2017 Art Show Jurors

2D Visual Art

Greg Robinson

Greg Robinson is the Chief Curator of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, previously serving as Executive Director and Curator. Greg’s career in the arts started while director of facilities planning at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City in the 1980s – while there he curated one of the largest hospital art collections in the country.

Previously he has been executive director of the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner (five years), director of William Traver Gallery in Tacoma (three years), and executive director of Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle (seven years).
Greg has participated in numerous jury processes for exhibitions and awards, and has served on the Betty Bowen Award Committee of Seattle Art Museum for 16 years. He has curated dozens of exhibitions ranging from solo shows and retrospectives, group and theme shows, and media-based exhibits. He has also been involved in publishing several books related to artists in the Puget Sound region.

He is originally from Seattle and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, and master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University.

3D / Craft

Steve Parmelee

Steve Parmelee is an assemblage artist and an obsessive collector who expresses narrative concepts through found-object wall sculptures. His artwork was recently featured in exhibitions at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, and he has won juried awards at CVG, Northwind Arts, and Edmonds. A graduate of the University of Iowa in design & business, with coursework from Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Chicago, his assemblage work draws from his experience as a freelance graphic designer, computer graphics instructor, and as a construction contractor. He is currently a member of the artist co-op Front Street Gallery in Poulsbo.

For more information, visit www.SteveParmelee.com.

Photography

Harry Longstreet

Harry Longstreet is twice a Single Image Merit Award recipient from Black & White Magazine and twice a Single Image Merit Award winner from Color Magazine. In 2013, he was awarded the Gold Medal (monochrome) in the International Varna Salon, and in 2014, he took the Mayor’s Award/Best in Show in the annual CVG Washington State competition and First Place (Photography) in the 2017 competition. He’s had a number of one-man shows and his work has appeared in more than two hundred national and international juried exhibitions.