About the Juror

The 2017 Fast Lane Art juror is Alana Bograd

Alana Bograd is an artist, muralist, and educator with the Mural Arts Program in Philadelphia.  She has received numerous honors including the Fleisher Art Memorial Wind Challenge Grant, a nomination for the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant, the Makor Artists in Residence, 92nd Street Y in NYC, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Justine Cretella Memorial Scholarship.

In her work with Mural Arts Program, Bograd developed and presented sustainable and ecologically focused art lessons for students.  She designed and executed both interior and exterior murals along with the work with student projects. Her murals can be seen at in Philadelphia at Dorsey Playground in Tacony and Our Garden Playschool in Fishtown.

Bograd’s work been exhibited in Philadelphia, New York City, Brooklyn, Massachusetts and Dubrovnik, Croatia.

hyperallergic: “Alana Bograd, “Sake Discharge” (2014) Oil on arches paper 16”x12” http://alanabograd.com ”

Alana Bograd, “Sake Discharge” (2014) Oil on arches paper 16”x12”

Drawing, 2016