I am honored to have two images from the Rabun series included in America, Now juried by Elliot Bostwick Davis, PhD, Chair of the Art of the Americas Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition opened last night at the Providence Art Club in Providence, Rhode Island and will be on view until July 20th. If you happen to be in the area I hope you will stop by and have a look.
National Open Juried Exhibition: America, Now
Lindsay Adler, Cristalle Amarante, Dora Atwater Millikin, Del-Bourree Bach, Paul Bonneau, Paige Bradley, Jane Bregoli, Cate Brown, Dana Brown, Richard Busher Jr, Peter Campbell, Sandra Ceas, Gerry Chapleski, Kathryn Cirincione, Kevin Clancy, Michael Collins, Pamela Crockett, Joshua Cross, Alastair Dacey, Robert DeJonge, Lucia deLeiris, Joanne DeLomba, Sharon D. Eisman, Shirley Fachilla, Carol FitzSimonds**, Priscilla Foley Blackman, Jennifer Garza-Cuen**, Nick Gebhart, Lois Harada, Garry Harley, Joseph Heathoctt, William Heydt, Susan Hong-Sammons, Craig Hubbard, Darrin Isom**, Marc Jaffe, Bonnie Jaffe, Loretta Jeremiah, Dave Kendrick, Patricia Kennedy-Zafred, Sharon Knettell, Madeleine Lord, Robert Martin, Jana Matusz, Milo Milowsky, Charles Mintz, Audrey Monahan, Glenn Murray, Paul Murray, Mark Neumann, Irina Parfenova, Michelle Peterlin, Valerie Phoenix, Laura Radwell, Sarah Schneiderman, Sam Scoggins, Sarah Serio**, Adrienne Shishko**, Beverly Silva, Emily Slapin, Alan Strassman, Anita Thompson, Carolyn Winter, Rebecca Zilenziger
**Artists noted with asterisks had two pieces accepted.
Founded in 1880, the Providence Art Club is one of the oldest arts organizations in the nation and the first such Club to be co-founded by women and men. As an institution steeped in and dedicated to the celebration of art unique to the American experience, the Art Club community is excited to welcome the most talented American artists working today to exhibit their best work and continue sharing the story of American art.
Elliot Bostwick Davis, PhD
John Moors Cabot Chair Art of the Americas Department,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dr. Elliot Bostwick Davis is the John Moors Cabot Chair of the Art of the Americas Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA). Since 2001 she has been responsible for the MFA’s extensive Art of the Americas collection of approximately 15,000 works, including one of the world’s preeminent assemblages of American paintings, decorative arts and sculpture. Dr. Davis led the curatorial team that created the award-winning Art of the Americas Wing, designed by Foster and Partners, which opened in November 2010.
Prior to joining the MFA, Dr. Davis was responsible for American, British, and contemporary art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in its Department of Drawings and Prints from 1992–1999. She has been a member of the Board of Trustees at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont, where she served as chair of the Curatorial Committee and a trustee of the New York Academy of Art. She completed 14 years of service as a trustee of the Groton School in Massachusetts, served as a trustee of the Association of Art Museum Curators and is currently a counselor for the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA, a trustee of the North Bennet Street School in Boston and a trustee of Mass Humanities.
Dr. Davis received her MA, MPhil, and PhD in art history and archaeology from Columbia University. She also studied studio art and printmaking at the Arts Students League of New York. Before attending Columbia, Dr. Davis earned a Masters of Art from New York University and is a cum laude graduate of the Department of Art History and Archaeology from Princeton University.