Agora Gallery is the proud sponsor of the annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. Every year, a new juror is chosen to review the entries which are sent in by emerging, mid-level and established artists from all around the world. Among the prizes which the juror awards in this distinguished competition is the chance to participate in an exhibition, hosted at Agora Gallery. The 2010 exhibition will take place from August 17 to September 7, with the opening reception being held on August 19. Entrance, as always, is free, and art-lovers are invited to attend.
The juror of this year’s competition was Megan Fontanella, who is an Assistant Curator at the famous Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. She is involved with conducting collections research for the Guggenheim, in addition to having curated exhibitions. She has chosen a stunning selection of work from this year’s competition entrants, resulting in what will be a truly memorable exhibition.
The work on display will present some of the very best examples of contemporary art, created by artists who have achieved an impressive degree of skill in their chosen field, and combined it with an innate and exuberant talent, with remarkable results.
A number of different mediums are represented in this exhibition. The competition itself is open to most forms of art, and so it should be no surprise that the work of the selected artists ranges from photography to sculpture, and from painting to digital media. Visitors are therefore able to admire the possibilities inherent in these different genres, and everyone will be sure to find something to which they particularly relate.
In addition, Agora Gallery is continuing its support of the valuable local charity Art Start, which strives to improve the lives of children and young people in need in New York through the medium of art and with the help of volunteer artists. This year, like last year, 25% of the proceeds from the sales of this exhibition will go to Art Start to help it continue in its excellent work.
Exhibition dates: August 17, 2010 – September 7, 2010
Reception: Thursday, August 19, 2010 6-8 PM
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Alina Alexandrovna, Evi Apostolou, Peter Baldinger, Roberto Bernardo, Denny Bond, Allen Bryan, Cassie Clements, M. Worrell / D. Mott, Gaspare Di Caro, Ferdinando Di Maso, Horacio Dowbley, Julio Stanly Flores, Jose A. Gallego, Edward Hahn, Eily K Jammy, Nick Kozak, Stephanie Kristofic, Jürgen Lechner, Claudia Ficca & Davide Luciano, Michael May, Hally McGehean, Víctor Meliá De Alba, Franco Monari, Losan Piatti, Allie Regan, Ruth Schreiber, Yea Jin Song, Peter Strobos, Alec Von Bargen, Sangeun Yu