through to the present.
for additional information on artist in the exhibit:
http://chelseaartgalleries.com/artists/B/Billy+Copley.html
http://www.jasonduval.net
http://www.guentherart.com
http://www.actiondoucment.com (Jac Lahav)
http://www.razdow.org
http://www.inliquid.com/artist/rosenthal_james/rosenthal.php
http://www.slshaw.info
http://www.wolovick.com
http://www.coracohen.com (Cora Cohen, curator)
Shifting Boundaries & Culture of the Lower East Side
Photographs by Lahary Pittman
Exhibition dates: Jan. 7 - Feb. 11, 2009
Reception: Wed., Jan. 7, 6-8pm
This exhibit is a contemporary photo essay on the changing Lower East Side. Pittman follows in the path of generations of documentary photographers who since the late 19th century have chronicled life on the lower east side. Jacob Riis documented the squalor of tenement life at the beginning at the turn of the century; Ben Shahn (an alumnus of the Educational Alliance) and others documented street life in the 1930's and 40's; Rebecca Lepkoff (another alum) documented the changes in the 1950's an1960's.
Shifting Boundaries catalogues the LES at yet another turning point. The Lower East Side primarily made up of poor and working class residents is rapidly seeing new luxury high-rise apartments and hotels being built on the site of former tenements. Expensive restaurants, hip bars, designer boutiques and art galleries are squeezing into ten foot wide storefronts that formerly housed family operated small business for decades.

Exhibit: What Surrounds Us: Finding and Making Home
ARTISTS: Keliy Anderson-Staley, Monica Carrier, Matthew Cowan, Melissa Cowper-Smith, Julie Glauert, Lee Hunter, Elaine Kaufmann, Michal Pashtan, Saul Robbins, Nicole Tschampel
Exhibited: Jan. 7 to Feb. 11, 2009
This exhibition examines the elements that build a home and explores the various ways people use these elements to find and make home. Each artist in the exhibit has a different artistic focus, but all draw inspiration from a different aspect of home. By gathering these various reflections in one place, this exhibition aims not to build a complete vision of home, but instead to create a space that invites meditation on this concept. The exhibit includes drawings, photographs paintings and sculpture.
Because of the Educational Alliance's history in assisting immigrants in New York to create a new home here, it is an exciting and fitting host for this show. The Alliance remains a familiar place for many New Yorkers, a temporary home throughout the day in many people\'s lives. By including a combination of local and International artists, this exhibition welcomes a global dialogue and will hopefully widen the Educational Alliance's audience. [back to top]

2008

Exhibit: Metal-Morphosis II
Exhibited: Nov. 12 to Dec. 30, 2008
An exhibit of metal sculpture by artists associated with the welding studio at The Educational Alliance. The exhibit celebrates the 10th anniversary of the renovation of the metal shop and first Metal-Morphosis exhibit in 1998.
Exhibit: Photographs of the Lower East Side, 1937 to 1957
"This exhibit in the Whittaker Center features photographs of life on the Lower East Side taken during the gradual change from a community composed of primarily Eastern European immigrants to an ethnically diverse neighborhood. Lepkoff's photographs capture the rich mix of street life providing a vivid panoramic portrait of the Lower East Side when very few photographers were documenting the neighborhood.
Rebecca Lepkoff has been eloquently documenting life on the Lower East Side since 1937 when she became involved with the Photo League. The 2006 publication of her monograph Life on the Lower East Side: Photographs by Rebecca Lepkoff, 1937-1950 , has revived interest in her vintage street photographs. Rebecca Lepkoff studied dance at the Educational Alliance as an adolescent. As a young adult she returned to start the first young artist photography class at the Educational Alliance.
"Beauty's Burden"
An Exploration of the Idea of Beauty in Contemporary Art
Exhibition Dates: Sept. 18 to Oct. 31, 2008
Curated by David Gibson and Jennifer Junkermeier. Artists included: Bethany Bristow, Bonnie Collura, Gabert Farrar, Limor Gasko, Scott Kiernan, Karen Marston, John O\'Brien, Sono Osato, Meridith Pingree, Richard Short, Fumiko Toda


 
10+2 over 10 Painting and Ceramics
Exhibition Dates: Aug. 1 to Sept. 9
This exhibit presented a selection of artists who have either taught or studied at the Educational Alliance Art School during the past 10 years. Artists in the exhibit: Shu-Mei Chan, Barrie Cline, Josh Dorman, John Goodrich, Liz Haskel, Marion Lerner Levine, Ken Millington, Barbara Neulinger, Susan Shaw, Kelli Sinner, Tom Shooter, Jill Weinstein
Creative Older Americans
April 30 - May 7
Celebrating the national \"Month of Older Americans\" we are presenting artwork from Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Center (NORC) program, Sirovich Senior Center, and Whittaker Senior Center.
Wired
Opened: Sunday, January 27
Exhibition dates: January 27 to March 3, 2008
Alexander Calder referred to working with wire as \"drawing in space.\" This exhibit explores how contemporary artists use wire in different ways to define space, create form and use line in three-dimensions. Featuring the works of David Finn, Joyce Goodman, Naomi Grossman, Nancy Koenigsberg, Judy Moonelis, Alex Pimienta, Eric Rhein and Elise Siegel.
Nancy Koenigsberg, Caught
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2007

boundLES
December 1 - January 4, 2008
boundLES was a dynamic collaborative exhibition that brought together fourteen galleries and non-profit institutions to celebrate the creative spirit of the Lower East Side. The settlement house / community art centers of the LES community exhibit a selection of artwork loaned from the contemporary art galleries that have recently joined the neighborhood. The exhibit will be at the four anchors of the LES: The Educational Alliance, Henry Street/Abrons Arts Center, University Settlement, and ABC No Rio.boundLES was curated by Jane Kim (Director of Thrust Projects) and Cecilia Alemani (independent critic and curator).
Made in the U.S.A.
Exhibition Dates: Sept. 25 - Nov. 23, 2007
An exhibition of artwork by recent immigrants from around the world to the United States. New York has always been a port of entry for immigrants. Beginning in the 20th century as New York became the capital of the world of contemporary art, the city continues to attract artists from all over the world
Artists in the exhibition included: Ula Einstein (Switzerland), Nancy Friedemann (Colombia), Tine Kindermann (Germany), Chang-jin Lee (Korea), Juri Morioka (Japan), Hannes Priesch (Austria), Flavia Souza (Brazil), Yona Verwer (Netherlands). David Gibson, curator.Photo by Ula Einstein \"Scattered Remains V\"
YAP Student Exhibition
Student Exhibition from the Young Artists Program through September 9, 2007 One of the extra benefits of taking classes at the Alliance Art School is the opportunity to have your work shown in our Ernest Rubenstein Gallery. This seasonal exhibit spotlights the best works from our youth students across a variety of mediums.
Photographs of the Lower East Side, 1937-2007
By the Educational Alliance Art School community
Featuring distinguished alum Rebecca Lepkoff,
Leonard Goodman, Mimi Wlodarczyk and
photographers from our Young Artists Program.
Opening reception: Wednesday, March 7. 5:30-8:00 PM
Dates of exhibit: March 7 to April 9, 2007


Fragments of Change
Recent artwork by Michiko Itatani, Carrie Moyer, Sheila Pepe and Christy Rupp
The exhibit presents new artwork by four mid-career artists whose artwork has evolved and changed in recent years.
Gallery reception: Thursday, January 25. 6-8pm
Dates of exhibit: January 25 to March 1, 2007
Located in the Downtown Community Center
197 East Broadway (between Jefferson and Clinton)
F train to East Broadway; J,M,Z trains to Delancey St.
MTA buses: M9, M14A, M15, M22

Image at left: Michiko Itatani, "Cosmic Theater" painting/installation from Blue Shift,1996-2006, 14" x 89",oil on canvas
SquaredSquared contemporary abstract painting by Peter Barrett, Caroline Burton, Jeff Feld, Danielle Mysliwiec, Keiko Narahashi, Mary Ann Standell, Bradley Wester, John Zinsser December 6 - January 11, 2007 Curated by David Gibson
A new generation of artist whose work twists, bend, squashes, highlights and distorts the 20th century\'s all important grid.
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2006

Painting the Metropolis
Visions of Lower Manhattan by 19 Contemporary Artists through November 30, 2006
Throughout the 20th century artists gravitated to the affordable warehouse spaces whether near the ports on the east side, in Chinatown or the lofts in Soho. And these neighborhoods have been a source of inspiration for artists. There is a long tradition of paint from life on the streets of the Lower East Side, including artists associated with The Educational Alliance: Ben Shahn, Moses Soyer, Jacob Epstein, Philip Evergood, Abraham Walkowitz and other social realists.
The exhibit was of cityscapes from 14th Street to Wall street, river to river by artists who live and work downtown in the 21st Century. A wide variety of representational styles will be presented in this exhibit celebrating the streets of lower Manhattan.
Artwork: \"Soho Sky-Line\" by Joni Scully

Walt Zucker: Master Mold Maker
July 5 - August 20, 2006
Kiki Smith, Tom Otterness, Meryl Meisler, Barbara Lubliner, Sidney Simon. Roy Korteck and other artists for whom Walt Zucker made molds and casts.

March 15 - May 15, 2006 \"Seeing Elsewhere\"
The exhibition presented artists whose work addresses questions of representation as it relates to Jewish identity and conflict in the Middle East Shoshana Dentz, Shirley Wegner and Julie Weitz. Co-sponsored by New York Foundation for Art and Heeb Magazine.

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2005

November 30, 2005 - January 2, 2006 Ludwig Ehrenreich
Retrospective of 85 year old visionary artist living on the Lower East Side, landscape and portraits. Organized by college intern Theo Fan.

October 6 - November 18, 2005 Abstraction Matter(s)
Four artists working in different materials: Jennifer Berkenbosch, Julia Kunin, Frank Jackson, Andrew Roy

July 5 - August 12, 2005 Elias Newman "Seascapes"

April - May, 2005 "Me & Music"
Painting, Sculpture and photography by emerging artists who work is inspired by music. Curated by college intern: David Wells

March 1 - March 31, 2005 The Red Thread
NYC Contemporary art from Vienna:Clegg & Guttmann, Franz West, Muntean/ Rosenblum, Thomas Baumann, Herbert Hinteregger, Tamunda Sirbiladze, Markus Schinwald, Zlantan Vukosavljevic, Benedetta Jacovoni, Chiara Minchio, Walter Seidl. Julie Ryan, Curator. Funded by Austrian Cultural Forum and Luftansa Airlines

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2004

September 8 - November 11, 2004 \"Ashcan Artists come to the Lower East Side: Works on paper from the Ken Ratner Collection\"
Drawings and prints by Sloan, Glackens, Luks, Henri, Walkowitz, Myers, Soyer and others.

June 26 - July 30, 2004 \"Source/Depiction\" Kim Mora, curator
An exhibit that examined the sources contemporary artist use to generate concepts and images for their artwork. Artists: Lordan Bunch, Stephen Bitterolf, Monika Bravo, Christina Ray, Karen Heagle, Hedya Klein, Brice Dellsperger.

March 31 - May 27, 2004 David Finn
Photographs of sculpture by sixteen alumni of the Art School: Nevelson, Gross, Nadelman, Baizerman, Zorach, Baskin and others

February 5 - March 20, 2004 \"VOID\"
14 artists dealing with the complexities of living and creating art in post September 11, New York Curator: David Gibson JOHN BEECH, JOHN BERENS, ERIK BENSON, JANICE CASWELL, TAKUYA CHIKUSHI, MAX GOLDFARB, LAURA HARRISON, JOHN MULLEN, LIZZIE SCOTT, JENNY VOGEL, MARK WOODS

Nov. 10, 2003 - Jan. 20, 2004 \"Direct Metal\"
An exhibit of current members of \"The Sculptors\' Guild\" working in steel or bronze. (The founders of the Sculptors\' Guild in 1946 include Gross, and Zorach )

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2003

Sept. 21 - Nov. 7, 2003 "Alexander Kruse"
Alumnus of The Educational Alliance

April 24 - May 29, 2003 \"My Mother\'s An Artist\"
An exhibit of artwork by established and emerging artists along side the artwork of their mothers. Including: Linda Benglis and Margaret Leah Blackwelder, Robert Krushner and Dorothy Kushner, Alison Saar and Betye Saar, Harriet Shorr and Adele Arner Shorr and Sasha Baguskas, Mira Schor and Resia Schor. Yvonne Jacquette and Tom Burkhardt, Polly Apeflbaum and Nancy Abel and Lilian Weil, Jane Fine and Cecile Fine, Judy Glantzman and Muriel Taub Glantzman, Fritz Buehner and Marjorie Joslyn Buehner, Sheila Pepe and Josephine C. Pepe and other artists and their mothers. Shelia Pepe, curator

February 3 - March 26, 2003 Joe Marino - Painter
Retrospective of 92 year old artist who had run the \"Figurative Alliance\" artists meetings for over a decade. Funded by friends of the artists.

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2002

December 11, 2002 - January 24, 2003 \"Some are Painting II\"
David Gibson, curator. Contemporary Abstract Painting by emerging artists. All of the artist make use of the computer or other recent technology as part of their process in creating paintings.Johathan Feldschuh, Joyce Kim, Anna Pedersen, Amanda Church, Elizabeth Cooper,Lisa Stefanelli

November 6 - November 29, 2002 \"Celebration\"
A retrospective of two longtime artists of The Educational Alliance: Sidney Findling and Raymond Weinstein

October 10, 2002 - November 1, 2002 \"Seascapes and Woodlands\"
Elias Newman (1903-1999), Alumnus of the Art School

April 3 - May 28, 2002 \"Peter Gourfain, Prints\"
Funded by the Richard Florsheim Art Fund
Essay by Lucy Lippard

February 6 - March 27, 2002 \"Magnitude\"
Six artists and six poets collaborate to create sculpture and paintings. Brochure essay by David Shapiro. James Toman, Doug Colhane, John Yau,Prageeta Sharma, Sam Truitt, Claudia Schmake, Juliannae Swartz, Marjorie Welish, CD Wright, Edwin Torres, Dean Kusack, Forrest Gander. Video screenings: John Pilson, Dae Sherrand, Adam Godstein, Les LeVeque, Shaun Irons and LAren Petty, Heimo Wallner

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2001

September 12 - November 9, 2001 \"Tradition\" by Sculptors\' Alliance
Sculptors\' Alliance is a 20 year-old artists\' organization that promotes traditional materials and techniques.

June 5 - August 15, 2001 \"Elias Newman\" (1902-1999)
Alumnus of the Art School Funded by Joe and Emily Lowe Foundation

February 14 - March 30, 2001 \"Conversations from the Heart\"
Alicia Henry, Barbara Penn, Judy Pfaff, Amy Podmore, Zizi Raymond, Kiki Smith. Organized by Barbara Lapcek

January 10 - February 10, 2001 Fresh / Fresco
Yvonne Jacquette, Joyce Kozoloff, Roy Kortick, Megan Marlatt, Italo Scanga, Taylor Spence, Barbara Sullivan

November 15 - January 4, 2001
Selections from the Henry Street Settlement Artists-in-Residence Program. Ann deVere, Koji Shimizu, Kathleen Spicer, Mary Ting, Maria Yoon. Susan Fleminger, curator.

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2000

April 12 May 7, 2000 \"Remember\"
Four artists of different generations interpret the Holocaust Ben-Zion,Tod Weinstein, Amanda Guest and Ayal Danieli

February 22 - March 17, 2000 \"Elements 2000\"
Curated by Devorah Sperber. Sponsored by the Womens Caucus for the Arts and College Art Association in collaboration with 6 other contemporary art galleries.

January 18 - February 18, 2000 Art from Project ORE
Featured works from the homeless outreach program of The Educational Alliance.

December 2 - January 14, 2000 \"Geez Louise! Art after Louise Nevelson\"
Jessica Stockholder, Lucky DeBellevue, Ursula VonRydingsvard, Nick Dine, Robert Yoder,Polly Apfelbaum, William Hall

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1999

November 12 - November 30, 1999 In Celebration of the United Nations year of \"The Older Person\"

September 21 - November 4, 1999 \"Louise Nevelson , Prints: A Centennial Celebration\"
Loaned from Pace Editions.

April 12 - May 15, 1999 \"Israel/ NY - NY/Israel\"
Artists working in NY and Israel: Martine Kaczwinski, Eran Gratvohl, Tamara Gayer

February 24 - April 11, 1999 Contemporary Hasidim Art
Efroim Snyder and others

January 4 - February 12, 1999 \"Complements\"
Emerging and Established artist collaborate to create an artwork.
Donald Baechler, Reed Anderson, Heidi Fashacht, Sheila Pepe, Peter Halley, Jeremy Sigler, Mary Heilmann, Julie Ryan, Valerie Jaudon, Kelly Chorpening, Glenn Ligon, George Rush, Oliver Mosset, Michael Zahn,Amy Sillman, Jef Scharf, Jeanne Silverthorne, Natasha Sweeten Stephen Westfall, Meredith Danluck. Curated by Julie Ryan.

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1998

December 8 - December 31, 1998 \"MetalMorphosis\"
An exhibit pf welded steel sculpture in celebration of the re-opening of the Welding studio

November 11 - December 8, 1998 The Return of The Figurative Alliance

October 4 - November 4, 1998 \"Bernarda Shahn\"
A retrospective.

September 4 - October 1, 1998 \"Shul, Holy People, Holy Places\"
Photos by Matthew Septimus, poems by Esther Cohen.

May 6, 1998 - June 10, 1998 \"Humanity -A Living Installation\"
Community interactive exhibit organized by Devorah Sperber.

February 10, 1998 - March 10, 1998 Latino - American Artists
Alfredo Cardinas, curator.
Exhibit: REBECCA LEPKOFF: Photographs of the Lower East Side - 1937 to 2007
Exhibition Dates: November 5 to December 17, 2009
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 5, 6-8pm
This exhibit features photographs spanning 70 years of life on the Lower East Side providing a vivid panoramic portrait of an ever-changing neighborhood. Featured artist Rebecca Lepkoff has been eloquently documenting life on the Lower East Side since 1937 when she became involved with the Photo League. The 2006 publication of her monograph Life on the Lower East Side: Photographs by Rebecca Lepkoff, 1937-1950, has revived interest in her vintage street photographs. As an adolescent Rebecca Lepkoff studied dance at the Educational Alliance. As a young adult she returned to start the first black and white darkroom photography class for kids at the Educational Alliance Art School.

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