RESULTS ARE IN! 62nd Annual Juried Exhibition

Thanks to all of our applicants for sharing their work with the Durham Art Guild and with our Juror, Jennifer Sudul Edwards, Curator of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

We had 160 artists submit work to this exhibition. There was an another amazing pool of work submitted this year for our juror to choose from. After a week of deliberation, Jennifer Sudul Edwards has made her final selections. 

You can download and view the complete list of 50 artists and 76 selected works of art by CLICKING HERE.

Please note that we can update spellings of names, titles and additional information regarding the pieces upon delivery. Selected artists, be sure to review the exhibition schedule below and mark your calendars. 

Thanks again for all the interest in this exhibition. We are continually impressed, as are our jurors, with the amazing talent within this region. Keep up the wonderful work everyone!

Sincerely,

The Durham Art Guild 
 

SCHEDULE
Delivery of accepted work:
August 14 and 15, 2016 between 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Exhibition dates: August 19 - October 15, 2016
Public receptions during Third Friday Durham: August 19 and September 16, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Juror lecture: Yet to be determined
Pick up of work: October 16 and 17, 2016between 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE JUROR 
Jennifer Sudul Edwards grew up in and around New York City. She received her doctorate in 2014 from New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, writing her dissertation on the early works of Niki de Saint Phalle under the advisement of Linda Nochlin and Robert Storr. Her research was generously funded by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She spent seven years in Los Angeles, finishing her graduate degree and holding curatorial posts at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art where she helped organize the exhibition Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Southern California Art, 1951-1969, part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time series. She also worked at the Norton Simon Museum, assisting with the catalogue raisonne of the museum’s Goya collection.  In June 2015, she moved to Charlotte, North Carolina to become the curator at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Since arriving at the Bechtler, she has organized five shows:  Portraying the Patron:  Andy Warhol and the Bechtler Family; Rapid Fluid Indivisible Vision: Sam Francis; The Art of the Print; The House That Modernism Built; and All That Sparkles:  Artists’ Jewelry. She is currently preparing a large exhibition showcasing recent research on the collection, as well as a survey of Jean Tinguely.

Featured image is of Jennifer Sudul Edwards courtesy of the Bechtler.

 

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art  is dedicated to the celebration and analysis of the strongest aspects of mid-century modernism as reflected in the holdings of the Bechtler collection.

The collection comprises more than 1,400 works by 20th-century modern artists. Some works are accompanied by books, photographs and letters illustrating personal connections to the Bechtler family.

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