ALLI AWARD WINNER!
Come and visit us in Virginia Beach!
The Water's Edge
Winner of the Best In Show Award!
Exhibition runs through August 2nd.
Sponsored by the
Rudee Inlet Foundation
To preserve the natural beauty and habitat of Rudee Inlet and the Owl Creek watershed while working to enhance the ecosystem in order to create a sustainable environment for the indigenous wild life and fauna. (Part of the proceeds of the sales during the reception will be donated to the Foundation)
Prizes for awards provided by
Juror - Alison Byrne Director of Exhibitions and Education at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Virginia Beach where she oversees the strategic vision and integration of MOCA’s exhibitions and educational programs. Byrne organizes the curation of exhibitions featuring the work of national, international and regional artists, the development of exhibition design and interpretation, educational program curricula and creation of partnerships both within the local community and the national and international art community. Byrne and her team work each day to make MOCA a vibrant, relevant and essential community resource through the creation of thought-provoking exhibitions and educational programming that spark dialogue and creativity. Her recent curatorial projects include the first solo exhibition in the United States by British artist Barnaby Barford, which toured internationally to Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland. Byrne, who has over a decade of museum experience, received her Master of Arts in Art History from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia and her Bachelor of Design in Craft Design from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland. She has juried many exhibitions and shows including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Art Fellowships and the Sidewalk Art Show at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke.