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The Ellarslie Open returns — and it’s the biggest yet! Showcasing artwork by established and emerging artists, the Ellarslie Open has grown into the Delaware Valley’s premier annual juried exhibition since its inception in 1983. Sidelined in 2020 by the pandemic, Ellarslie is thrilled to be back with an incredible array of 137 works by 126 artists from NJ, PA, NY, and MD. Meet EO 37/38 Juror William R. Valerio, EO Chair Joyce Inderbitzin, and many artists at their VIP Opening Day Reception June 26.
Public opening: June 27th, 1-4 pm
WILLIAM R. VALERIO, PhD, JUROR
Director and CEO, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia
Director of the Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia since 2010, William R. Valerio was previously the assistant director of administration at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and curator at the Queens Museum of Art in New York City. A graduate of Williams College, Dr. Valerio later earned an MA in Art History, specializing in 17th century European art, at the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Art History, specializing in European Modernism, at Yale University. After working for six years in museums in New York City, he earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, with a focus on strategic management and marketing. Dr. Valerio has received numerous awards and fellowships, including the Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome.
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