August 2021 Open Exhibit
Congratulations to Best in Show winner Ginya Truitt Nakata for her piece, “Renewal”! Join us for our reception and 5 minute artist talks on Thursday, August 12th starting at 4 pm — RSVP here!
Kat Avila, Sula
Gordon Bell, Flamenco Dancer
Cecily Corcoran, Evening View of the City
Donna Cramer, Kevin in Black and White
Helen Goodrum, Charred Earth
M. Alexander Gray, Schoharie Aqueduct
Soohyun Kim, Hidden Beauty
Kathleen Kopec, 5 Red Boats
Leslie Landerkin, Sunrise Under the 14th Street Pier
Joyce Lee, From a Fairytale
Shop the exhibit
In the South of France by Peter Ulrich
The Wayfarer by Ann Wallace
Still Pool by Charles Williams
Black, White and Red Vase by Barbara Wilson
Double Take by Amy Woodhouse
Del Ray Bench by Helen Sampson
Olivia by Edward Stolar
Hope for Rain by Wilford Scott
Simple Pleasures by Katherine Sullivan
Green Greens by Judy Searles
McHenry Drummers by Jane Thomas
The Last Hole by Elizabeth Settle
Leaning Tree by Jo Ann Tooley
The Lazy Vee by James Smith
Renewal by Ginya Truitt Nakata
Pixelated Pelican by Lewis Smith
Two Coils by Norman Smith
Kent Island by Jan Ponder
Fine Feathers by Steven Spayd
Intensity by Paul Reynolds
Sunset Sail by Carol Stalun
Lorrie’s Pink by Susan Riojas
Easterly Flow by Barbara Stepura
Echo by Nada Romanos Abizaid
Cranberries by John Stier
2020 A Space Odyssey by Thom Lowther
Great Kills Park by Nancy Patrick
Rain on a Monday (It was actually a deluge) by Sharon Malley
In the Heat of the Sun by Carol Dawn Petersen
Wilshire Bl by Jane Mann
Staircase to Heaven by Kitty Petroff
Once upon a time by Mahua Mazumdar
Ballet Dancer by Ken Platto
Woman in the Madina by Dian McDonald
Nexus by John Ploch
Nettle Soup by Dale McGrath
Left Behind by Jane Podesta
Celebrated Terrain by Rebecca McNeely
Blue Teapot with Spoon by Michael McSorley
Four Roses by Trudy Levy
Skopelos Harbor, I by Bridget Murphy
View from a Hill by Cindi Lewis
Lucy at the Beach by Ralph Paine
Bowl with Interlaced Pattern by James Lieb
Chinatown, DC by Sally V Parker
Hidden Beauty by Soohyun Kim
Berlin, Unter den Linden by Jinchen Han
Moonscape by Brian Kirk
What News in Bologna? by Angela Lacy
Spring Balance by Hope Hanes
5 Red Boats by Kathleen Kopec
Jellyfish Dance by Margitta Hanff
Sunrise Under the 14th Street Pier by Leslie Landerkin
Sentinel by Peter Hargreaves
Oh Brother! 2: I ♥ My Brothers by Susan Lapham
Rolex Spoons by Brie Hayden
Morning by Nancy Lasater
Teatime by Linda Holz
Commune by Joonhyun Lee
Meet the Juror
Martha H. Kennedy earned Bachelor’s and Masters Degrees in art history and a Master of Library Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley. As a graphic arts curator for over 20 years in the Prints & Photographs Division at the Library of Congress, she collaborated with colleagues in developing the Library’s graphic arts collections and curated or co-curated twelve exhibitions.
Her publications include Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists (2019 Eisner award for best comics-related book) and contributions to Cartoon America: Comic Art in the Library of Congress (2006), Humor’s Edge: Cartoons by Ann Telnaes (2004), and journals including American Art, On Paper: Journal of the Washington Print Club, the International Journal of Comic Art, the Great Plains Quarterly, Nebraska History, and California History. In her previous position as curator of the Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she curated exhibitions featuring works by regionally and nationally recognized artists.
Artists may enter works made within the past five years. Open exhibits are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content.
Digital Submission Deadline: Thursday, July 15, 2021 by midnight.
- Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery.
- All works must adhere to the Gallery hanging and framing requirements. For 2D artworks, no clip frames are permitted and hanging wire must be attached to the frame, not the backing. 2D artworks must have hanging wire. No saw tooth hangers permitted. Canvases may be gallery wrapped with no visible staples.
- Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years.
- Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.
We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline.
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