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New Waves 2019

MARCH 23 - AUGUST 18, 2019

Virginia MOCA proudly celebrates its 24th juried exhibition, New Waves 2019. 

We invite Virginia artists to submit works for the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) annual juried exhibition. 

    Juror: Carmen Hermo is the Associate Curator for the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. She has curated the exhibition Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making, and co-curated exhibitions Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection and Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas. Additionally, she co-organized Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty (2016–17) and Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 (2018).  Previously, she was Assistant Curator for Collections at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2010–16). She has worked with the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art. Carmen received her B.A. in Art History and English from the University of Richmond and is pursuing an M.A. in Art History at Hunter College.

    Prizes:                       

    • Best in Show:                         $2,000
    • Second Place:                        $1,000
    • Third Place:                              $500
    • Honorable Mentions:                $250 (two awarded)
    • People’s Choice:                      $750

    Calendar:       Submissions Open: 9 am, Nov 5
                            Entry Deadline: Midnight, Jan 11, 2019

    Eligibility: All artists currently residing in Virginia.

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    Carmen Hermo. New Waves 2019 Juror and Associate Curator for the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
    Carmen Hermo. New Waves 2019 Juror and Associate Curator for the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
    New Waves 2017 installation view. Photo by Glen McClure
    New Waves 2017 installation view. Photo by Glen McClure