Past Exhibitions

Buster Graybill: Aesthetic Breach

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7 September – 14 October 2018

Opening reception Friday, 7 September from 6 – 10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Aesthetic Breach,  a solo exhibition of recent work by the Texas based artist Buster Graybill.

“Aesthetic Breach is an installation and sensory experience that embraces the formal nuances and conceptual potential of […]

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Bone Dry: Mariel Capanna and Lucia Thomé

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1 June – 22 July 2018

Opening reception Friday, 1 June from 6 – 10 pm

Marginal Utility is pleased to present Bone Dry, a collaborative exhibition by longtime friends Mariel Capanna and Lucia Thomé.

Considering a wide range of burial traditions, post-funeral rites and grieving practices, Capanna and Thomé have created an installation […]

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#wehavenopresident: Leroy Johnson and Sarah McEneaney

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6 April – 13 May 2018

Opening reception Friday, 6 April from 6 – 10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present #wehavenopresident an exhibition of prints and drawings by Philadelphia based artists Leroy Johnson and Sarah McEneaney.

Leroy Johnson and Sarah McEneaney have been making the drawings in the exhibition on a daily basis for the last few years […]

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Robert Younger: Leaning Bypass #4 (Chromium)

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2 February – 18 March 2018

Opening reception Friday, 2 February from 6 – 10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Leaning Bypass #4 (Chromium),  a solo exhibition of recent work by the Maine based artist Robert Younger.

August 2012 I was staying in a house that had a number of […]

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Josias Figueirido: GIVE ME A LIGHT THAT I MAY WALK SAFELY INTO THE UNKOWN

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1 December 2017 – 14 January 2018

Opening reception Friday, 1 December from 6 – 10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present GIVE ME A LIGHT THAT I MAY WALK SAFELY INTO THE UNKOWN, a solo exhibition of recent paintings by the Pennsylvania based artist Josias Figueirido.

The imaginary narratives depicted […]

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Astrid Bowlby: When the shadow is not your shadow

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14 September – 29 October 2017

Astrid Bowlby: When the Shadow is Not Your Shadow
a presentation by Marginal Utility hosted by Arcadia University Art Gallery

Opening Event
Tuesday, September 26

Conversation between Astrid Bowlby, David Dempewolf, and  Yuka Yokoyama
6:30-7:30 PM, Great Room, University Commons
immediately […]

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Get it while it’s cheap #5

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14 July – 20 August,  2017

Opening reception Friday 14 July, 2017 from 6 – 10 pm

Gallery Hours: Saturday + Sunday 12 – 6 pm

Location: 990 Spring Garden, Philadelphia

Marginal Utility is pleased to present ‘get it while it’s cheap #5’, a summer group show featuring new projects by Em […]

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Patrick Maguire: A Mind in a Field of Time

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2 June – 16 July

Opening reception Friday, 2 June from 6 – 10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present A MIND IN A FIELD OF TIME, a solo exhibition of recent paintings by the Philadelphia based artist Patrick Maguire.

Through the creation of interwoven frame works, repetitive marks, and interlacing screens […]

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Zorawar Sidhu: Author of the Quixote

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7 April – 14 May

Opening reception Friday, 7 April from 6-10pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Author of the Quixote, a solo exhibition by the New York based artist Zorawar Sidhu.

Reproductions of artworks, as stand-ins for the objects they depict, provide personal access to an artwork that is otherwise unavailable. […]

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Omid Shekari

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March 2-5  2017

Marginal Utility is proud to present the work of Philadelphia based artist Omid Skekari at the 2017 NADA art fair in New York City.

As an Iranian artist, Omid Shekari channels the crises within the Middle East through an imaginative form of magic realism that blends banal events […]

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