Conner Contemporary Art Presents Academy 2012

By Editorial Team on July 2, 2012
Selin Balci. Contamination 2012, microbial growth on boards, dimensions variable. Photo courtesy Conner Contemporary Art.



Opening reception: Saturday July 7th from 6pm to 8pm


Conner Contemporary presents ACADEMY 2012, the gallery’s 12th annual invitational survey of outstanding work by MFA/BFA students in the Washington/Baltimore area.

Exhibition founder and curator, Jamie Smith, Ph.D. invited the following artists to participate:

  • Selin Balci
  • Elliot Bryant
  • Aaron Canipe
  • Misha Capecchi
  • Josh Chance
  • Wesley Clark
  • Jennifer Coster
  • Zachary Goldman
  • Toym Imao
  • Brittany Law
  • Pablo Garcia Lopez
  • Ali Miller
  • Adam Nelson
  • Nara Park
  • Alexander Peace
  • Camden Place
  • Jason Ressler
  • Samuel Scharf
  • Ryan Carr Johnson
  • Heather Stratton
  • Ben Tolman

Editor’s Note: East City Art is currently interviewing several of these artist and will be publishing the transcripts in the next two week.

The following institutions are represented:

  • American University
  • Corcoran College of Art and Design
  • George Washington University
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • University of Maryland

There will be an opening night reception will have artists in attendance.  The exhibition runs July 7 through August 18, 2012

For more information contact the gallery at 202-588-8750 or visit the gallery online at

Conner Contemporary Art is located at 1358 Florida Avenue NE

Gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday 10-5pm and by appointment.