20 Apr Sculpture NOW 2022 featuring Mason School of Art Faculty Adam Bradley
Sculpture NOW 2022
Presented by Washington Sculptors Group and Harmony Hall Arts Center.
April 22, 2022 – June 3, 2022
Opening reception: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 3-5pm
Juried by Fitsum Shebeshe
INCLUDING WORKS BY
Alla and Milana Borovskaia
Sculpture NOW 2022 is an annual non-thematic exhibition of new works, finished within the last two years. The exhibition features work by 48 artists from the Mid-Atlantic region.
Rooney Prize: an honorarium of $500 will be given to an artist/artist team selected by the juror whose work reflects the best qualities for the overall WSG Sculpture NOW 2022show.
About the Juror
Fitsum Shebeshe is a curator and painter based in the Washington metropolitan area. He is currently the gallery manager at Harmony Hall Arts Center and curator of States of Becoming, Independent Curators International’s traveling exhibition. Before moving to the United States in 2016, he was Assistant Curator at the National Museum of Ethiopia. In 2012, Shebeshe co-founded the 1957 Initiative to annually celebrate the liberation of African countries from colonialism through the arts. In 2013, he curated the 1957 Art Show at the National Museum of Ethiopia on the occasion of the 50th Golden Jubilee Anniversary of the African Union, and in 2017, he was the curator of Depart Africa, at the Baltimore School for the Arts. Shebeshe holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Curatorial Practice from the Maryland Institute College of Art.
The Washington Sculptors Group is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness of sculpture and fostering exchanges among sculptors, sculpture enthusiasts, and the public. Organized in 1984, membership has grown to over 400; WSG sponsors frequent public programs and organizes professional sculpture exhibitions juried by prominent curators. Visit www.washingtonsculptors.org to join WSG, view the Web Gallery of members’ work, and subscribe to the WSG newsletter.
Harmony Hall Arts Center opened its doors to the public in September of 1989 and quickly evolved into Prince George’s County’s most popular, premier arts facility. We are your one-stop shop for all your visual and performing arts needs. The Center offers in-depth programs for the creative passions of aspiring artists of all ages in ceramics, sculpture, dance, drama, painting, voice, photography, and more. Enjoy our John Addison Concert Hall for an exceptional entertainment experience, or view exceptional works of local, national, and international artists in our exhibition spaces.
Harmony Hall Arts Center
10701 Livingston Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744
The galleries are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (no office hours) as well as during most performances.
Image: Chris Combs, Alight, 8” x 5 “ x 3”