Videos

Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World

Stanek Gallery brings to you "Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World" with the help of videographer John Thornton! Now available to the public are remarks from the exclusive Author talk with John Seed, and an inside look at this exciting exhibition and the book that started it all.

Moe Brooker: Painting Joy

With both spontaneity and purpose, immediacy and direction, the stunning and joyous works of Moe Brooker represent the artist's "Search for the Real". Through color, rhythm and form, Brooker leads us on a journey that is inventive, personal and alive! Captured by videographer John Thornton.

Carson Fox: Splendiferousness

Videographer John Thornton perfectly captures the energy and essence of artist Carson Fox and her works on view in "Carson Fox: Splendiferousness", which explore the notions of transience, continuity, and the passage of time.

Unforeseeable Thereness

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.

Stanek Gallery and the Philadelphia Fine Art Fair

Stanek Gallery takes part in the inaugural Philadelphia Fine Art Fair, April 4th-April 7th, 2019 at the 23rd Street City Troop Armory. Videographer John Thornton covers the fair, the Philadelphia art scene, and Stanek Gallery's celebratory Cocktail Party!

Pastel Painting Demo and Artist Talk with Deborah Fine

Gallery Artist Deborah Fine brings the studio to Stanek Gallery, sharing her pastel painting technique in an exciting and informative demonstration. Enjoy clips from her demo and talk, and learn about Fine's approach to her atmospheric works!

Pure Abstraction

Stanek Gallery kicks off its 4th year with twelve exceptional artists who experience the world through pure abstraction, celebrating Color, Form and Energy.

Passion and Desire

Stanek Gallery and curator Lorraine Riesenbach of the famed Artists' House Gallery present a collection of representational art of the highest quality and craftsmanship.

The Contemporary Figure

Our new powerful multimedia exhibition spotlights the unfiltered and uninhibited expression of the human condition. 

People, Places and Things

Stanek Gallery collaborates with curator Sande Webster-Brantley in our inaugural photography exhibition featuring a notable group of accomplished artists.

The Cake That Survives Its Eating

Curator Scott Noel explores the concept of perceptive painting in our latest exhibition featuring a provocative collection of representational art.

Disrupted Realism

Stanek Gallery brings together international leaders of the contemporary painting movement Disrupted Realism for the first time in this new ground-breaking exhibition.  

Nelson Shanks and His Influence: Past, Present & Future

A commemorative exhibition featuring the work of world renowned portrait painter Nelson Shanks and thirty-two artists influenced by his teaching. 

Summer Invitational

Stanek Gallery's first Summer Invitational exhibition features a diverse collection of artwork by a group of accomplished artists. 

UNVEILED

This exhibition features brand new works, never shown before, by world-class artists represented by Stanek Gallery.  

Animal I Become

A powerful multimedia exhibition curated by Treacy Ziegler with a profound message about our relationship with animals and how we seek to negotiate their existence.

S E V E N

The Collector's Preview of 'S E V E N' on Jan 5 2017, our first exhibition showcasing the work by seven of our represented artists.

Katherine Stanek, Figure Modeling in Concrete

Katherine Stanek models nude figures in concrete much like many sculptors use clay. She talks about her process and shows some of her amazing artworks.

Bridges

Stanek Gallery collaborates with Mary Cantone of the William Ris Gallery and Bill Horin of ArtC in Bridges, an exhibition which spotlights the work of a thriving and powerful group of artists. This richly diverse collection comes together seamlessly, bridging the gap between representational and conceptual imagery.

In this dynamic exhibition curated by Barbara Harberger of InLiquid Art & Design, eight visual artists find order through establishing connections between abstract elements and our natural world.

The Thread of Art

Ross Lance Mitchell of the Barnes Foundation is the curator of the new show at Philadelphia’s Stanek Gallery, called "The Thread of Art". He told me how the artistic ideas of Dr. Albert Barnes affected his process of picking artists and hanging the show. Work includes paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography by nine dedicated artists of different generations.

A Leap of Faith

Videographer John Thornton interviews a group of artists selected by Curator Hilarie Hawley - all of whom spent time at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts - about the process and inspiration behind their work. 

The Birth of Stanek Gallery

Videographer John Thornton beautifully captures in film the grand opening of Stanek Gallery and it's first exhibition "Inspirations".

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