A Sense of Place: Exhibition Opening Reception
- Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Open to participants from throughout the United States, this juried fine arts competition recognizes the outstanding quality and diversity of work being generated by contemporary American artists. Be the first to see the works selected by juror Michael Rooks along with the presentation of awards.
About the Juror:
In 2010, Michael Rooks joined the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA as the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Prior to the High, Rooks served as the Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Artist Relations at Haunch of Venison, a contemporary art gallery in New York. Rooks has also held curator positions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, and at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. He received both a Master of Arts degree in modern art history, theory and criticism (1995) and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (1988) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.