89TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION TO PREMIERE IN MAY
Co-sponsored by AAH Board Members Kate Earley and Randy Michener, the 89th Annual Juried Exhibition will open at the Art Association of Harrisburg, 21 N. Front St., with a gala reception and awards ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 6-9 PM. The reception is sponsored by Mark Everest and The Mellow Minded Café of Linglestown, with music provided by Tresa Paul.
The juror for the exhibition was Joshua M. Stratton-Rayner, interdisciplinary artist and Registrar at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia. Stratton-Rayner received his BA in Art History in 2011 from Messiah College, where he graduated cum laude. During his time at Messiah, he studied off campus at New York Centre for Art and Media Studies with AAH Curator Rachel O’Connor. An artist himself, Stratton-Rayner is educated and well-versed in contemporary art criticism and theory.
Prize monies for the Juried Exhibition have been contributed by Alan Hostetler Insurance (Sculpture & Ceramics), ShowcaseNow (Prints & Graphics), Occupational Athletics (Photography), David Volkman (Other Media, Best of Show), Mary & Chuck Jensik (Oils & Acrylics) and Darren Lloyd Shaw (Watercolours.)
The exhibition will extend through June 15 in the galleries at 21 North Front Street, Harrisburg, across from Riverfront Park. Visit www.artassocofhbg.com for more information, or call 717-236-1432.