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    PRESS RELEASE          
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.

Shane Bradford
Bill Burns
Christine DaCruz
Troy Dugas
Alicia Eggert
David Ford
Christine Gedeon
Kevin Grass
Sylvia Hommert
Karl Jones
Jordan Kornreich
Tokio Kuniyoshi
Boram Lee
Jihee Lee
Lauren Marsolier
Ali Miller
Gaia Nardie-Warner
David Safhay
Bettina Scholz
Shelby Shadwell
Eric Tomberlin
Nicolas Vionnet
Ben Walker
Jonathon Wells
Deborah Zlotsky


“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

Dave Bown Projects
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