Students Selected for Annual CONNERSMITH MFA/BFA Invitational

	  CONNERSMITH.  image ELIZABETH ELSIE SHANNON, There is No Zipper (detail), 2016
September 13, 2016

Recent graduates from the Corcoran School and GW fine arts program were among those selected for ACADEMY 16, the 16th annual invitational survey of outstanding work by BFA and MFA students in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore area. Hosted by D.C. gallery CONNERSMITH, this year's exhibition is being held online though Sept. 30.

Exhibition founder and curator Dr. Jamie Smith invited the following artists to participate: Sara Al Haddad, Eames Armstrong, Sutton Demlong, Carey Francis, Kyle Kogut, Lydia Lee, Rosemary Markowski, Rea Martin, Calli Moore, Alex Schechter, Michael Schiffer, Josh Sender, Elizabeth Elsie Shannon, Andrew Windham, Dane Winkler and Jowita Wyszomirska.

Representing institutions include the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, the George Washington University, American University, Maryland Institute College of Art and University of Maryland.