ACADEMY 2014

Annual MFA / BFA Invitational

July 12 – August 9, 2014

Joshua James Johnson_Interregnum_Academy

JOSHUA JAMES JOHNSON
Interregnum 
2014, thread, wire, cloth, wood, metal, leather, and hair, 15 x 3 x 6 feet.

Erick Antonio Benitez_La Mara (5 of 9)_Academy

ERICK ANTONIO BENITEZ
La Mara (5 of 9)
2014, oil and sand on wood, 16 inches.

EMERSON MYERS _#Inches(100 Kilotons)(#Layers)=YIELD_Academy

EMERSON MYERS
#Inches(100 Kilotons)(#Layers)=YIELD
2014, polished and rusted iron, paint, ash, and charcoal on wood, 174 x 108 inches.

LORENZO CARDIM_The Harbinger_Academy

LORENZO CARDIM
The Harbinger
2013, leather, steel, mahogany, cotton wax thread, shellac, manila-rope and quartzite, dimensions variable.

Jeremy Jirsa_Breath_Academy

JEREMY JIRSA
Breath
2014, oil on panel, 48 x 36 inches.

SCARLETT McCALMAN_Stack 1_Academy

SCARLETT McCALMAN
Stack #1
2014, stacked typewriters and gravity on pedestal, 30 x 30 x 15 inches.

CAMERON STALHEIM_and then I saw Colby on the Street and my fantasy died_Academy

CAMERON STALHEIM
and then I saw Colby on the Street and my fantasy died
2014, plastic, foam, steel, and acrylic, 240 x 36 x 45 inches.

MAGGIE SCHNEIDER_Projection/Painting 4_Academy

MAGGIE SCHNEIDER
Projection/Painting 4
2014, acrylic paint and digital video projection, dimensions variable, ed: 2.

Alan Siggers_Rainbow Room (Rainbow Promise)_Academy

ALAN SIGGERS
Rainbow Room (Rainbow Promise) 
2014, mixed media, dimensions variable.

STEVEN SKOWRON
Contemplation IV
2013, c-print, 11 x 16 inches, ed: 5. In collaboration with Stephanie Booth.

CECI COLE McINTURFF_Interbeing_Academy

CECI COLE McINTURFF
Interbeing
2012, hydrocal body cast, otter and mink fur, 47 x 24 x 3 inches.

ALI SERADGE_Untitled (Soft Suede)_Academy

ALI SERADGE
Untitled (Soft Suede)
2013, acrylic, oil paint, spray paint, and Ggraphite, 30 x 30 inches.

LAUREN SHEA LITTLE_CATHEDRAL_Academy

LAUREN SHEA LITTLE
CATHEDRAL
2014, digital inkjet prints, 9 x 11 inches (each).

TRAVIS J. WAGNER_Ta Biblia

TRAVIS J. WAGNER
Ta Biblia
2014, tar paper, twine, adhesive, concrete and steel, 33 x 88 x 40 inches.

JAMES BERNARD COLE_Tire Swing (#dontistagramdis)_Academy

JAMES BERNARD COLE
Tire Swing (#dontistagramdis)
2013, pre-fabricated tire, rope, metal, and paint, dimensions variable/

TRAVIS BEAUCHENE_Section(s) from: 2400 Virginia Ave. NW Apt. C1010_Academy

TRAVIS BEAUCHENE
Section(s) from: 2400 Virginia Ave. NW Apt. C1010
2014, parquet floor, dimensions variable.

LEVESTER WILLIAMS_Ain't No Promised Land Here_Academy

LEVESTER WILLIAMS
Ain't No Promised Land Here
2013, residue from bricks found in abandoned detroit packard plant, repurposed cotton sheet, and pins, 38 x 40 x 40 inches.

June 18, 2014


ACADEMY 2014

 

July 12  – August 9, 2014
> opening reception: Saturday, July 12th: 6-9pm

 

CONNERSMITH. is pleased to announce ACADEMY 2014, our 14th 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: Travis Beauchene, Erick Antonio Benitez, Lorenzo Cardim, James Bernard Cole, Jeremy Jirsa, Joshua James Johnson, Lauren Shea Little, Scarlett McCalman, Ceci Cole McInturff, Emerson Myers, Maggie Schneider, Ali Seradge, Alan Siggers, Steven Skowron, Cameron Stalheim, Travis J. Wagner, and Levester Williams.

 

>Representing institutions: American University, Corcoran College of Art and Design, 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. on Saturday, July 12th from 6 to 9pm. 
Artists in attendance. 

 

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

 

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In conjunction with ACADEMY 2014 opening, we are pleased to host a pre-fair party celebrating the 4th edition of (e)merge, October 2-5, 2014, generously supported by Stella Artois, Marvin Restaurant, and Patty Boom Boom.

 

(e)merge art fair – summer part(e)

Saturday, July 12th – 6-9pm

 

For details on the (e)merge art fair: www.emergeartfair.com