July Open Exhibit
Juried by: Pennylane Shen
Exhibit dates: July 7, 2020 – August 2, 2020
The Art League Award for Best in Show:
Exhibit will be ONLINE ONLY.
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Family Walk in the Tranquil Morning by Yong Adams
Untitled by Sharon Frey
Satisfied cat by Veronica Barker-Barzel
La vie est belle by Soohyun Kim
Bedroom, Cameguey Cuba by Wayne Guenther
Tainted Bloom by Stephanie Greenwald
COVID Beach by Wilford Scott
Annie by Steven Spayd
A Giraffe in the Barn by Willa Friedman
Just Be by Susan Canuteson
Greenland Sorrow by Willa Siegel
Eyes on the Future by Suzanne Twyford
New Era by Suzanne Yurdin
Distraction by Sally Davies
Me and I by Sweta Shah
Encounter by Sandra Emme
Long View by Terry Rowe
Sparkling Reflection of Lights by Sandra Holler
Late Shift (inspired by Degas and Liepke) by Timothy Felker
Peaceful Moment by Sara Sittig
Looking Through by Urvashi Tinu Prakash
Gene’s Farm by Milton Shinberg
Some come to work, Some come to play. A City of Strangers. by Ray Goodrow
Americana by Nancy Howren
Pastel Dawn by Richard Moore
Point of View #2 by Nancy Keane
Egg & Fork by Ron Colbroth
Colorful Still Life by Nancy Lee Davis
Circa 1920 by Rosalie O’Donnell
Coziness by Nataliya Gurshman
Rising At Dawn by Sally Ann Baynard
In Studio 1 by Noreen Brunini
Monument Truckers by Sally Canzoneri
Off to the Beach by Norma Shaw
SPRING GARDEN by Octavia Frazier
My Secret Garden by Mary Jo Scott
Moonlight in South Arlington by Pattee Hipschen
Pac-man, DC Style by Michael Iserman
Peonies and Oranges by Peter Ulrich
Scylla by Michelle Simoneau
Abandoned by Rana Geralis
Lady Walking Dog in Assisi by Larry Rood
George by Jo Ann Tooley
#Black Lives Matter by Lee Halvorsen
Black Dress with Purple Ribbon by Joan Bevelaqua
The Eyes Have It by Linda Daniels Cermak
Pony Double Date by Joel Boches
Lion Fishing by Linda Holz
Breaching the Wall by John Gosling
Heather by Marcia Klioze
White Sands Evening by John Stier
Paper Piece, Graft 2020, Virga by Marsha Staiger
Looming Icicles by Judy Guenther
Here Comes the Sun by Marthe McGrath
The Drowning Pool by Judy Searles
Can I Ride This Wave? by Martin de Alteriis
Monarch Mexican Activists by Karen Schmitz
Turning Over a New Leaf by Kay Walsh
Venice 2 by Jane Mann
Scars of a Pregnant Woman by Lama Shehadeh
Holy Fire in Olympia by Jinchen Han
Sarracenia Pitcher Plant by Craig Nedrow
The Encounter by Gloria Spellman
Wild Vase by Daiva Balkus
Fractured Flowers by Guido Zanni
Apple Tree, Winter by Daniel Horowitz
Sunrise at the Beach by Heike Gramckow
Don’t Touch Your Face! by Deborah Conn
Scooter Selfie by Helen Sampson
Winter Olompalli II by Dede Faller
Way to Go Together by Hi Il Lee
Summer Breeze by Deron DeCesare
Folly Beach Dune Flowers II by Hope Hanes
Encircled by E. Ann Pickett
Welcome Respite by Ingrid Matuszewski
Spotlight by Eva Lanyi
Gazelle Looks Down by Jacqueline Saunders
Sunrise on a Cloudy Morning at Anglers by Gaetana Ebbole
Dunes 4 by James Parson
Solarized Dahlia by Georgette Grossman
In Flight by Ginya Truitt Nakata
Witness Tree by Barbara Stepura
Profile of Moe by Alison Landry
Lichen 2 by Beth Vosoba
Leesburg Historic District by Alyse Radenovic
Riviera by Bushra Shamma
F by Amy Mann
Sunrise at the Dock by Carol Stalun
Days Like These by Andrea Cybyk
Song of the Lark by Cecilia Capestany
What News in Bologna? by Angela Lacy
Desert Solitude by Chad Arnold
Finding a Path by Ann Barbieri
Fashion Forward by Charles Sabin
Garden Peonies by Ann Wallace
Live Oak, Moss & House by Christine Bernstein
Two Birds by Anna Yakubovskaya
Tranquility by Cindi Lewis
Deep Rooted, We Shall Remain by Anne Stine
Tethered, Dyke Marsh Preserve by Craig Brodfuehrer
In the Springtime by Barbara Dove
Meet the Juror
Pennylane Shen is an artist consultant, curator and educator. Since 2006, her company Dazed and Confucius has offered personalized consultations, group seminars and business development with regular seminars held worldwide. Pennylane personally assists and advises over 500 artists on a one-on-one basis each year.
Pennylane holds a Master’s Degree in Visual Culture Theory from New York University and has lectured at various forums throughout Canada, the US and the UK. Her publications discuss the politics of representation, race and fine art. At Langara College and Thrive Art Studio Pennylane is responsible for creating and instructing courses on fine art marketing and conceptual development. She has also represented University of the Arts London in the UK, preparing students for higher education in the arts.
For more than a decade, Pennylane has worked in commercial galleries such as the Bau-Xi Gallery, the longest standing commercial gallery in Canada. In her hometown of Vancouver, BC Pennylane is also a curator for the Vancouver Mural Festival. An avid supporter of art and wellness, she sits on the board for the Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Foundation, collecting notable art pieces for hospital walls.
Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content. Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years.
Digital Submission Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020 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.
Work will be displayed online only. If a piece sells, drop off and pick up of the artwork will be arranged on a case by case basis
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