Archive for August, 2014

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.

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