The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition, 2018
The following are the results based on the average scores provided by the jurors of the 2018 Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition.
Lourdes I. Ramos-Rivas
P.h.D. – President and CEO
Museum of Latin American Art
Long Beach, California
Lourdes I. Ramos-Rivas is the former executive director and chief curator of the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico in San Juan. Spending 12 years at the helm of this wonderful museum, her knowledge of fine art is something money can’t buy. It was her knowledge and expertise that landed her the post of President and CEO of the Museum of Latin American Art. She is the first Latina to ever hold this post.
Lourdes holds a master’s degree in fine arts from Illinois State University and a doctorate from the University of Barcelona, in Spain. She also works as an accreditation commissioner for the American Alliance of Museums.
El Museo del Barrio
Patrick Charpenel, a philosopher by training, has worked intensively as a curator, highlighting the paradoxes and ambiguities of the contemporary world. Prior to his appointment at El Museo del Barrio, Charpenel served as Director of Mexico City’s Museo Jumex.
He has presented several exhibitions in various forums within and outside Mexico, including Franz West: Elefante Blanco at the Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City; The Retrospective Gabriel Orozco at the Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City; the Art Public section of the 2009 and 2010 editions of Art Basel Miami Beach; 10.2 International Artists-in-Residence, 2010 edition, at Artpace San Antonio, Texas; and the Botanical Garden art project in Culiacan, Mexico.
He has published critical essays in specialized journals, and served as a Council Member for the Centre Pompidou-Latin America, Paris, France in 2010.
Curator and Professor of Art History
University of Buenos Aires (UBA)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Andrea Giunta is an art historian and curator. She received her Ph.D. from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she is Professor of Latin American and International Contemporary Art. She is also Principal Researcher of the CONICET, National Research Council, Argentina and Visiting Scholar of CLAVIS, Center for Latin American Visual Studies, University of Texas at Austin. Recent books include Feminismo y arte latinoamericano. Historias de artistas que emanciparon el cuerpo (2018), Radical Women. Latin American Art, 1960-1985 (2017, together with Cecilia Fajardo-Hill), Verboamérica (2016, together with Agustín Pérez Rubio), and When Does Contemporary Art Begin? (2014).
Selected to participate in the competition exhibition:
Jonathan Herrera, Ella Prince, Ordí Calder, Yanine Zatarain, Nora Sidoine, Ciro Quintana, Harold Ferrer, Sisel Lan, Miguel Otero-Fuentes, Perez Reiter, Neyda Pitt, Daniel Serva, Josefina F. Moran, Martin Morales, Liana Timm, Clara de Bobes, Yani deSousa, Paciel González, Silvio Fischbein, Tina Maria Dunkley, Valerie Rey, Luisa Valderrama, César Zúñiga, Laura Mosquera, Sioban ODonoghue
Selected to participate in the Art Fair:
Entitled to receive cash prizes of $500 each:
Eugene Rodriguez, Francisca Garriga, Sebastián Gonzalez, Sahiye Cruz Villegas, Liliana Danovaro
Entitled to one year of exposure on ART-mine.com, which includes an artist statement composed by ARTmine’s talented art writers:
Abenamar Bauta Delgado, Fernando R. Magdaleno, Manuel Riquelme Loyola, Marcela García Henríquez, Cristian M Verdejo
Entitled to Digital Display with the presentation of their artwork as part of the slideshow on the gallery:
Kevin Quiles Bonilla, Jorge F. Doldán Berlan, Juan Carlos Morales Reséndiz, Luba Zygarewicz, Samantha Ortiz, Raelis R Vasquez, Luis Amado De Sousa Villa, Rigoberto Diaz, Martín Sigwald, Gabriel Jaquez
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
Jurors’ Pick – 2018 Selected Artists
OPENING RECEPTION: December 6, 2018
New York Art Competitions presents the following images from the 2018 selected artists of the Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The images shown below are representative of the selected artists artwork and do not necessarily reflect the final selection which will be presented at the Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition exhibition.