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Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions at the Art Gallery

February 13–March 16, 2024
The Journey Illustrated exhibit highlighted seven cartoonists, graphic novelists, and illustrators who create deeply personal stories of identity that recast the quotidian as heroic and celebrate the essence of the city.

November 14, 2023–January 27, 2024
Mother Octopus, a solo exhibition by painter Mie Yim presented anthropomorphic abstraction characters in her new paintings.

September 30–October 28, 2023
"Inscaping Legacies", a major solo exhibition by the interdisciplinary artist Firoz Mahmud whose work draws on the histories of the South Asian Bengal region in which he is deeply rooted, was featured in the Pace University Art Gallery.

June 2-September 14, 2023
"To Be Made Whole” was an exhibition featuring artists Elia Alba, Desmond Beach, Nicholas Cueva, Jeanne F. Jalandoni, Juan Sánchez, and Melissa Zexter who each unravel and reassemble identity via a synthesis of representational imagery and tactile textiles.

April 29-May 11, 2023
“Cut the Slack: Project Studio Senior Capstone Exhibition” featured students enrolled in the Spring 2023 Project Studio B course. Project Studio is the capstone course for the BFA in Art. Enrolled students spend the full semester working on a single body of work in their chosen medium.

April 11–22, 2023
The 2023 Annual Art Student Exhibition featured work by 37 individual student artists and several course projects.

February 11–March 25, 2023
The “Degentrification Archives” exhibition showcased the stories of people most directly impacted by the gentrification of Manhattan’s Chinatown.

November 15, 2022–January 28, 2023
The exhibit, which ushered in a new era for the Pace University permanent art collection, featured 54 images that were selected from a gift of more than 1,400 historic 1960s and 1970s news photographs from veteran news analyst and former White House Communications Director George Stephanopoulos.

September 23–October 29, 2022
As part of the 2022 New York Latin American Art Triennial (NYLAAT) series, "Abya Yala: Structural Origins,” examined the various processes and forms of creation inspired by traditional methodologies, materials and concepts which were implemented during the different stages of cultural and intellectual growth on the American continent.

April 29–May 12, 2022
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April 8–23, 2022
The 2022 Annual Art Student Exhibition featured work by 65 individual student artists and several art course projects.

February 11–March 26, 2022
In the works featured in “SO CLOSE,” Stubbs innovatively marries analog and digital photographic techniques with collage and sculpture to produce imagery that is simultaneously intimate, nostalgic, and Afrofuturistic.

November 14, 2021–January 29, 2022
A collaboration between Pace University Art Gallery and the Sanitation Foundation, the official nonprofit of DSNY, the exhibit is sponsored by Mack Trucks and showcases artworks in various media, including photography, sculpture, and painting.

September 27–October 30, 2021
The in-person exhibition, Substance, brought together four abstract artists—Diego Anaya, Liz Atz, Linda Ekstrom, and Alberto Lule—who express meaning via their materials rather than through representational imagery. The digital version of the exhibit also included work by Adebunmi Gbadebo.

June 1–September 17, 2021
The two-person alumnae show, Sights Unseen, could also be called “Sites Unseen.” Deploying different signs, both bodies of work represented the limits of vision and considered how we see the unseen as simultaneously orienting and disorienting.

June 1–September 17, 2021
Through portraiture, Dondre Stuetley questioned the roles of patriarchy, racism, homophobia and gender discrimination on the dismantling of black subjectivity. Each black and white portrait is taken around New York City.

April 19–29, 2021
The Geisterveranstaltung (German, n. Ghost Event) exhibition featured students enrolled in the Spring 2021 Project Studio (ART 306) course. Project Studio is the capstone course for the BFA in Art.

March 31-April 9, 2021
The 2021 Annual Art Student Exhibition featured work by 63 individual student artists and several art course projects.

October 26-November 24, 2020
The inspiration for Quamina’s new body of work in The Night Gardener exhibit came from one of her frequent late-night writings, "I left my story at the side of the road, carefully tucked away in a green glass bottle of hope.”

October 13-25, 2020
Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and our country’s long overdue reckoning with racism, Stetson created portraits of fellow New Yorkers wearing their masks, often at Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ rallies.

September 15-October 9, 2020
The Pace University Art Faculty Exhibition showcased the talents our educators, offering a diverse range of artistic styles and techniques.

Beginning May 8, 2020
ART 360: Project Studio students spent the full semester working on a single body of work in their chosen medium, whether it be a series of sculptures, suite of paintings, or video short, which was exhibited in the gallery.

Beginning May 1, 2020
The 2020 Annual Art Student Exhibition celebrated the amazing work created by Pace University Art Department majors and minors.

February 4-March 20, 2020
This exhibit featured EcoArtTech (Leila Nadir & Cary Adams Peppermint), Maria McKinney, and Dana Sherwood, artists who use photography as part of their practice to explore food production and consumption.

December 6-19, 2019
A Light Flex exhibition featured students enrolled in Fall 2019’s Project Studio (ART 306) course. Project Studio is the capstone course for the BFA in Art.

October 14-November 26, 2019
Jubilation Inflation exhibition, inspired by Rose McLarney’s poem, On Orange, unified different areas of Tamar Ettun’s practice in a nuanced examination of trauma, healing, and somatic empathy.