ROUND #2 results are in! The Gallery Panel has selected our top 10 Juried Select artists. Congratulations to all participating artists, and please have a look at the winning works below.
Photography: Kent McInnis, Bernhard Winkler
New to this year's Showcase, each Round awards one $250 Winner from the 10....... and the cash award for Round #2 goes to..... Charles Marburg..... Bravo!
Round #3 of the 2012 Showcase Series opens April 11th. Get your work ready to enter (more info).
There are 3 ways to win for each participating artist:
SHOWCASE WINNER - In each of our 6 rounds, the ArtSlant Curation Team selects about 1/4 of the best artists entered in that round to be awarded Showcase Winner status. Being a Showcase Winner means you can move into the jury selection process for Juried Select Winner status. Showcase winners are given maximum exposure on ArtSlant through our Homepage display, our Artshow display and in our e-Publications.
JURIED SELECT WINNER - Our Review Panel of international galleries, curators and artists will go through the Profiles of each Showcase Winning artist. From this review, they will select the top 10 Juried Select artists in each round. These 10 artists will automatically go into our year-end voting for the ArtSlant Prize exhibition and cash awards.
NEW - One Juried Select artist in each round will be granted a $250 cash award.
ARTSLANT PRIZE - Three artists will be selected as our final ArtSlant Prize winners from the pool of 60 Juried Select artists that have been assembled during the year. Our ArtSlant Prize winning artists will receive:
1. Exhibition: In a top art city or art fair
2. Cash Prizes: Over $20,000 in cash and cash equivalents
3. Exhibition Stipend: Cover shipping & other exhibition costs
4. Purchase Awards: The chance to be part of the ArtSlant Emerging Collection
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The ArtSlant Curation Team assembles a Review Panel for each round of the Showcase Series. This Panel reviews the Showcase Winners and determines the Juried Select winning artists. Our panels include international galleries, curators, artists and critics.
The Round #2 Jurors were:
Lesley Heller, Director of Lesley Heller Workspace. The gallery is based in the Lower East Side in New York and highlights the work of emerging and underrepresented, mid and late career artists. Lesley Heller Workspace also operates a curatorial program that invites artists, independent curators and arts professionals to submit proposals.
Dominick Lombardi, Director of Exhibitions at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ. Dominick has also written extensively for numerous publications, in addition to exhibiting his work globally.
Katarina Sjogren, Co-Director of Crystal Contemporary in Stockholm, Sweden. The gallery opened in 2007 and focuses on contemporary art in all media, with an emphasis on emerging and mid-career artists.
The ArtSlant Prize: The ArtSlant Curation Team along with a select group of reviewers will determine the 3 Top Winning Artists for the ArtSlant Prize exhibition. The ArtSlant curators and the winning artists work together in designing the exhibition and deciding which artworks to show. Cash awards and exhibition fees provided prior to the show. Purchase Awards for the ArtSlant Emerging Collection are announced during the exhibition.
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