Susan Street Fine Art is delighted to announce that we are hosting the New Contemporaries V San Diego ART PRIZE emerging artistâ€™s exhibition.Â The San Diego ART PRIZE, sponsored by the San Diego Visual Arts Network, is dedicated to the idea that the visual arts are a necessary and rewarding ingredient of any world-class city and a building block of the lifestyle of its residents.Â Conceived to promote and encourage dialogue, reflection and social interaction about San Diegoâ€™s artistic and cultural life, this annual award honors artistic expression. The San Diego ART PRIZE, a cash prize with exhibition opportunities, spotlights established San Diego artists and emerging artists whose outstanding achievements in the field of Visual Arts merit the recognition.
2012â€™s Selected Emerging Artists are:
Shawnee Barton nominated by Erika Torri, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Lauren Carerra nominated by Patricia Frischer, San Diego Visual Arts Network
Noah Doely nominated by Leah Ollman, Art Critic
Rob Duarte nominated by Tristan Shone, artist
Alexander Jarman nominated by Amy Galpin, Curator, SD Museum of Art
Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli nominated by Natalie Haddad, art writer
Lee Lavy nominated by Ann Berchtold, Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair
Ingram Ober nominated by Adam Belt, artist
Vincent Robles nominated by Susan Street, Susan Street Fine Art Gallery
Deanne Sabeck nominated by Debra Poteet, Collector, SD Art Prize committee
David Leon Smith nominated by Sally Yard, Professor, Art History, USD
Brian Zimmerman nominated by RubĂ©n Ortiz-Torres, artist
Emerging Artist Definition: artists who are emerging with new, fresh ideas. This is not about the age of the artists or the exposure they have had, but what art they are creating now and in the past three to five years.
SD Art Prize 2012 Established Artist recipients are Arline Fisch and Jeffery Laudenslager.Â They have chosen Vincent Robles and Deanne Sabeck to mentor later this year.
The 2012 nominating committee, which changes yearly, consists of San Diego ART PRIZE recipients for the previous year, writers for the San Diego ART PRIZE Art Notes, Honorary Hosts and the San Diego ART PRIZE committee: ALL emerging artists in the San Diego region are eligible to be chosen by the established recipients each season, including, but not limited to, nominated artists in this and previous New Contemporaries exhibitions.
Selected winners of the San Diego ART PRIZE 2012 will be featured at the Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair:Â September 6th â€“ 9th, 2012 at the Balboa Park Activity Center – 2145 Park Boulevard, San Diego 92101.Â Hours: Fri and Sat, Sept 7th & 8th from noon to 8pm, Sun, Sept 9th from 11am to 5pm.Â For more information please contact: Patricia Frischer 760.943.0148 or Ann Berchtold 858.254.3031.