Student/Faculty Show 2021
The Student/Faculty Show is back for 2021. We’ll be accepting submissions and exhibiting works digitally this year. Any students who took classes or workshops in 2020 and 2021 may submit art they created for their coursework to the show. All eligible works will be accepted. A juror will award memberships and special prizes for a small number of the works submitted. We can’t wait to see what you’ve got!
- Digital Receiving: Monday, April 19–May 9
- Online Exhibit dates: May 12 – June 13
- Virtual Reception/Awards: Sunday, May 30. 2:00–3:30 pm
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Meet the Juror
Mary Proenza’s artistic disciplines include painting, drawing, printmaking, and writing. She has received residency grants from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Jentel Foundation, Springboard for the Arts, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, New York Mills Cultural Center, and Dorland Mountain Arts Colony. Her written art reviews have been published in Art in America and The Brooklyn Rail, and her paintings appear on book covers from John Daniel & Co. and CD covers from CMH and Arhoolie. One of her current projects is a graphic memoir combining paintings, prints, drawings, and writing. This project is supported by a 2020 Mednick Fellowship from the Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges, and a section of the work has been published in Rosebud magazine. Her current and recent exhibitions include “One in a Year” at the Painting Center, NYC (online, 2021); and the 31st National Drawing & Print Competitive Exhibition at Notre Dame of Maryland
University (in person and online, 2020).
In 2017, Mary Proenza was appointed Assistant Professor of Painting and Printmaking at Marymount University, Arlington, VA, where she is also Director of Barry Gallery. Previously, she taught in the City University of New York system, at Marymount Manhattan College, at New York Academy of Art, and at UC Santa Barbara. She completed a BA in literature at UCSB’s College of Creative Studies, an MFA in painting at New York Studio School, and an MFA in creative writing at The New School.
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