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TIPH BROWNE Alok and Janani (from Trans-ish) 2015, Epson Hot Press Bright, 20 x 30 inches

TIPH BROWNE
Alok and Janani (from Trans-ish)
2015, Epson Hot Press Bright, 20 x 30 inches, ed: 9/10. 

TIPH BROWNE Levi (from Trans-ish) 2015, Epson Hot Press Bright, 20 x 30 inches

TIPH BROWNE
Levi (from Trans-ish)
2015, Epson Hot Press Bright, 20 x 30 inches, ed: 6/10. 

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA For Your Entertainment (video still) 2015, performance video (16x9), run time: 4:26.

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA
For Your Entertainment (video still)
2015, performance video (16x9), run time: 4:26.
 

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA Embrace (video still) 2012, performance video (16x9), run time: 27:49.

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA
Embrace (video still)
2012, performance video (16x9), run time: 27:49. 
 

RYAN McDONNELL  Mozart and Mandala 2015, vinyl, 12 inches and 10 inches.

RYAN McDONNELL 
Mozart and Mandala
2015, vinyl, 12 inches and 10 inches.

ROB HACKETT Archway 2013, plywood, steel, and paint, 8 x 13 x 5 feet.

ROB HACKETT
Archway
2013, plywood, steel, and paint, 8 x 13 x 5 feet. 
 

ROB HACKETT Median 2015, plywood, steel cable, cable clamps, dimensions variable.

ROB HACKETT
Median
2015, plywood, steel cable, cable clamps, dimensions variable.
 

EMILIA PENNANEN Milk and Honey, Saltwater Honey (video still) 2014, video performance 1920 x 1080p, run time: 5:09

EMILIA PENNANEN
Milk and Honey, Saltwater Honey (video still)
2014, video performance 1920 x 1080p, run time: 5:09, ed: 5. 
 

EMILIA PENNANEN Breath Away (video still) 2015, video performance 1920 x 1080p, run time: 2:19

EMILIA PENNANEN
Breath Away (video still)
2015, video performance 1920 x 1080p, run time: 2:19, ed: 5.  
 

MAGALI HÉBERT-HUOT  Untitled (Medallion) 2013, OSB, wax, 40 x 40 x 10 inches.

MAGALI HÉBERT-HUOT 
Untitled (Medallion)
2013, OSB, wax, 40 x 40 x 10 inches. 
 

MAGALI HÉBERT-HUOT  Untitled (MarbleGreen) 2014, MDF, stucco, wax, 11 x 11 x 58 inches.

MAGALI HÉBERT-HUOT 
Untitled (MarbleGreen)
2014, MDF, stucco, wax, 11 x 11 x 58 inches.
 

EMMA ROSE KENNEDY Pieta  2015, oil on panel, 48 x 60 inches.

EMMA ROSE KENNEDY
Pieta 
2015, oil on panel, 48 x 60 inches.

EMMA ROSE KENNEDY Confessions  2015, oil on panel, 30 x 40 inches.

EMMA ROSE KENNEDY
Confessions 
2015, oil on panel, 30 x 40 inches.
 

NICHOLENA MOON  Domestic Disturbances 2015, film, archival inkjet print, 20 x 40 inches

NICHOLENA MOON 
Domestic Disturbances
2015, film, archival inkjet print, 20 x 40 inches, ed:7. 
 

NICHOLENA MOON   Domestic Disturbances 2015, film, archival inkjet print, 20 x 40 inches

NICHOLENA MOON 

Domestic Disturbances
2015, film, archival inkjet print, 20 x 40 inches, ed:7.

 

JENNY WU Summer Shower, Kiss Me Kate...Sweet Nothing, Pebble Path, Spirit Whisper, Nostalgic. 2015, pedestal, a collection of paint and their un-descriptive names, dimension variable.

JENNY WU
Summer Shower, Kiss Me Kate...Sweet Nothing, Pebble Path, Spirit Whisper, Nostalgic.
2015, pedestal, a collection of paint and their un-descriptive names, dimension variable.
 

JENNY WU Octopus 2014, latex paint, gorilla glue on canvas, 8 x 12 inches.

JENNY WU
Octopus
2014, latex paint, gorilla glue on canvas, 8 x 12 inches.
 

ELIOT HICKS freedata zip, 2015, carpet padding, plywood, aerosol paint, 24 x 24 inches.

ELIOT HICKS
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2015, carpet padding, plywood, aerosol paint, 24 x 24 inches.
 

ELIOT HICKS Versus 2015, aluminum bleachers, dimensions variable.

ELIOT HICKS
Versus
2015, aluminum bleachers, dimensions variable.
 

McKINLEY WALLACE III  Hominin Portrait #1  2014, acrylic, charcoal, conte crayon, ink, pastel, print and tape on paper on wood panel, 18 x 14 inches.

McKINLEY WALLACE III

Hominin Portrait #1

2014, acrylic, charcoal, conte crayon, ink, pastel, print and tape on paper on wood panel, 18 x 14 inches. 

McKINLEY WALLACE III  Hominin Portrait #2  2014, acrylic, charcoal, conte crayon, ink, pastel, print and tape on paper on wood panel, 18 x 14 inches.

McKINLEY WALLACE III

Hominin Portrait #2

2014, acrylic, charcoal, conte crayon, ink, pastel, print and tape on paper on wood panel, 18 x 14 inches. 

SARA R. HILL 12/19/14, 12/20/14, 12/21/14 2014, mounted archival pigment print, 20 x 30 inches, ed:10.

SARA R. HILL
12/19/14, 12/20/14, 12/21/14
2014, mounted archival pigment print, 20 x 30 inches, ed:10.  
 

SARA R. HILL 05/31/14 - 21:30, 21:45, 22:00 2014, mounted archival pigment print, 20 x 30 inches, ed:10.

SARA R. HILL
05/31/14 - 21:30, 21:45, 22:00
2014, mounted archival pigment print, 20 x 30 inches, ed:10.  
 

ARIEL POND  Everything Will Be Ok (Hexagons #4) 2015, unbleached muslin, ink, white thread, 8.5 x 11 inches.

ARIEL POND

Everything Will Be Ok (Hexagons #4)
2015, unbleached muslin, ink, white thread, 8.5 x 11 inches.
 

ARIEL POND Everything Will Be Ok (Piecework and Quilting #6) 2015, unbleached muslin, ink, white thread, 8.5 x 11 inches.

ARIEL POND
Everything Will Be Ok (Piecework and Quilting #6)
2015, unbleached muslin, ink, white thread, 8.5 x 11 inches.
 

HELENA CERVANTES  Dissolve  2015, plaster, wire, pvc pipes, wood, burlap, string, body casts, 5'9” x 5'4”.

HELENA CERVANTES

Dissolve

2015, plaster, wire, pvc pipes, wood, burlap, string, body casts, 5'9” x 5'4”

 

 

HELENA CERVANTES  Alterity  2015, plaster, wire, pvc pipe, burlap, lace, body casts, 5'0.5" x 3'

HELENA CERVANTES

Alterity

2015, plaster, wire, pvc pipe, burlap, lace, body casts, 5'0.5" x 3'

AISHA JEMILA DANIELS  Untitled (from Afrikans in America) 2010, digital print, 11 x 14 inches.

AISHA JEMILA DANIELS 
Untitled (from Afrikans in America)
2010, digital print, 11 x 14 inches. 
 

AISHA JEMILA DANIELS  Untitled (from Afrikans in America) 2010, digital print, 11 x 14 inches.

AISHA JEMILA DANIELS 
Untitled (from Afrikans in America)
2010, digital print, 11 x 14 inches. 

CHRIS WILLIFORD Existential Crisis (Gold Mary-Kate) 2015, screenprint and varnish on duct tape canvas, 24 x 30 inches.

CHRIS WILLIFORD
Existential Crisis (Gold Mary-Kate)
2015, screenprint and varnish on duct tape canvas, 24 x 30 inches. 
 

CHRIS WILLIFORD  Sunshade II (Honeymoon)  2015, screenprint and varnish on auto sunshade, 67 x 27 inches.

CHRIS WILLIFORD

Sunshade II (Honeymoon)

2015, screenprint and varnish on auto sunshade, 67 x 27 inches. 

 

NATOVIAN McLEOD   By the Same Tension, By The Same Attraction   2015, enamel, wood, 13 x 1 x 5 inches, 13 x 1.5 x5 inches.

NATOVIAN McLEOD 

By the Same Tension, By The Same Attraction 

2015, enamel, wood, 13 x 1 x 5 inches, 13 x 1.5 x5 inches. 

NATOVIAN McLEOD   A Symbol for Modest Determination  2015, enamel, wood, 13 x 2 x 5 inches.

NATOVIAN McLEOD 

A Symbol for Modest Determination

2015, enamel, wood, 13 x 2 x 5 inches. 

Video

EMILIA PENNANEN
Milk and Honey, Saltwater Honey
2014, video performance 1920 x 1080p, run time: 5:09, ed: 5.

EMILIA PENNANEN
Breath Away
2015, video performance 1920 x 1080p, run time: 2:19, ed: 5.  

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA
Embrace
2012, performance video (16x9), run time: 27:49. 

CHRISTOPHER HINOJOSA
For Your Entertainment 
2015, performance video (16x9), run time: 4:26.
 

RYAN McDONNELL 
Mozart and Mandala
2015, vinyl, 12 inches and 10 inches.

Press Release

August 19, 2015

 

ACADEMY 2015

August 19 - September 9, 2015

 

CONNERSMITH. is pleased to announce ACADEMY 2015, the 15th annual invitational survey of outstanding work by MFA / BFA students in the Washington / Baltimore area. This year's exhibition will be held online on our website as we build out our new gallery space at 1013 O St., NW, in the heart of the Shaw Historic District.

 

Exhibition founder and curator Dr. Jamie Smith invited the following artists to participate:

 

>Artists: Tiph Browne, Helena Cervantes, Aisha Jemila Daniels, Rob Hackett, Magali Hébert-Huot, Eliot Hicks, Sara R. Hill, Christopher Hinojosa, Emma Rose Kennedy, Ryan McDonnell, Natovian McLeod, Nicholena Moon, Emilia Pennanen, Ariel Pond, McKinley Wallace III, Chris Williford, and Jenny Wu.

 

>Representing institutions: American University, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, The George Washington University, Howard University, Maryland Institute College of Art, and University of Maryland.