r.MFA Downtown Gallery 107 North Main Street Rochester NH, 03867
Opening: 2013/04/06 15:00
The 2013 Biennial Exhibition at the Rochester Museum of Fine Arts will open April 6th, 2013 and will be on view at the Downtown Gallery, located at 107 North Main Street. There will also be an exhibit at the Equinox Gallery at Artstream. (56 North Main St.) The juror for this year’s ‘Best In Show’ award was A.B. Miner from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
As an artist, Miner has exhibited extensively and received awards including the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities Young Artist Program Grant and two Artist’s Fellowship Awards. Miner holds an M.F.A. in painting and mixed media from Queens College, CUNY (2000) and a post-graduate certificate in museum studies from the George Washington University (2006).
Currently, he is the Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. There he is curating the exhibition Ori Gersht: History Repeating (accompanied by major monograph), which will open in August 2012 and Daniel Rich, which will open in September 2012. Previously he worked in Washington, DC at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. For the Hirshhorn he curated projects with Yoko Ono and Dan Graham and worked with Smithsonian Artist Research Fellows including Runa Islam.
This ‘call for entries’ attracted some of the finest and most exciting work made by professional artists from around the world. Some entries came from Canada, France, India, Netherlands, Belgium, and the United Kingdom.
Over 300 pieces were submitted for review - the following artists were selected:
Albert Longo III
Knoll and Cella
Louise Morin Dichard
Pradip Kumar Sau
Ryan John Lefebvre
Ryan Sarah Murphy
“Young Poor Artists”
The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is one of New Hampshire’s foremost visual arts organizations focused primarily on the presentation of fine art. Exhibiting the work of seasoned and emerging artists of various visual disciplines, the Museum provides a unique cross section of contemporary art. With the ability to stage multiple exhibits concurrently, a mix of regional and national artists are featured regularly in the Downtown Gallery located at 107 North Main Street in Rochester, NH. The Biennial 2013 is the center-piece of the museum’s exhibition schedule.
Awards are selected from the actual works of art after the show has been installed. A full color catalog containing images of all selected works will be published; all accepted artists will be included in the publication.