Small Works 2019

Exhibition Dates:

December 7, 2019 -
January 3, 2020

Reception Date:

December 7, 2019 - 12:00 AM


Anna Kaplan

Artists Included:

Aurora Abzug (Upper Saddle River, NJ)
Jimmie Arroyo (Tenafly, NJ)
Becky Bailey (Mendham, NJ)
Andrea Barone (Eliot, ME)
Sara Basher (Rochester, NY)
Deborah Beardslee (Rochester, NY)
Deborah Bilinski (Interlaken, NY)
Collin Blackmore (Earlville,NY)
Sarah Bogdal (Nashville, TN)
Karen Bradfield Buffalo, NY)
Paul Brandwein (Rochester, NY)
Kate Brier (Doylestown, PA)
Katie Brown (Rochester, NY)
Cherie Burbach (Oostburg, WI)
Kathy Calderwood (Victor NY)
Jaye Cardinal (Los Angeles, CA)
Catherine Chambers (Alpine, CA)
Carolyn Chema (Dayton, OH)
Anna Cho (Houston, TX)
Chad Cleveland (Canandaigua, NY)
Zoila Coc-Chang (Waltham, MA)
Beverly Coleman (Clarks Summit, PA)
Bob Conge (Wayland, NY)
Michael Connors (Long Island City, NY)
Eric Conrad (Lawrence, KS)
Jeanne Coogan (Metuchen, NJ)
Kerstin Davis (Marshall, NC)
Christina DeChellis (Canyon Country, CA)
Alx Dockter (Vancouver, WA)
Abel Dolby (Philadelphia, PA)
Lindsey Dunnagan (Kirksville, MO)
Dara Engler (Trumansburg, NY)
Eva Marie Fitzsimmons (Colts Neck, NJ)
Ann Marie Fitzsimmons (Freehold, NJ)
Faithanne Flesher (Syracuse, NY)
Kelly Foss (Astoria, NY)
Kathleen Friedrich (Trumansburg, NY)
Daniel Genova (Brooklyn, NY)
Geoffrey Gilbert (Geneva, NY)
Sage Green (Rochester, NY)
Xinran Guan (Brooklyn, NY)
Dan Harris (Yellville, AR)
Matt Hepworth (St. Joseph, MO)
Catherine Howe (Hopkinton, MA)
Michael Hurley (Omaha, NE)
Tapan Jani (Edison, NJ)
Erin Juliana (Brooklyn, NY)
Ileen Kaplan (Rock Stream, NY)
Alex Karpa (Brooklyn, NY)
Kevin Kegler (Buffalo, NY)
Emily Kenas (Geneva, NY)
Joel Kerlan (Pittsford, NY)
Joe Klaus (Bayside, NY)
Paige Kleinfelder (New Castle, PA)
Ling-lin Ku (Huston, TX)
Elizabeth Lee (Cohoes, NY)
Tae Lee (New York, NY)
Sue Leopard (Rochester, NY)
Anni Lorenzini (Chazy, NY)
Jesmil Maldonado Rodriguez (Edinburg, TX)
John Masello (Columbus, OH)
Geena Massaro (Palmyra, NY)
Thomas Matyas (Buffalo, NY)
Nieko McDaniel (Washington, DC)
Theresa McTague (Voorheesville, NY)
Claudia Mejia-Willett (Webster, NY)
Douglas Mess (North Tonawanda, NY)
Sara Michalak (Dunkirk, NY)
Sandi Milford (Rochester, NY)
Joseph Miller (Buffalo, NY)
Jeremy Moule (Rochester, NY)
Kyong Boon Oh (Irvine, CA)
Andrea Olmstead (Franklin, MA)
Annika Olson (Scottsdale, AZ)
Raul Ortiz (Chicago, IL)
Danielle Piloto (St. Charles, IL)
Steven Piotrowski (Rochester, NY)
Joanna Poag (North Chili, NY)
Ernest Regua (Santa Clara, CA)
Max Reinhard (Pawtucket, RI)
Camille Riner (Custer, SD)
SIdonie Merkel Roepke (Rochester, NY)
Ed Rosas (El Portal, FL)
Erin Ruffino (Fredonia, NY)
Helen Santelli (Rochester, NY)
K Sarrantonio (Brooklyn, NY)
Michelle Schleider (Vestal, NY)
Julia Schrecengost (Avon, CT)
Kathleen Sherin (Buffalo, NY)
Mary Ruth Smith (Waco, TX)
Victoria Smits (Eugene, OR)
Chris Stanton (Los Angeles, CA)
Bill Stephens (Honeoye Falls, NY)
Terry Svat (VIenna, VA)
Vivian Tanga (Silver Spring, MD)
Kerra Taylor (Springfield, MO)
Julie Tesser (Brooklyn, NY)
Fleur Thesmar (Belmont, MA)
Pedro Troncoso (Bronx, NY)
Myung Urso (Rochester, NY)
Kirsten Valentine (Chicago, IL)
Izzy Van den Heuvel (Red Hook, NY)
Ed Watson (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Michael Willett (Indian Springs Village, AL)
Michelle Williams (Wilmette, IL)
Margaret Wilson (Marion, NY)
Denis Wogan (Cambridge, MA)
Beckett Wood (Rochester, NY)
Kristen Woodward (Reading, PA)
Matthew Yanchuk (Long Island City, NY)
Thaddeus Zygarowicz (Aurora, NY)

For more information:

Small Works 2019: An annual national juried exhibition of artwork 12 inches or smaller

Our sixth annual Small Works exhibition, juried by gallery owner and curator Anna Kaplan of Anna Kaplan Contemporary in Buffalo, NY, is a national juried exhibition of work 12 inches or smaller. The exhibition features the work of 112 artists from 28 states.

About the Juror(s):

Image of Anna Kaplan, juror of the Small Works 2019 exhibitionGallery owner and curator at Anna Kaplan Contemporary in Buffalo, NY. Anna is former Curatorial Assistant at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery where she was also Project Manager of the major multi-venue regional exhibition, Beyond/In Western New York 2007. She is also a former adjunct professor in Daemen College’s Visual & Performing Arts Department. Anna’s foray in commercial gallery work began when she launched BT&C Gallery (Body of Trade and Commerce Gallery) in 2013, opening in a physical gallery space at 1250 Niagara Street in June of 2014. In September of 2017, the gallery rebranded and opened as Anna Kaplan Contemporary in a newly renovated space at the same address. Since 2013, Anna has curated dozens of exhibitions, both on Niagara St. and elsewhere as a strong collaborator in the Western New York visual arts community. Anna is also responsible for the art consultancy, Resource:Art.

Exhibition Photos
Small Works 2019

Award Recipients

Best in Show
Small Works 2019
Pedro Troncoso, "Plan Liiist"
Juror's Choice
Small Works 2019
Carolyn Chema, "Bleaching 5"
Juror's Choice
Small Works 2019
Kathy Calderwood, "Gummy Worm"
Honorable Mention
Small Works 2019
Denis Wogan, "One Fine Day"
Honorable Mention
Small Works 2019
Kirsten Valentine, "Dancer"
Honorable Mention
Small Works 2019
Julie Tesser, "In Bud, 2"
Honorable Mention
Small Works 2019
Nieko McDaniel, "That 20-30 Zone"
Honorable Mention
Small Works 2019
Geena Massaro, "Untitled (Self and Two Brothers)"
Honorable Mention
Small Works 2019
Kevin Kegler, "Step Ahead"
Honorable Mention
Small Works 2019
Eva Marie Fitzsimmons
Honorable Mention
Small Works 2019
Deborah Beardslee, "Expectations"

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