Past Exhibitions Archive

Shifting Perspectives

September 04, 2020

Challenging the perception of the viewer, Bartmann, Fox, and Michaud use contemporary mediums and innovative techniques to present a new view of the world. Explore various subjects through a lens constructed of the artists' unique perspectives and imaginations.

Three Voices

March 06, 2020

Explore the textures and depths of Deborah Fine's works, the loving and accepting world depicted in Kerry Dunn's paintings, and the imaginative and timeless mythical creations of sculptor Gary Weisman in this rich exhibition.

All Shall Be Well

January 03, 2020

Exploring the notions of memory and the passage of time, Jacqueline Boyd and Louise Strawbridge have a powerful message to share. Both artists have created a body of work infused with warmth and incredible depth. You will soon discover the beauty is in the subtle details of these meditations on the unity of past, present and future.

Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World

November 01, 2019

The exhibition that inspired the book, Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World, returns to Stanek Gallery, featuring 33 artists from around the world, whose unique paintings have intrigued audiences and inspired generations of artists to come. Artworks featured in the book, written by John Seed and published by Schiffer publishing, will be on display together for the first time!​


September 06, 2019

Presenting new work from painter Valerio D'Ospina and sculptor Katherine Stanek! Inspired by the unspoken relationship between these masterful artists' bodies of work, this exhibition is profound in content and uniquely powerful.

Carson Fox

July 05, 2019

Vibrant in color and wondrous in their natural forms, the resin works of Carson Fox present a visual spectacle that is truly a sight to behold! This striking display, specially curated and personally installed by the artist, celebrates the extraordinary beauty and complexity of nature.

Moe Brooker

July 05, 2019

With spontaneity and purpose, immediacy and direction, the stunning and joyous works of this exhibition represent Brooker's "search for the real." Through color, rhythm and form, the artist leads us on a journey that is inventive, personal and alive!

Unforeseeable Thereness

May 03, 2019

Nine accomplished artists create visual poetry in paint, sculpture, print and other mediums that reflect their personal connection to the captivating landscape, light and people of Ireland. Thanks to the vision of artist and curator Hollis Heichemer, Stanek Gallery is proud to share with you the fruits of many years of exchange, travel, admiration and collaboration inspired by the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland.

Regarding Space

March 01, 2019

Investigating space as a subject itself, this exhibition presents a selection of artists who employ, explore and manipulate space in their compositions, sensitively rendering images of beauty and depth both real and imagined.

Unbound: Works in Paper

January 04, 2019

The origins of creativity begin with a moment, a thought, an idea...

Pure Abstraction

November 02, 2018

Stanek Gallery kicks off its 4th year with twelve exceptional artists who experience the world through pure abstraction. 


September 06, 2019

Two contemporary artists exhibit works profound in content and expertly rendered in paint and captured on film.

Passion and Desire

July 06, 2018

Stanek Gallery and curator Lorraine Reisenbach, founding director of the famed Artists' House Gallery, celebrate the genuine passion and desire of the artist in our second annual Summer Invitational.

The Contemporary Figure

June 01, 2018

A powerful multimedia exhibition of unfiltered and uninhibited figurative art that speaks to modernity in a voice that is direct, yet poetic. 

People, Places & Things

May 04, 2018

Stanek Gallery and curator Sande Webster-Brantley take you on a visual journey of beauty and intrigue captured on film in the gallery's inaugural photography exhibition.

The Cake That Survives Its Eating

March 02, 2018

Curator Scott Noel explores the concept of "perceptual painting" in this provocative exhibition featuring the works of five representational artists. 

Disrupted Realism

January 05, 2018

Stanek Gallery and curator John Seed bring together sixteen international artists gaining acclaim for adding an expressive and dynamic element to contemporary realism.  

Nelson Shanks and His Influence: Past, Present and Future

September 08, 2017

A collaborative exhibition honoring the life and legacy of world-renowned painter Nelson Shanks and the artists whom he influenced, curated by Leona Shanks and Natalie Italiano.

Summer Invitational

July 07, 2017

Stanek Gallery's First Summer Invitational features a diverse collection of works by an exceptional group of accomplished artists. 


May 05, 2017

An exhibition featuring new and astonishing works never been shown before by our exceptional group of gallery artists.

Animal, I Become

March 03, 2017

Curated by Treacy Ziegler, this new multimedia exhibition challenges the way we look at the human and animal relationship.

s e v e n

January 06, 2017

Seven, Stanek Gallery’s first exhibition of the new year will feature new works by seven of our represented artists of both national and international acclaim.


Stanek Gallery, Mary Cantone of the William Ris Gallery and Bill Horin, founder of ArtC present Bridges, a  group exhibition highlighting a diverse collection of works by a thriving southern New Jersey community of artists.

Reinterpreting Landscape and Nature

Stanek Gallery collaborates with InLiquid Art & Design in this dynamic exhibition, curated by Barbara Harberger, featuring the work of eight visual artists who find an order through establishing connections between abstract elements and our natural world.

Chuchoter A Travers La Riviere

June 03, 2016

Hugo Galerie New York in conjunction with Stanek Gallery present a dynamic exhibition that integrates contemporay European artists with Philadelphia's rich history and facilitates a conversation about the importance of uniting culturally to celebrate exceptional art. 

The Thread of Art

April 01, 2016

This exhibition, curated by Ross Lance Mitchell, showcases the continuous thread of creativity across generations. Contemporary artists exhibit their work together with the works of artists from a previous generation who came of age in the 1950's. While the creative sensibilities and means of expression for each generation speak to their own time and age, when juxtaposed, the underlying artistic aesthetic remains constant. 

A Leap of Faith

January 22, 2016

Curated by Hilarie V. Hawley, this exhibition includes ten accomplished artists who studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The interesting and diverse group of artists each has a distinctive voice.  The artist's fingerprint is evident in the mastery and manipulation of their respective mediums and the content of their message.


November 20, 2015

Curated by Gallery Directors Katherine Stanek and Deborah Fine


The Stanek Galley will open its doors to the public for the first time on November 20th, 2015.  The newly renovated space in Old City Philadelphia offers a  museum-style exhibition program, a collector's lounge for an intimate viewing experience and the rare opportunity to preview a working artist's studio, all while enjoying a show featuring world renowned and acclaimed artists on the same premises.


"Inspirations" features a collection of works by the gallery founders Stanek and Fine illustrating who they are as artists, along with fellow sculptors and painters who have influenced their careers - Brooker, Weisman, Samuelson and Feldman.

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