Exhibition Dates:

May 24, 2019 -
June 28, 2019

Reception Date:

May 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM


Margot Muto

Artists Included:

Charlotte Arcadi (Fulton, NY)
Maria Bentley (Hornell, NY)
Katelyn Bladel (Eagle Mountain, UT)
Matthew Boyd (Haslett, MI)
Chad Cleveland (Canandaigua, NY)
William Fillmore (Albany, NY)
Jackie Fischer (Sheffield, MA)
Stephanie Garon (Clarksville, MD)
Rajorshi Ghosh (Columbus, OH)
Sage Green (Rochester, NY)
Kevin Harris (Oakland, CA)
Julie Herman (Liverpool, NY)
Monica Hewryk (New Britain, CT)
Teresa Hoover (Hall, NY)
Beppi Isbert (Baltimore, MD)
Talmadge Krajowsky (Palmyra, NY)
Geneviève L'Heureux (San Francisco, CA)
Geena Massaro (Palmyra, NY)
Mana Mehrabian (Pullman, WA)
Jeremy Moule (Rochester, NY)
Bryan Northup (Oak Park, IL)
Julie O'Connor (Weston, CT)
Sewall Oertling (Auburn, NY)
Jeffrey Phthalo (Rochester, NY)

Nathan Porterfield (Irving, TX)
Kari Ruiz (Interlaken, NY)
Jennifer Schinzing (Rochester, NY)
Adriano Valeri (New York, NY)
Nancy Valle (Rochester, NY)
Shyanne Wilson (Lancaster, PA)
Matthew Yanchuk (Long Island City, NY)

de/composition: a national juried exhibition

A national juried exhibition with a focus on things decomposing, being in a state of decay, deconstructed, or paired down. The exhibition was juried by Margot Muto, director of exhibitions at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY. Artwork includes painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media works by 31 artists from 12 states.

About the Juror(s):

Image of Margot Muto, juror for de-compositionMargot Muto, Memorial Art Gallery’s Head of Exhibitions since July 2016, was the co-founder and director of AXOM Gallery & Exhibition Space in Rochester. Margot is responsible for coordinating MAG’s special exhibition program and curates her own projects including the upcoming mural exhibition with graffiti crew, FUA Krew. Margot remains a central advocate for regional contemporary arts initiatives, artists, and arts industry practices. She is involved with local and regional activism for arts equity and economic sustainability to drive a successful social economy.

Exhibition Photos

Award Recipients

Best in Show
Image of Best in Show award winner for de-composition exhibition
Katelyn Bladel, "We should have never put a plow to this land"
Juror's Choice
Image of juror's choice award winner "Civic Radar"
Nathan Porterfield, "Civic Radar"
Juror's Choice
Image of juror's choice award winner "Degeneration:
Monica Hewryk, "Degeneration:
Honorable Mention
Image of honorable mention award winner "Where There Was Once Industry"
Julie O'Connor, "Where There Was Once Industry"
Honorable Mention
Image of honorable mention award winner "Belgian Planters"
Adriano Valeri, "Belgian Planters"
Honorable Mention
Image of honorable mention award winner "Price of Aluminum"
Rajorshi Ghosh, "Price of Aluminum"

Closed 7/28 through 8/3:

We will be closed to the public Friday, July 28 through Thursday, August 4 as we install our next exhibition, Inspired By Nature. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, August 4 from 5 to 8pm!