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|15 June 2013
Dave Bown Projects is pleased to announce the results of the 6th Semiannual Competition which was curated by Marisa J. Pascucci, Curator of 20th Century & Contemporary Art at the Boca Raton Museum of Art; Reto Thüring, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art; and Adelina Vlas, Assistant Curator for Modern & Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from submissions that were received from artists from approximately 40 countries. This competition features images of the work of 25 visual artists. Unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists totaling $10,000 USD has been awarded. Alicia Eggert received $5,000 USD. Christine Gedeon, Jihee Lee, Bettina Scholz, Shelby Shadwell, and Eric Tomberlin each received $1,000 USD.
“It was truly thrilling to judge the multitude of submissions for Dave Bown Projects 6th Semiannual Competition. I applaud Dave for his commitment to championing the visual arts and presenting unrestricted awards to practicing visual artists. The reach and reputation of Dave and his organization are outstanding as evidenced by the overall impressive quality of the works submitted.”
— Marisa J. Pascucci, Curator of 20th Century & Contemporary Art at the Boca Raton Museum of Art
Scholars, artists, and the general public can now view the 6th Semiannual Competition at davebownprojects.com/6th_semiannual.html
Dave Bown Projects
The initiatives of the privately held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of visual arts by conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists.
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