November 07, 2017 - January 27, 2018

Members Only Exhibition – Juried by Larry Walker

The 6th Annual Hudgens Juried Member’s Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: Nov  7, 2017 – Jan 27, 2018 in the Georgia Gallery

Reception: Saturday, November 11th 2-4pm. Awards Announced at 3:00pm

Awards: A “Hudgens Juried Award” of $500 and three “Hudgens Honorable Mention” awards of $100 each to be selected by the juror and announced at the reception on Saturday, November 11th (2-4pm). The Hudgens Center will also be offering a Purchase Prize (up to $1000). We will be selecting one piece of artwork from the exhibit to purchase for our Permanent Collection.

 

About the Juror: Larry Walker utilizes painting, drawing, collage and mixed materials as the primary processes for his work. His career spans 50+ years and includes an extensive exhibition record: more than 200 invitational and juried group presentations and sixty solo exhibitions in galleries, museums and art centers in various parts of the country.  Walker’s work is included in the permanent collections of numerous museums, private collectors and corporations including: The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA); The Studio Museum in Harlem; The Huntsville Museum; The Los Angeles County Museum; The Collection of Hallmark Cards Inc.; The High Museum; The Georgia Museum of Art; The African American Museum in Dallas and other publically accessible sites.

Walker, the youngest of eleven was born in Franklin, GA. Following the death of his father in 1936, Walker’s formative years were spent in New York City. There he graduated from the High School of Music & Art before relocating to Detroit, MI for college. He has a B.S. in Art Education and an M.A. in Drawing and Painting from Wayne State University.   His 42-year academic experience included six years in Detroit Public Schools, 19 years at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA (7 years as Department Chairman) and 17 years at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA (11 years as Director of the School of Art and Design).  Now retired as a Professor Emeritus, Walker continues to add credits to his substantial accomplishments as an artist, visual arts supporter, juror and curator.

 

 

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