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Works Biennial 2019

November 1, 2019 - February 29, 2020

WORKS Biennial 2019 is a group exhibition featuring the creative vocations and avocations of the staff and faculty of Antioch College.

The immersive community exhibition will run November 1, 2019 – February 29, 2020, with the visual arts exhibition showcased in the Herndon Gallery.


The gallery is open weekdays from noon to 5 PM, and Saturdays from 1-4 PM


The Herndon Gallery is located in South Hall on the campus of Antioch College.

Works and artists in the exhibition from the Arts Division include: new and recent films by Catalina Jordan-Alvarez, Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Art, social practice performative work and photographs from her #pleasure is the practice ongoing work by Luisa Bieri, Instructor of Cooperative Education (Arts), collaborative drawings and paintings from his recent series, The Disappeared Place by Forest Bright, Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Art, sculptural installation by Michael Casselli ’87, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Installation, photographs from his ongoing residency on the Antioch Farm and greenhouses by James Luckett, Assistant Chef at Antioch Kitchens and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Photography, performance and stage pieces from recently performed work, The Sympathy of All Things, by Louise Smith ’77, Associate Professor of Performance performed with collaborator Selena Loomis-Amrhein ’17, and a new and evolving installation and 2-channel film projection by Jennifer Wenker, Creative Director of the Herndon Gallery

Works and artists in the exhibition from beyond the Arts Division include: contemporary/edgy cross-stitch by Becca Hammond, color pencil drawings by Penny Adamson, blown glass works by Amy Osborne, textiles/quilting/piecing works by Brooke Bryan, indexical photographic installation of the Pollinator Pathway by ecologist, Kim Landsbergen, photographs by Beth Bridgeman, conceptual sculpture by Tom Manley, woodblock prints by Shane Creepingbear ’08, paintings and hand-drawn comic art by Jeanne Kay ’10, woodworking by Joshua Miller, and graphic novel and comic art by Wakka Ciccone.

Performing Artists and Authors performing or reading in January and February (January 29 & February 13, 5-7 PM) include: Teofilo Espada (saxophone), Cary Campbell (vocal/choral/piano), Ron Napoli (original score for piano), Kevin Mulhall (classical guitar), Louise Smith (performance), Jennifer Knickerbocker (storytelling), Gariot Louima (author/flash fiction readings), Jeanne Kay ’10 (author/readings), and MaryAnn Davis (author/poet/readings).

For additional information about WORKS and the Herndon Gallery, contact Jennifer Wenker, Creative Director at (937) 319-0114 or Visit the gallery online at and follow “Herndon Gallery at Antioch College” on Facebook.

We Practice Creativity and Story

Antioch is a College of Practice, where students engage in deep collaboration with faculty, staff, other students, alumni, and members of the community at large. Antioch has developed five Areas of Practiceincluding the practice of Creativity and Story— which address foundational questions of how we: learn to know, learn to make and do, learn to live together, and learn to balance the development of meaningful, healthy inner and outer lives.

Creativity may be our most powerful human impulse. Through storytelling, we make and find meaning. Each is a medium of perspective, passion, depth, and understanding through which we express our experiences of the human condition and our place in the world.

The Herndon Gallery is one of the distinctive resource centers which provide applied learning and practice opportunities to students.


November 1, 2019
February 29, 2020
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Jennifer Wenker


Herndon Gallery