48 area artists share the spotlight at annual juried show at The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in La Jolla

From Museum Reports
The Athenaeum’s Music & Arts Library has its 21st annual Juried Exhibition on view in the Joseph Clayes III and Rotunda galleries through Sept. 1.

Victor Angelo poses with his work, "Birth."

This year’s jurors — Ben Strauss-Malcolm, gallery director for Quint Contemporary Art and Jill Dawsey, associate curator for the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego — selected 48 artists to participate in the show. The jurors were tasked with combing through hundreds of slides to choose the works to be featured. First-second-, and third-place honors were awarded by the jurors at the Aug. 3 opening reception.

Open only to artists who live, work, or have exhibited in San Diego, the Athenaeum’s juried exhibition “provides a platform for hometown artists to receive excellent exposure and to draw inspiration from talented peers,” according to Erika Torri, executive director of the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. Acceptable submissions this year included 2-D and 3-D media, with the exception of functional or craft art. All submissions were completed within the past five years.

Participating Artists
Dan Adams, Shirley Albright, Victor Angelo, Warren Bakley, Erin Behling, Claudia Cano, Larry Caveney, Tina Christiansen, Ione Citrin, Paul Craig, Bijan Dowlatshahi, Jeanne Dunn, Mikey Eastman, Bruce Fayman, Jeff Gebauer, Scott Gengelbach, Peter Geise, Tim Hardy, Daphne Hill, Terri Hughes-Oelrich, Chris Kafka, Sarah Lillenberg,
Elena Lomakin, Matthew Mahoney, Brad Maxey, Bhavna Mehta,
Joshua Jon Miller, Kathy Miller, Marilyn Mitchell, Gillian Moss,
Marie Najera, Amy Pachowicz, Philip Petrie, Gina Pisello, Andrew Printer, Vincent Robles, June Rubin, Gail Schneider, Emily Sevier, Neil Shigley, Aren Skalman, Stacy Smith, Dan Stein, Pia Stern,
Eva Struble, Walt Thomas, Lev Tsimring and Jerome Walker.

If you go
Athenaeum’s 21st annual Juried Exhibition
When: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sept. 1
Opening reception: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 3
Where: 1008 Wall St., La Jolla
Contact: (858) 454-5872
Website: ljathenaeum.org

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Posted by Staff on Aug 9, 2012. Filed under A & E, Art Galleries & Institutions. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

1 Comment for “48 area artists share the spotlight at annual juried show at The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in La Jolla”

  1. Charles Swank

    Way to go Victor. You're one of the best painters in SD, if not "the best". You deserve it (recognition), and more.

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