By Editorial Team on October 3, 2017

Wed, 27 September 2017 - Fri, 27 October 2017

Jen Noone, Vacation, 2016, Suave “Ocean Breeze” body wash, 42 x 23 x 23 inches. Courtesy of CONNERSMITH.
Currently on view online here.

CONNERSMITH. is pleased to announce ACADEMY 2017, the 17th annual invitational survey of outstanding work by MFA / BFA students in the Washington / Baltimore area. This year’s exhibition will be held online on their website as they complete construction on their new gallery space at 1013 O St., NW, Washington, DC, in the heart of the Shaw Historic District.


Exhibition founder and curator Dr. Jamie Smith invited the following artists to participate:

  • Damon Arhos
  • Mary Baum
  • Zac Benson
  • Noah McWilliams
  • Caileigh Nerney
  • Jen Noone
  • Patrick Quinn
  • Judas Recendez
  • Edward Victor-Sanchez

Representing Institutions: American University; The Catholic University of America; Corcoran School of the Arts and Design; George Washington University, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences; Maryland Institute College of Art; University of Maryland, College Park