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  • ‘Intrinsic Moments’ 21st annual Joan L. Dunfey juried exhibit at the Levy Gallery

    PORTSMOUTH – “Intrinsic Moments” is the theme of the 21st annual Joan L. Dunfey juried exhibition to be on view during November at the New Hampshire Art Association's Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery. 
    With 80 images selected from 208 submissions by 111 artists, this exhibition is one of NHAA’s most prestigious exhibits of the year and is held annually in honor of Joan L. Dunfey, a resident of the New Hampshire seacoast and a steadfast patron of the arts.

    NHAA members and non-members were invited to compete in the jury process. This year’s juror was Lydia Gordon, Associate Curator for Exhibitions and Research at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. She is also an associate professor of Modern Art History at Montserrat College of Art. 
    An Opening and Virtual Award Ceremony will be held on Friday Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. Winners will be announced at this time. Prizes include: 1st Place - $800; 2nd Place - $500; and 3rd Place - $300, each generously donated by the “Joan L. Dunfey Fund for the Arts” through the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, which supports this annual exhibit. Honorable mentions will also be selected.

    The gallery is following the CDC and state’s recommendations for safety while visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 603-431-4320 if you have any questions or would like to make a private appointment to visit the gallery due to any concerns. The exhibit will also be available online for viewing at www.nhartassociation.org.
    The New Hampshire Art Association is celebrating its 80th year and is the oldest art association in the state.
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    “Intrinsic Moments” – 21st annual Joan L. Dunfey Exhibit
    Where: NHAA’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, 136 State Street, Portsmouth 
    and online at www.nhartassociation.org
    When: Wednesday, Nov. 4, through Sunday, Nov. 29
    Gallery hours are Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment; Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sundays from 12 to 5 p.m.
    Opening and Virtual Award Ceremony: Friday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m.
    1st, 2nd, 3rd, prizes will be awarded and Honorable Mentions
    More info about the prizes, juror, etc. is on the website at www.nhartassociation.org