My music-as-color paintings are hitting the road again, this time appearing at InLiquid @ Crane Arts. Opening reception will be Thursday, April 13 from 6-9pm, and the show will run through May 28. I’ll be exhibiting my “Well-Tempered Clavier” and “Mikrokosmos” series; Bach’s first Cello Suite, Fugue in C Major, and Chaconne; several Chord Progressions; and a large-scale textile wor
The Score Is Not the Music by Melinda Steffy Artwork will be on display in Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery (EMU, University Commons) and the lobby of Lehman Auditorium from June 14-21, with an artist talk at 2:00pm on June 14. Presented in collaboration with the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival. “The score is not the music.” This maxim, referenced in a 2011 New York Times essay about non-traditional music notation, rem
By Edith Newhall, for the Inquirer May 10, 2015 [view original publication] Writing and music have much in common, but the similarities that emerge when the two forms of communication are translated into graphic systems of color, as seen in the pairing of paintings by Gerard Brown and Melinda Steffy in “Chromography: Writing in Color” at Rowan University Art Gallery, are remarkable. Brown, a writer and a
Been following along on the buzz about the “Chromography: Writing in Color” exhibition currently on display at the Rowan University Art Gallery? Here’s what’s been going on: April 24, 2015 – DonArtNews http://brewermultimedia.com/color/ April 20, 2015 – NJ.com http://www.nj.com/indulge/index.ssf/2015/04/rowan_art_exhibit_chromography.html April 14, 2015 – The Whit (Rowan Univ
Listen to music to accompany my artwork on display at Rowan University Art Gallery from March 23-May 9 and the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival from June 14-21, including Glenn Gould playing Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, Jeno Jando playing Bartók’s Mikrokosmos, and Yo-Yo Ma playing Bach’s first Cello Suite.