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Poster.jpgThe Hood College Annual Faculty Exhibition

December 12, 2019–February 2, 2020

Every year faculty and staff from Hood’s Department of Art and Archaeology showcase their most recent work. The objects on display this year include ceramic objects, printed monotypes, mixed-media art, digital drawing, and photography. 


Hodson Gallery

Joseph Norman's Middle Passage 


February 6-March 15, 2020

Joseph Norman’s exhibition in the Hodson Gallery will include mural-sized drawings and intimate lithographs exploring the Middle Passage, the sea journey taken by slave ships from West Africa to the West Indies.

He will present a lecture open to the public Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in Whitaker Campus Commons. Titled “Dancing in Picasso’s Shadow,” his talk will discuss his artwork, his thought processes when creating, and how he was inspired by the Beast of Burden concept.  

Feb. 6 at 5 p.m., Norman will create a live drawing of the Zong massacre from 1781 on the wall of Hodson Gallery in front of a public audience.


All exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public. The galleries are closed national, state, and school holidays. Call 301-663-3131 for current access information.
Hodson Gallery

Joseph Norman's Middle Passage, February 6-March 15, 2020

Whitaker Gallery


High Point: A Retrospective of Joyce Michaud's Work, February 13-April 5, 2020

High Point covers a broad time frame in Joyce Michaud’s career, beginning with undergraduate work in painting and printmaking, continuing to thesis work in ceramics, with research on structural strength in the wheel thrown form, and ultimately ending with her teaching and professional career as a ceramic artist.

Hodson Gallery

The Re-Education of Taurean Washington
November 21, 2019-January 12, 2020

Everyday People: Images from the Hip by Timothy Jacobsen
October 25, 2019-November 10, 2019

Video Viscera byCharles Clary
August 29-October 20, 2019

wellness/'welnis/ by Angela Gleeson
July 24-August 14, 2019

Shalom: Finding Peace through Art by Judy Goldberg-Strassler
June 19-July 10, 2019

Life does not have to be Perfect to be Joyful by Lilian Ding
June 19-July 10, 2019

Kiln-side Conversations by Jason Laney
May 15-June 5, 2019

Rising Tides by Shanna Casey
May 15-June 5, 2019

Dissolution: A Show about Falling Apart by Claudia Tisdale
April 25-May 5, 2019

Smaller Memories: An Art Show about the Little Things by Timothy Roberts
April 25-May 5, 2019

Whitaker Gallery

The Hood College Annual Faculty Exhibition
December 12, 2019–February 2, 2020

Out of History: Artwork by Brian Rust
August 29-October 20, 2019

Ceramic Art from the Cub Creek Foundation
June 27-August 18, 2019

Resonate: Artwork by Shana Hafele and Andrea McCluskey
May 2-12, 2019

Islamic Style Botanical Surface Decorations by Jafar Alhamar
April 10-25, 2019


The Hodson and Whitaker Galleries at Hood College accept proposals for solo and group exhibitions on a rolling basis. Exhibitions are normally scheduled at least six months in advance. All artists and curators 18 years and older are eligible to submit.

How to submit a proposal

Proposals for solo exhibitions should include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proposal of no more than one page of text, single spaced
  • Artist statement of no more than one page of text, single spaced
  • 10 images maximum (including detail images)
  • Image list (with artwork title, materials, dimensions, date)
  • Installation requirements

Proposals for group exhibitions should include:

  • A curriculum vitae for each artist
  • Proposal of no more than one page of text, single spaced
  • Artist statement for each artist of no more than one page of text, single spaced
  • 15 images maximum (including detail images)
  • Image list (with artist name, artwork title, materials, dimensions, date)
  • Installation requirements


  • All high res (300 dpi) image files should be .jpg or .jpeg files and should be no larger than 1MB each and titled in the following format:
    • 01_LASTNAME.JPG, 02_LASTNAME.JPG, etc.


  • CVs, proposals and image lists should be saved as pdf files


  • Entries are reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • There is no application fee.
  • Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of any mailed documents.

The Hodson and Whitaker galleries do not have the capability to exhibit video work, although one-time screenings may be scheduled in the Whitaker Commons. All other art forms are accepted. Proposals for related events (such as screenings, workshops, lectures, etc.) will also be considered along with exhibition proposals.

*Floor plan(s) and/or photographs of the galleries are available by request.

Accepted applicants are responsible to pay for the shipment of artwork to and from the gallery. All artworks exhibited at Hood College are insured against damages during the duration of the exhibition.

Proposals can be emailed to the gallery director at mcfadden@hood.edu or mailed to Gallery Director, Hood College, Hodson and Whitaker Galleries, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701.