Maura McGurk Blog Featured in The New London Day

A line of artists march down a city sidewalk, each while carrying their large portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Procession of the Orphans: Rejected Lincoln portraits move to new gallery space. Photo by Grippo

Maura McGurk’s blog regarding the Lincoln portrait contest sponsored by the Slater Museum is quoted extensively in The New London Day. The Day reveals the backlash among the contest entrants, the artistic community, and citizens of Norwich, CT regarding so-called “unethical” practices in the portrait judging.

Lincoln artists cry foul, by Claire Bessette, The Day (New London, CT). Published April 26, 2011.