50th Annual Juried Competition
With Juror George T.M. Shackelford, Deputy Director of the Kimbell Museum of Art
On View: March 5 - June 8, 2013
Exclusive Members & Artists Reception Held in Conjunction with the
28th Annual Northeast Louisiana Arts Council Awards on
March 2, 2013
The 50th Annual Juried Competition is sponsored by Century Link.
Reception & Gallery Talk
Reception: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Gallery Talk by Juror, George T.M. Shackelford: 6:00 p.m.
This by invitation only* reception is in support of the Masur Museum of Art's 50th Annual Juried Competition with Juror George T.M. Shackelford, Deputy Director of the Kimbell Museum of Art. The 50th Annual Juried Competitionshowcases contemporary artists throughout the United States of America working in any medium. This year's exhibition will feature 76 works of art by 41 artists. The artists hail from Alabama, Colorado, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Gallery Talk by the Juror at 6:00 p.m.
28th Annual Northeast Louisiana Arts Council Arts Awards
Awards Presentation: 7:00 p.m.
The 28th Annual Northeast Louisiana Arts Council Arts Awards, titled A Night to Shine: ArtsWorks 2013 will be held in conjunction with the reception. The Awards Presentation for A Night to Shine: ArtsWorks 2013 will begin at 7:00 p.m. The ceremony will honor standout members of the arts community in Northeast Louisiana.
*The reception is for members of the Twin City Art Foundation (the TCAF is the 501(c)3 that supports all Masur programming), Exhibiting Artists, and members of the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council. Becoming a member of the TCAF is easy and affordable. This is a great event! To become a TCAF member visit masurmuseum.org or call 318.329.2237.
All programming will take place at 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana, 71201.
George T.M. Shackelford, Juror
Shackelford is the Senior Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. Most recently he co-curated the exhibition Degas and the Nude with Xavier Rey, Curator of Paintings at the Muse d'Orsay, while serving as Chair of Art of Europe at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Shackelford also curated the exhibitions Monet, Renoir, and the Impressionist Landscape (1999); Jean-Franois Millet (2001); and Delacroix to Munch: Nineteenth-Century Visions (2004), all held at the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts (N/BMFA) in Nagoya, Japan. Among the exhibitions he has co-curated at the Boston MFA are Monet in the 20th Century (1998-99), Impressionist Still Life (2001-02) and Gauguin Tahiti (2003-04).In 2005, he was honored with the title Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the Republic of France.
Douglas Barrett, Birmingham, AL
Cindy Blair, Pineville, LA
Denise Bossarte, Houston, TX
Marie Bukowski, Ruston, LA
Hsiu Ching Yu, Commerce, TX
Brandy Coons, Longmont, CO
Phillip Counselman, Fairhope, AL
Adele L. Crawford, Oakland, CA
Al Denyer, Salt Lake City, UT
Terri Garland, Soquel, CA
Cindy Gibson, Ruston, LA
Gary Guinigundo, Monroe, LA
Frank Hamrick, Ruston, LA
Adrian Hatfield, Ferndale, MI
Anne Herrero, San Anselmo, CA
Jedediah Jonhnson, Chicago, IL
Mary Anna Keshen, Santa Fe, NM
Glen Kessler, Rockville, MD
Meghan Kirkwood, Sewanee, TN
Connie D.K. Lane, Long Beach, CA
Doug McAbee, Laurens, SC
Rachul McClintic, Bossier City, LA
Christopher McEvoy, Oswego, NY
Peter Milder, Alexandria, LA
Johnny Naked, Pasadena, CA
Judith Peck, Vienna, VA
Lisa Qualls, Houston, TX
Laura Rusnak, Worthington, OH
Justine Serebrin, New Orleans, LA
Manju Shandler, Brooklyn, NY
Paul Sisson, Broomfield, CO
Eduardo, Sarmiento, Miami, FL
William Stoehr, Boulder, CO
Eva Struble, San Diego, CA
Diana Synatzske, Ruston, LA
David Mazure & The MMXII Collective, East Stroudsburg, PA
Colin Todd, Queens, NY
Christopher Troutman, Charleston, IL
Mia Wiener, Baltimore, MD
Caroline Youngblood, Columbia, LA
About the Masur Museum of Art
The Masur Museum of Art is the largest collecting and exhibiting institution of modern and contemporary art in Northeast Louisiana. We are dedicated to bringing dynamic public programming to our community that emphasizes artists from Louisiana, the Southeast, and around the world.
Masur Museum of Art
The Masur Museum of Art is a division of the City of Monroe's Department of Community Affairs. Exhibitions and educational programs are funded by the Twin City Art Foundation. The Masur Museum's mission is to provide a quality visual arts experience through temporary exhibitions, educational programs, and collections management for the citizens of Monroe and the community of Northeast Louisiana. Supported by a grant from the Louisiana State Arts Council through the Louisiana Division of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as CenturyLink, Yellowbook360, DeltaStyle, and Vantage Health Plan.