ARVADA, CO – The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting submissions for its fall 2005 juried exhibition, Trading Voices
, featuring the works of professional artists residing in the state of Colorado or Arizona. The deadline for entries is July 1, 2005.
This juried exhibition will be featured in the Arvada Center galleries from September 15 – November 21, 2005 and will consist of works in all media completed in the last three years. The distinguished jurors selecting artwork are Marilyn A. Zeitlin
, Director and Chief Curator at the Arizona State University Art Museum (Tempe, AZ) and Diane Perry Vanderlip
, the Polly and Mark Addison Curator of Modern Contemporary Art at the Denver Art Museum (Denver, CO). Ms. Zeitlin will serve as the juror for Colorado artists and Ms. Vanderlip will serve as the juror for Arizona artists. (Biographies for the jurors are attached).
The entry fee is $25 for up to three entries. Artists must be 21 years of age or older to be considered.Entry forms and additional information on Trading Voices
can be found online at www.arvadacenter.org
for the Arts and Humanities is generously supported by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
It is the metro area’s seventh largest cultural attraction, devoted to all aspects of the arts. Located two and a half miles north of Interstate 70 on
is a short 20-minute drive from downtown
Marilyn A. Zeitlin
– Juror for Colorado artists
Director and Chief Curator
Arizona State University Art Museum; Tempe, Arizona
Marilyn A. Zeitlin has over twenty years of museum experience as a curator and director.She received her A.B. and M.A.T. from Harvard University and has conducted graduate work in art history with a specialization in Asian and Pre-Columbian art.She has taught art history in these areas and contemporary art at Cornell University, Bucknell University and Virginia Commonwealth University.The focus of her curatorial work is the relationship of art to social issues and the interface between art and science.She has curated exhibitions of video installations by Francesc Torres, Mary Lucier, Terry Berkowitz, Rita Myers and Bill Viola.Her recent exhibitions include Contemporary Art from Cuba
and Art Under Duress: El Salvador 1980-Present
. Ms. Zeitlin served as the U.S. Commissioner to the 100th anniversary Venice Biennale in 1995, curating Bill Viola: Buried Secrets
, which toured nationally and internationally.
Dianne Perry Vanderlip
– Juror for Arizona artists
The Polly and Mark Addison Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
Denver Art Museum; Denver, Colorado
Dianne Perry Vanderlip is The Polly and Mark Addison Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, a position she founded and has held since 1978. Prior to coming to Denver, she was the founding director of the Moore College of Art Gallery in Philadelphia, where in 1971 she organized the very first retrospective of Alice Neel, and the first exhibition of artist’s books in this country, just two of over fifty exhibitions she presented during her tenure there. Since coming to the Denver Art Museum, she has raised the funds and support to build a collection of modern and contemporary art that numbers over six thousand works of painting, sculpture, photography and installations. Included are the Herbert Bayer Collection and Archive, the Wolf Collection of over one thousand late 19th and early 20th century American landscape photographs. Other works in this comprehensive collection range from Duchamp’s Boite-en-Valise
to Damien Hirst’s Party Time
; from the Kent and Vicki Logan collection of 213 avant contemporary works to major outdoor sculptures by Mark di Suvero, Dennis Oppenheim, Claes Oldenburg, Donald Judd and others; from James Turell’s aperture installation Trace Elements
to her most recent acquisition, Lorna Simpson’s major video work Easy to Remember
, a highlight of the 2002 Whitney Biennial. She has also organized many important exhibitions, including both the James Rosenquist and the Lucas Samaras traveling retrospectives, Ed Ruscha’s The End
, and, in collaboration with Martin Friedman, Landscape as Metaphor
. Most recently, she curated 20th Century American Sculpture at The White
House, Exhibition VIII: The View from Denver, Matisse from the Cone Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art, Bruce Nauman: Four Works
, the Denver installation of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Alice Neel Retrospective and Retrospectacle: 25 Years of Collecting Modern & Contemporary Art
. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ohio University and undertook graduate studies at Pratt Institute.She is currently an adjunct professor in the University of Denver’s School of Art and Art History.
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