This week, Christopher Bedford, the Henry and Lois Foster Director for The Rose Art Museum, Ruba Katrib, Curator at the Sculpture Center and New York-based painter Ryan Sullivan convened to review 389 artist applications for the third Artadia Award cycle in Boston. Ultimately 10 exceptional finalists were chosen to advance to the second round where three to five will be selected for an award ranging in value between $5,000 and $20,000, with ongoing professional support.
The finalists for the 2014 Boston Artadia Awards are: Sonia Almeida, Larissa Bates, Ria Brodell, Lucy Kim, Niho Kozuru, Susan Metrican, Irina Rozovsky, Matt Saunders, Jll Slosburg-Ackerman and Stephanie Cardon
Awardees from this group will be announced in late November after a round of studio visits conducted by jurors Christopher Bedford, Bartholomew Ryan, Assistant Curator at the Walker Art Center and Gretchen Wagner, Artistic Director and Chief Curator at the Oklahoma Contemporary. Congratulations to the Finalists!