Halpert Biennial '07: A National Juried Visual Art Competition and Exhibition

The following information about this past Turchin Center exhibition is kept here for archival purposes only. This exhibition is not currently on display. View current and upcoming exhibitions.

Friday, July 6, 2007
Saturday, October 6, 2007
Main Gallery

The Halpert Biennial '07 is a national, juried two-dimensional art competition and exhibition program designed to recognize new works by emerging and established artists residing in the United States. It has grown wonderfully over the years and features some of the most exciting new visual art being produced in the country. All visual artists currently residing in the United States, at least 18 years of age, and working in two-dimensional media are eligible to enter the Halpert Biennial '07. Any original, two-dimensional works of art including paintings, drawings, prints, photography, mixed media, and works using traditional and non-traditional materials are considered for the juroring process. Recent exhibitions have included more computer-generated art and images but the Halpert's strength is in the featured artists' reliance on traditional techniques and mediums used in innovative ways. The awards for the competition amount to $5,000: Two Juror's Awards in the amounts of $1,500 and $1,000, a Director's Award in the amount of $1,500, and purchase awards to total $1,000.

The Halpert Biennial is a visual art component of An Appalachian Summer Festival.

Halpert Biennial '07 Award Winners

Kathy Goodell
New Paltz, NY
Firmament (For Dewey)
Vintage library cards, ink and insect pins
Recipient of Juror's First Place Award
Dave Alsobrooks
Efland, NC
COC_The Hammer
Mixed media (collaged money and rubber hammer marks on wood)
Recipient of Juror's Second Place Award
Kurney Ramsey, Jr.
Swansboro, NC
New Cars, Jacksonville, NC
Recipient of Director's Place Award
Rake Baker
Comptche, CA
The Wallflower
Digital collage
Recipient of Purchase Award
Andrew Au
Cincinnati, OH
Macromeme: Pantheism
Ink wash, colored pencil, and white charcoal on paper
Recipient of Purchase Award
Keun Young Park
Brooklyn, NY
Untitled #1
Printed paper, cut and pasted on paper
Recipient of Purchase Award
Hannah Ueno
Hammonton, NJ
Land of No Land
Lenticular print
Recipient of Purchase Award

2007 Juror: Terry Suhre

Terry Suhre is a native of Southern Illinois, growing up on the banks of the Mississippi River near the small town of Chester, Illinois. He holds a B.F.A. in Painting from the University of Illinois - Champaign/Urbana (1976) and an M.F.A. in Painting (1980) from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale. Suhre has held the position of Director at Gallery 210 and Associate Professor (unaffiliated) at the University of Missouri - St. Louis since August of 1996. Prior to Suhre's appointment at UMSL he was director of the Catherine Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, for five years, where in addition to the curatorial, administrative and teaching duties he oversaw the visual arts component of An Appalachian Summer Festival. Suhre began his career at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield.

Since 1983 he has curated over 50 exhibitions. In addition to his gallery duties Suhre serves on several community arts boards and is active as a guest curator and juror.

In 2003 Gallery 210 was voted best art gallery by the Riverfront Times annual "Best of St. Louis" issue. And in 2001 the Riverfront Times annual "Best of St. Louis" issue cited Suhre as Best Curator in St. Louis. Suhre lives in Kirkwood, Missouri with his wife Laurie and son Jackson. His hobbies are fly-fishing and folk music.

2007 Artist & Exhibition Listing

  • Jeri Allison, The Abattoir. Mixed media. 34" x 26".
  • Dave Alsobrooks, COC_The Hammer. Mixed Media.
  • Dave Alsobrooks, COC_The Protector. Mixed Media on wood with water line. 72" x 45".
  • Andrew Au, Macromeme: Pantheism. Ink wash and colored pencil. 32" x 32".
  • Andrew Au, Memeplex: Agricultural Solvency & Environmental Resiliency. 2-color etching & silkscreen. 30" x 23".
  • Evelien Bachrach, And Then. Oil on birch. 24" x 23".
  • Rake Baker, Arrival of Birdbrain. Digital collage. 16" x 20".
  • Rake Baker, Man Expressing His Anxiety. Digital collage. 16" x 20".
  • Rake Baker, The Wallflower. Digital collage. 20" x 16".
  • Rake Baker, Two Women on Delancey Street. Digital collage. 16" x 20".
  • Kim Beckmann, Evidence/Versation/a3. Digital print. 14.375" x 15".
  • Rachel Blaser, Octopus. Photographic Print on Watercolor Paper. 16" x 20".
  • Rachel Blaser, St. Christopher Lost. Photographic Print on Watercolor Paper. 16" x 20".
  • Nancy Brittelle, Heavy Metal: 28. Acrylic on cardboard. 38" x 29".
  • Deborah Bryan, Folly of the Panopticon. Intaglio. 24" x 18".
  • Ron Buffington, The Dormitories of San Marco (Cell 3). Oil on canvas, wood panel. 20" x 20".
  • Caleb Charland, Cube with Ruler and Light Pen. Silver Gelatin Print. 20" x 24 ".
  • Caleb Charland, Four Spheres with Penlight, Compass, and Drill. Silver Gelatin Print. 24" x 20".
  • Gregory Collins, Washington Place. B & W digital photography. 20" x 16".
  • Nathan DiPietro, George Washington with Fourteen Scenes From His Life. Egg tempera and gold on panel. 44" x 36".
  • Mark Doerfler, Under the Bridge. Photograph. 15" x 39".
  • Anna Druzcz, Landscaping Nature V. C-Print. 28" x 36".
  • Anna Druzcz, In Vitro Complex No. I. C-Print. 26" x 36".
  • Klint Ericson, Taking Up the White Man's Burden... III. Acrylic on panel. 10" x 12".
  • Klint Ericson, Mary, in an Off-Moment, Contemplates the Results of the Test. Acrylic on panel. 12" x 14".
  • Craig Fisher, Tower Of Babble. Colored Intaglio Aquatint. 24" x 18".
  • Ivan Fortushniak, Redwing. Oil and collage. 12" x 13".
  • Jenny Freestone, From Siem Reap II. 2-stone lithograph. 17" x 13".
  • Hank Fuseler, Great White Egrets. Acrylic and latex paint on wood. 9.5" x 11" each.
  • Charles Geiger, Polar Dilemma. Watercolor. 30" x 36".
  • Charles Geiger, Immunity Maneuver. Watercolor. 30" x 36".
  • Paul S. Geutry, Ironwork. Wood engraving. 16" x 20".
  • Robin Gibson, Untitled. Woodcut. 24" x 36".
  • Carl Gombert, Weeping Elizabeth. Oil. 40" x 30".
  • Ronald Gonzalez, Head Study, 2006. Smoke on paper (carbon). 14" x 13".
  • Kathy Goodell, Firmament. Vintage library cards, ink and insect pins. 90" x 125".
  • Maury Gortemiller, Moose. C-Print. 16" x 20".
  • Maury Gortemiller, Restaurant. C-Print. 16" x 20".
  • Matthew Guest, Groomed. Acrylic on canvas. 36" x 48".
  • Kym Hepworth, Demon Lover. Mixed media. 27.25" x 19.75".
  • Kym Hepworth, Valentine. Mixed media. 20.75" x 14.25".
  • Amy Herman, Family Portraits. Photograph. 20" x 26 ".
  • Ali Herrmann, Chaos and the Rusty Bunny. Oil on canvas. 30" x 22".
  • Brent A. Holland, Self Portrait (drawing). Graphite on Panel. 15" x 13".
  • John Hyde, Memory Series #21. Photography. 20" x 16".
  • Sarah Johnsen, Severance Pay (The Expulsion). Acrylic on canvas board. 12" x 16".
  • Perry Johnson, Some Settling May Occur. Oil on canvas. 60" x 66".
  • Jeana Klein, Inheritance. Dye & paint on cotton & recycled fabrics; dyed print. 60" x 61".
  • Matt Kruback, Comfort. Oil/panel. 8" x 8".
  • Matt Kruback, Harbinger. Oil/panel. 10" x 20".
  • John Mann, Untitled (fulcrum) 2006. Framed color photographic print. 24" x 30".
  • Abel Marquez, One Day in Cona Niyeo. Charcoal and pastel on paper. 27.5" x 19.5".
  • David Mazure, Questionable Moral Action 261. Graphite. 24" x 32".
  • Robert McCann, A Handy Reference. Oil on panel. 17" x18".
  • Paola Merazzi, One and Only. Oil on canvas. 35" x 35".
  • Rebecca Miller, Clown Series #2. Oil on gelatin silver print. 36" x 27".
  • Jeff Neill, Skam. Archival Pigment Print. 24" x 20".
  • Jeremy Novy, Industry And The American Flag. Digital C-print. 22" x 26".
  • Jeremy Novy, Obey China's One Child Law. Digital C-print. 22" x 26".
  • Dale O'Dell, Bring the Camera. Digital photography. 24" x 18".
  • Keun Young Park, Untitled #7. Cut and pasted printed paper on paper. 17" x 20".
  • Keun Young Park, Untitled #2. Cut and pasted printed paper on paper. 23" x 33".
  • Steven Ramsey, A Lecture On Articulation. Digital photograph. 27" x 27".
  • Kurney Ramsey, Jr., New Cars, Jacksonville, N.C.. C-print. 17" x 21".
  • Scott Reed, Not My Pirates. Reduction lino cut. 25.75" x 28.5".
  • Jennifer Reis, Dame, Death, and the Dandy. Acrylic on shaped canvas with found objects. 60" x 132".
  • Robert Rivers, A Dangerous Drunk. Mixed media. 14.5" x 14.5".
  • Connie Robinson, Reflections, CSH VI. Pencil. 13" x 34".
  • Laura Scandrett, Book Of Knowledge, Vol III. Charcoal on paper. 68" x 52".
  • Scot Sinclair, Cameo. Enamel on mdf panel. 48" x 48".
  • Scot Sinclair, White. Enamel on mdf panel. 48" x 48".
  • Michael Slattery, Surveillance: Mid-Town Manhattan. Ink and mixed media. 23.5" x 23".
  • Dan Smith, Road to DamascU.S.. Oil on canvas. 45.5" x 43.5".
  • Dan Smith, Rigged Veda. Oil on canvas. 60" x 41".
  • Daniel Smith, Espresso Love. Oil on canvas. 24" x 36".
  • Gregory Smith, Chalkboard. Oil and acrylic on linen. 40" x 60".
  • Mike Stephens, Laughing Gull. Woodcut. 31" x 24".
  • Mike Stephens, Down the Drain. Woodcut. 24" x 30".
  • Tom Sullivan, Untitled. Collage. 20" x 30".
  • MN Surratt, Barn Shelf. Photography (archival photography inks). 11" x 14".
  • Soon-ae Tark, In Blue. Acrylic on canvas. 30" x 30".
  • Soon-ae Tark, Curiosity. Acrylic on canvas. 30" x 30".
  • Leo Theinert, Arkansas 1976. BW SG photgraph. 11" x 14".
  • Leo Theinert, Easy Rider. BW SG photograph. 11" x 14".
  • Timea Tihanyi, And They Were There to Hear... I. II..Urethane, rubber, felt and brass hardware. 26"x20"x4"each.
  • Hannah Ueno, Land of No Land. Lenticular print and photo painting. 24" x 20".
  • Kathryn Waters, Off The Interstate. Oil on canvas. 40" x 60".
  • Sandy Willcox, Yellow Snail. Oil on panel. 20" x 16".
  • Isaac Wingfield, Matt. Toned gelatin silver print. 17" x 7".
  • Isaac Wingfield, Troy. Toned gelatin silver print. 17" x 7".
  • Jessica Wohl, Lillian. Oil on panel. 42" x 42".
  • Cassie Worley, The Ten Plagues. C-Print (digital collage-lambda print). 24" x 80".
  • Lyde Zavaleta, Pico Rivera. Mixed media drawing collage. 64" x 74".

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