27th September Competition

Exhibition Dates: September 5 – November 22, 2014
Opening Reception & Award Ceremony: Friday, September 5, 6-8pm

The 27th September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is an annual, juried exhibition selected from national and international submissions highlighting contemporary art practices in all media. Featuring original art created within the past two years, 50 artworks selected by the 2014 juror, New Orleans-based artist James Michalopoulos. The chosen works will appear in a full-color catalogue and will be on exhibition at AMoA September 5 through November 22, 2014. Total cash awards of $2,000 allocated to juror-designated award winners will be presented during the opening reception on Friday, September 5, 2014.

Top Awards

  • Best in Show: Sarah Megan Jenkins, Brown Pelican
  • Second Place: Leslie Shiels, Six Right
  • Third Place: Steve Schepferman, Frappato Urn

Honorable Mentions

  • Joseph Appalucci, Interrupted Honeymoon
  • Leiana Loveday-Funck, Cello Charmer
  • Clark Nunn, LeAnn
  • Barry Scanlan, Woman with a Cigar
  • Amanda Youngblood, Fierce Protector

2014’s featured artists include:  Joseph Appalucci, Marcia Babler, Michael Bauman and Kate Helms, Kim Bindursky, Stephen Burt, Debra Bynog, Ashley Hope Carlisle, Sean Catherine, Anne Chestnut, Jerry Cook, Leslie Elliott-Smith, Donna Futrell, Jill Gewirtz, David Holcombe, Sarah Jenkins, Ma Sing Ling, Leiana Loveday-Funck, Ashley Lynchard, Ben Madeska, MANDEM, Peter Milder, Clark Nunn, Barry Owen, James Parlin, Lynda Reyes, Barry Scanlan, Steve Schrepferman, Negin Sharifzadeh, Leslie Shiels, Rich Smukler, Ellen Soffer, Marilyn Wellan, Agata Wisniowska, Amanda Youngblood, and Kim Zarney.