This year’s members challenge is based on our 2021 annual theme: PLAY! Bascom member artists are asked to submit an original piece of art that they feel best encompasses what the term means to them. The members challenge is our longest running exhibition and this year marks the fifth year with juror selection.
For the Russians it’s known as the Great Patriotic War, the defining epoch in their modern history. Twenty-five million Soviet citizens perished in the conflict, the highest number of casualties suffered by a single country. The man who led the USSR to victory against the powerful German military machine was Joseph Stalin, whose role in the war will be examined in this presentation.