Meet our Fall 2017/Winter 2018 Jurors!

Sally Morgan Lehman is the founder and co-director of Morgan Lehman Gallery, which is based in New York, NY.  Ms. Lehman has a diverse background in the visual arts, which includes museum education and exhibitions design, non-profit artist outreach programming, state and citywide percent for public art placement, and private and corporate collections management.

Barry Hoggard and James Wagner are small-scale but zealous patrons of all the arts, with particular devotion to the visual. They have served as members of boards attached to different non-profit institutions, have curated gallery and online exhibitions, and have been invited, separately or together, to advise non-profit visual and performing arts institutions in the areas of their experiences.

Austin Thomas is an artist, curator and community builder. Her work has been exhibited at The Drawing Center, Murray Guy, The Sculpture Center, Art in General and at White columns (all in NYC) and internationally in Singapore, Australia, and Hungary and at the Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna. From 2007 to 2014, she directed the influential Pocket Utopia gallery. She is a graduate of NYU and in the Summer of 2016 her permanent public sculpture for a new park in Brooklyn was unveiled. She has also done public commissions for the Public Art Fund and Grinnell College. Thomas's work is featured in the book titled Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists and will also be featured in that book’s sequel The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, which were both edited by Sharon Louden.

Joanne Ross is an artist and educator based in New Jersey.  Her work has been exhibited at the Arts Council of the Morris Area, Gallery at 14 Maple and the Visual Studies Workshop Gallery in Rochester NY.