2014 Call For Entry Distinguished Juror

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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