ACADEMY 2017

our annual online MFA / BFA invitational

September / October 2017

DAMON ARHOS

Targets and Trophies (installation, exhibition view, Decker Gallery, MICA)

2017, mixed media, dimensions variable

 

 

MARY BAUM

Waiting for Echo (film still)

2016, video

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ZAC BENSON

God is Greater

2016, 15 Bibles (Arabic, Smith, and Van Dyke Translation 1865), 15 x 18 x 3 inches

NOAH MCWILLIAMS

Between Fires

2017, steel, pipe insulation, 3D lenticular image, tulle, 78 x 36 x 24 inches

CAILEIGH NERNEY

91 of US

2017, installation, dimensions variable

 

JEN NOONE

Vacation

2016, Suave "Ocean Breeze" body wash soap, 42 x 23 x 23 inches

 

PATRICK QUINN

Fertile Ground

2017, mixed media, dimensions variable

JUDAS RECENDEZ

Keep Practicing

2017, fired 9mm shell casings on wood, 28 x 26 x 2 inches

 

 

EDWARD VICTOR SANCHEZ

PROMESA (H.R.5278, S.2328)

2016, found wood, acrylic, enamel, silicone, screws, glue, concrete, lights, varnish

 

CONNERSMITH. is pleased to announce ACADEMY 2017, the 17th 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: Damon Arhos, Mary Baum, Zac Benson, Noah McWilliams, Caileigh Nerney, Jen Noone, Patrick Quinn, Judas Recendez, Edward Victor-Sanchez

 

Representing Institutions: American University; The Catholic University of America; Corcoran School of the Arts and Design; George Washington University, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences; Maryland Institute College of Art; University of Maryland, College Park