ACADEMY 2012

Annual MFA / BFA Invitational

July 7 – September 18, 2012

TOYM IMAO_Reversed, Expanded, Exploded- POPped!_ACADEMY 2012

TOYM IMAO
Reversed, Expanded, Exploded- POPped!
2012, installation, dimensions variable.

HEATHER STRATTON_Getting Ready to Walk Into the Storm_Academy 2012

HEATHER STRATTON
Getting Ready to Walk Into the Storm
2012, archival inkjet print, 16 x 24 inches.

ALEXANDER PEACE_Jan Brueghel Flower Painting_Academy 2012

ALEXANDER PEACE
Jan Brueghel Flower Painting
2012, oil on linen, 60 x 48 inches.

AARON CANIPE_J.V. Ozmint’s Confederate Calvary Saber, near Iva, South Carolina_Academy 2012

AARON CANIPE
J.V. Ozmint’s Confederate Calvary Saber, near Iva, South Carolina
2011, archival inkjet print with hand-applied text, 11 x 14 inches.

NARA PARK_It Was Written On the Wall_Academy 2012

NARA PARK
It Was Written On the Wall
2012, paper boxes, vinyl flooring, synthetic plant, vent, 113 x 108 x 71 inches.

PABLO GARCIA LOPEZ_Where the Wild Tulips Grow_academy 2012

PABLO GARCIA LOPEZ
Where the Wild Tulips Grow (video still)
2012, three-channel video installation, run time: 4:25.

SELIN BALCI_Contamination_academy 2012

SELIN BALCI
Contamination
2012, microbial growth on boards, dimensions variable.

JOSH CHANCE_Emerge_Academy 2012

JOSH CHANCE
Emerge
2012, graphite on Fabriano, 12.5 x 9.5 inches.

WESELY CLARK_Altered_Academy 2012

WESELY CLARK
Altered
2012, oil paint, shellac, lumber, plywood, masonry nails, spraypaint, 90 x 91 x 35 inches.

JENNIFER JEANNE COSTER_I Don't Understand Infinity_Academy 2012

JENNIFER JEANNE COSTER
I Don't Understand Infinity
2012, handmade flip book, 3 x 5 x 2.5 inches.

ALI MILLER_Closure_Academy 2012

ALI MILLER
Closure
2011, oil on panel, 48 x 60 inches.

BRITT LAW_Distinct Anatomies_Academy 2012

BRITT LAW
Distinct Anatomies
2012, ink and graphite on paper, 22 x 29 inches.

ZACHARY GOLDMAN_The Kissing Glass_Academy 2012

ZACHARY GOLDMAN
The Kissing Glass
2012, wood, screws, glass, Windex, squeegees, shop towels, 72 x 47 x 18.5 inches.

MISHA CAPECHHI_System I: A to B to A_Academy 2012

MISHA CAPECHHI
System I: A to B to A (video still)
2011, single-channel video, 6:15.

ADAM NELSON_Alluvion_Academy 2012

ADAM NELSON
Alluvion
2012, PETG plastic, screen printed imagery, steel, light, 78 x 78 x 20 inches.

SAMUEL SCHARF_RYAN CARR JOHNSON_Frankenthaler A.D._Academy 2012

SAMUEL SCHARF + RYAN CARR JOHNSON
Frankenthaler A.D.
2012, paint on plywood with bullet holes, 37 x 25 x 2.5 inches.

BEN TOLMAN_Suburbs_Academy 2012

BEN TOLMAN
Suburbs
2012, ink on paper, 78 x 50 inches.

JASON RESSLER_Solace in the Hyper-Sphere_Academy 2012

JASON RESSLER
Solace in the Hyper-Sphere
2011-12, oil on canvas, 75 inches (diameter).

ELLIOT BRYANT_The Curse of the Pop Mirage!_Academy 2012

ELLIOT BRYANT
The Curse of the Pop Mirage!
2011-12, installation, dimensions variable.

CAMDEN PLACE_Its the World That Seems to have a Problem with Me_Academy 2012

CAMDEN PLACE
Its the World That Seems to have a Problem with Me (video still)
2011, single channel video, run time: 8:19, ed: 5.

ACADEMY 2012
July 7 - August 18, 2012 


Opening reception: Saturday, July 7th: 6 to 8pm


Conner Contemporary Art is pleased to announce ACADEMY 2012, our 12th annual invitational survey of outstanding work by MFA / BFA students in the Washington/Baltimore area.


Exhibition founder and curator, Jamie Smith, Ph.D. invited the following artists to participate:


> Artists: Selin Balci, Elliot Bryant, Aaron Canipe, Misha Capecchi, Josh Chance, Wesley Clark, Jennifer Jeanne Coster, Zachary Goldman, Toym Imao, Brittany Law, Pablo Garcia Lopez, Ali Miller, Adam Nelson, Nara Park, Alexander Peace, Camden Place, Jason Ressler, Samuel Scharf, Ryan Carr Johnson, Heather Stratton, Ben Tolman


> Representing institutions: American University, Corcoran College of Art and Design, George Washington University, Maryland Institute College of Art, and University of Maryland

 

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There will be an opening night reception at Conner Contemporary Art, Saturday, July 7th from 6 to 8pm.

Artists in attendance. 


For further information or images, please contact the gallery at 202-588-8750 / info@connercontemporary.com