Our Neighborhood

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UNCP 12th Annual International Juried Exhibition:

Our Neighborhood

On View: February 7-March 11, 2022

Reception:  Wednesday, March 9, 2022  5-6 p.m. 


The UNCP Art Department Gallery is proud to present "Our Neighborhood," our 12th Annual International Juried Exhibition.  The artwork in the gallery addresses this year's theme through a wide variety of approaches, interpretations, and media including drawing, sculpture, painting, video, printmaking, and photography.

Participating Artists:

Brad Adams, Alexandra Beaumont, Ron Beckham, Zac Benson, Keith D Buswell, Adam Cohen, Justin Cameron, Samantha M Connors, Houston Fryer, Julie K. Gray, Laurie Hoen, Tai Lipan, George Lorio, Steven McCarthy, Jeremy Newman, Lorna Ritz, Bryan Robertson, Dan Rule, Rey Velasquez Sagcal, Barbara Schreiber, Mami Takahashi, Craig Voligny, M. Robyn Wall, and Zain Al-Sharaf Wahbeh


First Place-        Zain Al-Sharaf Wahbeh

Second Place-  Tai Lipan

Third Place-      Samantha M Connors

Hartmut Austin with Painting

Juror:  Hartmut Austen
Hartmut Austen was born in Germany and studied painting and drawing at Hochschule der Künste (University of the Arts) in Berlin. His first arrival in the United States was marked by a 1998 group exhibition titled VOID at Unfinished gallery in Williamsburg, New York. He has since exhibited widely in the United States and Germany, including at Atlanta Contemporary, Good Weather (North Little Rock), Waiting Room (Minneapolis), and Butchers Daughter Gallery (Detroit). Recent solo shows include 2Horizon(te)s at Terzo Piano Gallery (Washington DC), Künstliche und Künstlerische Intelligenz (Art and Artificial Intelligence) at Haus zur Glocke (Steckborn, Switzerland), Aus Analogen Archiven (From Analog Archives) at OnArte (Minusio, Switzerland), and a survey of his work from the past decade at McMullen Museum of Art (Boston). In 2009, Austen was awarded a Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellowship and was the Grant Wood Fellow for Painting and Drawing at the University of Iowa in 2012/13.  He is currently an Assistant Professor in Painting at Boston College.