PHILADELPHIA, PA — Art Unleashed, an exhibition of artwork in all media from talented University of the Arts students, faculty and alumni, opened on Wednesday at Dorrance Hamilton Hall. Dan Dailey's work was featured with illustrator Jerry Pinckney in the Alumni Spotlight exhibition. The exhibition is the university's annual fundraising event to support their Sam S. McKeel Promising Young Artists Scholarship fund. The university School of Music's Bucket Drum Ensemble and Student Jazz Quartet performed for the entire evening from the Solmssen Court Stage. Hundreds of original works by students and faculty will be on display for sale through Saturday, April 13 from noon to 5p.m.
Dailey graduated from UArts (then known as Philadelphia College of Art) in 1969, with a BFA in Crafts. He received the 2007 Silver Star Alumni Award and the 2001 President's Distinguished Artist Award, and he has served on the University's National Advisory Board since 1988.