May Brings Change


May Brings Change We say goodbye to two beloved NAPOLEON members, Jordan Rockford and Christina P. Day, and hello to three new members, Tamara Suber, James Maurelle, and Nichola Kinch. We have bittersweet news to share about some important changes to NAPOLEON’s roster. Two of our most active and beloved members are ending their tenure … Continue reading

Lewis Colburn’s Scenes for Empty Rooms


Lewis Colburn’s Scenes for Empty Rooms at Glen Foerd on the Delaware   Opening reception Sunday, April 24th, 3-5pm On view April 9th, 2016 through April 9th, 2017 This project is the result of a residency at Glen Foerd, during which Lewis Colburn captured 3D scans of architectural details in the mansion. Using these scans, in combination with … Continue reading

July Open Call 2016


Our Fifth July Open Call! Your chance to have a solo-show at NAPOLEON Apply in April for a show in July Every year, during the month of July, NAPOLEON presents a solo-exhibition selected by our members from a pool of applicants collected through an open call. We are interested in exhibiting work that is new … Continue reading

Live Performance ‘Collapsing Monument’ April 1st


Live Performance ‘Collapsing Monument’ April 1st NAPOLEON is pleased to announce additional programming to Ivanco Talevski’s Proposals for Monuments exhibition will be taking place during the opening reception, April 1st! A live performance entitled Collapsing Monument by Vasko Dukovski will begin at  9pm inside the gallery space.  Collapsing Monument is a performance, manifested in sound, … Continue reading

NAPOLEON Exhibition at COOP Gallery in Nashville, TN


As Fields of Resonance opens at NAPOLEON here in Philadelphia in January, there will be another exhibition opening at COOP Gallery in Nashville, TN. We are so pleased to be participating in a month-long gallery exchange with the members of COOP and to present: Far More Real  An exhibition by NAPOLEON members, hosted by COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN Marc Blumthal … Continue reading

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Images from Temporary Shelter


Images from Temporary Shelter An installation featuring Christina P. Day, Leslie Friedman, and Tamsen Wojtanowski From Artist-Run, Satellite Show, Miami Art Week, December 1-6, 2015. Room 203 of the Ocean Terrace Hotel. Photographs by Elisa Gabor, 2015.

NAPOLEON mentioned on NewsWorks WHYY


NAPOLEON mentioned on NewsWorks WHYY Peter Crimmins on Artist-Run by Tiger Strikes Asteroid On the radio and on the web, Peter Crimmins reports on how “Some Philadelphia collectives find creative way to take part in Miami Art Week.” Talking to Mark Brosseau of Tiger Strikes Asteroid Philadelphia, Natessa Amin of FJORD, and Leslie Friedman from … Continue reading

Closing Reception for Jaime Alvarez: Farthest From Earth


  Jaime Alvarez: Farthest From Earth Closing Reception Friday, December 11th from 6-8pm Jaime Alvarez’s installation Farthest From Earth is on view to the public for the first time at the brand new gallery at Penn State Abington. A closing reception will be held on Friday, December 11th from 6-8pm. This is your last chance to see … Continue reading

Fleisher Wind Challenge 2

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FLEISHER WIND CHALLENGE 2 Opening Reception is Thursday December 3rd from 6-8pm “Established in 1978, the Wind Challenge Exhibition Series is an annual juried competition that is committed to enriching and expanding people’s lives through art. Three Wind Challenge Exhibitions are held from September through May, featuring the work of exceptional artists living in the Philadelphia region.” NAPOLEON … Continue reading

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