2014 Call for Entry Artist Awards

December 10, 2014

THE SANTO FOUNDATION INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS 2014

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of our 2014 Individual Artist Awards. We send our sincere gratitude for every artist who took the time and energy to apply to our 6th Anniversary International Call for Entry. After diligently reviewing every portfolio, three artists will receive the top honors and $5,000 each to be used at their discretion, and 5 artists will receive $1,000 each.

$5,000 Award Winners
Shimon Attie, New York NY
Paco Cao, Bronx, NY
Beauvais Lyons, Knoxville TN

$1,000 Award Winners
Kara Rooney, Brooklyn NY
Greg Sholette, New York NY
Mary Lou Zelazny, Chicago, IL
Mathew Arnold, New York, NY
Trevor Amery, San Diego, CA

2014 Call For Entry – $20,000.00 Awarded to Visual Artists

August 15, 2014

THE SANTO FOUNDATION INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS 2014

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce Pablo Helguera as Distinguished Juror for the 2014 Individual Artist Awards. Mr. Helguera, is a New York based artist working with installation, sculpture, photography, drawing, socially engaged art and performance.  Helguera is currently the Director of Adult and Academic programs at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Please visit http://pablohelguera.net for the complete resume of Pablo Helguera.

Three artists will be selected to each receive $5000.  Five additional awards of $1000. each will also be awarded.  Funds are to be used at the artist’s discretion with no follow up material required.  Graduate School candidates are eligible as well as emerging, mid-career and mature artists. This is an International call and all artists are welcome to apply regardless of country, state, or residency status.

Artists may submit online only through Call for Entry.org (CaFÉ). Please submit 6 jpegs of original work and a current resume. All mediums of visual art are eligible including video and performance.  Video limited to 3 minutes. Please do not submit other materials. There is a nominal application fee of $40.00 US.

Call for Entry dates:  August 15th 2014 through October 31st 2014.

Selected Artists will be announced in early December 2014.

2014 Call For Entry Distinguished Juror

August 15, 2014

The Santo Foundation is honored to announce Pablo Helguera as the Distinguished Juror for the 2014 Santo Foundation Individual Artist Awards. Director of Adult and Academic Programs at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Mr. Helguera is a highly accomplished artist, publisher, author, curator and educator. His significant experience brings unprecedented insight to our programs and a valuable opportunity to our candidates.

Pablo Helguera (Mexico City, 1971) is a New York based artist working with installation, sculpture, photography, drawing, socially engaged art and performance.  Helguera is currently the Director of Adult and Academic programs at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.  He has worked since 1991 in a variety of contemporary art museums, most recently as head of public programs at the Education department of the Guggenheim Museum in New York (1998-2005). He has organized close to 1000 public events in conjunction with nearly 100 exhibitions. In 2010 he was appointed pedagogical curator of the 8th Mercosul Biennial in Porto Alegre, Brazil, September 2011. He is he author of Education for Socially Engaged Art (2011), Art Scenes: The Social Scripts of the Art World (2012), Theatrum Anatomicum (and other Performance Lectures) (2009) and many other books.  He was the winner of the First International Prize of Participatory Art in Bologna and has received the Guggenheim, Creative Capital, Franklin Furnace, Art Matters and other awards.

Please visit http://pablohelguera.net for a complete resume of Pablo Helguera’s work.

Helguera

2013 Call for Entry Artist Awards

October 11, 2013

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of our 2013 Individual Artist Awards.  We send our sincere gratitude for every artist who took the time and energy to apply to our 5th Anniversary International Call for Entry.  This year’s distinguished juror Marilu Knode commented on the high level of quality and diversity of our candidates.  After diligently reviewing every portfolio, three artists will receive the top honors and $5000 to be used at their discretion.

Chinn Wang, Boulder Colorado   www.chinnwang.com

Matthew Mazzotta, Canton NY   www.matthewmazzotta.com

Elisa Harkins, Los Angeles, CA  www.pooptronica.com

In addition Ms. Knode wished to Award Honorable Mention to ten Artists:

Yvonne Buchanan
Kirsten Stolle
Joe Page
Brenda Oelbaum
Madsen Minax
Krishnaraj Chonat
Maria Rebecca Ballestra
Jeffrey Marshall
T. Kelly Mason
Jill Downen

Our first Artist Choose Artist awards selected by Buzz Spector are:
Maria Rebecca Ballestra and Krishnaraj Chonat.

Call for Entry 2013

September 24, 2013

Thank you to everyone who submitted work to the 2013 Call for Entry!

Submissions are now being juried and the Foundation will announce the awards in early October.

2013 Call For Entry Deadline Extended

August 6, 2013

The 2013 Call For Entry Deadline has been extended to August 30th, 2013.  Entries are accepted through Call for Entry.org.  MFA students, emerging, mid-career, established, national and international artists are eligible. All mediums are eligible. $40.00 Fee.

Awards will still be announced on October 1st, 2013.

2013 Call For Entry Deadline Approaching

July 19, 2013

The deadline for the 2013 Santo foundation Individual Artist Awards is fast approaching! The deadline for submittal through Call For Entry is August 15 2013. Entries are open to all mediums and emerging, established, student, and professional artists are eligible, as well as international artists.  Distinguished juror Marilu Knode will award three individual artists $5000.00 each. In addition artist and critical writer Buzz Spector will award two individual artists $500.00 each.

Call For Entry Update

June 9, 2013

DEADLINE AUGUST 15, 2013 – $16000 in Awards

To celebrate our 5th Anniversary The Santo Foundation will be awarding five Individual Artist Awards. Our distinguished juror is Marilu Knode, Executive Director of Laumeier International Sculpture Park. She will award three individual artists $5000.00 each. In addition we are introducing the Artists Choose Artists Award. Internationally acclaimed artist and critical writer Buzz Spector will award two individual artists $500.00 each. Please see our call listed in callforentry.org. Entries are only accepted on callforentry.org. MFA students, emerging, mid-career and established artists are eligible. All art mediums/categories are eligible. National/International candidates are eligible. Deadline is August 15, 2013. $40.00 Fee.

The announcement of award winners will be October 1st 2013.

2013 Call For Entry

March 4, 2013

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce that our Distinguished Juror for our 2013 Call for Entry is Marilu Knode, Director of Laumeier International Sculpture Park. For more than two decades, Ms. Knode has worked in curatorial departments at several arts organizations including The Museum of Modern Art, the Newport Harbor Art Museum, and the Huntington Beach Art Center and will bring her unique vision to the selection process.

Artists are to submit 6 jpegs of their work and a current resume. All mediums of visual art are eligible including video/performance and audio. There is a nominal application fee of $40.00. Ms. Knode will award $5,000 each to 3 artists from the entries. Graduate School candidates are eligible as well as mid-career to mature artists. This is an international call and all artists are welcome to apply regardless of nationality. Applications are accepted April15-July 31 2013. Applications are only accepted through Call for Entry.org

The announcement of award winners will remain the same: October 1st 2013

2012 Individual Artist Award Winners

October 4, 2012

The Jury process for The Santo Foundation 2012 Individual Artist Awards are now completed. This year’s distinguished juror, Miki Garcia, Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum carefully reviewed each artist’s submission to insure each candidate received her full attention. We would like to thank Ms. Garcia for her expertise, diligence, and serious consideration of all of our candidates.

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Advisory Committee we wish to congratulate:

Ruben Ochoa
Letha Wilson

who were selected as this years top award winners. Each will receive a $4,000.00 honorarium to be used at the artists’ discretion.

We would also like to congratulate our honorable mention winners:

Devon Dikeou
Renee Gertler
Frank Poor
Margi Weir

We extend our sincere gratitude to every candidate for your time and effort and hope that in the future The Santo Foundation will be of assistance to you.


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