South Philly: Pretty and Gritty

a Juried exhibition @ dvaa

Exhibition Runs: May 8th - may 30th, 2019


Public Opening reception:

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 6-8pm

About the exhibition:

South Philly : Pretty and Gritty showcases artwork of all mediums celebrating the flavors, colors, and communities that make South Philly so unique and vibrant!


Jason Chen is originally from Guangzhou, China. He received his BFA in Animation from the University of Arts in 2008. Jason is a Philadelphia based Photographer specializing in Fashion, Editorial, and Alternative Process Photography. He is the Co-Founder of Paradigm Gallery + Studio and Juggling Wolf (a film and animation production studio). Jason’s work has been displayed in galleries and venues including: Paradigm Gallery + Studio, Crane Arts, The Light Room Gallery, Trust Gallery, Kimmel Center, and Commerce Square.

Participating Artists:

Sayuri Ohshiro, Erica L Harney, Doree Loschiavo, Karen Stone, Juliet Whelan, Matt DeProspero, Margaret Montgomery, Jose A Mazariegos, Loren Berckey, Heather Vaughan, Josh George, Rosa Leff, and Francesca Reyes