440 Gallery's 12th annual Small Works Show, a national juried exhibition of 74 works, opens Thursday December 1. This unthemed show--limited to works that measure 12 inches or less--generates a grand finale to a tumultuous year. Juror JoAnne McFarland has selected pieces that were submitted from Brooklyn artists as well as all over the country. A variety of media and styles is represented, including painting, photography, sculpture, collage and mixed media.
Exhibiting artists in the 2016 Small Works Show:
Jo-Ann Acey, Rebecca Aidlin, Arshes Anasal, Leah Appel, Daniel Ayat, Werner Bargsten, Allan Bealy, Maria Belford, Pamela Benham, Leigh Blanchard, Douglas Brooks, Andrea Burgay, Phil Capobianco, Ray Carter, Alberto Casais, Arthur Celedonia, Dana Chang, Ann Cofta, Candice Mayln Corgan, Elizabeth Courtney, Zoe Davis, Nancy Doniger, Doohyun Yoon, Deanna Dorangrichia, Benjamin Fedosky, Debra Friedkin, Matthew Fritze, Gail Ghezzi, Karen Gibbons, Heather Goodman, Ed Grant, KellyAnne Hanrahan, Tighe Hanson, Rebecca Henriksen, Marla Hoffman, Bonam Kim, Matthew Kirby, Susan LaMont, Christian Linsey, Richard Lund, Elizabeth Mead, Betsy Meyer-Donadio, Tian Min, Laura Miner, Joseph Moore, Nance Nadel, Patty Neal, Daniel Paterna, Janet Pedersen, Robert Pennington, Ronald Peters, Becky Plattus, Jennifer Reinstein, James Rose, Birgitta Rubin, Annette Rusin, Claudia Sbrissa, Kim Shepard, Marcy Sperry, David Stock, Doug Turetsky, Anna Turner, Vanessa Velez, Kari Volk, Guy Vording, Pamela Waldroup, Kit Warren, Amy Weil, Harold Wortsman, Don Wunderlee, Joyce Wynes, Matthew Yanchuk, Tamar Zinn.
Juror JoAnne MacFarland is the former Exhibitions Director of A.I.R. Gallery, the first artist-run gallery devoted to women artists in the United States. McFarland is a practicing artist and poet, with works in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress and Columbus Museum of Art.
The 12th Annual Small Works Show is on view at 440 Gallery from December 1st, 2016 – December 24th, 2016. An artist's reception at the gallery will be held Thursday, December 1st, 2016 from 6-8 pm.
(Scupture pictured above: Ann Cofta. Home page: Allan Bealy.)