This exhibition explores themes of identity, kitsch, performance, temporality, and the processes of 62 Florida artists from across the state. Juried by Katherine Pill and curated by Laura Marsh, the exhibition is intended to capture the diverse practices of regional contemporary artists. Exploring a range of mediums, the Biennial introduces interdisciplinary dialogues.
Featuring 77 works, Florida artists selected by juror Katherine Pill, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, this year’s Biennial is diverse and immersive. Overall, 391 artists representing 85 cities submitted entries for consideration.
Juror Katherine Pill is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida. She previously held the position of Assistant Curator at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. Pill earned a BA in Art History from McGill University in Montreal and a dual MA in Art History and Arts Administration from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Laura Marsh was named Curator of Exhibitions at the Art and Culture Center this past October of 2016. She previously held the position of Director of Seton Gallery at the University of New Haven, CT. Marsh earned a BFA in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art, OH and her MFA in Sculpture from Yale University, CT. She has an installation practice and has been curating for over seven years.
Giannina Coppiano Dwin