Cody Gallery at Marymount University Presents Visions 2019

By Editorial Team on November 12, 2019

Fri, 08 November 2019 - Sat, 07 December 2019

Charles Madden, Sky View, 2019, Digital print, 19′” x 13″ (Wakefield High School Grade 12). Courtesy of Cody Gallery.
Currently on view through December 7, 2019

Visions 2019, Student Art Exhibition Grades 9-12

Sponsored by: Marymount University Department of Fine Arts and School of Design, Arts, and Humanities

Juried by: Meaghan Kent, Curator of Exhibitions at the Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida

The Cody Gallery at Marymount University is pleased to present the juried high school student exhibition “Visions 2019.”

Visions 2019 highlights local high school talent from the City of Alexandria, and Arlington and Fairfax counties. Juried by the former Director of the Cody Gallery, Meaghan Kent, this exhibition will present a variety of media including painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, and sculpture. The exhibition offers the opportunity for the next generation of regional artists to present their artistic visions to Arlington County and the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area, and gain important developmental skills for obtaining scholastic and professional opportunities.

This exhibition is a partnership between Marymount University’s Department of Fine Arts and the Cody Gallery. It demonstrates a commitment to building relationships with the surrounding community, while offering important educational opportunities for younger community members.

About the Juror: Meaghan Kent
Meaghan Kent is the Curator of Exhibitions at the Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida. She was formerly the Director of Cody Gallery at Marymount University and is also the Founder and Director of Site95, an organization that holds exhibitions in available spaces. Kent has been a gallery director where she managed the careers of internationally emerging and established artists and coordinated exhibitions locally and worldwide. Kent worked at Casey Kaplan, Andrea Rosen Gallery in New York and Páramo in Guadalajara. She completed her MA in art history at George Washington University, Washington, DC and her BA at the College of Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was a participant of Independent Curators International (ICI) Intensive in 2012. Kent has written for several publications including: Site95 Journal, ArtHaps, and Art in America.

Curated exhibitions include: “Tactile Hallucinations”, “That’s Why I’m Here” at Marymount University, and “Under Construction” at Páramo. With Site95 she curated the “Dead in August” a multi-venue series in New York, “P2V: P. Scott Cunningham and Antoine Lefebvre” at Dimensions Variable, Miami, “Trombly Rodriguez: The Fabric of a Space” at the Abrons Arts Center, New York, as well as outdoor public commissions in Miami, Florida. In addition, Kent co-organized “PaintersNYC” with Maureen Cavanaugh at El Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueńos in Oaxaca, Mexico in 2017. Her work has been reviewed in FriezeThe Washington PostGallery MonthlyThe Miami Herald, and The New York Times.

Gallery Hours:

  • Friday and Saturday: 12-5pm
  • and by appointment.

Cody Gallery of Marymount University is located at 1000 North Glebe Road, 2nd Floor, Arlington, VA. Street parking and Capital Bikeshare are available. The gallery is located near the Metroline Orange: Ballston-MU. Email or phone (703) 908-7782 for further information.