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Donald J. Gordon Lectures

Donald J. Gordon Visiting Artist

2017-2018 Gordon Lecture: Fritz Dietel: 25 Years

Donald J. Gordon Art Fund

The Donald J. Gordon Art Fund was established in 1998 by a gift from his children and their spouses on the occasion of his 70th birthday and 50th anniversary of his graduation from Swarthmore College.  The fund supports visiting artists.

Donald J. Gordon Lectures:

Fritz Dietel: 25 Years

2016-2017 Lois Dodd
Windows and Reflections

2015-2016 Gillian Pederson-Krag
Paintings and Etchings

2014-2015 George Nakashima and Mira Nakashima 
Keisho / Continuance

2013-2014 Andrew Moore
East / West

2012-2013 Sedrick Huckaby
Hidden in Plain Sight

2011-2012 Emmet Gowin
A Life in Photography

2010-2011 Gregory Halpern, Rochester Institute of Technology

2009-2010 Ying Li
A Survey

2008-2009 Sonya Clark
Combs: Pieces and Parts

2007-2008 Melissa Meyer
Paintings and Works on Paper: 1975-2005

2006-2007 Ron Tarver
What the Eye Doesn't See: Images in Silver and Ink

2004-2005 Joyce Tenneson
A 25-Year Career as an Artist, Author, Photographer, and Educator

John Moore, University of Pennsylvania
Here and There

2002-2003 Charles Burwell, Joan Curran, Tara Goings, Mary Judge, Stanley Lewis, Ying Li, Scott Noel, Peter Paone, Catherine Redmond, Charles Ritchie & Stephen Talasnik
Value and Presenceî Works on Paper

2000-2001 Philip Pearlstein
The Problems of Being a Realist Artist

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