Contemporary Realism Biennial

September 20 – November 30, 2014

Every two years, FWMoA organizes the Contemporary Realism Biennial, an exhibition of the most compelling trends in realism as explored by the most skilled American and international artists.

This invitational and juried exhibition highlights the strength and innovation of America’s current trends in realism. We are proud to expand the discourse on this enduring tradition in presenting the 2014 installment of this dynamic contemporary exhibition. Although a seemingly narrow focus, this exhibition presents a vast range of ideas, approaches, styles, and subject matter by masters of realism, including Tom Martin, Roberto Bernardi, and Alyssa Monks.

Prize jurors this year include Frank Bernarducci of Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, and Charles Shepard III of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

Be sure to see it when you join us for the Fall Party on October 10, 6-9pm.

*This exhibition is part of the FWMoA Special Exhibition Series. To see this exhibit, Special Exhibition tickets at $5 per person are required beyond general admission.

Selected Works: CRB2014 Invited and Juried Artists

A new take on the 1st Thursday Gallery Talk Series, Executive Director and Chief Curator Charles Shepard will lead you on gallery talk of a new exhibition each month. From his specialized and personal point of view, Shepard offers a unique perspective as the visionary for all exhibitions at FWMoA.

October 2, 12:15-1pm: CRB 2014 is the featured exhibition for the Director's Tour. Free with gallery admission. Members receive free gallery admission.





Roberto Bernardi
Hubert DeLartigue
Robin Eley
Zaria Forman
Gabriele Grones
Gus Heinze
Park Hyung Jin
Martin Janecky
Cheryl Kelley
Tom Martin
Jack Mendenhall
Edie Nadelhaft
Adam Normandin
Alyssa Monks
Matthew Pierog
Bernardo Torrens
Doug Webb


Daniel Adel
Mary Jane Ansell
Travis Michael Bailey
Michael Banning
Casey Baugh
Mark Bush
Matthew Cornell
Nancy Depew
Vincent Giarrano
Takahiro Hara
Richard Heisler
K. Henderson
Philip R. Jackson
Steven Kenny
Elaine Kurie
LJ Lindhurst
Bruce McCombs 


Gregory Mortenson
Dora Natella
Jack C. Nixon
Alaina M. Plowdrey
Kari Rajkumar
Julio Reyes
Cesar Santander
Dan Scott
Daniel Sprick
Sharon Sprung
Denise Stewart-Sanabria
Alexander Timofeev
Melinda Whitmore 
Eric Zener
Naijun Zhang

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