99th Annual Juried Exhibition of the Greenwich Art Society

The 99th Annual juried exhibition of the Greenwich Arts Society is set for March 11 through April 7 at the The Bendheim Gallery of the Greenwich Arts Center, located at 299 Greenwich Ave.

The Bendheim Gallery hours: Weekdays 10:00am -5:00pm, Thursdays until 7:00pm, Weekends 12:00-4:00pm

Opening Reception: Friday, March 11, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

Judge: Akili Tommasino, Asst. Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art

Akili Tommasino is an assistant curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and doctoral candidate in History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, where he earned his MA and BA. An advocate of emerging artists and scholar of the twentieth-century avant-garde, Tommasino has organized and collaborated on numerous exhibition projects at institutions including: the Centre Pompidou – Musée national d’art moderne, Paris; Harvard Art Museums⁄ Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA; U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; and Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice. Before joining MoMA in the fall of 2014, he was a Fulbright Fellow in France where he commenced dissertation research on the efforts of French artist Fernand Léger (1881-1955) to produce socially transformative art through a variety of media during an age violently impacted by the advent of machine technology.  Image

CATEGORIES: Oil/Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor, Sculpture, Photography, Computer Art, Fiber Arts, Other Media.

AWARDS: Awards totaling over $2000 will be presented at the opening reception, including the Frances K. Brooks Award for Best in Show $500, and the Irene Buynoski Best Drawing Award for $375.

CHAIR: Anna Patalano.  Click for further information or call 203 629-1533 weekdays 9:30am -12:30pm

Greenwich Art Society  is located at 299 Greenwich Avenue, 3rd Floor.   Admission is free.

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