Spring Show opening April 22, 2017

Juror Awards

Kitty Alward, Untitled
Ron Bayuzick, Truth & Trust Have Flown the Coop
William Brady, Untitled
Steve Dana, Untitled
Charles Mintz, Rutledge Hardware
Clarissa Pezone, Self Portrait

NPAA Award goes to Ron Bayuzick

William Wegman, 2/28/08, 2:56 PM, 16C, 7246x11669 (828+108), 150%, Custom, 1/40 s, R89.7, G38.2, B48.0

94th Annual Spring Show
Main Gallery
April 22 – July 9, 2017

The 94th Annual Spring Show is a regional competition celebrating new work by artists in all media. Artists residing within 250 miles of the City of Erie submit works that have not been previously shown in the Erie area. The show culminates with less than a third of over 300 summations being selected for exhibition. Click here to see an entry form.

Photographer and video artist William Wegman will serve as juror of selection and awards. Wegman works in a wide variety of media including drawing, painting, and collage, but he is best known for his photography and conceptual videos. His works have been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally as well as finding widespread success in books, advertisements, films, and television programs such as Saturday Night Live and Sesame Street.

April 6 at 6:30 pm
Public Lecture
The Erie Art Museum is pleased to partner once again with the Art Department of Edinboro University of Pennsylvaniato bring William Wegman to Erie. In addition to serving as juror for the Spring Show, Wegman will engage with students and faculty and present a free public lecture on Thursday, April 6, at 6:30 pm at Edinboro University’s Cole Memorial Auditorium
April 22 from 7 – 9:30 pm
Private preview reception for Museum members and artists of the Erie Art Museum’s 94th Annual Spring Show.
Invitation only.

April 23 from 1 – 3 pm
Public opening reception for the Erie Art Museum’s 94th Annual Spring Show.
Free, open to the public.