2018 Invitational Exhibition
of Visual Arts

March 8 – April 8 2018

1 - 4 p.m.

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

TOP ROW: Marina Adams, January Out My Window, 2016; Todd Bienvenu, The Dude Abides, 2017; Carrie Moyer, Sala De Dos Hermanas, 2015; Jane South, Deplorable Mania, 2018; Sanford Biggers, The Tyranny of Mirrors, 2017; Alison Saar, Rouse, 2012.
BOTTOM ROW: Kahlil Joseph, Nooksie and Janet (still), 2016; Robert Barber, The L-Way, 2016; Chester Arnold, Leaving Arizona, 2017; Jim Melchert, Flight, 2014; Nikki Maloof, Sad Fish, Black Cat, 2016.

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