and Juror's Awards
view at the University Art Museum
from July 8 - November 1, 2003
Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region is considered the benchmark
exhibition for the finest contemporary artists working within a
100-mile radius of the Capital Region. One of the longest running
annual juried exhibitions in the country, The Artists of the
Mohawk Hudson Region rotates among The Albany Institute of
History & Art, the Schenectady Museum, and the University Art
Museum. This year, it’s the University Art Museum’s
turn to host this important event.
juror is Maura Heffner, the newly appointed Director of Exhibitions
and Programs at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. She is a former
assistant curator from the Whitney Museum of American Art where
she held numerous positions including coordinator of the 2000
Biennial Exhibition and project director of Mies in America.
Ms. Heffner also curated Once Upon a Time: Fiction and Fantasy
in Contemporary Art, recently on view at the New York State
disappointing, always challenging, The Artists of the Mohawk
Hudson Region, highlights the vitality of contemporary art
in our regional community. Featuring exciting new work by both recognized
artists and new talent, this is one exhibition not to be missed.