2018 Exhibiting Artists
The Gloucester Arts Festival Committee takes great pleasure in announcing the artists selected to participate in our 2018 Juried Show. We owe special thanks to all who submitted work and to our juror, Jeff Harrison. We had 74 artists apply for consideration and the following 25 were juried into the exhibit.
Congratulations to this year’s exhibiting artists!
Michele del Pilar
James Warwick Jones
Theresa Wells Stifel
The juried show is a unique opportunity for artists across the mid-Atlantic to curate their own exhibit and earn a share of more than $5,000 in prize money. The juror and judge is Jeff Harrison, Chief Curator Emeritus for the esteemed Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, VA.
“Our unique format will give accepted artists the opportunity to curate their own eight-by-eight-foot exhibit for judging and sale,” said Betsy Henderson, chair of the Gloucester Arts Festival Committee and executive director of Arts on Main.
Prizes, sponsored by the Cook Foundation, include the following:
• One Best Body of Work: $2,000 and a solo show at Arts on Main
• Three Awards of Excellence: $1,000 each
• One People’s Choice: $250
The 2018 Gloucester Arts Festival will also include two plein air events open to all artists and sponsored by Stewart Gallery. A Symphony Nocturne paint out will take place at Gloucester’s Annual Symphony Under the Stars concert on June 2nd, and a Small Painting Sunday paint out will be held on Main Street on June 3rd. Works from these events will be displayed at the Stewart Gallery on Main Street in Gloucester.