Saturday, October 26, 2013

Unfamiliar Landscapes Show at O'hanlon

Popular show ends at O'Hanlon next week.
My painting "Cosmic Landscape"

Monday, October 21, 2013

Petaluma River installation garners more praise

 Hi James,

I'd like to feature your work as the cover on our Facebook page: ; the background on our twitter: ; and as a 3 image post on our tumblr


Natalie Hegert and the ArtSlant Team

Pictured are additional views of the installation.

The discovery!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Petaluma River Video Installation Wins
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The jury is in!
Round 8 is now complete and we will be beginning deliberations to chose the ArtSlant Prize winners who will be brought to Aqua Art MiamiDecember 4-8th. Check out what the prior ArtSlant Prize winners are up to here and check out who is in the running for the ArtSlant Prize 2013 here!
 And the Juried Winners for Round 8 are:

Artist: April Dawn Parker 
Title: Loc. 8 (Culvert) 
Medium: Gouache on paper

Artist: Bernadette Schweihoff 
Title: faceless 
Medium: ink on newspaper and canvas

Artist: Anna Rose 
Title: The Dunes 
Medium: Photography


Artist: Jessica Martin 
Title: Everything possible, everything yours 
Medium: acrylic, collage on canvas

Artist: Gaia Nardie-Warner 
Title: First Kiss 
Medium: acrylic, oil and spray paint on canvas


Artist: Kimberly Hahn 
Title: Reversal 
Medium: Seamless backdrop, curtain rod & holders, hinges, screws, serigraphic photo emulsion, silkscreen, wood

Artist: Max Garett 
Title: Big Pony 
Medium: Cement, Plastic, Foam, Paint, Carpet

Artist: Robin Kang 
Title: Random Access Memory 
Medium: hand jacquard woven cotton

Artist: James Vogel
Title: Back Yard Solar System
Medium: video installation 

Round 8 Jurors

  Veronica Bruceartist and educator, makes use of everyday materials, the circumstance of place and generates work based upon the cycle of building. Bruce’s work explores the architecture of gesture across multiple disciplines of painting, sculpture, installation and video. She received her BFA from the University of Illinois in Urbana – Champaign in 2004 and completed a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 2011. Bruce became an Instructor in the Contemporary Practices Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the South Shore Art Festival, Robert Bills Contemporary, The Nevica Project, Park Schreck Gallery, with curators Casa Duno, and Aqua Art Miami. Awards include the Artslant Prize 2012 and artist residencies at threewalls Chicago, Bundanon Trust in New South Wales, Australia, and Nida Art Colony of the Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania.
Wendi Norris is a San Francisco gallerist who, for the past ten years, has worked with nearly one hundred of the top museums and art centers around the world, placing art in their collections and collaborating on solo and group exhibitions. Wendi curates a pioneering program that includes both modern and contemporary artists who have a multi-cultural foundation that translates across both real and imagined borders/boundaries. She has produced critically-acclaimed exhibitions for artists like Dorothea Tanning, Chitra Ganesh, Remedios Varo, Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy, Sherin Guirguis, Wolfgang Paalen, and Leonora Carrington, publishing seminal catalogues and fostering much needed scholarship, significantly contributing to surges in their respective markets.
Wendi has an MBA from Georgetown University and BA in International Economics and Spanish from The Ohio State University. Her prior work experience included living and working overseas, primarily leading marketing teams as an executive for technology-based companies.
Charlie Hood co-runs Beach London, a gallery and creative agency in Shoreditch. We've worked with some of the world's most exciting illustrators and designers over the past two years. We opened in July 2011, after working on a number of curatorial projects, including Baz and Chaz, and practicing as an artist for a few years. I graduated in 2008 with a degree in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University. We are currently working on a number of projects for 2014, including some events with Pick Me Up, Somerset House, a skateboarding exhibtion called Scattered Pieces, along with a number of design jobs. 

We're gearing up for Miami and we know you are just as excited as we are for the art world's Grande FĂȘte. This year, we are bringing three-four artists' work with us to exhibit in our booth at Aqua Art Miami, recently acquired by the great people at Art Miami / Context. Expect Aqua to be even better this year while keeping its stellar reputation as the best fair for emerging artists in Miami.

ArtSlant Prize - 2013 Showcase Series
Over $20,000 in cash and exhibition prizes
Winners of the first 7 Rounds exhibited in Downtown Chicago
Top 3 winners exhibited at Aqua Art Miami
1st Prize: $3000 cash award
2nd Prize: $1000 cash award
3rd Prize: $1000 cash award
$15,000 in Exhibition Fees & Stipends
Featured Coverage in the ArtSlant Prize Catalogue
$5000 in Purchase Awards (announced during exhibition)

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