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January 2019 Open Exhibit

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Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content. Artists are free to enter any current work made within 10 years.

View the exhibit on Flickr here!

 

The Art League Award for Best in Show

Nancy Lee Davis, Last Remaining Island Home

 

Honorable Mentions

Cecilia Cepestany, Fifteen-Minute Break

Anjali Gulati, Red Panel

Sam C. Miller, Window in the Gallery

Teresa Oaxaca, Woman with a Jules Nicholas Steiner Doll

George Overhiser, Falafel Reflection

Michelle Reday Cook, Frozen

Helen Sampson, Mail Boxes, Vestibule in Baltimore

Jo Ann Tooley, Yoga in Congressional Cemetery

Dicxon Vergaray, Prayer

Meet the Juror

Mark Strandquist

Mark Strandquist has received multiple awards, fellowships, national residencies, and reached wide audiences through the NY Times, the Guardian, NPR, the Washington Post, PBS NewsHour, VICE, and many others. He currently directs the People’s Paper Co-op in Philadelphia, PA, and the Performing Statistics project in Richmond, VA. In 2016, he and his partner Courtney Bowles were awarded A Blade of Grass fellowship for Socially Engaged Art to begin the Philadelphia Reentry Think Tank.

As a writer he has presented at a multitude of conferences, contributes articles on contemporary photography to the website FeatureShoot, and co-edits and co-founded the website Photography as a Social Practice.

Strandquist teaches Art and Activism as a graduate lecturer at the International Center for Photography, is a Blade of Grass Fellow of Socially Engaged Art, and a co-recipient of the Moving Walls grant from Open Societies Foundation.

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