The 29th annual Georgia Artists Guild of Albany juried members exhibition is Sept 1 through Jan 7, 2023 in the upstairs McCormack Gallery in the Albany Museum of Art. The juror for the exhibition is Katie Dillard, director of curatorial affairs for the AMA.
This year’s exhibition features works by guild members Meg Tilly Anderson, Vicki Churchman, Stephen Felmet, James Malphrus, Edward Newcomb, Ray Pierotti, and Mary Sumner.
Since 1979, the Georgia Artists Guild of Albany (GAGA) has been dedicated to promoting visual arts in the Southwest Georgia region. The Guild’s primary focus is building an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork among its members.
Guild members engage in a variety of activities, including workshops with noteworthy artists, monthly presentations about artists, the sharing of techniques and tips on the business of art, supporting other arts organizations and community events through volunteerism and attendance, and the presentation of original, quality artworks to the public.
Dillard, the juror for the 29th competition, earned her BFA from Lipscomb University, and her Masters of Exhibition Design from the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Since 2010, she has served as a juror for various art competitions and student portfolio reviews in Maryland public high schools.