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Annual Members’ Exhibition on display at the New Bedford Art Museum

NEW BEDFORD – New Bedford Art Museum / ArtWorks! presents the annual members’ exhibition until May 8. The 2021 exhibition’s jury, Stephanie Haboush Plunkett, selected works of art for cash and other prizes.

Nancy Whitcomb’s Dog Eat Dog World received the Best in Show award. Susan Gilmore’s Blustery was the first runner-up and Dora Atwater Millikin’s Nantucket Light Ship was the second runner-up. The staff pick was Waiting On Citrus To Ripen by Elizabeth Stanton.

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! presents the annual members’ exhibition until May 8.

Each year the New Bedford Art Museum calls out to members inviting them to submit their artwork to be considered for the exhibition, and each year the museum is delighted to see what its community has do.

Members this year who were selected by juries include Adrian Tio, Allen Constant, Barbara McDowell, Bill Popik, Brittany Grimes, Carol Scavotto, Carole Constant, Chip Davenport, Corinna Raznikov, Danya Bichsel, Deb Smook, Denn Santoro, Dora , Atwater Millikin, Elizabeth Stanton, Emmett Barnacle, Eric Lintala, Helen Bryant, Iwona Lapczyk, JP Powel, Jane Bregoli, Jane O’Hara, Jill Law, Jim Sears, Judith Klein, Keith M. Francis, Kendra J. Conn, Kim Barry, Kristina N Occhino, Lelia Stokes, Weinstein, Lynne Byers, Marty Keating, Mary N. Hurwitz, Mia Pelletier, Milton H. Brightman, Morgan Spaulding, Nancy Whitcomb, Ray Genereux, Robert Dunn, Ron Fortier, Roy Rossow, Skip Treglia , Susan Costa , and Susan Gilmore.

About the juror

Stephanie Haboush Plunkett is Associate Director and Chief Curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum. Plunkett began his professional career in the field of museum education and previously held positions at the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, and the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington, New York. Lately, she has organized numerous exhibitions exploring the art of Norman Rockwell and the field of illustration.

About the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! (NBAM) is located in the beautiful Seaport Cultural District in historic downtown New Bedford at 608 Pleasant St. NBAM presents a rotating schedule of exhibitions, workshops and digital experiences as a cultural institution local and is open Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. pm Advance booking is required and timed tickets are available through newbedfordart.org/visit or by phone (508) 961-3072. You can connect with NBAM on Facebook and on Instagram @nbam_aw.

This article originally appeared on The Herald News: New Bedford Art Museum hosts annual members exhibition