Passage of Time

13th Annual International Juried Exhibition

February 2-March 13, 2023

Reception: Monday, February 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m.


postcard composite of several artworks

The UNCP Art Department Gallery is proud to present "Passage of Time," our 13th 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, mixed media, painting, video, printmaking, and photography.

Participating Artists: 

April Behnke, Wayne Bertola, Katina Bitsicas, Rachel Borgman, Regina Bos, Stefani Byrd, Marcy Chevali, Liz Ensz, Ivan Fortushniak, Arron Foster, Ronald Gonzalez, Caroline Hatfield, Annie Heisel, Jana Jacob, Sarah E. Jenkins, Epiphany Knedler ,Dr.Phivos-Angelos Kollias, Darryl Lauster, Nicole Lenzi, Diane Lorio, George Lorio, Claudine Metrick, Holly Mathews, Mark Mcleod, Jo-Ann Morgan, Tracy Miller-Robbin, Stephanie Paine, Nathan Pietrykowski, Dan Rule, Linnea Ryshke, Madeleine Schachter, Nichole Schappert, Matt Smith, Christopher Troutman, Mackenzie Watson, Mark S. Zimmerman, and Ally Zlatar.

Our juror selected the following artists for special recognition:


First Place:  Sarah Jenkins

Second Place:  Caroline Hatfield

Third Place:  Ally Zlatar

Honorable Mention:  Arron Foster

Honorable Mention:   Nichole Schappert



Juror:  Adam Justice

Adam N. Justice, is currently Director of Galleries at UNC Charlotte.  Prior, he was Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at the Mint Museum in Charlotte. A Virginia native, he holds degrees in art history from Radford University (Radford, VA) and Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond), where his master’s thesis addressed the evolving effects of sign theory in mid-century American art. Adam’s career includes an array of curated exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, numerous essays and critiques written for exhibition catalogues and regional publications, and various appointments as judge/juror for regional and national arts competitions, including PhotoNOLA (New Orleans), The Hunting Art Prize (Houston, TX), and Gasparilla Festival of the Arts (Tampa, FL) and the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art (Charleston, SC). He has served as the Gallery Associate at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Anderson Gallery, the Chief Curator at the William King Art Museum in Abingdon, VA, and the Curator of Art at the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, FL. While in Florida, he also helped found Outer Space, a contemporary art gallery and studio residency program in Winter Haven, where he served as co-curator and resident artist.