Just received an Award of Excellence for the “2016 Healing Power of ART” Manhattan Arts International online juried competition for painting “Grateful for the Rain”, 48″x48″, Oil on Canvas #art#painting
ANNUAL CONTEMPORARY ART SURVEY- a nationally juried exhibition
AUGUST 29-OCTOBER 10
OPENING RECEPTION, Friday, August 28, 6-8pm
GALLERY TALK, 5-6pm with Guest Juror Dean Sobel (Executive Director of the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, CO)
Marietta/Cobb Museum Metro Montage XV Exhibition 30 Atlanta Street SE | Marietta, GA 30060
Exhibition: July 11 – September 6
Reception: Saturday, July 11, 2015, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Except from the Marietta/Cobb of Art Museum website.
The Exhibition’s Opening Reception will be on July 11, 2015, from 6pm to 8pm at the museum, and pieces will remain on exhibit in the Museum’s Main Galleries until September 6, 2015. Metro Montage XV is a juried art show that will feature a montage of subject matter, media, and styles from contemporary artists.
This year’s juror is Robmat Butler. A graduate of The University of Tennessee’s MFA program in sculpture, Robmat now lives and works in Knoxville, TN. He received a BFA in Studio Arts with a minor in Art History from the University of South Florida. In addition to being the Preparator and Exhibitions Manager at The Knoxville Museum of Art, Butler is an active contemporary artist, whose work has been shown both nationally and internationally. His work has, most recently, been included in Miami’s Art Basel and featured in The Brevard Art Museum’s show Naval Gazing. He served as the Installation Coordinator for the DUMBO Arts Festival in Brooklyn , NY and is currently the co-chair for the Dogwood Arts Festival’s Art in Public Places sculpture program.
The following excerpt about the guest curator is from the prospectus for this exhibition. “Dean Sobel was instrumental in the creation and development of the Clyfford Still Museumand has been the museum’s Director since its opening in February 2005. A specialist in 20th Century art, Sobel was the Director of the Aspen Art Museum from 2000-2005 and was concurrently Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art at the Milwaukee Art Museum. He has organized over 60 exhibitions of international contemporary art including multiple solo retrospectives. He is the author of One Hour Ahead: The Avant-Garde in Aspen, 1945-2004, published in 2004.”