Group Show Juried by Radcliffe Bailey Opens at the Welch Galleries

Posted On April 18, 2016
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2016 18th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Student work featured at the Welch School Galleries, Georgia State University
Exhibit Dates: April 14 – 22, 2015
Reception & Awards Ceremony: Thursday, April 21st, 5PM

The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Galleries at Georgia State University is pleased to present undergraduate and graduate student work selected by our juror, esteemed Atlanta-based artist and Welch Artist in Residence Radcliffe Bailey.  Photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, ceramic design and multi-media works will be installed in both galleries. The awards ceremony and reception on Thursday, April 21st at 5pm is free and open to the public.

Participating Artists:

Davion Alston, Jesh Anies, Lauren Asire, Hyun Jin Bae, Amelia Baxter, Lindsey Bently, Elena Best, Rachel Bjorn, Erin Boehme, Andres Burton, Adam Calvin, Zoe Cato, Felipe Cavalcanti, Dominique Claggette, Cassandra Cofield, Jason Combs, Jack Deese, Aleisha Ellis, Larkin Ford,  Alexandre Funaro, Rachel Garton, Megan Glasscock, Luke Gomez, Ashley Grant, Michele Green, Marianna Gunther, Michele Green, Hanna Preston, Emma Head, Alexis Huckaby, Michaela Jelin, Caitlyn Jones, Shaneka King,  Emily LeBlanc,  Nuni Lee,  Evan Luza, Christina Marshall, Nikki Mathews, Katelyn Augusta Nelson, Jennifer Obremski, Jack Deese, Sheyla Padilla, Minh Phan, Aaron Putt, Nicole Riale, Graham Robson, Peter Schneider, Johnathan Splitlog,  Sergio Suarez,  Joshua Sun Yu , Elizabeth Tello, Tori Tinsley, Dania Turki, Joss Wakamo, Jonathan Warren, Indigo Whatley, Irvin Wheeler,  Angela Willie,  Quincy Wise, and Jamele Wright.

About the juror:
Internationally renowned artist Radcliffe Bailey grew up in Atlanta and graduated from the Atlanta College of Art in 1991. Mr. Bailey has been represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City since 2002. He was also represented by Solomon Projects gallery in Atlanta, culminating with his solo exhibition Windward Coast in 2009. His solo exhibition Memory as Medicine, took place at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta in 2011. He served as Resident Faculty at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine in 2006. Mr. Bailey has won many awards, including a Joan Mitchell Grant in 2008 and the Elizabeth and Mallory Factory Prize for Southern Art at the Gibbes Museum, Charleston, SC in 2010. His work is also included in many important public collections such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Blanton Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Harvard University Art Collection, the High Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The Welch School of Art & Design is pleased and honored to have Mr. Bailey as not only our juror, but also as the 2016 Welch Artist-in-Residence, teaching and mentoring Graduate students as well as presenting his own work in a culminating exhibition Fall 2016.

This program is supported in part by the Student Activity Fee Fund, ART PAPERS Magazine, Binders Art Supplies and Frames, High Museum of Art, ColorChrome Atlanta Signs & Printing, Museum of Design Atlanta, WonderRoot Atlanta, and Trader Joe’s Store #730 on Monroe.

The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Galleries are located at 10 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303.
Pay parking in GSU T-Deck and metered parking on Gilmer Street. Within walking distance of 5 Points and Georgia State MARTA stations.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10AM until 6PM.

Georgia State University, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Galleries
Press Contact and Images:
Cynthia Farnell, Gallery Director (404) 413-5230

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