The 34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Results, 2019
The following are the results based on the average scores provided by the jurors of the 2019 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition after reviewing the submitted artwork.
Alaina Claire Feldman
Director of the Mishkin Gallery
The City University of New York (CUNY) Baruch’s Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery, New York
Alaina Claire Feldman was previously Director of Exhibitions at Independent Curators International (ICI) where she produced and managed twenty international traveling exhibitions with guest curators from around the world. Her projects have included long-term support of artists and curators, and of art, histories often overlooked by traditional Western cannons. She has curated exhibitions at The Kitchen, Hugh Lane Dublin City Gallery, Zeitz MoCAA, CCA Lagos, TheCube Taipei, Anthology Film Archives, Participant Inc, Parsons / New School and more. She has lectured and taught at the University of Porto, The School of Visual Arts, New York University, the Center for Feminist Pedagogy, as well as at many museums. In 2017, she was the Annual Beckwith Lecturer at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston/Tufts.
Arnold J. Kemp
Dean of Graduate Studies, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago
Arnold J. Kemp is an artist, curator, poet and faculty member of the Department of Painting and Drawing. Kemp previously worked at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where he was an associate professor and the Chair of the Department of Painting and Printmaking. Prior to that, he was the chair of the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies Program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. He also worked as one of the founding curators of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts from 1993 – 2003.
An award winning artist, Kemp is a 2012 Guggenheim Fellow and has also received awards and fellowships from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Art Matters Inc., Printed Matter, Inc. and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. His artworks are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Studio Museum in Harlem (New York), Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (California), Portland Museum of Art (Oregon), Tacoma Art Museum (Washington) and the Fine Arts Collection at the University of California, Davis.
Director of ‘HPF Christopher Inc. and hpgrp GALLERY TOKYO’, Tokyo
After working as a director of “rooms” for fashion trade show at H.P. FRANCE, Kentaro Totsuka opened ‘hpgrp GALLERY TOKYO’ in Omotesando; a contemporary art gallery that specializes in Japanese emerging artists. Mr. Totsuka is also the Director of H.P. FRANCE WINDOW GALLERY, storefront gallery in Marunouchi, Tokyo. He also works in a variety of fields from curating exhibitions to organizing art events and art fairs. His experience in Art Fairs and art events includes: Director of AOSANDO Art Fair, director of the NEW CITY ART FAIR; a Japanese Contemporary Art Fair in NY, Taipei, as well as being the producer of LUMINE meets ART. All galleries, art fairs and events are managed by H.P. FRANCE.
Selected to participate in the competition exhibition:
Carlos Tamayo, Yeji Moon, Jamil McGinnis, María Salomé, Jonk, Greg Sand, Masin Mauro, Wolfram, Sahiye Cruz Villegas, Alfonso Bonilla, Ross Lewis, Katie Wild, Kathryn Knudsen, Federico Imperiale, Julia Eisen-Lester, Samuel Cornillet, Yukino Iwatsuki, Claire Waters, Jan Zhou, Eri Kato, Kenneth Batista, Uma Haime, Izumi Ueda Yuu, Julia Gil, VENDREDI, Dawn Gabrielle Chandler, Job Tibay, Karol Krocka, Tadatomo Masato, Catherine Pickop, Pako Martinez
Entitled to receive cash prizes of $1000 each:
James Ritchie, Hsuan Chung, Michele Zousmer, Frank Mayes, Chong Sun Oh
Entitled to a review in ARTisSpectrum magazine:
Scott Durka, Antonio Lopez Vega, Jesus Monge Cebolla, Carolyn Rogers, Jihyun Ra
Entitled to one year of exposure on ART-mine.com, which includes an artist statement composed by ARTmine’s talented art writers:
Artem Novoselov, Veronica Constable, Margaret Montgomery, Amy Kim Keeler, Greg Szostakiwskyj
Entitled to an Honorable Mention and a complimentary entry to the 35th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (Feb. 2020):
Alexa Gilweit, Eugeny Galkin, Nafissa Harvoire, Sarah O’Donoghue, Michael Ernest Schranzer, Yutaka Hashimoto, Kelly Blevins, Michael Diaz, Keerim Kim, Shane Taremi
Entitled to Digital Display with presentation of their artwork as part of the slideshow on the gallery:
Maryam Rahmanian, Sam Sundius, Mathew Gasparek, Heesu Choi, Rigoberto Diaz, Robert Gold, Lisa Marsh, Brianne Urzada, Steven Rahbany
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 – 2019 Selected Artists
OPENING RECEPTION: August 15, 2019
New York Art Competitions presents the following images from the 2019 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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