Get Off My Lawn (Philly Invades the Suburbs)

NDA’s “Shit-Talker”  – Acrylic on cut wood

NDA’s “Shit-Talker” – Acrylic on cut wood

Casey Murphy’s “Dreams For Clara”  – Antique book pages, (specifically My Life by Isadora Duncan), pencil, paper, thread

Casey Murphy’s “Dreams For Clara” – Antique book pages, (specifically My Life by Isadora Duncan), pencil, paper, thread

SOLD – Michelle Avery Konczyk’s – “…Then You Wake Up” –  Watercolor

SOLD – Michelle Avery Konczyk’s – “…Then You Wake Up” – Watercolor

Allison Foley’s “The Trickle Effect”  – Acrylic on board

Allison Foley’s “The Trickle Effect” – Acrylic on board

Nikki Virbitsky’s “Barrel Cactus”  – Embroidery on photo transfer

Nikki Virbitsky’s “Barrel Cactus” – Embroidery on photo transfer

Rose Drew’s “Sidewalk Angels”  – Digital print

Rose Drew’s “Sidewalk Angels” – Digital print

Kate Glasheen’s “American Taliban”  – Watercolor and ink

Kate Glasheen’s “American Taliban” – Watercolor and ink

Jeanne D’Angelo’s “Welcome to the Abyss, Timmy”  – Vacuuformed plastic from an original sculpt, acrylic, spray paint

Jeanne D’Angelo’s “Welcome to the Abyss, Timmy” – Vacuuformed plastic from an original sculpt, acrylic, spray paint

Jason Chen’s “Dislocated”  – Hand-woven archival pigment print

Jason Chen’s “Dislocated” – Hand-woven archival pigment print

Mike Sgier’s – “The Poisoned Land Bites Back”  – Pen and ink on bristol, collage

Mike Sgier’s – “The Poisoned Land Bites Back” – Pen and ink on bristol, collage

SOLD – Rachael Amber’s – “Sanctuary Vacancy”  – Print of a mixed media illustration

SOLD – Rachael Amber’s – “Sanctuary Vacancy” – Print of a mixed media illustration

Janelle Smith’s – “Block”  – Ink and watercolor

Janelle Smith’s – “Block” – Ink and watercolor

Pat Aulisio’s “New Neighbors” Pen and ink on bristol

Pat Aulisio’s “New Neighbors” Pen and ink on bristol

James Heimer’s “Skate Rat” 3-color screen print

James Heimer’s “Skate Rat” 3-color screen print

Katie Tackman’s “Kensington Trailer Park” Archival pigment print on wood panel, scan from Original Fuji Film Instax Instant Camera

Katie Tackman’s “Kensington Trailer Park” Archival pigment print on wood panel, scan from Original Fuji Film Instax Instant Camera

Maggie Lily’s “Suburban Pests (Roaches, Mice, Mosquitos)” prints from original collage available

Maggie Lily’s “Suburban Pests (Roaches, Mice, Mosquitos)” prints from original collage available

Sabrina Small’s – “South Philly” Hand-stitching on felt

Sabrina Small’s – “South Philly” Hand-stitching on felt

SOLD – Michael Bukowski’s WXXT Presents: Welcome To Leeds Giclée print, ink on paper

SOLD – Michael Bukowski’s WXXT Presents: Welcome To Leeds Giclée print, ink on paper

Tia Guts’ – “Home Is Where the Heart Is” Mixed media

Tia Guts’ – “Home Is Where the Heart Is” Mixed media

Stephanie Struse’s – “Goody Girl” Acrylic

Stephanie Struse’s – “Goody Girl” Acrylic

Sean Xenos’ – “Yard Bird” Acrylic and polymer clay on wood

Sean Xenos’ – “Yard Bird” Acrylic and polymer clay on wood

Mackenzie L. McAlpin’s – “Dinner” Polymer clay and acrylic paint

Mackenzie L. McAlpin’s – “Dinner” Polymer clay and acrylic paint

Allison Foley’s – “Explore Philly” Acrylic on paper

Allison Foley’s – “Explore Philly” Acrylic on paper

Jess Nicholl’s – “Sweet Baby Girl” Acrylic

Jess Nicholl’s – “Sweet Baby Girl” Acrylic

Rebecca Reeves’ “Don’t Stand On My Grave” Porcelain heads, thread, miniature roses, felt

Rebecca Reeves’ “Don’t Stand On My Grave” Porcelain heads, thread, miniature roses, felt

Miguel Co’s – “Suburbia” Fine art print

Miguel Co’s – “Suburbia” Fine art print

SOLD – Lizzy O’Donnell’s – “One Way” Digital and graphite

SOLD – Lizzy O’Donnell’s – “One Way” Digital and graphite

Alexandra Wasserman’s “Vacant-Lot Social Club” Acrylic on canvas

Alexandra Wasserman’s “Vacant-Lot Social Club” Acrylic on canvas

Robert Kraiza’s – “Regrowth” Ink and watercolor

Robert Kraiza’s – “Regrowth” Ink and watercolor

Kati Driscoll’s – “Persimmon Overlook” Paper clay, wire, gouache, glitter

Kati Driscoll’s – “Persimmon Overlook” Paper clay, wire, gouache, glitter

SOLD – Alex Eckman-Lawn’s – “Housebound” Cut-paper collage

SOLD – Alex Eckman-Lawn’s – “Housebound” Cut-paper collage

SOLD: Darla Jackson’s – “We All Fall Down VI” Hydrocal.

SOLD: Darla Jackson’s – “We All Fall Down VI” Hydrocal.

Seymour Robbins – “Comedy Night” Acrylic

Seymour Robbins – “Comedy Night” Acrylic

SOLD – Stephanie Slate – “Pumpkin Head” Platinum/palladium print

SOLD – Stephanie Slate – “Pumpkin Head” Platinum/palladium print

Kelsey Austin – “Tami and Bobbie” Ceramic, acrylic, wood, mixed media

Kelsey Austin – “Tami and Bobbie” Ceramic, acrylic, wood, mixed media

Alan Brown “The Return of Bobby Trentino” – Paper clay, wax, crayon, fabric, wood, cardboard, moss, diorama miniatures, acrylic

Alan Brown “The Return of Bobby Trentino” – Paper clay, wax, crayon, fabric, wood, cardboard, moss, diorama miniatures, acrylic

Sara McCorriston  – “Why I Went to the Desert” Installation using common materials, visitor participation.

Sara McCorriston – “Why I Went to the Desert” Installation using common materials, visitor participation.

Featured Artists:

Rachael Amber
Pat Aulisio
Kelsey Austin
Alan Brown
Michael Bukowski
Jason Chen
Miguel Co
Jeanne D’Angelo
Rose Drew
Kati Driscoll
Alex Eckman-Lawn
Allison Foley
Kate Glasheen
Tia Guts
James Heimer
Darla Jackson

Michelle Avery Konczyk
Robert Kraiza
Maggie Lily
Mackenzie L. McAlpin
Sara McCorriston
Casey Murphy
NDA
Jess Nicholl
Lizzy O’Donnell
Rebecca Reeves
Seymour Robbins
Mike Sgier
Stephanie Slate
Sabrina Small
Janelle Smith
Stephanie Struse
Katie Tackman
Nikki Virbitsky
Alexandra Wasserman
Sean Xenos

“Upstairs Margaret said abruptly, ‘I suppose it starts to happen first in the suburbs,’ and when Brad said, ‘What starts to happen?’ she said hysterically, ‘People starting to come apart.”

― Shirley JacksonThe Lottery and Other Stories

Whether you have lived in the suburbs your entire life, or have occasionally passed through, there is something about the ambiance provided by neatly-lined houses, sidewalks, and manicured hedges that both pacifies and unsettles the mind. GET OFF MY LAWN features the work of 30+ Philadelphia-based artists, with backgrounds spanning from street art and mixed-media sculpture to commercial illustration, each offering their own suburban narrative. The exhibit explores themes ranging from