May 20 – July 1, 2022

10th Annual Bridgeport Art Center Competition

4th Floor Gallery

Awards Ceremony: May 20th, 7-10PM

Bridgeport Art Center (BAC) received a record number of 436 entries to our 10th Annual Art Competition. Winners of the competition will be awarded $6,0000 in prizes during an awards ceremony on Friday, May 20th, 2022, from 7-10pm.

Jurors for the competition, Bana Kattan, ∆/|\∆ч∆ ‡()яя3s (William Amaya Torres), and Elsa Muñoz selected a show of  74 works of contemporary art from the region. 

These works will be on display in the 4th floor gallery at the Bridgeport Art Center beginning May 20th through July 1st, 2022. The gallery is open daily; Monday through Saturday 8am-6pm, Sunday 8am-12pm.

Artists accepted into this year’s show include:

Arturo BarreraIvana JarmonNatalie Pivoney
Brad PerkinsJames C. PalmoreNayef Nebhan
Braimah T. LawalJairo Granados-CardenasQingjun Huang
Brian PetroneJeanne ReillyRachel Fosler
David DeCesarisJohn FahrenbachRiley Brady
Dorothy StraughterJohn MetidoRoberto Torres
Dylan RobertsJohn TerdichRobin Carlson
Ellen CampbellJuan Eduardo VegaRose Blouin
Eric RosellKathy WeaverSarah Whyte
Erin Garrity-DuffeyLaurie LeBretonShelley Gilchrist
Eugenio Salazar CastroLillian FreemondSofia Wehrle
Fawn PennLiz F. CallahanSophie Brennan Carlisle
Francis ZaanderMariana S. Belaval MaderaStephanie Sailer
Gary CudworthMartin K. ChadwickThuong Tran
Gregorio MejiaMary PorterfieldTimothy Hurley
Hattie LeeMarzena BukowskaWilliam Krug
Irena SiwekMichael AronsonCindy Lesperance

Competition Winners

First Prize

Dorothy Cross Straughter
Loving me (Side 1) Educated Homage to Ruby Bridges (Side 2)
62” x 86”

Second Prize

Jairo Granados-Cardenas Untitled
32” x 24”

Third Prize

James C. Palmore Aijah”s Flower
Acrylic on Canvas
40″ X 30″ (unframed)