Open Imagination
 December 12, 2022
UNTITLED 17: SooVAC’s 17TH Annual Juried Show

SooVAC is now taking submissions for Untitled 17, one of our flagship exhibition series. SooVAC invites guest jurors with local, national, and international reputations to select work from open submissions. Untitled offers artists the opportunity to work with a professional art space and influential art figures toward producing an exhibition with a highly regarded reputation. We accept all mediums from artists at any stage in their careers. The work is selected from the submitted work samples, so make sure that the work is available for exhibition. GUEST JUROR: Alejandra Peña Gutiérrez-Director of the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota. *One of the selected Untitled 17 artists will be invited to have a solo exhibition in SooVAC's project space. ABOUT THIS YEAR'S JUROR: Alejandra Peña Gutiérrez is a certified architect from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and has an art history master’s degree from the same University. In 2007 she became Executive Assistant to INBA’s General Director, and then Director of Cultural Promotion for the General Direction of Education and Cultural Collaboration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2009 to 2012, Peña was Deputy Director General of Artistic Heritage at INBA. During the second half of 2012, she moved to Puerto Rico to become the Deputy Director of the Ponce Art Museum, where she became Executive Director in 2013. In November 2021, Peña was appointed Director of the Weisman Art Museum.