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June 4 - July 2\, 2009

During June the George Adams Gallery will present an exhibition of rec ent work by members of the adjunct faculty of the Fine Arts Department at P arsons. The exhibition is being presented as a show of support for those me mbers of the adjunct faculty who recently received email notices that their positions had been terminated or their hours reduced. One such email read as follows:

“This letter is to notify you that you will not be reappointed to teach in the Fine Arts Department at Parsons the New Scho ol for Design for the 2009-2010 academic year. Please note that appointment decisions are based on multiple factors including\, but not limited to\, c urricular changes\, student enrollments\, an instructor’s performance histo ry\, the need for departmental flexibility in hiring\, and work load agreem ents with full-time and senior part-time faculty.”

The exhi bition features works by Jackie Brookner\, Miggy Buck\, Tom Butter\, Willia m Carroll\, Julianna Dail\, Stuart Diamond\, Peter Drake\, Dale Emmart\, He ide Fasnacht\, Matt Freedman\, Glenn Goldberg\, Regina Granne\, Susan Hambl eton\, Laurence Hegarty\, Sharon Louden\, Lenore Malen\, David Mann\, Jean- Pierre Roy\, David Schafer\, Mira Schor\, Ward Shelley\, Elke Solomon\, Bri an Tolle\, and Susan Weller.

The “Parson Pink Slips” exhibition showcases the work o f these members of the Parsons Fine Art Department\, all practicing artists who work and exhibit in New York. They work in all media and from a wide r ange of approaches\, from environmental collaborations and installations (B rookner\, Buck\, Solomon)\, to video and performance (Louden and Malen). Ot hers address political issues such as the war in Iraq (Drake\, Dail\, Grann e\, Tolle)\, contemporary life (Diamond\, Hegarty\, Fasnacht\, Schafer\, Sc hor)\, or aspects of science and nature (Butter\, Mann\, Roy). While severa l of the artists in the exhibition are at the beginning of their exhibiting careers\, others have been showing their work in New York galleries since the 1970s and 1980s\, and are represented in the collections of major museu ms through out the US\, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art\, the MCA\ , Chicago\, the MFA\, Houston\, MoMA the Walker in Minneapolis\, and the Wh itney. Collectively they have been awarded 8 NYFA grants\, 7 NEA grants\, 4 Guggenheim fellowships\, 4 Pollock-Krasner and 2 Rockefeller grants\, amon g other distinctions.

The George Adams Gallery would like to ack nowledge the assistance of the following galleries who represent artists in the exhibition: CRG\, Kent\, McKenzie Fine Art\, Momenta Art\, Pierogi\, R are\, Luise Ross\, Linda Warren\, and Zone.

The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and on Mondays by appointment.

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Images of all works in the exhibition an d additional information on the artists are posted on the gallery’s website : www.georgeadamsgallery.com

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