ACADEMY 2016

our annual MFA / BFA invitational

September 2016

LYDIA LEE
End of tongue's responsibilities : 7g (video still)
2016, video, run time: 4:20. 

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ELIZABETH SHANNON_There is No Zipper

ELIZABETH ELSIE SHANNON
There is No Zipper
2016, inkjet print, 32 x 44 inches.
 

KYLE KOGUT
Untitled (video still)
2016, performance documentation, run time: 6:15. 
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REA MARTIN
Come (video still)
2016, video, run time: 10:04. 
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ROSEMARY MARKOWSKI
Milk Spill (video still)

2016, performance documentation, run time: 4:48. 

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EAMES ARMSTRONG
No And (video still)
2016, noise and music performance, run time: 1:51.
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ANDREW WINDHAM_Split

ANDREW WINDHAM

Split: Dane Kunst and Mikey Stipkovits (left and right respectively) both began the process of transitioning from female to male as a couple. Ourselves documents not only their transition as trans men but also their relationship as a whole.

2016, multimedia documentary.

 

SUTTON DEMLONG_Big Britches

SUTTON DEMLONG
Big Britches 
2014, weathered pine, weather balloon, spandex, sand, 94 x 87 x 90 inches. 
 

CAREY FRANCIS_Boo

CAREY FRANCIS
Brass 
2016, oil on canvas, 22 x 17 inches. 
 

CALLI MOORE_Resurrected

CALLI MOORE
Resurrected
2016, foam, acrylic and stone on wooden panel, 60 x 42 inches. 
 

MICHAEL SCHIFFER_Wood Grain Herringbone #1, #2, #3

MICHAEL SCHIFFER

Wood Grain Herringbone #1

2016, patina, steel, 73 x 43 x 1 inches.

JOWITA WYSZOMIRSKA_Przeswity, rozwidla

JOWITA WYSZOMIRSKA

Przeswity, rozwidla ("It grows and bifurcates until the whole")
2015, paint, Mylar, thread, felt, pins, 10 x 15 x 10 feet.



 

SARA AL HADDAD_"look at her”, “she looks as insecure as i am”, (window 3)

SARA AL HADDAD

"look at her”, “she looks as insecure as i am”, (window 3) (detail)
2016, nails, concrete and metal sheets, 41 x 15 inches. 

DANE WINKLER_Almanac

DANE WINKLER
Almanac
2016, reclaimed barn lumber, 9 x 9 x 5 feet.  
 

ALEX SCHECHTER_Secede

ALEX SCHECHTER
Secede
2016, wood, paint, bonds, dimensions variable. 
 

JOSH SENDER_New Work

JOSH SENDER

New Work

2015, digital image, dimensions variable. 

September 8, 2016

 

ACADEMY 2016

September 8 - September 30, 2016

 

CONNERSMITH. is pleased to announce ACADEMY 2016, the 16th 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 complete construction on our new gallery space at 1013 O St., NW, Washington, DC, in the heart of the Shaw Historic District. 

 

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

 

> Artists: Sara Al Haddad, Eames Armstrong, Sutton Demlong, Carey Francis, Kyle Kogut, Lydia Lee, Rosemary Markowski, Rea Martin, Calli Moore, Alex Schechter, Michael Schiffer, Josh Sender, Elizabeth Elsie Shannon, Andrew Windham, Dane Winkler, Jowita Wyszomirska.

 

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