Garden of Promises accepted into Cornell Museum Juried Exhibition

GardenOfPromises_medGarden of Promises has been accepted into the Cornell Museum National Juried Exhibition in Delray Beach, FL.  Michael Monroe is serving as the juror for the exhibit opening to the public February 13, 2014. An artist reception  will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

Michael Monroe currently serves as Director of Curatorial Affairs of Bellevue Arts Museum. He has also served as an independent curator, writer and advisor. He is a member of the American Craft Council, as well as past president of the Peter Joseph Gallery in New York City. Monroe has served as juror for numerous national and international competitions, delivered lectures and organized exhibitions focusing on themes and issues in contemporary American craft.

He has won numerous awards, among them the Smithsonian Institution Outstanding Employee Award (1978-1984-1989-1995) and the NICHE Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award for Craft (1996). He was also selected as an Honorary Fellow at The American Craft Council College of Fellows (1995), and most recently was honored with the prominent “Award of Distinction for Contributions to the Field of Craft” by the American Craft Council (2009). For more information about the exhibit please call 561.243.7922 extension 309 Tuesdays –Thursdays.