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Athenaeum: 31st Annual Juried Exhibition

Every week from July 15, 2023 until September 9, 2023.
Tuesday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Opening reception: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 14

One of the most prestigious juried shows in San Diego, the Athenaeum’s 31st Annual Juried Exhibition will be on view this summer in the Clayes Gallery. Nearly 300 artists entered 900 works for consideration.

Juror Isabel Casso, Assistant Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, selected the final 25 artists and 35 works to exhibit. The exhibition will continue in the Rotunda Gallery.

Prizewinners, including the recipient of the Leslie Von Kolb Memorial Award, will be announced at the opening reception on Friday, July 14, which will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Artists in the exhibition are Elizabeth Burger, Dillon Chapman, Morgan DeLuna, Raul Espinoza, Angela Figueroa, Kaori Fukuyama, Sarah Garcia, Neville Greene, Sam Grenier, Marina Grize, Becky Guttin, Andres Hernandez, Terri Hughes, Mayce Keeler, Gianna LaPonte, Monica Loss, Maria Mathioudakis, Leslie Nemour, Oriana Poindexter, Vincent Robles, Amir Saadiq, Sean Sarmiento, Michael Upton, Leslye Villaseñor, and Lizzie Zelter. 

Juror: Isabel Casso, Assistant Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Isabel Casso is the Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Casso’s recent projects include a special exhibition with Carmen Argote and a retrospective of Celia Álvarez Muñoz. Previously, she was the Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, where she organized Grain of a Hand: Drawings with Graphite and a solo exhibition of Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar. She has held positions at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Casso earned an MA in art history from Williams College and a BA in art history and economics from Loyola Marymount University.

The exhibition can be viewed in the Joseph Clayes III Gallery at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (1008 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037) during open hours, Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Appointments are not required.

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Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

1008 Wall St.
La Jolla, California 92037

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