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January 2022 “Nocturne” Theme Exhibit





Artwork by Becca Stadtlander

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The theme “Nocturne” refers to work that evokes the feeling of nighttime; a moment of rest and stillness, a particular mood that envelopes the hours between twilight and dawn.

Congratulations to Best in Show winner Justin T. Worrell for his piece “Dreams Awake”!

Honorable Mentions:

Cinda Berry, Cold Moon

Rachel Garcia-Palmer, 95 at Sunset

Bettina Gehring, Streaming

Yasmine Iskander, Hourglass

Eva Lanyi, The Great Highland Herdsman

David Mosher, Memories

Van Pulley, Out of this World

Stu Searles, Foothills of the Andes

Peter Ulrich, Milky Way

Eileen Yeager, Night Fishing

Guido Zanni, Purple Lilies


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Meet the Juror

Becca Stadtlander

Becca Stadtlander is an illustrator and fine artist, inspired by the beauty of everyday objects, the comforts of home, and the lush colors and landscapes of far off places.  She attended the Maryland Institute College of Art and currently lives and works in her hometown of Covington, Kentucky.  Her work is featured in children’s and adult books, editorial publications, stationery, home decor products, and book covers.

Becca is represented by Bright Group International.


Chronicle Books,  Candlewick Press, Penguin Random House, Harpercollins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Quarto, Walker UK, Clarion, Storey, Anthropologie, Kate Spade, Google, Red Cap Cards, American Greetings, Hallmark, Papyrus, Design House Greetings, The New York Times, The San Fransisco Chronicle, The Sunday Times, and many more…

For Artists

Entry Deadline: December 15, 2021
Exhibit dates: January 6 – January 30, 2022
Juried by: Becca Stadtlander
Awards: The Art League Award for Best in Show League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school.


  • 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.
  • If the work weighs over 40lbs, the artist must install the piece themselves, if accepted.
  • Artists are free to enter any current work made within 5 years.
  • Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.

Digital Submission Deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 by midnight.

We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline. Instructions for drop off of accepted artworks will be emailed to artists.

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