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New Waves 2016

January 30 - April 17, 2016

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is pleased to present its annual juried exhibition, New Waves 2016. 282 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. 

Juror:
This year’s juror is Jan Tumlir. Jan Tumlir is an art-writer and professor based in Los Angeles. He is a founding editor of the local art journal X-TRA, and his articles appear regularly in Artforum and Flash Art. He has written catalog essays for such artists as Bas Jan Ader, Uta Barth, John Divola, James Welling, Jorge Pardo and Cyprien Gaillard. A member of the MFA faculty at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA this year Tumlir is visiting Washington University in St. Louis as the Wallace Herndon Smith Distinguished Professor of Art. Tumlir’s latest book, The Magic Circle, On The Beatles, Pop Art, Art-Rock and Records has just been released by Onomatopee.

Artists: 

Prizes:

  • Best in Show: Sasha Waters Freyer, "Our Summer Made Her Light Escape" (16mm film / video installation) - $2,000
  • Second Place: Danielle O'Brien, "Gurgle" (mixed media collage) - $1,000
  • Third Place: Steven Randall "Meta Meta Meta" (cast aluminum) - $500
  • Honorable Mentions: Kelly Queener, "Palace of the Peacock" (oil painting) | Casey Criddle, "Shelter Site" - $250 each
  • People’s Choice Award: Jere Williams, "We're Having Fish for Dinner Honey!" (wood (Ash), steel) - $750 

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