Juried by Eva Fierst, Education Curator

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Exhibition dates:  August 3 - September 2, 2017

Deliver work for jurying:  Sunday, July 30, 4-7:00 pm

or Monday, July 31, 9-12:00 noon


Opening and Amherst Arts Night Plus: Thursday, August 3, 5-8:00 pm

Art Forum and Reception with Juror: Saturday, August 5, 3-6:00 pm


Gallery A3 announces its fourth annual juried show to be held in August, 2017. The juror is Eva Fierst, Education Curator at the University Museum of Contemporary Art.

Gallery A3 is a contemporary fine art gallery in Amherst, Massachusetts. Its members include painters, sculptors, photographers and mixed media artists. During its fifteen-year history, it has been home to over sixty artists, offering monthly exhibits, cultural events, and community collaboration. The gallery is located in downtown Amherst in the Cinema Complex building, and opening receptions take place in conjunction with the Amherst Arts Night Plus. The annual juried show is an opportunity for artists to show their work in an active downtown gallery, and for the community to get to know other artists and their art.

Juror / Eva Fierst

Eva Fierst has been Curator of Education at the University Museum of Contemporary Art since 2006. She has been instrumental in creating educational programing and academic teaching opportunities at the museum. She collaborates with the annual Institute for Curatorial Practice at Hampshire College. Together with the Art History and Studio Art Departments she has generated a Curatorial Fellowship program for graduate students and museum practice for undergraduate students. She holds a degree in Art History from Smith College and has worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Summer Institute for Museum Studies at Smith College, the Jewish Museum Berlin, Germany and Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA. She is involved in community art projects such as the Art Salon, a forum for local artists, and the Amherst Art Walk.

Image: Gloria Kegeles, photograph, Celebration

Graphic design: Sue Katz