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Juried Winners and Jurors of the ArtSlant Prize 2013 Competition

Round 1 Juried Winners


 

 

 

SCULPTURE

Emily Hermant
Spatial Drawing I , 
2012

108” H x 204” W x 72” D 
Mixed media


 

 

 

NEW-MEDIA

Kalos&Klio
Pandora's box, 
2012
Digital print on Hahnemühle archival paper, 1.10 x 1.10 cm

 


 

 

 

DRAWING

Beatrice Haines
Science Without Religion is Lame, Religion Without Science is Blind, 2011
Carbon Pencil on Paper, 280 x 230 cm (lifesize)

 


 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Peter Janssen
Portraits of Potatoes 30001, 11-2012
photo installation, mixed media print on canvas +3D finish, 40 x 60 cm - (20 x 30 #10 editons)


 

 

 

PAINTING

Ilse Schreiber-Noll
Oil Spill: Elegy to the Sea, 2013
mixed media on canvas, 60" x 36"


 

 

 

INSTALLATION

Jason Yates
Installation view "Every Self Portrait is a Cry for Help", 2012
Photo: Fredrik Nilsen


 

 

 

PAINTING

Randi Reiss-McCormack
Forging Ahead, 2011

oil on canvas, 30" X 40"


 

 

 

MIXED-MEDIA

Rachel Emily Taylor
WAX III, 2012
Digital Photograph of a Wax Sculpture, Photographic print is 28 x 22cm, available at larger and smaller dimensions

 


 

 

 

ABSTRACT

Kim Carlino
Cosmological Formations, Series I, XIV, 2013
Watercolor and ink on yupo, 39" x 23"

 


Round 2 Juried Winners


 

 

 

PAINTING 

Anne Sophie Lorange
Of Chance, 2013
Acrylic, 50” H x 40” W 


 

 

 

ABSTRACT 

Barbara Kolo
Transition III, 
2013

Acrylic, 18" X 24"

 

 

 

DRAWING

Danny Augustine
Every Moment Counts, 2011
Pen and ink on paper, 31" x 22"

 


 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Jerry Shevick
Floating Hair2012
17" x 22", 24" x 36"
© Jerry Shevick 
Courtesy of the artist


 

 

 

PAINTING

Debbie Richards
The Portal, 2013
Oil on canvas, 50 cm H x 40 cm W
© Debbie Richards
Courtesy of the artist


 

 

 

INSTALLATION 

Margo Majewska
Pan tadeusz, 2010
Installation, 20' x 12' x 2'
© Margo Majewska
Courtesy of the artist


 

 

 

SCULPTURE

Greg Falk
Maple skateboard back into Maple tree2011
Maple trees, 10" X 22"
© Greg Falk
Courtesy of the artist


 

 

 

MIXED-MEDIA

Francesco Vizzini
Untitled, 2012
Mixed-media, Dimensions Variable
© Francesco Vizzini
Courtesy of the artist


 

 

 

NEW MEDIA

Mikolaj Jackiewicz
No title, 2013
Mixed-media, 70 cm x 70 cm
© Mikolaj Jackiewicz
Courtesy of the artist


Round 3 Juried Winners


 

 

 

ABSTRACT 

Detlef Gotzens
Fermented Abstraction, 2013,
Acrylic, ink marker and charcoal drawing on Canvas, 30" x 30"
© Dego


 

 

 

DRAWING

Kirsty O'Leary-Leeson
Stealing The Light From The Sun II, 2013,
pencil, gesso, wood, 34x27cm


 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Dario Srbic
Movement No. 22 from 7 and a half Minutes Solo, 2013,
Chromogenic colour print, 60,5 x 76 cm
© Dario Srbic


 

 

 

PAINTING

Nolan Haan
Friday, 2011,
acrylic on silk, mounted on shaped panel, 32 x 52 inches
© Nolan Haan


 

 

 

 

PAINTING II

K.A. Letts
Show Horse 3, 2013,
acrylic on panel, 22" x 30"
© K.A. Letts


 

 

 

INSTALLATION

Noelle Maline
Sound Maps, 2012,
collage, drawing, installation, old telephone, ribbon, photographs


 

 

 

SCULPTURE

Kamila Szczesna
Ungraspable Territory No. 3, 2012,
resin, sterling silver, 8 x 11 x 7 in
© Kamila Szczesna


 

 

MIXED-MEDIA

Roger Atkins
In Case of Emergency, 2012,
Zebrawood, hammer, paint and plexiglass, 3" x 8" x 12"
© Roger Atkins


 

 

NEW MEDIA

Graciela Cassel
Citylife 2 -video still, January 2012,
Video, 6 min.


Round 4 Juried Winners


 

 

ABSTRACT 

Maureen Meyer
At the Foot of the Hill, 2009,
Acrylic on canvas, 14" x 11"
© Maureen Meyer


 

 

DRAWING

Susan Rotondo
Zonotrichia albicollis, 2013,
Pencil and Watercolor, 11" H x 9" W
© Susan Rotondo


 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

elodie Abergel
Dislodged, 2011,
Color prints on matte paper, 70 x 80 cm
© elodie Abergel


 

 

PAINTING

Jill Daniels
Homecoming, 2010,
acrylic on canvas, 30" by 40"
© Jill Daniels


 

 

 

PAINTING

Alex Devereux
SAVE MORE GAS, 2013,
Acrylics, 18" x 24"
© Alex Devereux


 

 

INSTALLATION

Shyra De Souza
Phantom Limb, 2013,
Found objects, variable
© Shyra De Souza


 

 

SCULPTURE

William Bloomfield
Siblings, 2007,
Alabaster, 10“ x 9“ x 3“
© William Bloomfield


 

MIXED-MEDIA

Martha Martinez Peña
Underwater realm V, 2013,
Acrylic, plastilita, sea horses on canvas, 18" x 24"
© Martha Martinez Peña


 

 

NEW MEDIA

Graciela Cassel
Blue tiger- still, May 2013,
Video Still, 2 min. 30 sec


Round 5 Juried Winners


 

ABSTRACT 

April Dawn Parker
Loc. 10 (Spring Lake), 2013.
Gouache on paper, 14.5" x 11"
© April Dawn Parker


 

DRAWING

Sarah Gillett
Earthquake and Tumbleweeds, 2013.
Monoprint on paper.
© Sarah Gillett


 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Elisabeth Ajtay
Ginnungagap/Yawning Void, installation view, 2008-2012.
15.75" x 15.75" each
© Elisabeth Ajtay


 

 

PAINTING

Alex Devereux
Harlo Grill, 2013,
Acrylics, 16" x 20"
© Alex Devereux


 

PAINTING - II

XI FEI
What is the Typical Concept of Dematerialization – The Vertical State of Medium from the Perspective of Contemporary Art, 2012
Acrylic on canvas, 48" x 60"
© XI FEI


 

 

INSTALLATION

Bianca Pratorius
Diagram, 2012.
Handcut felt, variable
© Bianca Pratorius


 

SCULPTURE

Tina Tahir
Thirty, 2012,
Shirt with 28,200 glass head pins
11x11x4 in

© Tina Tahir


 

 

MIXED-MEDIA

Laura Katz Yehia
Light Emerging, 2013
Oil on wood panel with fluorescent light 24"H x 18"W
© Laura Katz Yehia


 

 

NEW MEDIA

Reena De Beer
URBAN STRUCTURES 6/2, 2013
Digital Painting C-Print under matt plexiglass, 40x40 in. 
© Reena De Beer

 


Round 6 Juried Winners


 

ABSTRACT 

Vadim Bondero 
The Dance, 2013 
Acrylic, canvas, 72x127 
© Vadim Bondero 


 

DRAWING

Aurélien Couput 
Untitled, 2013 
Charcoal on paper, 14 x 11 in. 
© Aurélien Couput 


 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Alexis Courtney 
Catch, 2012 
Archival Pigment Print 
20x24 

 

 

PAINTING

Alison Pilkington 
Daydream, 2013 
Oil on canvas 
120 x 150 cm 
© 
 Alison Pilkington



 

PAINTING - II

Toni Silber-Delerive 
Nysa, Poland, 2013
Acrylic, 36 x 36 
© Toni Silber-Delerive 



 

 

INSTALLATION

Laurie Katz Yehia 
Window space, 2013 
Repurposed windows, frames, pipes and wood, oil and house paint, photography, flourescent and LED lights, and mixed media 
© Laurie Katz Yehia 

 


 

SCULPTURE

Miika Nyyssönen 
Color Sculpture 6, 2013
sculpture made of polystyrene and acrylic color 
18 x30x25 cm 
© Miika Nyyssönen 


 

MIXED-MEDIA

Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin 
Untitled: Great Lakes Region, 2013 
Cut Map 
29"x42" 

 

 

NEW MEDIA

Luisa Mesa 
They Were Always Here, 2012 
Digital Montage 
36" x 24" 
© Luisa Mesa 


 

 

 


Round 7 Juried Winners


 

 

ABSTRACT 

Jung ji Lee 
konodama universe, 2013 
acrylic on canvas board 
15" x 20" 
© jung ji "masa" lee 



 

DRAWING

Hildy Maze  
not two, 2013 
oil on paper 
40" x 40" 
© Hildy Maze 


 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Elisabeth Ajtay 
East meets West, from Exported Dreams, Imported Desires, 2013 
Digital Photograph 
© Elisabeth Ajtay 


 

 

PAINTING

Sheila Cameron 
Original Super Power, 2013 
Acrylic, ink, Graphite on Birch Board 
18" x 18"


 

PAINTING - II

Malik Seneferu 
on the move, 2013 
Acrylic on canvas 
36x48in. 
© 2012 copyright maliksart



 

 

INSTALLATION

Margo Majewska  
trans_form_action, 2013 
video installation 
8' x 8' x 8' 


 

SCULPTURE

Justin Hoyt  
Crown of the Fallen - Crown of the Everlasting, 2012
mixed


 

MIXED-MEDIA

Robert Brennan  
The Dance, 2007. 
Shaped canvas,mixed 
72 x 108 x 8 inches 
© Robert Brennan 

 

NEW MEDIA

Tina Tahir  
Forty Increments, 2013. 
Interactive virtual wallpaper 
size varies 

 

 


Round 8 Juried Winners


 

ABSTRACT 

April Dawn Parker 
Loc. 8 (Culvert) 
Gouache on paper


 

DRAWING

Bernadette Schweihoff 
faceless 
ink on newspaper and canvas


 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Anna Rose 
The Dunes 
Photography


 

 

PAINTING

Jessica Martin 
Everything possible, everything yours 
acrylic, collage on canvas


 

PAINTING - II

Gaia Nardie-Warner 
First Kiss 
acrylic, oil and spray paint on canvas


 

 

INSTALLATION

Kimberly Hahn 
Reversal 
Seamless backdrop, curtain rod & holders, hinges, screws, serigraphic photo emulsion, silkscreen, wood


 

SCULPTURE

Max Garett 
Big Pony 
Cement, Plastic, Foam, Paint, Carpet


 

MIXED-MEDIA

Robin Kang 
Random Access Memory 
hand jacquard woven cotton

 

NEW MEDIA

James Vogel 
Back Yard Solar System 
video installation 


Round 1 Jurors


  

 


Nicole Berry has been actively involved in the international art world since 2002— 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. 


Round 2 Jurors


  

 


Thomas Jaeckel is the Owner/Director of 
532 Gallery is committed to showing cutting edge contemporary art of international artists at all levels of their careers in a variety of media, from painting and photography to sculpture, installation and video.


 

 

Rob Greene is the founder of Greene Exhibitions, a Los Angeles gallery that supports emerging and mid career artists. Prior to that, Rob co-founded Greene Park Gallery to present a series of group exhibitions at pop up locations throughout Los Angeles.




 

Jefferson Godard is the acquisition director and founder of Emerge, a thriving group of young collectors that helps to bring work into the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago's collection.  He was also a founding member of Forum 400 at Gallery 400 at UIC Chicago and serves on programming for the Society for Contemporary Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago. Jefferson has curated shows in Berlin, France and his home Chicago. He opened Aspect Ratio in September 2012. Aspect Ratio represents emergent and established artists is devoted to video art. 


Round 3 Jurors



 


Aron Gent
 is an artist, photography printer and art organizer residing in Chicago, IL. He received a BFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago. Gent is a co-founder of MDW Fair and owner/director of DOCUMENT, a printing / exhibition space located in Chicago’s west loop. Gent’s work is in the collection of the Milwaukee Art Museum and has been exhibited at the Hyde Park Art Center, Houston Center for Photography, Chicago Cultural Center and Devening Projects + Editions. He currently teaches photography at the School of the Art Institute and Columbia College Chicago.



 

Sherin Najjar opened Galerie Sherin Najjar in 2010 and represents emerging and established artists active on the international stage, drawn predominantly from a fresh generation of young artists. Our program focuses on interdisciplinary, text and concept-led approaches using a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, video, film, performance and photography. Located in close proximity to the Martin-Gropius-Bau and the New National Gallery, we combine alternating solo exhibitions with curated group shows and collaborate closely with museums and other cultural institutions.




 

Rachel Adams joined Arthouse at the Jones Center in June 2010 as the Curator of Public Programs. After the merger of Arthouse with the Austin Museum of Art, Adams was promoted to Associate Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs. Adams has curated numerous exhibitions of works by international contemporary artists at AMOA-Arthouse. Adams graduated with an MA in Exhibition and Museum Studies from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2010 and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006. Previously, she curated exhibitions at David Cunningham Projects and Queens Nails Projects in San Francisco. From 2006-2008, she was the director of Lloyd Dobler Gallery in Chicago, which she co-founded with Patricia Courson. She is a graduate of the 2012 NAMAC Leadership Institute, and on the curatorial advisory board for the 2014 deCordova Biennial.


Round 4 Jurors


Jennie Lamensdorf is director of the Time Equities Inc. Art-in-Buildings Program in New York, NY. Art-in-Buildings brings contemporary art by emerging and mid-career artists to non-traditional exhibition spaces in the interest of promoting artists, expanding the audience for art, and creating a more interesting environment for the occupants, residents, and guests of Time Equities Inc. properties. She is also the curator of the Francis J. Greenburger Collection, NY and on the board of Art Omi, the visual arts residency at Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, NY.


Robin Peckham is an independent curator based in Hong Kong with a focus on private collections. He operated the project space Saamlung from 2011-2013 , and was previously a director of Boers-Li Gallery in Beijing. He has also organized exhibitions for institutions including the City University of Hong Kong. His writing is published in ArtforumLEAP, and Yishu, as well as books for the Minsheng Museum, Para Site Art Space, and Timezone8, most recently including monographs on video art pioneer Zhang Peili and architectural interventionists MAP Office.




Cole Harrell is a curator, art historian, and proud collector. Before nAscent he served as Artistic Director for the Joy Wai Gallery in Chelsea, overseeing exhibitions and serving as the New York introduction for many successful international artists. In addition to contemporary art, he is also an avid researcher and collector of African Art. He works to promote understanding and appreciation for the people and art of traditional Africa. Art trends have always been of special interest to Cole; working with nAscent's team of extremely talented emerging artists allows him to take an active role in helping to foster rising stars.


Round 5 Jurors


Neysa Page-Lieberman is the Director and Curator of the Department of Exhibition and Performance Spaces and an instructor of curatorial theory and practice at Columbia College Chicago. Outside of Columbia, Neysa lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago offering public programs on the Museum’s collections. Specializing in Contemporary, Feminist and African diaspora art, she has produced over 100 exhibitions and curated numerous shows, collaborating with artists from around the globe. Her most recent curatorial project, Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond is currently on a national tour. In 2014 she will open the exhibition, RISK: Empathy, Art and Social Practice at Columbia’s Glass Curtain Gallery. Neysa lives in downtown Chicago where she stays fit by chasing after her 1-year old twins.


Darren Jones is an artist, curator and critic based in New York and Scotland. He received a BFA from Central Saint Martins College of Art, London (1997) and an MFA from Hunter College, New York (2009). His work has been included in exhibitions at The State Museum of Contemporary Art of the Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow; The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; and The Queens Museum of Art, New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Textual Intercourse (Deep Space New York, 2013) and Wraith (Museum of Russian Art, NJ, 2012). Curatorial projects include, The Piers: Art and Sex Along the New York Waterfront, (Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, 2012) with Jonathan Weinberg; Industrial Aesthetics: Environmental Influences on Recent Art from Scotland (Times Square Gallery, New York, 2011); and an ongoing exhibition series at Trinity Museum, New York, with Phenomena Project, where he is the current artist-in-residence. Jones’s work has been reviewed in Artcritical, Artforum.com, The Huffington Post and Scotland on Sunday. Recently, his writing has been published in ArtUS, White Zinfandel; and the Brooklyn Rail.




Deb Klowden Mann is the co-owner and director of gallery km, which opened in Los Angeles in the fall of 2010, and has a strong focus on contemporary artists across media, with a particular concentration on Los Angeles artists. Along with a history of gallery work, she also co-founded and co-edited the literary art publication No: A Journal of the Arts.


Round 6 Jurors


Jessica Silverman founded the Jessica Silverman Gallery upon completing her MFA in Curatorial Practice at the California College of the Arts in 2007. The gallery is known for discovering emergent artists in California and bringing them to an international audience as well as introducing foreign artists to the San Francisco Bay Area. The gallery has a strong concept-driven roster that embraces both rigorously abstract and hyper-figurative work. The gallery recently expanded its roster to include Hugh Scott-Douglas, Hayal Pozanti, Barbara Kasten, Amikam Toren and Dashiell Manley. Work by gallery artists have been acquired by notable public collections including MOMA NY, LACMA, the Hammer Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art and SFMOMA. The gallery has participated in a number of international art fairs, including Frieze (London), FIAC, NADA (Miami Beach, New York & Cologne) and Dallas Contemporary. Its shows are regularly reviewed in international publications such as Frieze, Artforum, Flash Art, and Modern Painters. Jessica Silverman was listed in ArtInfo’s 2012 “Top 30 under 30,” a ranking of the top international art professionals under the age of thirty. She sits on the San Francisco Arts Commission and is committed to bringing art to a broader audience.


Katharine Mulherin has been a contemporary art curator and art dealer for the last 15 years, as the director of Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects in Toronto, KMLA in Los Angeles (2009-10), co-director of BOARD OF DIRECTORS (2008-2009, with Erin Stump) and co-director of MULHERIN + POLLARD in NY (2010-present with John Pollard) Extremely active in presenting exhibitions, she has presented the work of artists she represents in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Madrid, Miami, Portland, Puerto Rico and Basel, mostly at international art fairs, but also in galleries. Mulherin is interested in experimental platforms for artists, and is willing to take risks for the sake of exploration, experimentation and exposure.




Dr. Miwako Tezuka is the first Japanese director of Japan Society Gallery in the Asia Society’s over 100-year-long history. She is an internationally recognized curator and expert in modern and contemporary Japanese art. Tezuka received her PhD from the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in 2005 with the dissertation titled Jikken Kōbō (Experimental Workshop): Avant-Garde Experiments in Japanese Art of the 1950s. In 2003, to connect scholars and art professionals who share the interest in contemporary Japanese art, Tezuka cofounded the global online network PoNJA-GenKon (Post-1945 Japanese Art Discussion Group/Gendai Bijutsu Kondankai). From 2007 she oversaw “In Focus,” a series of solo exhibitions, through which she realized the first solo museum exhibitions in New York of such important artists as Yuken Teruya from Okinawa, Suda Yoshihiro from Tokyo, and U-Ram Choe from Seoul. The most groundbreaking work she realized was the 2010 exhibition Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody’s Fool. Her other notable curatorial contributions included Yang Fudong: Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest (2009), and Mariko Mori: Kumano (2010).


Round 7 Jurors


 

 

Maria Jenson is the founding director of ArtPadSF, which launched in May 2011 at the Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco. She is a member of Artadia, a prestigious art organization and serves on the Executive Committee of ArtTable and is on the board at KALA.  She is active in the community working with groups to provide opportunities for youth to explore their creativity. Previously Maria was the founder and director of Salon Oblique, a contemporary exhibition space and art consultancy established in Venice, CA.  In 2010, she also served as the director of an independent emerging art fair in Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach. She has mounted numerous exhibitions debuting a wide diversity of artists from California and beyond.


 

 

Bea de Souza was born in Cologne and lives and works in London. After an early internship at Artangel, De Souza became the founder/ director of the Agency Gallery in London, a commercial gallery, which is internationally renowned for showcasing emerging and mid career artists ( a/o Douglas Gordon, Zineb Sedira, Ken Lum, Zoe Leonard ) with a special focus on conceptual art and inter-media-experimentation from the 90’s onwards.

The Agency gallery won the Art Basel Statements Award for Best Young Gallery in 2001. In 2012 Bea de Souza helped establish the APT Curatorial Fellowship as well as embarking on an ongoing series of collaborations with Milton Keynes Gallery on Sound Art events in both gallery spaces and pop-up locations. This year Bea de Souza was awarded a curatorial bursary to present the work of the seminal Korean artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha in London. The exhibition will take place from 9/24 – 10/26/2013 in co-operation with the Korean Cultural Centre and the ICA London as well as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA and with support from the Korea Foundation Gallery of the British Museum.

 

 

 

Daniela Kostova is an interdisciplinary artist who works with photography, video, performance and installation. She holds an M.F.A. from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, NY and the National Art Academy in Sofia. Her work has been shown at KK Projects, New Orleans, LA, Institute for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria, Antakya Biennale, Turkey, Centre d’art Contemporain, Geneva, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino and Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, among the others.

Daniela curated the BioArt Initiative--art & science project of the Arts Department and the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at RPI. In 2011 together with Stanislava Georgieva she started Bulgariana Artists in America (BAA), a growing organization in the territory of the U.S. Daniela currently lives in NYC and works as Exhibition Director of BAA and Director of Curatorial Projects at Radiator Gallery. She is also a board member of CEC Artslink.

 


Round 8 Jurors


 

Veronica Bruceartist and educator, makes use of everyday materials, the circumstance of place and generates work based upon the cycle of building. Bruce’s work explores the architecture of gesture across multiple disciplines of painting, sculpture, installation and video. She received her BFA from the University of Illinois in Urbana – Champaign in 2004 and completed a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 2011. Bruce became an Instructor in the Contemporary Practices Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the South Shore Art Festival, Robert Bills Contemporary, The Nevica Project, Park Schreck Gallery, with curators Casa Duno, and Aqua Art Miami. Awards include the Artslant Prize 2012 and artist residencies at threewalls Chicago, Bundanon Trust in New South Wales, Australia, and Nida Art Colony of the Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania.


 

 

Wendi Norris is a San Francisco gallerist who, for the past ten years, has worked with nearly one hundred of the top museums and art centers around the world, placing art in their collections and collaborating on solo and group exhibitions. Wendi curates a pioneering program that includes both modern and contemporary artists who have a multi-cultural foundation that translates across both real and imagined borders/boundaries. She has produced critically-acclaimed exhibitions for artists like Dorothea Tanning, Chitra Ganesh, Remedios Varo, Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy, Sherin Guirguis, Wolfgang Paalen, and Leonora Carrington, publishing seminal catalogues and fostering much needed scholarship, significantly contributing to surges in their respective markets.

Wendi has an MBA from Georgetown University and BA in International Economics and Spanish from The Ohio State University. Her prior work experience included living and working overseas, primarily leading marketing teams as an executive for technology-based companies


 

 

 

Charlie Hood co-runs Beach London, a gallery and creative agency in Shoreditch. We've worked with some of the world's most exciting illustrators and designers over the past two years. We opened in July 2011, after working on a number of curatorial projects, including Baz and Chaz, and practicing as an artist for a few years. I graduated in 2008 with a degree in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University. We are currently working on a number of projects for 2014, including some events with Pick Me Up, Somerset House, a skateboarding exhibtion called Scattered Pieces, along with a number of design jobs. 

 


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Posted by Joel Kuennen on 8/27/13






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