31st Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, 2016

The following are the results based on the average scores provided by the jurors of the 2016 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition after reviewing the submitted artwork.
Competition Jurors:

Marisa Kayyem
​Program Director, Continuing Education , Christie’s Education, New York Faculty
New York, United States

Irene Tsatsos
Gallery Director & Chief Curator at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena
California, United States

Seb Patane
London, United Kingdom

Xiaoyun Zhang
​Curator, Founder & President of Arts Without Borders Foundation Corp.

Holly Myers
Writer, Critic and Curator
New Mexico, United States

Selected to participate in the competition exhibition
Anat Propper Goldenberg, Nancy V. Ridenour, Diane Schroeder, Ezio Cicciarella, Cecil Gresham Sr., Allan Redd, Pat Sollows, Celina Baldasarre, André Laplante, Adam Horrigan, Wenjianglin, Daniel Ortega Buitrón, Nora Sidoine, Yueli Guo, Victoria Estacio Huckins, Vassilina Dikidjieva, Danielle Miller, Akina Tokiyoshi, Eelze J Ploegh, Liz Walinski, Sylvia McEwan, Kaethe Haase Kornstein, Alain Schroeder, Esther Huser, Sophia Pistofidou, Xi Zhang, Rodrigo López Gómez, Fátima Sarute, Dongze Huo.

Entitled to receive cash prizes of $1000 each:
Federico Fernández Gärtner, Rebecca Lomshek, Lesia Maruschak, Sergio Spalter, Joy J. Rotblatt

Entitled to a review in ARTisSpectrum magazine:
Mauricio Mallet, Naoko Ochi, Bernd Steinert

Entitled to one year of exposure on ART-mine.com, which includes an artist statement composed by ARTmine’s talented art writers:
Christine Kern, Iwauko Murakami, Simone Rosti, Juan Eugenio Ochoa, Yegana Azadova

Entitled to an Honorable Mention and a complimentary entry to the 32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (Feb. 2017):
Anthony Viscardi, Candelaria Palacios, Steve Pennisi, Betsy Lewis, Yan Zhisheng, Yosuke Hasegawa, Victoria Manganiello, Ivonne Fuentes, Anna Ryman, Maggie Venn.

Note: Agora Gallery is proud to sponsor the competition, but Agora Gallery and its employees had no input or influence in the selection process. All selection decisions were made by the competition jurors.

View the 2016 Signed Minutes of Decisions
View Results For Past Competitions

Jurors’ Pick – 2016 Selected Artists

OPENING RECEPTION: August 11, 2016

Reception Video and Photos

Agora Gallery presents the following images from the 2016 selected artists of the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. Note that the images shown below are representative of the selected artists’ works, and do not necessarily reflect the final artwork which will be shown in the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition, Agora Gallery website or ARTisSpectrum magazine.

George A. Gonzalez​, Pieces of a Mystery, Oil on Wood, 16″ x 20″

Competition Calendar

Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a rotating panel of expert jurors, each representing a different field in the art world, ensuring a fair and balanced selection process.

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