ACADEMY 2013

Annual MFA / BFA Invitational

July 13 – August 24, 2013

RYAN CARR JOHNSON_Blind Faith_Academy_Connersmith

RYAN CARR JOHNSON
Blind Faith
2013, layered paint atop wall busts, mice-metronome, 12 x 38 inches. Installation view: CONNERSMITH.

LARRY COOK_Picture Me Rollin'_Academy

LARRY COOK
Picture Me Rollin' (video still)
2012, single-channel video, run time: 1:42.

DI FANG_Ye Fu_Academy

DI FANG
Ye Fu (video still)
2012, 16mm film transferred to DVD, run time: 3:57, ed: 10.

KYLE HACKETT_Approbations Portrait_Academy

KYLE HACKETT
Approbations Portrait
2013, oil on panel, 80 x 47 inches.

ANNIE HANSON_Proofing Ambivalence at Room Temperature_Academy

ANNIE HANSON
Proofing Ambivalence at Room Temperature
2013, performance and artifacts, dimensions variable.

JAY HENDRICK_Erased Discarded Painting_Academy

JAY HENDRICK
Erased Discarded Painting
2013, acrylic and oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches.

JEREMIAH HOLLAND_Wall Table 2_Academy

JEREMIAH HOLLAND
Wall Table #2 (detail)
2012, black walnut, poplar, 52 x 46 x 13 inches.

RACHEL HRBEK_Easy Consumption_Academy

RACHEL HRBEK
Easy Consumption (video still)
2013, video documentation of performance, 5:02, ed: 3.

VINCENT HUI_Pseudo-mathematician_Academy

VINCENT HUI
Pseudo-mathematician
2013, oil and wax on wood, 24 x 18 inches.

NATHAN LODA_Life Everlasting_Academy

NATHAN LODA
Life Everlasting
2013, oil on canvas, 5 x 7 inches.

ARMANDO LOPEZ-BIRCANN_Refraction 2_Academy

ARMANDO LOPEZ-BIRCANN
Refraction 2
2012, performance in plastic performative sculpture.

KELLIE MARTIN_Please Set Me Free_Academy

KELLIE MARTIN
Please Set Me Free
2012, photograph, 14 x 11 inches.

RYAN McCOY_August 2012_Academy

RYAN McCOY
August 2012
2012, sea-water, pine needles, ash, rust, baby powder, and acrylic on canvas, 71 x 94 inches.

PAT McGOWAN_Untitled_Academy

PAT McGOWAN
Untitled
2013, wood, traffic cones, 111 x 98 x 68 inches.

JOAN OH_Through Their Eyes: The Pyramids of Giza_Academy

JOAN OH
Through Their Eyes: The Pyramids of Giza
2013, adhesive fabric print and wall text, 84 x 120 inches.

LAURA PAYNE_Synopsis I_Academy

LAURA PAYNE
Synopsis I
2012, acrylic on panel, 36 x 36 inches.

MIHAELA SAVU_Exile 1_Academy

MIHAELA SAVU
Exile 1
2012, aluminum, tulle, wood, fabric, 78 x 78 inches.

Rahshia Sawyer_We Are Not Made of Wood II 223_Academy

RAHISHA SAWYER
We Are Not Made of Wood II 223
2012, digital print on aluminum, 16 x 24 inches, ed: 12.

STEVEN SKOWRON_The Divine Within_Academy

STEVEN SKOWRON
The Divine Within
2013, digital inkjet print on enhanced matte paper, 24 x 17 inches, ed: 5.

JASON EDWARD TUCKER_Wither I_Academy

JASON EDWARD TUCKER
Wither I 
2013, silver gelatin print with mordançage process, 24 x 20 inches, unique.

ACADEMY 2013

July 13 - August 24, 2013

Opening reception: Saturday, July 13th: 6 to 9pm


CONNERSMITH. is pleased to announce ACADEMY 2013, our 13th annual invitational survey of outstanding work by MFA / BFA students in the Washington/Baltimore area.

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

 

> Artists: Ryan Carr Johnson, Larry Cook, Di Fang, Kyle Hackett, Annie Hanson, Jay Hendrick, Jeremiah Holland, Rachel Hrbek, Vincent Hui, Nathan Loda, Armando Lopez-Bircann, Kellie Martin, Ryan McCoy, Pat McGowan, Joan Oh, Laura Payne, Mihaela Savu, Rahshia Sawyer, Steven Skowron, and Jason Edward Tucker.

 

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

 

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There will be an opening night reception at CONNERSMITH., Saturday, July 13th from 6 to 9pm. 
Artists in attendance.


In conjunction with ACADEMY 2013 opening, we are pleased to host a pre-fair party celebrating the 3rd edition of (e)merge.

 

(e)merge art fair -  summer part(e)
Saturday, July 13th - 6-9pm

 

For details on the (e)merge art fair (October 3-6, 2013): CLICK HERE.

 

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