2018 Invitational Exhibition
of Visual Arts

March 8 – April 8 2018

1 - 4 p.m.

Thursdays through Sundays. Closed Easter Sunday, April 1st.

Paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and installations by 35 contemporary artists will be exhibited in the galleries of the American Academy of Arts and Letters on historic Audubon Terrace (Broadway between 155 and 156 Streets) from Thursday, March 8 through Sunday, April 8, 2018.

Exhibiting artists were chosen from over 100 nominees submitted by the members of the Academy, America’s most prestigious honorary society of architects, artists, writers, and composers. Participating artists are eligible to receive one of ten awards, which include five Arts and Letters Awards, the Jacob Lawrence Award, the Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Award, the Willard L. Metcalf Award, the Award of Merit Medal for Painting, and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award. More information about these awards can be found here.

Works in the exhibition are eligible to be purchased and donated to museums in the country through the Academy’s Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Purchase Fund. There are also purchase funds available for sculpture. More information about this fund can be found here.

Exhibition Artists

Marina Adams
Chester Arnold
Robert Barber
Todd Bienvenu
Sanford Biggers
Sam Cady
Sarah Crowner
Roy Dowell
Eric Holzman
Sedrick Huckaby
Kahlil Joseph
Jim Long
Nikki Maloof
Jim Melchert
Ruth Miller
Carrie Moyer
Angel Otero
Kazimira Rachfal
Ruth Root
Annabeth Rosen
Alison Saar
Jackie Saccoccio
Raymond Saunders
Lisa Sigal
Barb Smith
Jane South
Kyle Staver
Robert Storr
Christina Tenaglia
Patricia Treib
Joan Waltemath
Nari Ward
Marjorie Welish
Roger White
Didier William