The 33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Results, 2018
The following are the results based on the average scores provided by the jurors of the 2018 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition after reviewing the submitted artwork.
Program Director of the MA in Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York
Kathy Battista is a scholar, lecturer and curator of exhibitions in museums and galleries. She is also the author of numerous articles and books, including; New York New Wave: The Legacy of Feminist Art in Emerging Practice and Renegotiating the Body: Feminist Art in 1970s London. In addition to this Battista also holds the prestigious title of Editor in Chief of the Benezit Dictionary of Artists at Oxford University Press. She is also co-founder of Art Legacy Planning, a consultancy that works to ensure the creative legacies of visual artists. Battista holds a PhD from the University of London and an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. She is currently Program Director of the MA in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art New York.
Curated exhibitions include: Democracy: What’s Right What’s Left, Phoenix Gallery, New York, E.A.T.: Experiments in Art and Technology at the Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria, The Art of Fashion at Fountain House Gallery New York, Escape Attempts at Shulamit Nazarian Gallery, Los Angeles.
Amanda McDonald Crowley
Independent Curator, Public Art Action
Board Member of The ALLIANCE for Media Art and Culture, New York
Amanda McDonald Crowley is a Brooklyn based curator. As the Executive Director of Eyebeam from 2005 to 2011 she created many programs and events of new media art, contemporary art and transdisciplinary work. She has staged art events all over the world, from Finland to the Baltic Sea. She has recently been commissioned to develop an exhibition for the Bronx Arts Alliance in 2018.
Amanda is originally from Australia and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Australian National University, double major of Fine Arts and German. She has worked with art organizations all over Australia, including the Australia Council for the Arts and as Associate Director of the Adelaide Festival 2002. Amanda also served as the Director of the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) where she made links with the science world and key industrial organizations by arranging for artists to take up residency with them.
She has participated in residencies in Europe, North America and Asia and is also an occasional writer for Artlink, RealTime, the Sarai Reader and Art Asia Pacific. Amanda’s curatorial work allows her to develop platforms to bring together both amateurs and professionals from various disciplines and create a space for social change.
Selected to participate in the competition exhibition:
Arinze Stanley, Carlos Salazar Arenas, Dong Kyu Kim, Meike Lohmann, Gabrielle Kruger, Ayo Filade, Candelaria Palacios, Cynthia Evers, Hiromichi Matsudaira, Oluwatobi Adewumi, Samuel Wyatt, Kristina Daukintyte Aas, Ada Luisa Trillo, Terence Finch, Emily Jones, Sidney Chambers, Nemo Nox, Adeyemi Ramon Omolaja, Peter Genssler, Yvonne Muinde, HE Chunqing, Eileen Olimb, Beth Cavalcanti, Jennifer Day, Chenyi Sun, Denis BAUDRIER, Martijn Weiffenbach, Dana Edmonds, Kara Daviau Cook, Herold P Alexis.
Entitled to receive cash prizes of $1000 each:
Domingo Donoso, Eric W. Shute, Anne Rudanovski, Rodrigo Calixto, Wenqian Leng.
Entitled to a review in ARTisSpectrum magazine:
Nicola Watson, Marek Slavík, Richard Ostroff.
Entitled to one year of exposure on ART-mine.com, which includes an artist statement composed by ARTmine’s talented art writers:
Jenny Ahmad, Arthur H. Gunther III, Rachel Sager, Chad Thompson, M. Ines Lagos.
Entitled to an Honorable Mention and a complimentary entry to the 34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (Feb. 2019):
Fukuoka Yuri, Maria Jimenez, Oliver Sin, Gabriela Esterovich, Cristobal Lanzarini, Alchemy Chan, Soosan Danesh, Danielle Klebes, Rosa Paola Villarroel Gomez, Marcela García Henríquez.
Note: New York Art Competitions is proud to sponsor the competition, but New York Art Competitions and its employees had no input or influence in the selection process. All selection decisions were made by the competition jurors.
Jurors’ Pick – 2018 Selected Artists
OPENING RECEPTION: August 16, 2018
New York Art Competitions presents the following images from the 2018 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, New York Art Competitions website or ARTisSpectrum magazine.
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