2021 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition
Juror: Nikki Woods
August 6 – September 18, 2021
Waterloo Arts’ annual Juried Exhibition is back for its seventh year! In 2021, we are delighted to include a range of 2D and 3D media from 81 artists residing in 11 different states. Join us in celebrating with this year’s artists during the August 6th Walk All Over Waterloo from 5-8pm.
Waterloo Arts will present the 2021 Juried Exhibition between two locations:
Waterloo Arts Gallery
15605 Waterloo Rd
15515 Waterloo Rd
Following its opening, the 2021 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition will be open to visit in-person on Saturdays from 10 am – 1 pm, during September’s Walk All Over Waterloo, and by appointment on weekdays until September 18th. To request an appointment, email email@example.com or call 216.692.9500.
featured artwork: Erin Cameron; “Seeing Stars”; etching and relief prints, graphite and gouache on paper; 2020
Awards Sponsors & Supporting Foundations:
Many thanks to BRICK Ceramic + Design Studio, CAN Journal, Deep Dive Projects, Photocentric, Praxis Fiber Workshop, The Sculpture Center, TAP by Todd Pownell, William Busta Projects, Ohio Arts Council, The Cleveland Foundation, and The George Gund Foundation.
2021 Award Winners:
Best In Show – Erin Cameron, “Seeing Stars“
Collective Arts Network Prize for NEO Artist – David Buttram, “The Barber”
Third Best in Show – Seneca Kuchar, “GM V8 diesel engine – 1978 model shown“
Honorable Mention – Jordan McGirk, “Crystalline Heaven“
Honorable Mention – Amani Williams, “Untitled (Green, Blue & Orange)“
Honorable Mention – Kean O’Brien, “Tracing Trauma”
Brick Ceramic + Design Studio Prize for Ceramics – Seth Nagelberg, “Jersey Devil Vase, Gesture“
Deep Dive Art Projects Prize for Print Media – Kelly Pontoni, “Lesbian 1969″
Photocentric Prize for Photography – Ardine Nelson, “Transitory States #2649“
Praxis Fiber Workshop Prize for Fiber Work – Katie Mongoven, “O+“
The Sculpture Center Prize for 3D Work – Gwen Waight, “relax…and wash your hands“
TAP by Todd Pownell Prize for Small Metals – Kate Budd, “studded funnel and quaich“
William Busta Projects Prize for Painting/Illustration – David Buttram, “The Barber“
YARDS Projects Prize for Intrigue – Paula Damm, “Poem“
Hannah Ayers | Martin Beck | Karen Beckwith | Barbara Bergsten | Deb Berkebile | Maeve Billings | Joseph Blue Sky | Luanne Bole-Becker | Augusto Bordelois | Davon Brantley | Raymond Brown | Kate Budd | Catherine Butler | David Buttram | Erin Cameron | Ryan Cermak | Ryn Clarke | Hadley Conner | Paula Damm | Rachel Deutmeyer | Michelle Droll | Chuck Fischer | Samuel Francazio | Sophie French | Myron Gilbert | Jennifer Gleason | Adrian Hardin | Mark Hosford | Jonah Jacobs | Amelia Joynes | Rebecca Kaler | Tricia Kaman | Lori Kella | Kate Kisicki | George Kocar | Seneca Kuchar | Jace Lee | James Leslie | Sean Mabin | Violet Maimbourg | MANDEM | John Martin | Dennis Mastrangelo | Jordan McGirk | Carrie Meszaros | Elaine Miller | Frank Miller | Alan Mintz | Joanna Mitchell | S Mockensturm | Katie Mongoven | Joyce Morrow Jones | Danielle Muzina | Seth Nagelberg | Ardine Nelson | Joshua Newth | Jeremy Noonan | Kean O’Brien | Julie O’Connor | Kit Palencar | Stuart Pearl | Kelly Pontoni | Alisha Potter | Elizabeth Prindle | Lorna Ritz | Virginia Rougon Chavis | Betty Rozakis | John Scavnicky | Deborah Silver | Stephanie Spyker | Annmarie Suglio | Carolyn Summerford | Tabitha Thierjung | Andy Tubbesing | Gwen Waight | Amani Williams | Harris Wiltsher | Shari Wolf | John Wolfer | Chi Wong | Rachel Yurkovich
About the Juror:
Nikki Woods is an artist and director of the Reinberger Gallery of the Cleveland Institute of Art. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Woods has organized numerous exhibition projects for the Reinberger as well as runs a weekly free public lecture series titled Lunch on Fridays, which provides a public platform for artists to share their work with the community. Her paintings have been exhibited in numerous regional exhibitions, and are represented in the Progressive Arts Collection and the Cleveland Arts Association. She holds a BFA in painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art.