This annual exhibition showcases the diverse talents of the members of the Hunterdon Art Museum. The artists’ work in an array of media including clay, photography, sculpture, glass, fiber, oils, acrylics and collage.
This year’s juror is Dr. Kirsten M. Jensen, the Gerry & Marguerite Lenfest Chief Curator at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. In addition to overseeing the museum’s permanent collection, Jensen has curated a number of exhibitions including: The Rodin Legacy and The Artist in the Garden (2014); Iron & Coal, Petroleum & Steel: The Steidle Collection, Blanket Statements: New Quilts by Kaffe Fassett, and its companion exhibition, Pattern Pieces: Can You Make a Quilt out of Wood? (2015). Current exhibitions include Philadelphia in Style: A Century of Fashion and Oh Panama! Jonas Lie Paints the Panama Canal, which is currently on view at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York, and comes to the Michener in June. Upcoming exhibitions include The Death of Impressionism?: Disruption and Innovation in Art (November 2016), Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form (March 2017), and Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective (December 2017), co-organized with the Roswell Museum and Arts Center in Roswell, New Mexico. Jensen received her PhD in American art from the Graduate Center, City University of New York, in 2007.
This year’s Members Exhibition features: Peter Arakawa, Richard Begbie, Walter Chandoha, Patricia Cudd, John Darab, Liz Demaree, Sally Dougan, Edward Evans, John Henry, Rita Herzfeld, Kevin Hinkle, Anne Kantor Kellett, Dorine Lerner, Judith Lieberman, Lisa Lomauro, Zig Mantell, Laura McClanahan, Mare McClellan, Betsy Meyer-Donadio, Florence Moonan, Paul Murray, Duckhee Judy Noh, Beth O’ Grady, Katrina Plaster, Donald Robinson, Sharon Sayegh, Nancy Schmidt, Judith Shevell, Pamela Shipley, Elena Stokes, Robert Sussna and Andrea Zinn.
John Darab was selected to receive a solo exhibition in the fall of 2017.