2012 CoCA Annual


Juried by MK Guth

On Saturday, December 29, 2013, at the show's opening a CoCA's Georgeown Galley, CoCA 2012 Annual Juror MK Guth announced that she has split the first and second prizes (totaling $750) into three equal parts and awarded them to the following artists/artworks:

Justin Mata, Seattle, WA
"Wheels Wallpaper" 8' x 8' x 4', acrylic medium photo transfer hung on screws on wall painted black, 2012

Sean Healy, Portland, OR
"Pissholes in the Snow",54 x 60 x 5", cigarettes, acrylic, wood, concrete, 2012. Courtesy of the Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Eugenia Pardue, Portland, OR
"Sentinel" Sculpted Acrylic on Paint Panel",36'x36", 2011
"Cascading Coronal" Sculpted Acrylic Paint on Panel 48" x40", 2011

Honorable Mentions, carrying a prize of $50 each were awarded to:

Anne Baumgartner, Los Angeles, CA
"Personification 1", 43" x 10" x 16". Cardboard with newsprint, paper tape, sumi ink, archival glue. 2012
"Alliteration", 43" x 10" x 16". Cardboard with newsprint, paper tape, sumi ink, archival glue. 2012

Kahori Kamiya, Jersey City, NJ
"G8 Conductor", video, 3:03 minutes, 2011
http://vimeo.com/28362994

A final Honorable mention went to the following artist, which included an offer of a solo show at CoCA's Belltown Gallery, to be mounted within the next few weeks:
Ben Buswell, Portland, OR
"Untitled (Lacan)", 2"x 40"x30", Mirrorglass, 2011

Finalist with work represented in the exhibition include Eric Souther, South Bend, IN; Kahori Kamiya, Jersey City, NJ; Eugenia Pardue, Portland, OR; Jane Schiffhauer, Portland, OR; Sean Healy, Portland, OR; Cecy Colichon, Portland, OR; TJ Norris, Portland, OR; Marc Leone, Cincinati, OH; Erin Dengerink, Vancouver, WA; Chris Shofner, Stevens Point, WI; Aaliyah Gupta, Seattle, WA; Ben Buswell, Portland, OR; Tracey Cockrell, Portland, OR; Janet Lucroy, San Rafael, CA; Kathryn Cellerini Moore, Salem, OR; Takahiro Yamamoto, Portland, OR; Ralph Pugay, Portland, OR; Isabella Leary, Seattle, WA; Anne Baumgartner, Los Angeles, CA; Nicole Penoncello, Portland, OR; Ingrid Lahti, Mercer Island, WA; Justin Mata, Seattle, WA; Lydia Rosenberg, Portland, OR; Patrick Driscoll, Portland, OR; Wei Hsueh, Portland, OR; Brandon Aleson, Seattle, WA; Victoria Reynolds, Portland, OR; Joseph Keehn II, Kansas City, MO; Jodie Cavalier, Portland, OR; Wendy Given, Portland, OR; Heather Watkins, Portland, OR; Molly Dillworth, New York, NY.

The CoCA Georgetown Gallery is located in Suite 258 of Seattle Design Center at 5701 6th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108, and is open Monday through Friday 9am to 5 pm. Work is on display through March 6, 2013

Catalog

Catalog 2012 Annual

23rd Annual Juried Exhibition catalog includes work by Grand prize winners Eugenia Pardue, Sean Healy, and Justin Mata, Honorable Mentions Kahori Kamiya, Anne Baumgartner, and Ben Buswell, and 26 other finalists. Juror MK Guth found that in this year's annual the works included tend toward a minimal and subtle beauty. The artists, to create and point to meanings, histories and thematic content use simple pattern, repetition, shape, quiet pallets and ephemeral organic line.

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