The Eighth Annual One: A Members’ Exhibition

September 10 through November 8, 2020


The largest and most varied exhibition ArtsWorcester produces each year, the "One" represents the work that each artist most wishes to show, regardless of medium or theme. Featuring 161 ArtsWorcester artist members, this year's "One" is on view in the East and West Galleries Thursday, September 10 through Sunday, November 8, 2020. Gallery hours run Thursdays through Sundays, 12:00 to 5:00 PM, and are free to all.

Explore the entire exhibition online, artist talks, and insights from the juror, below.

Video work on view:


Edwin Smith, Herons @ Lunch Time, video (3:05), 3 minutes, 5 seconds, 2020, Not For Sale


Mae-Chu O'Connell, Stand-To-Pee Device (Soap), video recording (1:22) and soap, glycerin, wax dimensions variable, 2019, Not For Sale


Watch an artist talk featuring Amber Tortorelli discussing her piece The Rape of The Sleeping Beauty in the Briar Rose below:


Prize Winners (in alphabetical order)
Matthew Burgos, Out of Focus
(colored pencil and acrylic pen on hot press paper, 20" x 10", 2020, $1,776)
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Haley Cloonan-Lisi, Stage 4: 003
(digital photograph, 20" x 24", 2016, $400)
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Alice Dillon, How's It Going?
(embroidery thread on loose canvas, 8 1/2" x 6", 2020, $300)
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Honorable Mentions

Robert Arnold, Pink
(archival inkjet print, 16" x 20", 2016, $200)

Bronson Gengezha, Vanodanana (Lovers)
(Chiweshe green serpentine stone from Zimbabwe, 15" x 7", 2019, $640)

Dana Mendes, No, You Can't Touch My Hair; Bantu Knots
(oil on canvas, 30" x 24", 2020, $4,320)


Staff Picks

Elijah JohnsonCafe Terrace at Night after Vincent Van Gogh
(acrylic paint on tea bag, 5/6" x 1/2", 2020, $250)

Mae-Chu O'ConnellStand-to-Pee Device (Soap)
(video recording (1:22) and soap, glycerin, wax, dimensions vary, 2019, NFS)