13th Annual SECAC and MACAA Juried Exhibition

October 15 – November 13, 2010

October 15, 2010: Opening Reception and Gallery Talk, 6-8pm

November 5, 2010: First Friday Reception, 7-10pm

1708 Gallery is pleased to announce the upcoming 13th Annual SECAC and MACAA Juried Exhibition curated by Joe Seipel, Vice President for Academic Services at Savannah College of Art and Design. The exhibition includes 59 works by 56 artists and will open with a reception on Friday, October 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. and will be on view through Saturday, November 13. Join us for the opening reception with a gallery talk by Exhibition Coordinator Andy Kozlowski, appetizers and a cash bar.

 The exhibition features a variety of mediums and is presented in conjunction with Curiouser, the 2010 Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) and Mid-America College Art Association (MACAA) meeting, hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University. For more information about Curiouser, please visit: www.curiouser.vcu.edu.

 The selected artists include Von Allen, James Rodger Alexander, Rhonda Arntsen, Michael Aurbach, Jason Brown, Efram Burk, Brian Curtis, Dylan Collins, William Davis, Alison Denyer, Virginia Derryberry, Wendy DesChene, Heather Deyling, Brian Evans, Kurt Dyrhaug, Cynthia Farnell, Diane Fox, Moira Marti Geoffrion, Rich Gere, Reni Gower, Kathryn Hagy, Alison Helm, Benjamin Jones, Deborah Karpman, Michael Kellner, Chris Kienke, Gary Keown, Joo Kim, Taehee Kim, Allyson Klutenkamper, Clive King, Jacek Kolasinski, Matthew Kolodzieg, Phil Laber, Ralph Larmann, Norman Magden, Antonio Martinez, Patrick Mohr, Michael McFalls, Laura Mosquera, Barry Motes, Christoper Olszewski, Janet Onofrey, Ashley John Pigford, John Douglas Powers, Trish Ramsay, Edward Ramsay-Morin, Margy Rich, Sandra Reed, Tom Richard, John Richardson, Herb Rieth, Morgan Santander, Eric Standley, Heather Szatmary, and Christopher Williams.

 Joe Seipel, curator and juror for this year’s members exhibition served as the head of the Sculpture Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, Senior Associate Dean for academic affairs and Director of Graduate Studies at VCU’s School of the Arts. In 2009, Mr. Seipel joined the staff of SCAD as the Vice President for Academic Services. He has participated in both SECAC and MACAA for many years and hosted the 1997 SECAC/MACAA conference at Virginia Commonwealth University.