ACADEMY 2015

our annual MFA / BFA invitational

August 19 – September 9, 2015

TIPH BROWNE_Trans-ish

TIPH BROWNE
Levi (from Trans-ish)
2015, Epson Hot Press Bright, 20 x 30 inches, ed: 6/10. 

TIPH BROWNE_Trans-ish

TIPH BROWNE
Alok and Janani (from Trans-ish)
2015, Epson Hot Press Bright, 20 x 30 inches, ed: 9/10. 

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA_For Your Entertainment

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA
For Your Entertainment (video still)
2015, performance video (16x9), run time: 4:26.
 

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA_Embrace

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA
Embrace (video still)
2012, performance video (16x9), run time: 27:49. 
 

Ryan McDonnell_Mozart and Mandala

RYAN McDONNELL 
Mozart and Mandala
2015, vinyl, 12 inches and 10 inches.

ROB HACKETT_Archway

ROB HACKETT
Archway
2013, plywood, steel, and paint, 8 x 13 x 5 feet. 

ROB HACKETT_Median

ROB HACKETT
Median
2015, plywood, steel cable, cable clamps, dimensions variable.

EMILIA PENNANEN_Milk and Honey, Saltwater Honey

EMILIA PENNANEN
Milk and Honey, Saltwater Honey (video still)
2014, video performance 1920 x 1080p, run time: 5:09, ed: 5. 
 

EMILIA PENNANEN_Breath Away

EMILIA PENNANEN
Breath Away (video still)
2015, video performance 1920 x 1080p, run time: 2:19, ed: 5.  
 

MAGALI HÉBERT-HUOT_Untitled (Medallion)

MAGALI HÉBERT-HUOT 
Untitled (Medallion)
2013, OSB, wax, 40 x 40 x 10 inches. 
 

MAGALI HÉBERT-HUOT_Untitled (MarbleGreen)

MAGALI HÉBERT-HUOT 
Untitled (MarbleGreen)
2014, MDF, stucco, wax, 11 x 11 x 58 inches.
 

Emma Rose Kennedy_Pieta

EMMA ROSE KENNEDY
Pieta 
2015, oil on panel, 48 x 60 inches.

Emma Rose Kennedy_Confessions

EMMA ROSE KENNEDY
Confessions 
2015, oil on panel, 30 x 40 inches.
 

NICHOLENA MOON_Domestic Disturbances

NICHOLENA MOON 
Domestic Disturbances
2015, film, archival inkjet print, 20 x 40 inches, ed:7. 
 

NICHOLENA MOON_Domestic Disturbances

NICHOLENA MOON 

Domestic Disturbances
2015, film, archival inkjet print, 20 x 40 inches, ed:7.

 

JENNY WU
Summer Shower, Kiss Me Kate...Sweet Nothing, Pebble Path, Spirit Whisper, Nostalgic.
2015, pedestal, a collection of paint and their un-descriptive names, dimension variable.
 

Jenny Wu_Octopus

JENNY WU
Octopus
2014, latex paint, gorilla glue on canvas, 8 x 12 inches.
 

ELIOT HICKS_<freedata.zip>

ELIOT HICKS
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2015, carpet padding, plywood, aerosol paint, 24 x 24 inches.
 

Eliot Hicks_Versus

ELIOT HICKS
Versus
2015, aluminum bleachers, dimensions variable.
 

McKINLEY WALLACE III_Hominin Portrait #1

McKINLEY WALLACE III

Hominin Portrait #1

2014, acrylic, charcoal, conte crayon, ink, pastel, print and tape on paper on wood panel, 18 x 14 inches. 

McKINLEY WALLACE III_Hominin Portrait #2

McKINLEY WALLACE III

Hominin Portrait #2

2014, acrylic, charcoal, conte crayon, ink, pastel, print and tape on paper on wood panel, 18 x 14 inches. 

SARA R. HILL_12/19/14, 12/20/14, 12/21/14

SARA R. HILL
12/19/14, 12/20/14, 12/21/14
2014, mounted archival pigment print, 20 x 30 inches, ed:10.  
 

SARA R. HILL_05/31/14 - 21:30, 21:45, 22:00

SARA R. HILL
05/31/14 - 21:30, 21:45, 22:00
2014, mounted archival pigment print, 20 x 30 inches, ed:10.  
 

ARIEL POND_Everything Will Be Ok (Hexagons #4)

ARIEL POND

Everything Will Be Ok (Hexagons #4)
2015, unbleached muslin, ink, white thread, 8.5 x 11 inches.
 

ARIEL POND_Everything Will Be Ok (Piecework and Quilting #6)

ARIEL POND
Everything Will Be Ok (Piecework and Quilting #6)
2015, unbleached muslin, ink, white thread, 8.5 x 11 inches.
 

Helena Cervantes_Dissolve

HELENA CERVANTES

Dissolve

2015, plaster, wire, pvc pipes, wood, burlap, string, body casts, 5'9” x 5'4”.

 

 

HELENA CERVANTES_Alterity

HELENA CERVANTES

Alterity

2015, plaster, wire, pvc pipe, burlap, lace, body casts, 5'0.5" x 3'. 

Aisha Jemila Daniels_Untitled (from Afrikans in America)

AISHA JEMILA DANIELS 
Untitled (from Afrikans in America)
2010, digital print, 11 x 14 inches. 
 

Aisha Jemila Daniels_Untitled (from Afrikans in America)

AISHA JEMILA DANIELS 
Untitled (from Afrikans in America)
2010, digital print, 11 x 14 inches. 

CHRIS WILLIFORD_Existential Crisis (Gold Mary-Kate)

CHRIS WILLIFORD
Existential Crisis (Gold Mary-Kate)
2015, screenprint and varnish on duct tape canvas, 24 x 30 inches. 
 

CHRIS WILLIFORD_Sunshade II (Honeymoon)

CHRIS WILLIFORD

Sunshade II (Honeymoon)

2015, screenprint and varnish on auto sunshade, 67 x 27 inches. 

 

NATOVIAN McLEOD_By the Same Tension, By The Same Attraction

NATOVIAN McLEOD 

By the Same Tension, By The Same Attraction 

2015, enamel, wood, 13 x 1 x 5 inches, 13 x 1.5 x5 inches. 

NATOVIAN McLEOD_A Symbol for Modest Determination

NATOVIAN McLEOD 

A Symbol for Modest Determination

2015, enamel, wood, 13 x 2 x 5 inches. 

August 19, 2015

 

ACADEMY 2015

August 19 - September 9, 2015

 

CONNERSMITH. is pleased to announce ACADEMY 2015, the 15th annual invitational survey of outstanding work by MFA / BFA students in the Washington / Baltimore area. This year's exhibition will be held online on our website as we build out our new gallery space at 1013 O St., NW, in the heart of the Shaw Historic District.

 

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

 

>Artists: Tiph Browne, Helena Cervantes, Aisha Jemila Daniels, Rob Hackett, Magali Hébert-Huot, Eliot Hicks, Sara R. Hill, Christopher Hinojosa, Emma Rose Kennedy, Ryan McDonnell, Natovian McLeod, Nicholena Moon, Emilia Pennanen, Ariel Pond, McKinley Wallace III, Chris Williford, and Jenny Wu.

 

>Representing institutions: American University, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, The George Washington University, Howard University, Maryland Institute College of Art, and University of Maryland.