You are invited to attend the 18th Annual Juried Exhibition, featuring the works of professional artists residing in the state of Arizona.
The artwork featured in the exhibition will be selected by a panel of prominent members of the Phoenix arts community: Nancy Hill, owner of Chartreuse, artist Fred Tieken, and Ann Marshall, Ph.D., the Heard Museum's director of curation and education.
The exhibition will take place at the world-renowned Heard Museum on Thursday, September 15, 2016, from 6 to 9 p.m. The Heard Museum, located at 2301 N. Central Ave. in midtown Phoenix’s Central Arts District, is hosting the Juried Exhibition for the first time.
The following 45 artists’ work was selected to be part of the exhibition:
Samantha Aasen, Bob Allen, Gary Beals, Brian Boner, Lexi Coburn, Heidi Dauphin, Jeff Falk, Page Filson, Gloria Gaddis, Jose Giron, Zarco Guerrero, Isadora Hale, Charles Harker, Dan Hoglund, Carlos Ibarra, Damian Jim, Kristine Kollasch, Lauren Lee, Rachel Linnemeier, Cheryle Marine, Hugo Medina, Rocco Menaguale, Ann Morton, Danny Neumann, Dan Pederson, Diego Perez, Wayne Rainey, Jill Roig, Melissa Schleuger, Mary Serantoni, Diane Silver, Jason Smith, Laura Spalding Best, Kathy Taylor, Mohan Toopal, AO Tucker, Zach Valent, Chris Vena, Onna Voellmer, Jon Wassom, Joan Waters, Esther Wodrich, Niki Woehler, Danielle Wood and Frank Ybarra.
Three winners of the 2016 Exhibition will receive cash awards. The top award presented this evening will be an acquisition prize, funded by Baron Properties.
The “Baron Prize” of $5,000 will be given to a jury-selected artist for an original 2-D work. The winning artwork will become part of Baron Properties’ permanent collection, and will be installed in a prominent position in the iluminate residential apartment community, located at 290 E. Roosevelt St., in the Roosevelt Row Arts District.
The first runner-up will receive $2,000. The second runner-up will receive $750. Artworks in all media are eligible for the runner-up awards.
The top prize winners will be announced at the Sept. 15 reception and exhibition.
Photo courtesy of Heard Museum.