Biggin Gallery, Auburn, AL
March 28 – April 8, 2016
Awarded: James E. Furr Award for Creative Excellence for Filter Feeders (Albino) (2016).
This year’s juror is Jamillah James. Jamillah James is assistant curator at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. With Anne Ellegood, Hammer senior curator, she was an institutional curator for the spring 2015 exhibition, Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974–1989 at the Hammer (organized by The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York), the first museum survey of Gaines’s early work. She recently assisted Hammer chief curator Connie Butler on the critically acclaimed exhibition and publication, Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth. She currently organizing two concurrent exhibitions with painter Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Hammer Projects: Njideka Akunyili Crosby and The Beautyful Ones, the artist’s first exhibitions in Los Angeles.