Celebrating its eighty-fourth year, the 2020 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region, hosted by the Albany Institute of History & Art, highlights the work of the best visual artists in the region. This juried exhibition is sponsored jointly by the Albany Institute of History & Art, the University Art Museum, University at Albany, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York, and Albany Center Gallery. The exhibition is open to all visual artists residing within a 100-mile radius of the Capital District and Glens Falls.
The 2020 Juror is Susan Cross, Senior Curator at MASS MoCA. She received her Master of Arts in Art History from Williams College and previously worked at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain, and the Deutsche Bilbao in Berlin. Since her arrival at MASS MoCA in 2006, Cross has organized
major exhibitions, commissions, and performances. These include Alex Da Corte, Liz Deschenes, (Marcos Ramirez) ERRE, Spencer Finch, Liz Glynn, Katharina Grosse, Allison Janae Hamilton (co-curated with Larry Ossei-Mensah), Steffani Jemison, Guillaume Leblon, Richard Nonas, Ledelle Moe, Cauleen Smith, and Simon Starling, among others. Her curated group exhibitions have included: The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night (2018),
In the Abstract (2017), The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor (2014), Invisible Cities (2012), and The Workers (2011), co-curated with Carla Herrera-Prats. Cross edited the first monographs on Da Corte, Crowner, Finch, and Glynn and is the co-editor of Sol LeWitt: 100 Views.
The exhibition features 73 artists and 108 works ranging from paintings and drawings to prints, photography, collage,
sculpture, textiles, and installation works. A catalogue of the exhibition will be available.
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