September 2021 “Heroes and Villains” Exhibit
The character archetypes of Hero and Villain have appeared in artwork through out history. Artists are encouraged to enter work that features their own interpretation of heroes, villains, or themes of good vs. evil, whether it be a classical reference or humorous understanding.
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Ancient Oracle by Caroline Walsh
Signs of Our Times by Kay Walsh
My Mom by Hae Soon Wethington
Nevermore by Jessie Whitten
Saint Nic by Nicholas Widnell
Buzzing Beast by Amy Woodhouse
Standing Guard by Jo Ann Tooley
Mother of Dragons Tree by Eileen Yeager
Heroes of the California Wildfires by Peter Ulrich
Portrait of George Washington and Life Style Support Staff by Richard Yorczyk
A Hero Encountered in a Pre-Historic Cave in Southern Italy by Roberta Van Haeften
Twilight Angels by Guido Zanni
Maximo by Dicxon Vergaray
A Tribute To Shakespeare and Ashes by Paul Zapatka
Royal Spell by Charlene Nield and Ann Pickett
The Notorious RBG by Carol Stalun
Carnival of Santiago de Cuba by Kip Platto
Sunflowers In The City by Melanie Z Stanley
The Aftermath by Jane Podesta
William Jefferson Clinton by Paula Stern
Raising a Flag over the Reichstag after a photo by Yevgeny Khaldey by Alyse Radenovic
Busy Bee by John Stier
To Resist is Our Duty by Nancy Ramsey
Kenya Teacher; so much to teach, so few tools by Karen Thuermer
Keeping Our Coast Safe by Susan Riojas
The Firefighter by Alexandra Tolstoy
Black Bird Singing in the Dead of Night by Phyllis Roderer
The Seven Sins of Man (Gandhi) by Patrick Sargent and Erwin Thamm
The Ballad of Jack Mackey by Annika Papke
Frida Kahlo, my hero by Sara Sittig
BUDDY, PROTECTOR and HERO by Nancy Patrick
St Luke’s London After the Air Raid by Norman Smith
The Visible Hand of Unfettered Capitalism by Carol Dawn Petersen
The Evil Laughing Jackal by Gloria Spellman
The Challenge by Suzanne McIntire
Dad by Soohyun Kim
Mothers of the World by Rebecca McNeely
Heroic Native Americans by Jasper Knight Champion
Waiting for Rustlers by Kathryn Mohrman
What Happen To by Hyesuk Kong
Dawn of Storm by Rashad Ali Muhammad
Ouroboros Beginning by Liz LaGarde
Honor and Respect by Craig Nedrow
Urban Monstrosity 1 by Leslie Landerkin
Heroes or Villains? A Fan’s Perspective by Anthony Neville
Big Brother by Susan Lapham
Seven Red Tulips by Charlene Nield
Insurrection by David Mann
Black Panther Party for Self-Defense by Ralph Paine
Who Tells the Story by Jane Mann
Bull On A Rampage by Ingrid Matuszewski
Cocoon by Roya Honarvar
Donut Bites by Dale McGrath
MODEL 12 by Joseph Kieffer
Something Wicked by Helen Goodrum
Lamb by Viviane De Kosinsky
Revisited by Sandra Emme
Lincoln by M. Alexander Gray
Clinical Trial by Deron DeCesare
Meet the Juror
Caitlin is a champion of creative culture. She has extensive expertise in Washington Color School, Mid-century African American, Post-War American, and Contemporary art. She is deeply connected to the Washington DC, Northern Virginia and Maryland art communities and currently lives in the Cherrydale neighborhood of Arlington, VA.
Prior to founding CBFA, Caitlin held positions at HEMPHILL Fine Arts, Washington DC, Eykyn Maclean, New York/London and Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York. She has lectured at Sotheby’s Institute of Art and often speaks to corporations about the art market, art in digital environments and art collecting. In 2019 & 2020, she curated “Art Night” with Hickok Cole Architects and Washington Project for the Arts. In 2019 she juried the Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition. She was named one of DC Magazine’s Dynamic Women of 2020. Dedicated to serving her community, Caitlin is currently the Washington DC Chapter Co-Chair of ArtTable, the foremost national organization dedicated to advancing the leadership of women in the visual arts, and is a board member at Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art in Reston, VA. Caitlin also serves as the Interim Director of the Cody Gallery at Marymount University.
Caitlin holds a Post Baccalaureate in Gallery Management and a BA in Communication and Art History from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
- 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, that features their own interpretation of heroes and villains.
- 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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