Mixmaster Juried Members’ Exhibition

Come see the work of the Mattatuck Museum’s artist members! This exhibition showcases the winners of our 9th annual juried competition.

More about this exhibition

MIXMASTER seeks to discover and recognize the talents of artists in the New England and tri-state region. Created to encourage contemporary art, this exhibition provides an opportunity for established and emerging artists to debut their latest works. Works are selected by Juror Susan Eley, owner and director of Susan Eley Fine Art in New York City.. Visitors to the exhibition are invited to cast a vote for their favorite work in our gallery voting case or online. The Museum will announce the winner of the Visitor’s Selection Prize at the close of the exhibition.

 

First Prize: $500 and a solo show at the Mattatuck (September 1 – November 9, 2024):
Mary Janacek, “Trees Contacting Electrical Lines,” 2022. Watercolor, two sketchbooks, paste, cut, torn, and burned paper, 36 x 35 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Second Prize: $300
Scott Glaser, “”We Are Tired of Being Beaten…” – John Lewis,” 2021. Fabric bandages on Arches watercolor paper, 46.25 x 34.5 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Third Prize:  $200
Rosemary Cotnoir, “Backlight,” 2023. Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Staff Selection: Upgraded membership to Director’s Circle membership level and all benefits ($500 value)
Debbie Smith, “Dancing Orbs,” 2021. English porcelain, 13 x 22 x 13. Image courtesy of the artist.

Visitor’s Award: Upgraded membership to Director’s Circle membership level and all benefits ($500 value)

Elanna Bernstein, “Amabile,” nd. Monotype on BFK Rives, 9.3 x 22 in. Image courtesy of the artist

2024 Participating Artists

Nina Ansaldi
Rosemary Benivegna
Lisa Berger
Paul Berger
Elanna Bernstein
Lesley Bodzy
Miggs Boroughs
Janine Brown
Diane Cadrain
Robert Carley
Cynthia Cooper
Rosemary Cotnoir
Maxine Davidowitz
Peggy Dembicer
Ted Dixon
Anne Doris-Eisner
Laure Dunne
Susan Fehlinger
Bruce Ferraris
Merrill French
Scott Glaser
Sarah Grote
Alexis Herman
Michele Hermsen
Renée S. Hughes
Blinn Jacobs
Mary Janacek
Ning Jia
Helen Kauder
Ryan Kelley
Paul Kulikowski
Leslie Landau
Nancy Lasar
Linda Lindroth
Madeleine Lord
Zachary Lytle
Eric March
Robert Meyer
Juan J. Moreno
Paul M. Murray
Jennifer Jean Okumura
Babs Perkins
Marc Russell
Donna Scarpa
Gay Schempp
Dana Simmons
Debbie Smith
Viktoria Stockmal
Margaret Wilson
Virginia Zimmermann
Image Credits:
  • Mary Janacek, “Trees Contacting Electrical Lines,” 2022. Watercolor, two sketchbooks, paste, cut, torn, and burned paper, 36 x 35 in. Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Scott Glaser, “”We Are Tired of Being Beaten…” – John Lewis,” 2021. Fabric bandages on Arches watercolor paper, 46.25 x 34.5 in. Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Rosemary Cotnoir, “Backlight,” 2023. Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 in. Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Debbie Smith, “Dancing Orbs,” 2021. English porcelain, 13 x 22 x 13. Image courtesy of the artist.