ATHICA’s Second Annual Juried Exhibition features 43 new art works by 24 artists chosen by Annette Cone-Skelton, an Atlanta-based artist and co-founder/CEO of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in Atlanta.
All media are represented, including oil paintings by Temme Barkin-Leeds and Jennifer Hartley, soft sculptures by Vickie Suplee, metalwork by Robert D. Clements, videos by Ann Bartges and Lauren Fancher, photography by Ian McFarlane, watercolors by Malissa Ryder and assemblages by Lisa Freeman and Laura Maria Ramirez Giraldo.
In addition to artists from Athens and Atlanta, the exhibition features work from New York, Raleigh, Chattanooga, San Francisco and New Orleans. Other artists are Wiley Aker, Brittany Brush, Katherine Burke, Douglas Degges, Kristin Casaletto, InKyoung Chun, Joe Camoosa, Erin McIntosh, Christine Bush Roman, Barbara Traub, Martha Thorn, Victoria Webb, Yuge Zhou and Guang Zhu.
About the Juror
Annette Cone-Skelton, President/CEO/Director/Founder of MOCA GA is highly regarded as one of Atlanta’s most accomplished artists. She has over thirty years of experience as an exhibiting artist, fine arts educator, curator, editor, owner of a fine arts advisory firm and visual arts museum director. She holds a B.F.A. from the Atlanta College of Art, and is included in LaGrange College’s “2006-2007 Wall of Outstanding Alumni.” She received the 2012 Governor’s Awards for the Arts & Humanities, the 2012 Georgia Museum Educator of the Year Award from the Georgia Art Education Association, and the Building Community Day Nonprofit IMPACT Award for Leadership from The Home Depot Foundation and the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. In September 2011, Cone-Skelton was named “Museum Educator of the Year,” by the Georgia Arts Education Association and was recently awarded “Artist that Inspires” by the Fulton County Arts Council in Atlanta. She has served on the Boards of the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts and Culture Coalition (MAACC), as well as on the Leadership Cabinet of Arts Leadership League of Georgia (ALL-GA). In addition, she has served on the boards of Atlanta College of Art, Art Papers, The Contemporary, the Contemporary Art Society of the High Museum of Art, and the Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences. Currently she is president of the board of directors of the International Women’s Forum Georgia and a member of the Board of Visitors at Emory University.