Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition
Wednesday, February 5 - Saturday, September 12
Due to the temporary closure of Hill Center Galleries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this show has been moved online. View it here
This year’s Regional Juried Exhibition was juried by Myrtis Bedolla, owner of Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD. Artists from District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia were invited to submit original hanging work, in any medium, to be considered. Response from the call was significant, with 165 artists submitting nearly 700 pieces. Bedolla selected 94 pieces for the show, representing work from 85 artists.
The show runs from February 5 – September 12, 2020. An opening reception with both the juror and artists will take place on February 5, from 6:30-8:30 pm. The reception is free and open to the public. During the reception, Bedolla will award three cash prize winners (First place $1,000; Second Place $750, Third Place $500) and at least five honorable mentions awards.
Artists selected to show in the Regional Juried Exhibition include:
Lindsay Ahart, Kasse Andrews-Weller, Tronja Anglero, Ken Bachman, Olga Bauer, Katherine Becker, Joseph Bellofatto, Leslie Blackmon, Ralph Blessing, Tricia Boyce, Julie Byrne, Robert Cantor, Sally Canzoneri, Ayah Davis-Karim, Kim DiDonato-Murrell, Sam Dixon, Sean Dudley, Elizabeth Eby, Stacy Smith Evans, Christopher Fowler, Rik Freeman, Kay Fuller, Ric Garcia, Christy Gavitt, Charles Gaynor, Nico Gozal, M. Alexander Gray, Jim Haller, Tara Hamilton, Chris Hanson, David Harris, Kamilah House, Jim Huttinger, Maria Illingworth, Warren Jackson, Jason Jaffery, Eric Jenkins, Sharman Johnson, Kathleen Kline, James Klumpner, Steven L. Kunin, Malka Kutnick, Joann Lamicella Laboy, Wan Lee, Natalie Levy-Costa, Linda Lowery, Ruth Lozner and Kenzie Raulin, Sharon Malley, Joey Manlapaz, David Mann, Mahua Mazumdar, Charlotte McAdams, Mike McSorley, Rashad Muhammad, Ohana Murao, Khanh Nguyen, Terence Nicholson, Charlene Nield and Ann Pickett, Larry O’Reilly, Joan Owings, Hoangmai Pham, Jane Podesta, Pauline Rakis, Felicia Reed, Luis Rosenfeld, Maria Santiago, Alden Schofield, Wil Scott, Stu Searles, Vincent Smith, Lynda Smith-Bugge, Elka Stevens, Glenn Strachan, Robert Sullivan, Akiko Tanaka, David Terrar, Bevadine Terrell, Evans Thorne, Karen Van Allen, Daniel Venne, Richard Weiblinger, Robert Weinstein, Susan Wyatt, Alla Zareva
About the juror
Myrtis Bedolla, is Founding Director of Galerie Myrtis, a contemporary fine art gallery in Baltimore, Maryland. The gallery specializes in twentieth and twenty-first century American art with a focus on work created by African American artists. Bedolla possesses over 30 years of experience as an advisor to private collectors, and public and private institutions in the acquisition and deaccession of fine art; and provides professional curatorial services, lectures and educational programming to corporate, civic and arts organizations.
The recipient of the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, African Language Institute, Shona Language and Culture, from Michigan State University; Bedolla holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, University College, and received her curatorial training at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, and earned certificates in Cultural Theory for Curators and Curatorial Procedures from the Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Berlin, Germany.
Featured image by Khanh Nguyen.