The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition Opening Reception, September 1, 2016

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Opening with a reception and awards ceremony Thursday, September 1, 6:30–9pm, awards at 7:00pm, The San Francisco Foundation & SOMArts Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition surveys new work from the 15 recipients of the competitive Jack K and Gertrude Murphy Award and the Edwin Anthony and Adalaine Boudreaux Cadogan Scholarships. The awards are designed to further the development of Bay Area MFA students and foster the exploration of their artistic potential in hybrid practice, installation, mixed media, painting, photography and sculpture.

The Jack K and Gertrude Murphy Award of $40,000 is given to an MFA student of unusual caliber with great artistic promise. Edwin Anthony and Adalaine Boudreaux Cadogan both experienced financial challenges as art students and understood the great difference scholarships can make in the early phase of an artist’s career. The winners of the Cadogan Scholarships receive $6,500 each to support their MFA studies. All the students benefit from participation in a professionally curated exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center.

The opening reception, exhibition, and all accompanying events are free to attend and take place at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St. in San Francisco, CA.

The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition
September 1–24, 2015
Gallery hours: Tuesday–Friday, 12–7pm & Saturday, 12–5pm

Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony
Awards will be presented by The San Francisco Foundation to all exhibiting artists.
Thursday, September 1, 6:30–9pm, awards at 7pm

Makers, Music & Mimosas
An afternoon of artist-led creative workshops and live music.
Saturday, September 17, 12–3pm
Free with RSVP: murphycadoganmakers2016.eventbrite.com