Dinner Date with James Siena

Date: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
The Print Center 1614 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Join us to celebrate the extraordinary artist James Siena for a spectacular evening at the architecturally marvelous residence of Ligia Ravé Slovic! Each spring, we honor an artist or a significant member of the art community at our Dinner Date event. Dinner Date is The Print Center’s spring fundraiser.

June 12, 2019 -

6:00 p.m.: Champagne tour of Resonance Under Pressure with James Siena.

7:00 p.m.: Elegant dinner at the architecturally marvelous Center City home of Ligia Ravé Slovic, designed by the architect and artist David Slovic and filled with a spectacular collection of contemporary art.

Tickets from $100 - $1,800. Guests at the Benefactor and Visionary Levels will receive a print created especially for our patrons by James Siena, published by Harlan & Weaver, New York.

 

James Siena (b. 1957, Oceanside, CA) is a New York-based artist who is well-known for his labyrinthine and often colorful prints, paintings, drawings, and sculptures. He holds a BFA from Cornell University, Ithaca. Siena has had numerous solo exhibitions, including at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University; Dieu Donné, The Museum of Modern Art and Pace Gallery, all New York; and Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle. His work has been in group exhibitions at venues, such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Milwaukee Art Museum; American Academy of Arts and Letters, The Drawing Center and The Morgan Library and Museum, all New York; Locks Gallery, Philadelphia; and Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington as well as in Beijing, Dublin and Montréal. His work is in prestigious collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, all New York; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Siena teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York and is a member of the Corporation of Yaddo as well as the National Academy of Design. He is represented by Pace Gallery, New York.

Categories
Event Type: 
Arts & Culture
Topic: 
Arts and Culture