Identity Spectrum, juried exhibition, May 2018

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ON VIEW IN THE Lobby GALLERY and Vault Friday May 4 – SUNDAY August 5, 2018


From Friday May 4 through Sunday August 5, 2018 the Susquehanna Art Museum presents Identity Spectrum, a juried exhibition in the Lobby Gallery and Vault. As one of the fundamental aspects of personal identity, gender has been examined by artists throughout history. Society is experiencing the increased politicization of identity expression while contemporary boundaries and norms are constantly shifting. Works selected for this exhibition provide unique perspectives on individual expression and the definition of gender, both visually and conceptually. 



Dr. Christine Filippone, Associate Professor of Art History in the Department of Art and Design at Millersville University, specializing in contemporary and 20th century art. She is also Coordinator of The Women’s and Gender Studies program at Millersville University. Recipient of the 2017 SECAC Award for Excellence in Scholarly Research and Publication, her book Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America (Routledge Press, 2017) examines feminist aesthetic approaches to science and technology.  Her research has been supported by a Mellon postdoctoral fellowship, an American Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and a Guggenheim Fellowship from the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.   Dr. Filippone also has served as Executive Director of The Print Center in Philadelphia, an art gallery and store dedicated to contemporary printmaking and photography. She has also worked in curatorial departments at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, International Center of Photography in New York and the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Learn more about Dr. Filippone here.


    • – Juror’s Choice– $400 prize
    • – Viewer’s Choice– $250 prize.

Visitors to the museum can vote for their favorite work! Voting ends July 19, and prize winners will be announced during Third in the Burg July 20.



Erin Holscher Almazan– Oakwood, OH
Emily Bayless– Lancaster, PA
Michael Bricker– Harrisburg, PA
Carolyn Cohen– Narberth, PA
Patricia Craig- Carlisle, PA
Christina Dietz– New Cumberland, PA
Nicole Dube– Carlisle, PA
Jesse Egner- Lancaster, PA
Henry Gepfer– Lancaster, PA
Phil Haralam– Greensboro, NC
Anna Kell– Lewisburg, PA
Nicole Leubecker- Mechanicsburg, PA
Jamie Luoto– Healdsburg, CA
Amelia Markey- Mechanicsburg, PA
Paul Nicholson- Emmaus, PA
Megan Potoma– Philadelphia, PA
Tessa Ramsey- Philadelphia, PA
Sanh Tran– Lewisburg, PA
Emily Truman– Lancaster, PA
Nicole Williford– Canby, OR
Belgin Yucelen– Boulder, CO
Pedro Zagitt– Norristown, PA


This exhibition is generously sponsored by the LGBT and Allies Committee of Market Square Presbyterian Church. The LGBT and Allies Committee of Market Square Presbyterian Church recognizes the full breadth of gender identity expression and supports education and awareness to this end.  



– Friday May 18, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Third in the Burg- Free admission! Event here. 

– Saturday June 9, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Night at the Museum Gala Fundraiser, Information here

– Friday June 15, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Third in the Burg- Free admission! Event here.

– Friday July 20, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Third in the Burg- Free admission! Event here

– Friday July 20, 7:00 p.m. Woman on Fire – Film Screening and Q & A. Event here


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