2013 Exhibitions


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MARCH 7 - APRIL 14, 2013
Thursdays through Sundays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission Free
Closed Easter weekend (March 29-31)

Over 120 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and works on paper by 34 contemporary artists will be exhibited at the galleries of the American Academy of Arts and Letters from Thursday, March 7 through Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Exhibiting artists were chosen from a pool of 175 artists nominated by members of the Academy. Participating artists are eligible to receive one of eight awards, which include five Arts and Letters Awards in Art, the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award, the Jacob Lawrence Award, and the Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Award. More information about these awards can be found here.

Paintings, works on paper and sculpture in the exhibition are eligible to be purchased and donated to an American museum through the Academy's Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Purchase Fund. More information about this fund can be found here.

Participating Artists

Artist names link to personal or gallery websites, where available.

Njideka Akunyili
Clytie Alexander
Ellen Altfest
Garo Antreasian
Eve Aschheim
Ellen Berkenblit
Jeff Colson
Martha Diamond
Amy Feldman
Louise Fishman
Connie Fox
Marc Handelman
Hilary Harnischfeger
Wopo Holup
Mel Kendrick
Osamu Kobayashi
Thomas Kovachevich
Justen Ladda
Charles LeDray
Margrit Lewczuk
Judy Linn
Jerome Marshak
Elaine Mayes
Donald Moffett
John Moore
George E. Ortman
Sheila Pepe
Theo A. Rosenblum
Judith Shea
Arthur Simms
Keith Sonnier
Dan Walsh
Grace Bakst Wapner
Tamara Zahaykevich