Shirley Kaneda, Lucid Confusion, (2018)

The American Academy of Arts and Letters presents their 2019 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts featuring works by 32 contemporary artists. Exhibiting artists were chosen from over 130 nominees submitted by the members of the Academy, a prestigious honorary society of architects, artists, composers, and writers. Recipients of the Academy’s 2019 Art Awards will be selected from this exhibition.

Through the Academy’s purchase program, paintings, works on paper, and sculpture are eligible for purchase and placement in museum collections nationwide through the Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Funds and the Academy’s general endowment. Since the purchase program’s founding in 1946, through the legacy of Childe Hassam, more than twelve hundred works have been purchased and donated to museums throughout the country.

Exhibition artists include, Judith Bernstein, Rick Briggs, Peter Brown, James O. Clark, Judy Cooke, Charlotte De Larminat, Francesca Dimattio, John Duff, Inka Essenhigh, Hermine Ford, Aaron Fowler, Kathleen Gilje, Margaret Grimes, Peter Hutchinson, Patrick Jacobs, Shirley Kaneda, Alain Kirili, Doron Langberg, Eva Lewitt, Jenny Lynn Mcnutt, Paul Mogensen, Portia Munson, Rose Nestler, John Outterbridge, Jess Perlitz, Nathaniel Robinson, Michael Singer, Mark Steinmetz, Swoon, Stephen Westfall, Trevor Winkfield, Alexi Worth.

Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts is on view at the American Academy of Arts and Letters historic Audubon Terrace (Broadway between 155 and 156 Streets) from Thursday, March 7 through Sunday, April 7, 2019, 1 – 4 pm.

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