WMG is pleased to announce the 33 selected exhibiting artists for the 5TH MIDWEST OPEN juried by Alison Wong (Director and Curator at Wasserman Projects, Detroit). This exhibition is on view October 7th – November 6th at the gallery. A reception is planned for Saturday, October 9th, 4-7 PM CST, as well as a closing artists walkthrough on Saturday, November 6th, 3:30 PM CST. **
The 5TH MIDWEST OPEN spotlights the artistic excellence of women and non-binary artists from the Midwest. This exhibition puts forth the vibrancy, diversity, and strong feminist voice right here in the Heartland.
Exhibiting Artists: Lisa Alberts, Eleanor Anderson, Nikki Anderson, Zoe Beaudry, Marcelyn Bennett Carpenter, Riley Brady, Bridgette Bramlage, Julia Callis, Mary Climes, Candace Compton Pappas, Shahrbanoo Hamzeh, Sharon Harper, Trisha Holt, Margaret Hull, Jessica Jokhi, Kira Keck, JoAnn Kennedy, Violet Luczak, Miriam Martincic, Meredith Morrison, Ahavani Mullen, Sara Nishikawa, Megan Roethler, Leslie Rogers, Erin Schmidt, Ashley Allen Short, Kaitlin Shulman, Dolores Slowinski, Nalani Stolz, Michele Thrane, Katie Vota, Zhaozhao Wang, Hannah Zimmerman.
**Face masks will be required for the reception and walkthrough event
About the juror : Alison Wong is first-generation Chinese American artist, curator, and educator born in Illinois and based in Detroit, MI since 2004. Wong received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI and her BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD. Primarily working in the field of painting and drawing, Wong takes inspiration from her personal histories and her professional practice as Director and Curator of Wasserman Projects, founder of Butter Projects, and Adjunct Faculty at College for Creative Studies.