The Contemporary Dayton announces winners of annual Open Members Show

The winners of The Contemporary Dayton’s 29th Annual Open Members Show have been announced.

The show, a celebration of more than 100 local and Ohio artists, was guest curated by Michael Goodson, senior curator of exhibitions at Wexner Center for the Arts.

Willis “Bing” Davis, artist and founder of Dayton’s EbonNia Gallery and the SHANGO Center for The Study of African American Act & Culture, was this year’s prize juror.

The winners are:

The Lombard Prize Best in Show: C. Pat McClelland, East 127th Street

Second Prize: Susie King, Number 5

Third Prize: Nick Stamas, Technicolor Sheep 1

The Mike Goheen Memorial Award for Photographers: Edd McGatha, Home School

The Mayor’s Office Exhibition Award: Andy Snow, Resilience

2020 Members’ Postcard Award: Connie Hanselman, Going Gray

Honorable Mentions: Mark Freytag, Dr. Fauci’s Flux Capacitor and Amy Deal, We Are Not Alright

The awards were presented at a Friends & Family Open House on Friday, July 10, from 12-4 p.m. The show is on view through Aug. 15.

The Contemporary Dayton is located at 116 N. Jefferson St. in Dayton. The gallery hours are 11 a.m. -4 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday and open until 7 p.m. on Thursday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

About the Author