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1st Annual Juried Show: A New Look

Bethlehem House Gallery will host its 1st Annual Juried Show: A New Look from Friday, February 10 through Saturday, April 8. The show will begin with an opening reception on Friday, February 10 from 6-9 p.m. taking place at the gallery. The Gallery invited submissions from regional emerging artists under the age of 30 to be selected for this show, which will bring a fresh perspective of contemporary art to the Lehigh Valley.

The first, second, and third place winners of the Juried Show were selected on February 8th by the show’s juror, Professor Angela Fraleigh, Chair of Moravian College Art Department. The winners and prizes are as follows:

  • First place: Benjamin Hoffman won a $500 cash prize plus a chance to exhibit in a Bethlehem House Gallery 2017 show
  • Second place: Ariel Posh won a $250 cash prize, plus a $100 gift card to Blick Art Supply
  • Third place: Kristen Pell won a $100 cash prize, plus a $100 gift card to Blick Art Supply
  • Director’s Award: Michael Lebson won a $100 gift card to Blick Art Supply

Many thanks to Blick Art Supply for their sponsorship of our awards!

The Juried Show will feature the artwork of:
 

 

 

The Artists

Kathleen M. Barrett

Kathleen M. Barrett uses drawing to explore her relationship with the unusual. Often exploiting vintage icons and the idea of traditional landscape artwork, she creates supernatural dreamscape drawings that later become the basis for her prints.

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Meghan Baum

Meghan Baum draws inspiration from natural landscapes and scenery to convey the chaos of everyday life.

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Jennifer Davies

Jennifer Davies creates abstract images in order to allow her audiences to have personal interpretations of her work.

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Bryan Fellenbaum

Bryan Fellenbaum creates abstract images based on the beauty of found objects and the formal principles of design.

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Nicole Gencarelli

Nicole Gencarelli creates mixed media artworks that focus on questions of consciousness, thought processes, and philosophical ideas.

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Benjamin Hoffman

Benjamin Hoffman uses color to show depth, depict light and capture a specific feeling that cannot always be put into words.

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Zach Kleemeyer

Zach Kleemeyer creates sculptures from found items with the purpose of remaining environmentally conscious.

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Michael Lebson

Michael Lebson uses abstract shapes & composition to convey nostalgia for the world around him.

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Morgan McGowan

Morgan McGowan expresses herself through color schemes, textures, and different types of mediums.

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Kristen Pell

Kristen Pell's paintings are both autobiographical and universal, capturing everyday scenes of the human experience.

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Ariel Posh

Ariel Posh uses color, texture and line to reflect upon the beauty and culture of the places she has traveled.

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Jon Price

Jon Price seeks to understand human natures, interactions and ideologies and to translate it visually with collective and personal symbolism.

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Sienna Proetto

Sienna Proetto hopes to trigger familiarity within the blank environment that she creates and shed light on the spaces of consumerism.

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Lauren Scavo

Lauren Scavo seeks to depict the contrast between the objective depiction of nature and the subjective human element that is always present in our interpretation of our surroundings.

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Josh Schwartz

Josh Schwartz uses materials with historical relevance to both aspects of American history to create pieces with functionality.

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