Artist Presentations & Digital Magazine Launch

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Launching with a free digital magazine and artist presentations on Thursday, October 1, 7:00–8:00pmThe Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition surveys new work from the 13 recipients of the competitive Jack K and Gertrude Murphy Award and the Edwin Anthony and Adalaine Boudreaux Cadogan Scholarships. The awards are designed to further the development of Bay Area MFA students and foster the exploration of their artistic potential in hybrid practice, installation, mixed media, painting, photography and sculpture.

The Jack K and Gertrude Murphy Award is given to an MFA student of unusual caliber with great artistic promise. Edwin Anthony and Adalaine Boudreaux Cadogan both experienced financial challenges as art students and understood the great difference scholarships can make in the early phase of an artist’s career. The winners of the Cadogan Scholarships each receive support for their MFA studies.

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ARTIST PRESENTATIONS AND DIGITAL MAGAZINE LAUNCH
2020 AWARDEES
Murphy Awardee
Gregory Rick, Stanford University

Cadogan Awardees
Alexandru Salceanu, Mills College
Amy Elkins, Stanford University
champoy, UC Berkeley
Claudia Huenchuleo Paquien, San Francisco State University
Consuelo Tupper Hernández, California College of the Arts
Dominique Birdsong, San Francisco Art Institute
Fred M. DeWitt, UC Berkeley
Gabriella Grill, Stanford University
John Joseph Contreras Romero, San Jose State University
Leonard Reidelbach, San Francisco State University
Monica Valdez, San Jose State University
Zhongyu Yuan, California College of the Arts

Curator
Kevin B. Chen

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