Hygienic Galleries presents the The Ninth Crossing Juried Exhibition featuring works in all media. This year’s guest juror is Sharon Tripp Griffis. The exhibition will open on Saturday, March 22 with an artist reception from 7 to 10pm. The Crossing shows through April 19.
Sharon Tripp Griffis is the Founder and Director of the Griffis Art Center in New London, CT USA. With a background in Art, Advertising, Political Science, Finance and Real Estate, her focus of interest has been the visual arts for the past 25 years. The Griffis Art Center’s primary Program is “Maison des Artistes,” an International Artist-in-Residence Program which has hosted artists, writers, film directors, translators and musicians from over 40 countries around the world since 1989. In addition to her work with Maison des Artistes, her work in the arts has included filming over 90 programs about the arts for public access, operating the New London Art Society and Gallery, which exhibited the work of more than 42 local and international artists, and collaborating with other arts organizations to share the arts with a broader community.