Curators and Jurors

JOHN AND MARGIE LABADIE They are on the faculty staff in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and head up the Digital Academy at the UNCP. John was recently a Fulbright Scholar in “digital art” at the National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan, and Margie has an MFA in Printmaking. Their works have been exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries, universities and museums around the globe.

DUAN JIA has been a professor at the Beijing Film Academy since 1992. She is an award winning writer, director and animator of films in China.

CLAYTON SPADA is a renowned artist, curator / juror, teacher, lecturer and workshop leader. He has been featured in solo and group exhibitions throughout the world with his own unique art and photography for over 25 yeas.

Additional Selection Support by our Jury Committee
Victor Raphael, Artist
Amelia Pellegrini, Artist
Lu Xuguang, Artist, Professor Beijing Film Academy
Lu Shengzhang, Artist, Film-maker, Professor Communication University Of China
Wang Shuipo, Professor, Central Academy of Fine Art, China
Lu Xiaobo, Vice Chairman, Academy of Fine arts and Design, Tsinghua University
Zhou Ping, Artist, Professor Communication University Of China
Larry Richard, Founder of Common Ground