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new waves 2013

January 25 – April 28, 2013

new waves 2013

MOCA presents its annual juried exhibition, New Waves 2013 for the 18th year. Over 180 artists from across Virginia submitted work and proved, yet again, that the Commonwealth contains a rich and vast array of artistic talent. This exciting exhibition demonstrates the diversity of materials and approaches that are used in contemporary art today.

Read more about the exhibit in MOCA's gallery guide.



The juror for New Waves 2013 is Carla Hanzal, an independent curator based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hanzal previously served as the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Mint Museum (2002-2012) where she organized 40 exhibitions, including initiating the VantagePoint contemporary art series and the nationally-recognized exhibition, Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections. Prior to working at the Mint, Hanzal was curator of the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, now MOCA, (1997-2002).


Best in Show: $2,000, Shaun Whiteside
Second Place: $1,000, Christiana Caro
Third Place: $500, Kristin Skees
Honorable Mentions: $250 (two awarded), Robert Sulkin & Jonathan Aumen

MOCA is hosting this in celebration of the City of Virginia Beach's 50th Anniversary.



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