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Bridgeport Art Center (BAC) will announce the winners of our 9th Annual Art Competition, awarding $3,000 in prizes to artists in the Chicagoland area, during an awards ceremony on Friday, May 21st, 2021 from 7-10PM. The show will continue until July 2nd, 2021 in the 4th Floor Gallery.

From the many entries submitted, jurors Yaounde Olu and Jeff Hirst selected a show of 72 examples of contemporary art from the region, representing a great variety of styles and media. Artists accepted into this year’s show include:

Mark Adams
Rene Arceo
Carlos Barberena De La Rocha
Denise Bellezzo
Rose Blouin
James Eli Bowden
David Bower
Jens Brasch
Robert H. Brown
Zachary Burgart
Bria Corranda
Helen Dannelly
Carla Dvorak
T.C. English-DuMont
Rachel Fosler
Joan Geary
Shelley Gilchrist
Victoria Goite
Set Gozo
Felicia Grant Preston
Peter N. Gray
Karen Gubitz
Carol Hammerman

Anne F. Hanley
Sally Havlis
Lane Haynes
Jeanine Hill-Soldner
Laurel Izard
Karl Johnson
Yvette Kaiser Smith
Marissa Kendrick
Ginny Krueger
Samuel Leopold
Cindy Lesperance
David Linneweh
Richard J. Maltz
Angela McElwain
Lisa McGavock
Jane Michalski
Khleo Morris
Therese Mulgrew
Daniel Nelson
Dan Oliver
Turtel Onli
Raul Ortiz
Gregory Padgett

Danielle Piloto
Karen Remsen
Lori Roderick
Kathy Blankley Roman
Juan Pablo Ruiz
Laura Schueren
Olivia Sciford
Beth Shadur
Karl Slagel
Terron Cooper Sorrells
Patricia Stewart
Sharon Swidler
Michele Thrane
Ilie Vaduva
Will Van Dyke
John Voris
David Vosburg
Carl Voss
Dina Walker
Marcus B. Warren
Tamara Wasserman
Julian E. Williams Jr.
Chunbo Zhang