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Friday, September 22, 2017

Athica 2017 Juried Exhibition opens in Athens, Georgia

September 23 – November 12, 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017,  6:00 – 9:00 pm
Opening Reception with Juror Harry H. DeLorme, Jr.

 Kristin Casaletto
Muncie (Self-ˇportrait as the Propagation of Average),  23 x 32 x
4.5", 2016

Anne Marchand
Morning Light,  36 x 36", 2016
ATHICA’s juried exhibition, opens on Saturday, September 23, 2017 and runs through November 12, 2017. Guest Juror Harry H. DeLorme, Jr., New Media and Education Curator, Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia selected 34 works by 36 artists from over 175 works in competition, stating, “As a juror I was impressed by the quality of submissions, the range of media represented from photography to fiber arts, and in particular the number of video and media works to choose from for this exhibition.”

Surprising, thought-provoking, oblique, and intuitive, the selected works include video and interactive media, painting, photography, sculpture, a collection of Communist Manifestos, a portrait of the United States in junk food, and more. DeLorme will be present at the opening reception on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 6-ˇ9 to talk about the work, as will many of the artists.

Featuring work by the artists Heather Bentz, Lauren Bradshaw, Cameron Bliss, Claire Carlton, Kristin Casaletto, Claire Clements, Robert Clements, Ally Christmas, Ellie Dent, Victoria Dugger, Marta Finkelstein, Lisa Freeman, Bill Georgia, Lucy Julia Hale, Morgan Jenks, Crystal Jin Kim, Michael Lachowski, Michael Lasater, Vivian Liddell, Anne Marchand, Jordan Marty, Laura Miller, Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay, David Noah, Alyson Ogasian and Claudia O'Steen, Lauren Peterson, Amanda Grae Platner, Jaime Raybin and R.D. King, Heath Schultz, Taylor Shaw, Diane Speight, Kaleena Stasiak, Katie Troisi, and Annebelle Wang.

About the Juror
Harry H. DeLorme, Jr. has been serving as the Senior Curator of Education at the Telfair Museums in Savannah, Georgia since 1989, and as the Curator of New Media exhibitions and programs and the PULSE Art and Technology Festival since 2007. DeLorme maintains a prolific curatorial, arts publication, and art-ˇmaking practice, with wide-ˇranging interests in digital media, technology, artificial intelligence, Georgia folk artists, and the environment.

More about ATHICA: 
ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art is an independent, 501c3 non-profit gallery promoting and supporting innovative contemporary art and artists through exhibitions, education, and events. 

Contact us: info@athica.org

ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art · 160 Tracy Street · Unit 4 · Athens, Ga 30601 · USA 

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