2013-2014 — Art Sprinter exhibition in Water Mill (Hamptons)
The Art Sprinter exhibition and opening reception took place on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the Water Mill Square Gallery. Thirteen artists from all over the world who were selected by the competition jury as finalists have presented their best pieces for the art critics and Hamptons art lovers. During the award ceremony, Bravo TV star Amy Laurent has announced three winners of the contest: New York Academy of Art student Zoe Sua Kay received a Third Prize Award for her oil of canvas series united by the name “PBS”. Second Place award went to Los Angeles to the art teacher and artist Peter Walker, who has submitted for the contest pencil on paper portraits of the homeless people. The main prize of the contest was awarded to Karen KK Clardy from South Carolina for her series of the hip-hop celebrities.
Finalists: Joseph Cavalieri (New York, NY), Ian Healy (New York, NY), Elyse Hradesky (New York, NY), Mark Paulda (London, UK), Natan Pernick (Jerusalem, Israel), Chris Riggs (Miami, FL), Hilary Schmidt (New York, NY), Suzanne Scott (New York, NY), Peter Walker (Los Angeles, CA).
here to see all images from the Art Sprinter opening reception in the Hamptons (Summer 2013).Click
2010-2011 — NY Art Marathon exhibition in SoHo (New york)
The NY Art Marathon opening reception took place on July 14, 2011 at the Alexandre Gertsman art gallery. First Place Prize has been awarded to Carrie Elston Tunick from New York for her installation “Float” (2010). The artist received a $3,000 cash prize from the organizers. Famed Russian pianist, Maxim Anikushin, entertained visitors to the gallery during the NYAM reception. Anikushin made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1999 and continues to perform for the masses. Lucky for our guests, we were included in the masses on this evening. He is no stranger to the art world as he is the grandson of 88-year-old Russian artist, Sonya Yankovskaya.
Finalists: Aveli (New Jersey, US), Greg Allum (Brighton, UK), Christina Dallas (New York, NY), Yeji Jun (Seoul, South Korea), Lev Gorn (New York, NY), Yevgeniy Gorodetsky (Brooklyn, NY), Alessandro Lonati (Milan, Italy), Dorothy Melander-Dayton (London, UK), Jonna Pedersen (Copenhagen, Denmark), and Elizabeth Woodward (Beverly, MA).
here to see all images from the New York Art Marathon opening reception in New York (Summer 2011).Click