19th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 6, 2023. 5 pm- 8 pm Awards at 6 pm FAM’s Regional Juried Exhibition offers both established and emerging artists the opportunity to debut work created in the last two years. This year, the museum received nearly 230 submissions from over 60 artists living in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The regional show continues a tradition of displaying some of the finest and most recent works by Midwestern artists showcasing a wide range of ideas and forms. The special guest juror this year is Joshua Johnson of the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa. He is an experienced curator of contemporary art and an art educator. He received his MFA in Studio Art from American University in Washington, DC, his BFA in Sculpture and Painting from Dominican University in Oak Park, Illinois, and has done additional graduate work in Museum Studies at Western Illinois University. Joshua has worked at the Figge since 2015 when he started as a Graduate Assistant in the Curatorial Department. In addition to working at the Figge Joshua has taught art courses at Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges for the last 8 years. He has also acted as juror for a variety of exhibitions throughout the Quad Cities region.