Some of Ellen's works will be featured in an upcoming show by the New Hampshire Art Association, Wednesday November 4 through Friday, November 27, 2009 at the NHAA’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, 136 State Street, Portsmouth, NH.
The official opening reception is on Friday, November 6 between the hours of 5 and 8 PM. Awards will be presented at 6:00 PM. First prize is the $1000 Joan L. Dunfey Award, second prize is $500 and third prize is $300.
This year’s juror is Nancy Tieken, the former Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, at the Denver Art Museum and currently serving as Trustee at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, and serving on the visiting Modern and Contemporary Art Committee at Harvard Art Museum. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and has served in various capacities at some of the country’s most revered institutions, such as the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (trustee since 2008), Peabody Essex Museum (overseer), Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, CA (former trustee), Harvard Graduate School of Education (Arts in Education advisory board since 1996), Currier Museum of Art (trustee since 2008), and the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University (guest curator) among others. She has also lectured extensively, guest curated many exhibitions and written several articles and publications on a variety of art related topics.
This exhibition was established in the memory of Joan L. Dunfey, a long time patron of the arts. Her estate has provided funding through the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation for this competition since its inception.
More information on the exhibit may be viewed here.