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New Terrain - 12th Annual Juried Exhibition
New Terrain - 12th Annual Juried Exhibition

Fri, Apr 05


Morgan Conservatory

New Terrain - 12th Annual Juried Exhibition

Join us for the opening reception of the Morgan’s 12th Annual Juried Exhibition on April 5th, 2023 from 5pm to 8pm.

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Apr 05, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E 47th St, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA


This year, artists are posed with the challenge of exploring New Terrain. Artists were encouraged to traverse this concept through various media and ideas of mapping, the heroic quest, charting new courses and translating the experiential into the visual and how we connect to our environment real and imagined. Opening April 5th at 5pm, this exhibition will be on view until May 4th, 2024 & is juried by Dr. Jeffrey Katzin and Fafnir Adamites.

About the Jurors: Dr. Jeffrey Katzin is the Senior Curator at the Akron Art Museum. He specializes in modern and contemporary art with research ranging from painting to photography, film, and video art. Katzin has received a certificate in Art Museum Studies from Smith College, a BA from Wesleyan University, an MA from the University of Texas at Austin, and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, where his doctoral dissertation explored the history and potential of abstract photography, with particular focus on Alvin Langdon Coburn’s Vortographs of 1916–17. Since coming to Akron Art Museum in 2019, he has curated several exhibitions, including Keith Haring: Against All Odds, Amanda D. King: Locusts, and Afterimages: Geometric Abstraction and Perception.

Fafnir Adamites holds an MFA degree from the Fiber and Material Studies Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in Photography and Women’s Studies from UMass Amherst. Fafnir is an Assistant Professor in the Fibers area at California State University, Long Beach and has taught workshops and intensives at Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program and Women’s Studio Workshop. They show work nationally and have received a number of grants to support their exhibitions and studio practice. Fafnir has been awarded residencies at MASS MoCA, Women’s Studio Workshop and Vermont Studio Center. They are a Board Member of the Surface Design Association and a member of North American Hand Papermakers.

Awards: – Best in Show: $500 – Runner Up: $300 – The Prints and The Pulper™ paper studio award: $200 award selected by MP Marion – 2 Morgan Awards of Merit: Various Hand Made Paper – Viewers Choice Award: $50 Gift Certificate to the Morgan Store

About the Morgan The Morgan Conservatory is the largest arts center in the United States dedicated to every facet of hand papermaking, book arts and letterpress printing and to cultivating the talents of established and emerging artists. Morgan Conservatory preserves & promotes hand papermaking traditions. We make & sell paper; offer workshops to artists in papermaking & the application of handmade papers; exhibit the work of accomplished paper artists; & offer art experiences for post-secondary & K-12 students. Our urban garden grows renewable fiber plants, natural dyes & other crops required for hand papermaking. We are the only facility in the US with equipment, staff and space to do all of these in one location.

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