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New Waves 2019

March 23 - August 18, 2019

Save the Date: Opening Celebration Friday, March 22, 2019

Virginia MOCA will proudly celebrate its 24th juried exhibition, New Waves 2019. This annual tradition features artists who represent the vast array of artistic talent found in the Virginia Commonwealth. This year’s juror is Carmen Hermo.

Hermo is the Associate Curator for the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. She has curated the exhibition Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making, and co-curated exhibitions Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection and Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas. Additionally, she co-organized Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty (2016–17) and Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 (2018).  Previously, she was Assistant Curator for Collections at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2010–16). She has worked with the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art. Carmen received her B.A. in Art History and English from the University of Richmond and is pursuing an M.A. in Art History at Hunter College.

New Waves 2019 submissions will open on Monday, November 5 at 9am. Click here for the submission guidelines. 

Photo: Victor Castro