Textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin has been juried into the 2011 Gateway to Imagination National Juried Art Competition, to be held at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park in Farmington, New Mexico. Her artwork, Twirling Leaves #2, is one of the artworks selected for the exhibit. The exhibition will feature 95 artworks selected from 319 submissions.
The juror for this exhibition is painter JD Challenger of Taos, New Mexico. Mr. Challenger specializes in Native American artwork that touches on the history and significance of many ceremonies of the American Indian and the spirituality of their deeply held beliefs. He uses oils, acrylics, and mixed media in his work. More information about JD can be seen at www.jdchallenger.com/aboutJD.html.
The exhibition opens on May 6, 2011. An artists' reception and awards presentation is on May 14, 2011 from 7 to 9 pm with a juror's lecture just prior to the reception. The exhibition closes on July 9, 2011. The address of the facility is the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 East Main Street, Farmington, New Mexico 87402. Visit the Farmington Museum's web site www.farmingtonmuseum.org for more information about the exhibition or call 505-599-1169.