Calling all LexArt Members!
Please plan to participate in our second biennial Best of LexArt exhibition in the Nye gallery, July 9 – July 30, 2023. Open to all members.
Juror: Emily Belz
Emily Belz is an independent photographer, educator, and curator based in Lincoln, MA. Her photographs focus on domestic still lifes and durational studies of place, telling stories through the traces, objects, and slants of light that have been left behind. Belz has exhibited her photographs widely in both solo and group exhibitions at venues including Gallery Kayafas, the Danforth Museum, and the Newport Art Museum. She is represented by Gallery Kayafas in Boston.
Belz holds a BA in photography and art history from Hampshire College (1997); an MA in community-based art education from the Rhode Island School of Design (2009); and an MFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art (2017). She teaches classes and workshops at the Griffin Museum of Photography (Winchester, MA) and the deCordova Museum (Lincoln, MA), and is on the faculty at Lasell University (Newton, MA). Belz works privately with artists as a mentor, and specializes in reviewing and sequencing portfolios.
With 20+ years in the art world, Belz brings this experience to her role as juror for local art competitions with organizations including the South Shore Art Center, the Plymouth Center for the Arts, and the Arlington Center for the Arts where she is also a Board Member. She enjoys curating exhibitions in collaboration with emerging artists working in all media in the Boston area.