Mohawk Hudson Regional

2012 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried by Nato Thompson

June 28 through September 8, 2012

2012 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region:

Amanda Bengle, Queensbury; Colin Boyd, Troy; Allen Bryan, Saugerties; Bennett Campbell, Albany; Paul Chapman, Hudson Falls; Yaminay Nasir Chaudhri, Niskayuna; Mandi Coburn, Rotterdam; Peter Crabtree, North Bennington; Chris DeMarco, Albany; Abraham Ferraro, Albany; Sarah Fuhrman, Latham; Mimi Czajka Graminski, Red Hook; Sarah Haze, Albany; David Hopkins, Albany; William Jaeger, Albany; Pooh Kaye, Worcester; Tatana Kellner, Kingston; Ingrid Ludt, Clifton Park; Warren MacMillan, Mark McCarty, Troy; Albany; Nathan Meltz, Troy; Sanford Mirling, Troy; Gina Occhiogrosso, Troy; Philip J. Palmieri, Loudonville; Penny Perkins, Delmar; Linda Pinkans, Niskayuna; Alana Sparrow, Cohoes; Pamela Wallace, Germantown; Sandra Wimer, Delmar; and Allen Yates, Greenwich.

The Regional

The 2012 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition will be held June 28 through September 8 at the University Art Museum, University at Albany. This annual exhibition is collaboratively sponsored by the University Art Museum, the Albany Institute of History & Art, and The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls.


Nato Thompson is a curator at the New York-based public arts institution Creative Time. Since January 2007, Nato has organized major projects for Creative Time such as Democracy in America: The National Campaign (2008); Paul Chan’s acclaimed Waiting for Godot in New Orleans (2007); and Mike Nelson’s A Psychic Vacuum. Previously, he was curator at MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, where he organized numerous large-scale exhibitions, among them The Interventionists: Art in the Social Sphere (2004), a survey of political art of the 1990’s. He recently curated the exhibition Experimental Geography for Independent Curators International. His writings have appeared in numerous publications including BookForum, Art Journal, tema celeste, Parkett, and Cabinet. The College Art Association awarded him for distinguished writing in 2004.

Juror’s Awards

Yaminay Nasir Chaudhri
The Swyer Companies $1,000 Juror’s Award

Tatana Kellner
Times Union $500 Juror’s Award

Chris DeMarco
Picotte Companies $500 Juror’s Award

Abraham Ferraro
Ann Marie Franke $500 Juror’s Award

Sanford Mirling
$500 Juror’s Award by an anonymous donor

Sarah Haze
Marijo Dougherty and Norman Bauman $500 Juror’s Award
in memory of Nancy Hyatt Liddle

Allen Yates
Alvarez Dental $300 Juror’s Award
in honor of Marijo Dougherty

Pooh Kaye
JKDorgan Arts $250 Juror’s Award

Linda Pinkans
Austin & Co., Inc. $250 Juror’s Award

Warren MacMillan
Spectrum 8 Theatres/New World Bistro Bar $250 Juror’s Award

Colin Boyd
Mayor Gerald D. Jennings $250 Juror’s Award

Bennett Campbell
Albany Center Gallery Board of Directors $200 Juror’s Award
in memory of Les Urbach

William Jaeger
Renaissance Corporation of Albany $200 Juror’s Award

Mimi Czajka Graminski
Carrie Haddad Gallery $100 Juror’s Award


Gift Certificate

Mark McCarty
Arlene’s Artist Materials $200 Gift Certificate

Mandi Coburn
McGreevy ProLab $150 Gift Certificate

Allen Bryan
A. Grindle Custom Framing $100 Gift Certificate

Alana Sparrow
Clement Frame Shop & Art Gallery $100 Gift Certificate


Purchase Award Sponsors

Albany Institute of History & Art Purchase Award
Colin Boyd, American Bison

The Hyde Collection Purchase Award
Pooh Kaye, Spring Cleaning

Arthur Collins ’48 Purchase Award, supported by the UAlbany Alumni Association for the University Art Museum
Allen Yates, Lanyard; Treadmill; Bang, Crash, Clap; Trippy Spin; Beachhead


Invitational Exhibition

An invitational exhibition will be drawn from 2012 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region and presented at the Albany Center Gallery.


2012 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region
2012, softcover, 38 pages, 7 ½ x 7 ½ inches, 55 color images. Acknowledgments by Janet Riker, essay by Nato Thompson.
ISBN: 9780910763431
Price: $13.00

Thank You!

Every artist who enters the 2012 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition, whether selected for exhibition or not, contributes to its success and to the Capital Region’s reputation as an active and vital arts community.

The museum is grateful to the following for their support of the exhibition and catalogue: UAlbany Office of the President and the UAlbany Office of the Provost, The University at Albany Foundation, the UAlbany Alumni Association through the Grandma Moses Fund, University Auxiliary Services, The Community Foundation for the Capital Region’s Nancy Hyatt Liddle Fund for the Arts, the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation, Accent Commercial Furniture, Inc., Carol F. Bullard, and Stevi & William H. Swire. In-kind support was provided by Gary David Gold Photography and New York Press & Graphics.