Nor'Easter: The 51st Annual Juried Exhibition

Nor'Easter 51 first prize: Martin Dimitrov, <i>Lost and Scared</i>
 Nor'Easter 51 first prize: Martin Dimitrov, Lost and Scared,


Nor'Easter: The 51st Annual Juried Exhibition


The Annual Juried Members Exhibition is the New Britain Museum of American Art’s opportunity to expose contemporary visual arts to a wide audience. This prominent showcase in the Northeast region highlights the exceptional work of emerging and established artists in all media.


First Prize: Martin Dimitrov,  Lost and Scared
Second Prize:
Merrill French, Beginning the Descent into Grand Central Station
Third Prize:
  Jeanetter Hammerstein, goldfish bowl and the sheets are clean
Juror's Choice: Rebeca Fuchs, Woman in a loop


Cristina Tafuri is an exhibitions designer and creative director based in New York. She received her Masters from NYU Steinhardt in Visual Arts Administration, and her Bachelor of Arts from the New School in Curatorial Studies. Her portfolio includes exhibitions for Christie’s, Philips, Levy Gorvy, Gagosian Gallery, Marc Straus, MOMA PS1, LACMA, The National Academy Museum, The Brooklyn Historical Society, and various art fairs around the world, including Art Basel, FIAC, Frieze and Frieze Masters. She has also consuluted on a number of luxury residential building and iconic corporate and hospitality environments in New York and London. She sits on the Annual Young Designers Panel at Frieze Art Fair New York and was included in Architectural Digest’s 30 Under 30 Designers to Watch in 2018.

Janah Adams Legacy
Carol Alleman Awakening Bliss
Del-Bourree Bach The Old Beach Cottage
David Barclay Mountain Stream
Paul Baylock American Pegboard
Scott Bricher Anti-Gravity
Heidi Brueckner Tween
Michael Centrella Couples
Kay Clarke Last Light
Cynthia Crier My Wild Kingdom: Mr. Bear
Pat Damiani The Gathering
Donna Davis French Field
Mark Del Guidice King of Hearts
Douglas Deveny We'll paint these hills green again
Liz Dexheimer Coastal Series Deep
Martin Dimitrov Lost and Scared
Eileen Eder Sunny Morning
Shawn Farley You are What You Think
Elise Fechtmann Hard to Get
Bruce Ferraris while my guitar gently weeps 11
Jenni Freidman A Soft Place to Land
Merrill French Beginning the Descent into Grand Central Station
Rebeca Fuchs Woman in a loop
Carol Ganick Eating the Light
Linda Garcia Still Life-Melody
Danuta Syp Gordon Cyprinus Carpio #2
Jeanette Hammerstein goldfish bowl and the sheets are clean
Luciana Heineman Early Snow
Leonard Hellerman A Drag
John Hsu Deep Blue
Karen Israel Light of a Dark Knight
John Johnson Current Reflections
William Knight Natural-ManMade
Barbara Levine Glacial Confrontation
Gigi Liverant Moon Rising
Ariane Luckey Hay is In
Brian McClear Riki
Joan McPherson Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 6 AM
Juan Moreno Overlooking the Aspetuck Brook
Daniel Murrary Banshee Night
Erin Nazzaro PEACE
Jeffrey Neumann Late Breakfast
Peter Nuhn Self-Portrait Triptych 2019
Paul Osgood Abstraction #8, Valley of Fire
Paul Ott tulip forest
Jane E. Penfield They Will Come Back
Jeanne C. Potter Lily Pads and Clouds on Maine Pond
John Raye Untitled
Jorge Rivas Human Geometric series.
Sydney Samele “Ark”
Margaret Schuster Storm Jacob
Peter Seltzer Entering Babylon
Brittany Severance Dad's Desk
Roberta Shea Sylvan Shiver
Victoria Sivigny If Walls Could Talk #8
Kathleen Smits Autumn at Meig's
John C. Starinovich Rare Bird
Rustam Tahir devil's slide 3511
Patricia Weise Dishdrainer: Salad Bowl
Robbii Wessen Broken Zeus
Margaret Wilson You Met Your Match (After Raphael's "Adam & Eve")
Jane Wright Wolf Reflections Japan
Andy Yelenak Sunlight on St. Kessog's

July 29Receiving of accepted works, 9:30-11 a.m., and 4-6 p.m. at NBMAA
August 2Deadline for shipped artwork
August 12-29Duration of exhibition
August 29Close of exhibition
September 1Pick-up of displayed works, 1-5 p.m. at NBMAA

Selected works must be delivered ready to hang/display. Artworks considered unsuitable for hanging/presentation will be refused. Curatorial staff reserves the right to refuse an artwork that is misrepresented through documentation or is not the piece selected by the juror.


The deadline for receipt of shipped artwork is August 2, 2021. If work is not at the NBMAA by August 2, 2021, we reserve the right to not include it in the exhibition. Any artwork being shipped must include return postage/shipping fee that must be received before the end of the exhibition (August 29, 2021). In the case of inadequate or nonexistent return postage, works will be considered abandoned property and disposed of as the NBMAA sees fit. All artwork should be packaged in a manner that will allow for the materials to be re-used for return shipping. Otherwise please include materials for return packaging. Please do not ship artwork with packing peanuts.


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