I've just visited the PIFA site to see what I was missing on arts-wise in my fair city. The answer is, unfortunately, nothing. Who organizes these dated and hollow events with clever acronyms? PIFA, PAFA, PIFFL.
James Rosenthal is an artist, critic and teacher who resides in Philadelphia. He holds degrees in Painting from RISD and Syracuse University and has been writing art reviews and essays since 1999. Also in the works is a comic novel (Work Shy) about an artist who alienates himself from the artworld. Stay Tuned!
Recent exhibitions in include:
Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, NY, NY,
Rebekah Templeton, Selections 6 at Moore College of Art and Design and SubTerrane at the Center for Emerging Artists, Phila, PA. Artist Flat Files at Perogi 2000 in Williamsburg, NY.
Both his art and writing can be found at InLiquid.com if you look really hard!