On View: Friday, October 4 - Sunday, October 20, 2019
Reception: Friday, October 4, 5–10 pm
The work in this annual exhibition is a selection of the best submissions from all four years of undergraduate students. From hundreds of entries, selected artists will be chosen in a variety of disciplines based on artistic merit, creativity, and vision.
This year, Blair Murphy and Carlyn Thomas will serve as jurors.
Blair Murphy is a curator and writer based in Washington, DC and the Curator of Exhibitions at Arlington Arts Center in Arlington, VA, where she recently launched Assembly a regional biennial exhibition highlighting emerging and established artists based in the Mid-Atlantic. Her past curatorial projects include exhibitions at The Kitchen (New York, NY), Field Projects (New York, NY), Flashpoint Gallery (Washington, DC), Washington Project for the Arts (Washington, DC), VisArts Rockville (Rockville, MD), and DC Arts Center (Washington, DC). She holds a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and an MA from Georgetown University and was a Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow of the Whitney Independent Study Program from 2014 to 2015.
Carlyn Thomas is a Baltimore native, curator, cultural producer, and arts administrator. She serves the Baltimore community as the Director of Terrault Gallery, a contemporary alternative arts space in the Bromo Arts District. Carlyn is also a Curatorial Assistant of Contemporary Art at the Baltimore Museum of Art, and has previously worked at Maryland Art Place and the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance. She holds a B.A. in Art History and Museum Studies from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) with an emphasis on modern and contemporary art. In her free time she enjoys attending local art and music events and is a practicing Sommelier who you can find talking about wine on the weekends at La Cuchara Baltimore.