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Agora Gallery has been sponsoring an annual juried exhibition since it's establishment in 1984. The competition is a distinguished, juried museum-curated international art event featuring awards and participation in a group exhibition. The Gallery introduces the selected artists to the New York art scene through an exhibition, the Internet and through pro-active promotion.
The competition will open in February of 2008 to all visual artists 18 years or older working in any media with the exception of video art, film and performance art.
The exhibition will take place in Agora Gallery, Chelsea , New York City.
Manon Slome, chief curator of the Chelsea Art Museum, New York. Manon Slome is an independent curator and art consultant in New York . During her six year tenure at the Guggenheim Museum in New York , she curated Africa: The Art of a Continent and China: 5000 Years . She also curated The Art of the Motorcycle at the Guggenheim's space in Bilbao , Spain . Formerly the Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Manon has produced numerous collections and independent gallery shows in New York , London and Hong Kong .
Awards valued at Thirty Eight Thousand dollars ($38,000) will be distributed as follows:
Exhibition - 15-20 Artists will participate in a collective exhibition at Agora Gallery 530 West 25th Street , Chelsea , New York City
Cash - $1000 will be awarded to three (3) artists each receiving $500, $ 300 & $200 respectively
Internet Promotion - Six (6) artists will be awarded placement of 6 images on www.Art-Mine.com for a period of one year
Review by an art critic - One (1) artist will be awarded a one-page review with two (2) color images in ARTisSpectrum Magazine
February 7th - Competition opens
March 7, 2008 - Submission deadline
April 15th - Results announced
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