Monday, February 21, 2011

AFC gallery opening to name, display works of competition winners

Winners of a local architecture drawing competition will be announced this Wednesday as the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati (AFC) opens an exhibit of the works.

The "Art as Architecture" exhibit opening, to be held at AFC Gallery at 811 Race Street from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M., will feature entries into a juried competition of architectural drawings by community professionals and students in various design disciplines.

Awards will be presented for Best in Show, Best Student Work, Best Professional Work, and Juror's Choice. Jurors include Aaron Betsky, director of the Cincinnati Art Museum; Mary Rogero, assistant professor at the Miami University School of Fine Arts and principal at Rogero + Buckman Architects; Richard H. Rosenthal, trustee for the Lois and Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art; and William D. Williams, director of the University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design.

The exhibit is sponsored by the Cincinnati chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Admission to the gallery opening is $10, and registration is available at

"Art as Architecture" can be viewed free of charge on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. from February 24-April 30. It will also be open from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. on Final Fridays.

Image courtesy of AFC

Previous reading on BC:
Competition to showcase region's architecture talent (1/17/11)