AAPL: 94th Grand National Exhibition

Brian McClear | AAPL 94th Grand National Exhibition

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I’m very honored to have “Hand of the Father” selected for exhibition in the American Artists Professional League’s (AAPL) 94th consecutive Grand National Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club of New York.

Exhibition: Monday, November 7 – Friday, November 18, 2022
Artist Reception & Awards: Saturday, November 12, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: The Salmagundi Club |Forty-Seven Fifth Avenue @ Twelfth Street | New York, NY

The American Artists Professional League’s (AAPL) 94th consecutive Grand National Exhibition  will be held at the historic Salmagundi Club. Founded in 1871, the Salmagundi Club is one of the oldest art organizations in the United States. Housed in a historic brownstone mansion in Greenwich Village, New York City, the Club offers programs including art classes, exhibitions, painting demonstrations, and art auctions throughout the year for members and the general public.

Hand of the Father 60″ x 40″ Oil on Canvas

Jurist: Marilyn Symmes is a New York City-based curator with expertise in prints, drawings, and photographs. After starting her career at the Smith College Museum of Art, followed by the Detroit Institute of Arts, she was the curator in charge of graphic arts collections at the Toledo Museum of Art, Cooper-Hewitt/Smithsonian Design Museum, and the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University. Her books include Impressions of New York, Prints from the New-York Historical Society (2005) and the monograph Dancing with the Dark: Joan Snyder Prints (2011), as well as other publications on prints, drawings, photographs and artist-illustrated books. Selected recent projects include serving as a curatorial consultant on prints for the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation’s future on-line catalogue raisonné; volunteer cataloguing of American and British prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and contributing an essay to the book, Only Human/Judy Dater (2017).