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Palmeri, Gaetano-Adi and Borsini Exhibit in Forum and Studio Galleries

Release Date March 26

Exhibitions by Nancy Palmeri in the Forum Gallery, and by Paula Gaetano-Adi + Alejandro Borsini: Se Habla Español in the Studio Gallery opened Feb. 17 as part of the shows for the Brookhaven College School of the Arts' spring season.

Nancy Palmeri presents six large-scale graphite on paper and pricked paper drawings, and a 50 component CNC router cut wood, multiple element installation. Palmeri is professor of art and area head of printmaking, and director of the MFA program at the Art Department of the University of Texas at Arlington. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. Her extensive international exhibition practice includes recent exhibitions: Circle of Print, IMPACT, Melbourne, Tempus Fugit, Scuola Grafica, Venice, Southern California Printmaking, Rancho Palos Verdes Art Center, American Impressions Contemporary American Printmaking, William Paterson University, Bad Boys, Magic Ladies, and Timeless Masters, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland.

Paula Gaetano-Adi + Alejandro Borsini: Se Habla Español in the Studio Gallery includes a single-channel, video projection of the names of all the counties in the United States in which the latest census records Spanish speakers, while an audio track has the voices of the artists readings the 1,000 most common Hispanic names as recorded in the current census. A neon sign presents the text Se Habla Español.

Gaetano-Adi is assistant professor of studio art at the University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design, where she coordinates the New Media Area, and participates in the Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts research cluster. She received a degree in audiovisual communication, and a postgraduate degree in New Media Arts, from Blas Pascal University in Argentina. She received the Master in Fine Arts with emphasis in art and technology from Ohio State University. Her work has been presented internationally in venues including the National Art Museum of China (Beijing), MejanLabs (Stockholm), ARCO Fair (Madrid), FILE Festival (Sao Paulo), BIOS4 (Sevilla), National Museum of Poznan (Ponznan), BrandenburgerTor Foundation (Berlin), Museum of Modern Art (Buenos Aires), Festival Transitio_MX (Mexico City), Espacio Fundación Telefónica (Buenos Aires), Re-New Festival (Copenhagen). She was the recipient of the First Prize VIDA 9.0, the international competition on Art & Artificial life – Fundación Telefónica, and the First Prize 'LIMBØ'- Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires.

Alejandro Borsini also is an assistant professor of studio art at UNT's College of Visual Arts and Design in the New Media Area. Borsani earned a Master of Fine Arts in electronic arts from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York and a Master of Fine Arts in electronic visualization from the School of Art and Design of the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Arts in audiovisual design from the School of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of the University of Buenos Aires. His works have been shown internationally, including the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires (Mamba), Buenos Aires, Argentina; Metropolitan Art Preview Buenos Aires-Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Centro Hipermediático Experimental Latinoamericano (cheLA), Buenos Aires, Argentina; Collections and Archives, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL; Gallery 400, Chicago, IL; Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Albany Underground Artists – Athletic Annex Exhibition, Albany, NY; Center for PostNatural History, PA; SIGGRAPH 2012, Los Angeles; Sachaka Gallery, Tarapoto, Perú; 14th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology, Conn.; Currents 2014 - The Santa Fe International New Media Festival.

Receptions for the artists are March 21, 6-8 p.m

The exhibitions are free and open to the public. Brookhaven College is located at 3939 Valley View Lane, between Midway Road and Marsh Lane in Farmers Branch. The Forum Gallery is located in Bldg. F, Room F101, and the Studio Gallery is located in Bldg. D, Room D127. Both galleries are open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information about the exhibitions, contact David Newman, gallery director, at 972-860-4101 or at dNewman@dcccd.edu.




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