32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, 2017

The following are the results based on the average scores provided by the jurors of the 2017 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition after reviewing the submitted artwork.
Competition Jurors:

Suzanne Anker
​Visual Artist and Theorist, Chair, BFA Fine Arts Department, School of Visual Arts
New York

Federica Chiocchetti
Photography Critic, Curator and Editor

David C. Terry
Director and Curator, Dept. of Grants and Exhibitions, New York Foundation for the Arts
New York

Anne-Brigitte Sirois
​Advocate for the Arts, Curator and Dealer
New York

Robert Farber
New York

Kyoko Sato
Curator and Producer of International Exhibitions
New York

Selected to participate in the competition exhibition
Chie Hirabayashi, Mario Daniel Quiroga, M Y Yip, Jiantao Qu, Holly Wilson, Ian Lee, Brian J. Sesack, Fran Panza, Leonard Yang, Chema Mora, Kristin Dillon, Mher Evoyan, Keith Thomson, Guy Kingston Austin II, Emily Jones, Héloïse Chevrel Paulus, Yoong Wah Alex Wong, Ailon Glitz, Rosanne S. Wolfe, Gabriel Schiavina, Masin Mauro, Christina Marie Chavez Banerjee, Joana Cruz, Menpo, José María Peña Gallardo, Adriana Espinosa Calle, Donna Pinckley, Karak Bolotbek Karakeev, Allen M. Capriotti, Michel Kirch

Entitled to receive cash prizes of $1000 each:
Nien-Ting Chen, Désirée Iturbide Dormond, Manuel Rodríguez Domínguez, Themba Khumalo, Huan-Chia, Lin (煥嘉 林煥嘉).

Entitled to a review in ARTisSpectrum magazine:
Iris Shields, Monique Daneau, Michael Bourque

Entitled to one year of exposure on ART-mine.com, which includes an artist statement composed by ARTmine’s talented art writers:
Samuel Lehikoinen, Steve Jacobs, Ayesha Samdani, Eduardo Blanco Alvarez, Nadia Jampolski

Entitled to an Honorable Mention and a complimentary entry to the 33nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (Feb. 2018):
Guadalupe Crego, Sandra Nardone, Kelly Thompson, Suhyung Park, Peter Gutmanis, Narges Soleimanzadeh, Luca Prandini, Michaela Laurie, David Dejous, Tatiana Leony

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 2017 Signed Minutes of Decisions
View Results For Past Competitions

Jurors’ Pick – 2017 Selected Artists

OPENING RECEPTION: August 19, 2017

Reception Video and Photos

Agora Gallery presents the following images from the 2017 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.

María Salomé, Suspendida 5, Oil on Acrylic, 11" x 9"

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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