THE SANTO FOUNDATION INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS 2016 – DEADLINE EXTENDED

October 28, 2016

Deadline for the 2016 Individual Artists Awards has been extended to NOVEMBER 7, 2016.

Artists may submit online only through Call for Entry.org (CaFÉ). Please submit (minimum and maximum) 6 jpegs of original work and a current resume. No artist statements. All mediums of visual art are eligible including audio, video and performance. Limit video segments to 3 minutes. Please do not submit other materials. There is a nominal application fee of $40.00 US. Call for Entry dates: August 25, 2016 through November 7, 2016.

Selected Artists will be announced in December 2016. Please note if you have questions regarding technical aspects of callforentry.org please contact their help desk. Please do not contact the juror. If you have questions that do not involve call-for-entry technical issues contact information can be found on the Santo Foundation website.

THE SANTO FOUNDATION INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS 2016

August 30, 2016

Call For Entry:

$20,000.00 Awarded to Visual Artists:  Three artists will be selected to each receive $5000.00. Five additional awards of $1000.00 each will also be awarded.
DEADLINE: October 31, 2016

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce Lisa Melandri as Distinguished Juror for the 2016 Individual Artist Awards. Lisa Melandri is Executive Director of The Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis, www.camstl.org.

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. All mediums are welcome. 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 (minimum and maximum) 6 jpegs of original work and a current resume. No artist statements. All mediums of visual art are eligible including audio, video and performance. Limit video segments to 3 minutes. Please do not submit other materials. There is a nominal application fee of $40.00 US. Call for Entry dates: August 25, 2016 through October 31st 2016.
Selected Artists will be announced in December 2016. Please note if you have questions regarding technical aspects of callforentry.org please contact their help desk. Please do not contact the juror. If you have questions that do not involve call-for-entry technical issues contact information can be found on the Santo Foundation website.

 

2015 Individual Artist Awards Winners

August 30, 2016

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2015 Individual Artist Awards. We send our sincere gratitude and respect to each artist who took the time and energy to apply for our 7th Anniversary Call for Entry. After diligent review of every portfolio submission by Distinguished Juror Xandra Eden, the following exceptional artists have been selected; Three to receive the top honors and $5,000 each, and five artists selected to each receive $1,000. All awards are to be used at the artist’s discretion.

$5,000 Award Winners
Li Ma
Olaniyi Akindiya
Noelle Mason

$1,000 Award Winners
Shanti Grumbine
Charisse Weston
Natalie Ball
Alex Tremino
Linn Meyers

2015 Call For Entry Deadline Extended

October 27, 2015

The 2015 Call For Entry Deadline has been extended to November 12th, 2015. Entries are accepted only online through Call for Entry.org. 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.

Selected Artists will still be announced in December 2015.

2015 CALL FOR ENTRY – $20,000 Awarded to Visual Artists

August 7, 2015

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce Xandra Eden as Distinguished Juror for the 2015 Individual Artist Awards. Xandra Eden is Executive Director & Chief Curator of DiverseWorks, Houston, TX.

Ms. Eden has contributed essays and reviews to many catalogues and publications, presented at symposia and panel discussions nationwide, and served on the Public Art Advisory Panel for the Greensboro Downtown Greenway Development Project.

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 10th 2015 through October 31st 2015.

Selected Artists will be announced in December 2015.

Please note if you have questions regarding technical aspects of callforentry.org please contact their help desk. Please do not contact the juror Ms. Eden. If you have questions that do not involve call-for-entry technical issues contact information can be found on the Santo Foundation website.

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.