Nor'Easter: 50th Annual Juried Members Exhibition

<i>Promised Land</i>
Laura Radwell, Promised Land, 2019, Oil on canvas,


Nor'Easter: 50th Annual Juried Members Exhibition

About the Exhibition

The New Britain Museum of American Art is dedicated to showcasing the work of emerging and established artists in all media through the Nor'Easter Annual Juried Exhibition.


First Prize: Laura Radwell, Promised Land
Second Prize: Monica Banks, Cinnamon Crunch
Third Prize: Elisa McClear, Fires
Juror’s Choice: Deborah Buck, High Flyin’ Bird

Visitor's Choice Award: Vote here


Nancy Stuart is the dean of the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford. Previously, she was the Executive Vice President and Provost of the Cleveland Institute of Art (2002-2011). Nancy served on the faculty of the School of Photographic Arts & Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology (1984-2002) where she also held numerous administrative positions and she was a founding faculty member of Lansing Community College’s Photographic Technology Program (1975-1984). Nancy earned her PhD at the State University of New York at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education. She has served on the national board of directors of the Society of Photographic Education (SPE) 2008-2015, the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD) Commission on Accreditation 2017-2019, and the board of governors of the Hill Stead Museum 2014 to present.

This Year's Selected Works  

Stephen Althouse

The Five Talents II

Sandra Baker

Releasing Chaos

Monica Banks

Cinnamon Crunch

Emmett Barnacle

The Edge

Roger Beers

The Bathers

Peggy Bekeny

Canoeing on the Saranac

Wesley Bernard

Blue Ribbon winner Carter Stanton, Otsego County Fair

Matthew Best

Shirley Temple Tornado

Deborah Bilinski

6 Boxes

Kelly Birkenruth

Guarding her Heart

Deborah Buck

High Flyin' Bird

Karen Brussat Butler

Sheltered in Place

Helen Cantrell

Connecticut Sunset (Torrington)

Michael Centrella

Yearning to Breathe Free

Christine Chin

High Capacity: Stoneman Douglas, Parkland FL

Kay Clarke

Another Sunset

Amy Conover

Insta 4, #odlr

Cynthia Cooper

untitled (speak to everything)

Ron Crowcroft


Larry D'Amico

Birches in Autumn

Mark Del Guidice


Peggy Dembicer

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Alfred DiMaio

Securing the Border: Yearning to Be Free

Terry Feder

Semi II

Bruce Ferraris

Of Mythical Lines

Candice Flewharty

Waterpark People - Mother 2

Petri Flint


Brenda Floyd

Black and White Rose

Claudia Flynn


Beth Grillo

Watch Hill

Jeanette Hammerstein


Caroline Harman

for the judgement of birds

Will Holub

Trost 2

Debra Howard

Morning Walk Through the Pine Forest

Renée Hughes

Exploring the Moment

Steve Imrich


Karen Israel

Messenger Service

Anuja Jaitly


Suzanne Kirschner

Silver Fish

Kathleen Kolb


Ariana Kolins

Lint Ball

Paul Kulikowski

Life Support

Leslie Landau


Marny Lawton

Reflections: Water's Edge

Suzanne Marsan

Two in the Pond

Elisa McClear


Donna Namnoum

Tea Tree Pods No. 1

Christine Neill

Strangler Fig

Roger Niland


Jade Olson

Crow, Mid-Pandemic

Jane Penfield

Top Picks

Laura Radwell

Promised Land

Janine Robertson

Perpetual Blue

Deborah Sacks

Mountain Mist 1

Stacy Latt Savage


Suzan Scott

winter hill

Michael Seri

Mourning's After

Norm Siegel

The Scream, 2020

Peggy Steinway

1/2 glass on blue railing cape cod

Michele Tragakiss

Truth is a Marshmallow

Pamela Vander Zwan

2145.15.18 (lettuce patch)

Paulus Wanrooij


Patricia Weise

Dishdrainer: Four Bowls

Margaret Wilson

Judith with Head of Holofernes (After Klimt's Judith II)

Andy Yelenak

Haddam Ice


Close of exhibition
October 4, 2020

Pick-up of displayed works
Monday, October 12 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., NBMAA

The Museum will not be responsible for any damage whatsoever, before, during, or after the exhibition. No works will be released without proper identification. Any work not picked up by the dates noted above will become property of the Museum and will be considered abandoned property and disposed of as the NBMAA sees fit.

We encourage the sale of artwork; however work does not have to be for sale if selected for the exhibition. The NBMAA will not deduct a commission for any sale of work in the exhibition. The Museum will not serve as a third party for sales; we will provide artist contact information to any individuals inquiring about purchases.


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