Exhibitions

Rubens Ghenov: Glitches on an Afternoon Shelf

9 September – 16 October 2022

Opening reception Friday, September 9 from 6–10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Glitches on an Afternoon Shelf, a solo exhibition by the  Tennessee based artist Rubens Ghenov.

In the span of three unidentified years during the first half of the 1970’s, a Spaniard poet, after […]

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Eunsu Kang with collaborators: Ambiguous and Alluring, Imagined by AI

23 May – 24 July 2022

Opening Reception 3 June from 6:00-9:00 PM

Marginal Utility is proud to present Ambiguous and Alluring, Imagined by AI an interactive audiovisual system installation by Pittsburgh based artist Eunsu Kang and collaborators.

We call those that are not familiar to us aliens, monsters, or the others. Sirens […]

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Sophie C. White: Overhead

1 April – 15 May 2022

Opening reception Friday, 1 April from 6-9pm

Live Performance Friday, 6 May 7pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Overhead, an exhibition of recent work by Philadelphia based artist Sophie C. White.

By making paintings of places on the verge of becoming unrecognizable, Sophie C. White is able […]

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Cherry Nin and Quinton Maldonado: Emergency Realignment

4 February 2022 – 20 March 2022

Opening reception Friday, 4 February from 6-9pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Emergency Realignment an exhibition of recent work by Philadelphia based artists Cherry Nin and Quinton Maldonado.

Cherry Nin is a  Philadelphia-based interdisciplinary artist working with video, writing, performance, and sound. Language and storytelling are […]

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Micah Danges and Willie Udell: Amature Armateur

5 November 2021 – 23 January 2022

Opening reception Friday, 5 November from 6-9pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Amature Armateur, a collaborative project by Philadelphia based artists Micah Danges and Willie Udell.

In Amature Armateur, Micah Danges and Willie Udell work to inhabit a collaborative space built through layering, stacking, and filling. […]

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Neill Catangy / Brandon Straus

1 – 17 October 2021

Opening reception 6:00-9:00pm Friday October 1st

Marginal Utility is proud to present an exhibition of recent work by Philadelphia based artists Neill Catangy and Brandon Straus.

Brandon Straus and Neill Catangy both share a second generation Filipino identity and create works that explore material culture and tradition. Overlapping themes […]

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Maureen Maduadichie

3 – 19 September 2021

Opening reception 6:00-9:00pm Friday September 3rd

Marginal Utility is proud to present an exhibition of recent work by Philadelphia based artist Maureen Maduadichie.

Through mixed media collages Maureen Maduadichie processes thoughts about identity, and ways that an individual can possess various and complex identities. Maduadichie’s work primarily explores this […]

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Brandon Straus: Coconut Palace and a Bamboo Mansion

17 May – 13 June 2021

Open to the public:
11, 12, 13 June from 5:00 – 8:00pm

We at Marginal Utility are happy to welcome Brandon Straus as the fourth round participant in the 319 2nd floor Residency Program.

For his residency at Marginal Utility Brandon Straus is creating a multichannel […]

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Quinton Maldonado: Blue Reminder (Wave One)

7 March – 15 March 2021

Marginal Utility is proud to present Blue Reminder (Wave One), an immersive multimedia installation by Philadelphia based artist Quinton Maldonado. Maldonado is a participant in the 319 2nd Flr Residency Program.

Blue Reminder (Wave One) explores motion and presence that is generated within a […]

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Formed Under Pressure

4 December 2020 – 10 January 2021

Gallery hours: by appointment only (david@marginalutlity.org)

Marginal Utility and Grizzly Grizzly are proud to present Formed Under Pressure, a group exhibition featuring the work of Lola Buck, Kevin Lee and Jessica Stanhagen.

This exhibition, presented by the Studio Art MFA graduating class at The University […]

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