New Britain Museum of American Art will be hosting Nor'Easter: The 52nd Annual Juried Members Exhibition

Published on Friday, 22 July 2022 10:35
Written by Ciara Hooks


NEW BRITAIN - The New Britain Museum of American Art will be hosting Nor’Easter: The 52nd Annual Juried Members Exhibition and is thrilled to announce the full roster of accepted artists and works.

The upcoming Nor’Easter will take place from August 11 to 28. The showcase in the Northeast region highlights the work of emerging and established artists in all media.

This Year’s Selected Works include: Lynne Arovas – A Nervous System; Nancy Boudreau – Ledger’s Way entrance to Walnut Hill Park; Donald Bracken – New Dawn; Jim Bremer – Toaster Roadster; Wendy Brusick – Ava; William Butcher – The Blue Table; Christine Chaise Greenwood – Mefiance; Amy Conover – R.S.V.P.; Cynthia Cooper – Lemon Lime Recantation; Daniel Delaney – Railway Yard, Thomaston, Connecticut, 2022; Mariah Doren – Grafting: Mend; William Evertson – Consumed by the Never Was; Michael Fanelli – Liquid Flight; Elise Fechtmann – Pensive; Terry Feder – The Irish Cottage; Joe Gaylor – Capitol Avenue March; Angela Godoy – Arien; Danuta Syp Gordon – Danuta’s Hidden Treasurers; Maria Gray – Lacrimosa; Geri Hahn – Everything Changes as the Seasons Go Round and Round; Caroline Harman – Grandfather Mountain; Leonard Hellerman – A Stroll in the Park; Deborah Hornbake – Mostly Light; Eric Hovermale – Adrift; Karen Israel – Venus Rising; Christine Ivers – Contemplating Isabella; Joan Jardine – Blue #2; KK Kozik – Crosswalk; Michael Kozlowski – Wait; David Lang – The Path; Nancy Lasar – Nutt and Bolts ‘22; Ross Lewis – Wangchuan Villa; Linda Lindroth – Extra Loud Thinking; Robert Loebell – Insurrection #1; Joan McPherson – Galleria on a Rainy Day; Phyllis Meredith – Top of the World; Nancy Moore – If Weapons Were Flowers ...; Cynthia Mullins – Silver and Black; Tatyana Nadgor – Pandora; Tim Nighswander – Lily #7; Nancy Oates – Life Is; Heidi Palmer – Reverie; Linnea Pergola – Summer Goulash; Jeanne Carol Potter – Clear Ball Jars with Silver Lids; Heather Ramsdale – Tocsin; Reggie Raye – Cypress Lamp; Russell Ritell – Karmic Necromance; Chip Rutan – Self Portrait; Barbara Scavotto-Earley – Exodus; Ellen Schiffman – What Was, Still Is, Will Be; Peter Seltzer – The Seekers; Mara Sfara – Captain Bear King of the Space Voyagers; Marlene Siff – Legato; Mary Smeallie – Soho Glass; John C. Starinovich – Button Eye; Rashmi Talpade – Pandemic Series IV – Loss; Hui Tian – Chris Stein,Debbie Harry and Andy Warhol; Mari Tuckler – Measuring the Distance At Trader Joe’s; Jill Vaughn – Braided; June Webster – Day Is Done; Margaret Wilson – Helene, Out of the Blue # 96; Milena Wilton – Unsure; and Michael Yurgeles – Uprooted I.

There will be five prizes awarded including first, second, third, the Juror’s Award and the Visitors’ Choice.

This year’s juror was Anna Swinbourne, PhD, Executive Director and CEO of Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington. She is a Trustee of Hill-Stead Museum and member of the Art Advisory Committee of the King Baudouin Foundation United States. Ms. Swinbourne is also an independent art historian, curator, and art advisor engaged in a variety of publication, exhibition, and art-market endeavors. Her current and recent projects include a collection catalogue for the late David Rockefeller; an exhibition on Paul Cézanne landscapes for Princeton University Art Museum in 2020; and with honorary co-chairs, Agnes Gund and Oprah Winfrey, the first-ever, all-female benefit auction at Sotheby’s New York on March 1, 2019, to support financial aid at Miss Porter’s School.

The New Britain Museum of American Art also uses the Nor’Easter as an opportunity to expose contemporary visual arts to a wide audience. The Museum located on 56 Lexington St. is the first institution dedicated solely to acquiring American art. NBMAA provides exciting and relatable exhibitions that help bring a little bit more information and beauty to the community and the world. They also, provide programs and free low cost art classes after school for children.

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Posted in New Britain Herald, New Britain on Friday, 22 July 2022 10:35. Updated: Friday, 22 July 2022 10:37.