Freeport Art Musuem 19th Regional Art Competition
Location: Freeport Art Museum, 121 N Harlem Ave., Freeport, IL Dates: May 6 - July 29, 2023 Reception: May 6, 2023 5:00pm-8:00 pm Juror: Joshua Johnson
Strata 9538 will be on display at the Freeport Art Museum 19th Regional Juried Exhibition. This annual competition is open to artists living in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Approximately 50 works were chosen for inclusion. This exhibition will be displayed in the two main-level galleries from May 6th - July 19th, 2023. FAM has gained a distinguished reputation for displaying a wide range of contemporary art, this exhibition has become a favorite.
This year's juror: Joshua Johnson is the Assistant Curator for Contemporary and Interdisciplinary Art at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa. He received his MFA in Studio Art from American University in Washington, DC, his BFA in Sculpture and Painting from Dominican University in Oak Park, Illinois, and has done additional graduate work in Museum Studies at Western Illinois University. Joshua has worked at the Figge since 2015, when he started as a Graduate Assistant in the Curatorial Department. In addition to working at the Figge Joshua has taught art courses at Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges for the last 8 years. He has also acted as a juror for various exhibitions throughout the Quad Cities region.