We the People..begins the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution, which states the fundamental purpose and guiding principles of our Constitution in the eyes of our founding fathers. The CCMOA issued a call to artists asking what these words mean to them.
The Cape Cod Museum of Art received an
astonishing 362 submissions from visual artists residing in twenty-seven states across the
country, along with a submission from China. The exhibition, which includes fifty pieces of art,
opens Thursday, March 28 and will be on view through June 9.
“We were both surprised and thrilled with the response from the art world,” said Benton Jones,
Acting Executive Director of the Cape Cod Museum of Art. “The breadth of work, both in
mediums and messages, makes for an extraordinary and thought-provoking exhibition. Juror
Lauren Della Monica had a challenging task of selecting just fifty pieces.”
With a Fine Arts Degree from Vanderbilt University and graduate degree from Christie\\\’s
Education in Connoisseurship, juror Lauren Della Monica gained additional experience at the
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, a well-regarded American paintings gallery in Manhattan, and
worked with the Citibank Private Bank Art Advisory Service. To complement her fine arts
education and training, she obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from Brooklyn Law School, and
practiced commercial litigation and art law before she established LPMD Fine Art Consulting in
2004. She has also lectured extensively for private groups at galleries and museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and is a contributor to major American arts periodicals and
Said Della Monica: “Some of the artists have responded to the challenge of We the People as a
commentary on the collective experience of being American. Others have taken aim at perceived
wrongs in leadership and community as a form of political protest. Others have taken a more
personal approach, laying bare the fact that each person has different motivations, fears and
The exhibition runs from March 28 through June 9 with a complimentary Opening Reception on April 12 from 5:30-7 PM. All are invited to attend. For more information, visit www.ccmoa.org.
General Admission is $10,
$8 for seniors;
$7 students with ID,
$7 for youth 13 to 18, and free for children 12 & under!
2019/03/28 - 2019/06/09
Additional time info:
The exhibition runs from March 28 through June 9 with a complimentary Opening Reception on April 12 from 5:30-7 PM. All are invited to attend.