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Meet the Jury: Round #1 of the ArtSlant Prize 2013

ArtSlant is pleased to welcome our first jury panel of the ArtSlant Prize 2013!


Nicole Berry Since 2002 Nicole has been actively involved in the international art world— first working in the Contemporary Department at Sotheby’s in London and subsequently moving to New York City where she has worked at two prestigious art galleries as well as starting her own art consulting business. She has curated shows and writes a monthly newsletter with reviews and information about global art events with a particular focus on New York City. She is now the Deputy Director of Expo Chicago, an international art exposition that completed its inaugural year in September, 2012. As an art historian, art critic, curator, dealer and now director of an art fair, she is well versed in the international art world.


Justin Hammond is an independent curator and art dealer. In 2007 he devised the Catlin Art Prize, an annual showcase for the most exciting new artists in the UK and later went on to write The Catlin Guide, now an annual publication widely recognised as the essential reference for collectors of emerging artists. In 2010 he published An Unspoken Arrangement to coincide with Alex Ball’s debut solo exhibition, and co-curated Mike Ballard's Whose Coat is that Jacket You’re Wearing?, held in a disused tailor’s shop during Frieze. The Catlin Guide 2013 launched in January.



Amir Mortazavi
is the founder and owner of Highlight Gallery in San Francisco which represents emerging and mid-career artists from the United States and abroad as well as focuses on site-specific projects. 


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