"New Traditions” MOAH’s 28th Annual Juried All Media Art Exhibition

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"New Traditions” MOAH’s 28th Annual Juried All Media Art Exhibition

665 West Lancaster BLVD
(Corner of Ehrlich Ave. and Lancaster BLVD)
93534 Lancaster

May 23rd, 2013 - June 27th, 2013
Opening: May 23rd, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Other (outside areas listed)
(661) 723-6250
Tue-Wed,Fri-Sun 11-6; Thu 11-8


The Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) will be hosting its 28th Annual All-Media Juried Art Exhibition titled New Traditions Thursday, May 23, 2013 through Thursday, June 27, 2013. The Juried Show invites local artists to submit their work for consideration for inclusion in this annual event. A panel of judges will review the work and selected artists will have the opportunity to display their art in the Museum of Art & History, as well as gain award recognition. For the first time, the City of Lancaster and MOAH will host the All-Media Juried Show at the new facility.

New this year – two separate Divisions ( Adult and Youth (18 & younger)

Categories this year:

Mixed Media (2 or more mediums either 2D or 3D)

Painting (all paint mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, any printmaking)

Drawing (any dry medium such as pencil, chalk, pastel, charcoal, pen and ink or scratchboard)

Sculpture (single media only such as clay, porcelain, wood, metal etc)

Photography (includes video and photographs both film and digital)

About the Jurors

Sant Khalsa is an artist and educator, whose work develops from her inquiry into the nature of place and the complex environmental and societal issues present and visible in the landscape of the American West. Her work is widely exhibited and has been acquired by permanent museum collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Nevada Museum of Art, and UCR/California Museum of Photography in addition to private and corporate collections in the U.S. and Europe. Khalsa is a recipient of fellowships, awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, California Council for the Humanities and others. In March 2012, she was honored as the first recipient of the SPE Insight Award from the Board of Directors of the Society for Photographic Education for her significant contributions to the field of photography as an artist, educator, and mentor. Her artworks are published in many books including Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment (Skira/Rizzoli, 2011), Seismic Shift (University of California Riverside, California Museum of Photography, 2011), Backyard Oasis (Palm Springs Art Museum and DelMonico Books, 2012), Art in Action: Nature, Creativity and Our Collective Future (Natural World Museum and Earth Aware Editions, 2007), and H2O 04: Celebrating Water (Fotofest, 2004). Articles and critical reviews regarding her artwork can be found in Art in America, Art Ltd., Afterimage, Exposure, European Photography, LA Weekly, ArtScene, Los Angeles Times, Artweek, PDN/Photo District News, other periodicals and journals. Additionally, she is often invited to curate and jury exhibitions and lecture at art venues including the Getty Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Center College of Design and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). She is a Professor of Art at California State University, San Bernardino and resides in San Bernardino and Joshua Tree, California.

Max Presneill is the Director / Curator of the Torrance Art Museum, a contemporary art museum in Los Angeles, as well as the Curatorial Director for Artra Curatorial. He is the Founder and former Director of Raid Projects (1999 - 2009) and was Director of the Mark Moore Gallery (2005-8). He has extensive experience internationally as an artist - represented by Garboushian Gallery and Durden & Ray - as well as curator, having organized exhibitions for museums, institutes and galleries in London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Mexico City, Sydney, Istanbul, Paris, and other international cities as well as numerous projects in Los Angeles and the rest of the US, in addition to over 100 exhibitions for Raid Projects ( He was previously Professor of Fine Art at several universities in the UK and the US, teaching on various Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts courses. He holds 4 degrees (3 of which are advanced degrees). He has lived in Downtown Los Angeles since 2001.