Exhibit Information

64 Arts National Juried Exhibition

Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL
August 20 - September 25, 2010
Juror: Al Gury, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

64 Arts is a national juried exhibition hosted by the Buchanan Center for the Arts (BCA). Housed in a historic building at 64 Public Square in downtown Monmouth, IL, BCA's 64 Arts exhibition seeks to highlight quality visual artworks from artists across the country.

Juror Al Gury is Chair of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia, awarded the National Medal of Arts for Distinguished Service to the Arts in America, the only art school to be so honored. He received his BA in fine arts and humanities from Saint Louis University, a Certificate of Art from PAFA, and an MFA from the University of Delaware. As a recipient of the Cresson Traveling Fellowship and numerous awards for painting and education, Mr. Gury was designated a master teacher by American Artist Magazine. He is represented by F.A.N. Gallery in Philadelphia.
His paintings have been exhibited a the National Academy of Design, Philadelphia Museum of Art, National Capitol in Washington, DC, Washington and Lee University, the University of Pennsylvania and galleries across the country.
Mr. Gury writes for American Artist Magazine and has written two books on the history of color in painting and the history of painting techniques: Alla Prima - A Contemporary Guide to Direct Painting, Random House, 2009, and Color - It's Traditions and Practice in Painting, Random House, 2010.

Text from 64 Arts exhibition prospectus.

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