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, reminds us that the heart of music lies in its performance, not just the notes on a
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 painter, has transformed writings by Robert Smithson, Judith Butler, Edith Whart
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 University) http://www.thewhitonline.com/chromography-brings-color-and-sound-to-visu
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.