Nor'Easter: The 48th Annual Juried Exhibition
June 23, 2018–July 15, 2018
Stitzer Family Gallery
The Nor’ Easter is the New Britain Museum of American Art’s opportunity to expose contemporary visual arts to a wide audience. This prominent showcase in the Northeast region highlights the exceptional work of emerging artists in all media.
About the Juror
Stephanie Haboush Plunkett is the Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum, and the curator of many exhibitions relating to the art of illustration. These include Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol; Rockwell and Realism in an Abstract World; The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator; William Steig: Love & Laughter; Ephemeral Beauty: Al Parker and the American Women’s Magazine: 1940-1960; LitGraphic: The World of the Graphic Novel; and The Art of The New Yorker: Eighty Years in the Vanguard, among others.
She holds a BFA from Pratt Institute and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and has previously held positions at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, and the Heckscher Museum of Art. She also developed and taught graduate programs in illustration studies at MICA, the Maryland Institute College of Art. In addition, she leads the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, the nation’s first research institute devoted to supporting scholarships relating to illustration and published art. Drawing Lessons from the Famous Artists School: Classic Techniques and Expert Tips from the Golden Age of Illustration, published by Quarry Books, is her most recent publication.
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