ArtPrize 2014 Winning Artist Returning to ArtPrize
Anila Quayyum Agha's entry into ArtPrize 2014 titled "Intersections" may be the most popular entry in ArtPrize history.
"Intersections" was both the Public Vote and Juried Award winner at ArtPrize 2014 earning Agha a total of $300,000.
Agha is set to return to ArtPrize this year.
This time, Agha will be a member of the jury.
Agha, who currently works as Associate Professor of Drawing at Herron School of Art in Indianapolis, will judge the Installation category at ArtPrize this year.
All of this year's jurors have been announced by ArtPrize.
The $200,000 Juried Grand Prize will be awarded by a panel of three jurors, including: Gaëtane Verna, Director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto; Christopher Scoates, Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum in Detroit; and Gia Hamilton, Director at Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans.
Five $12,500 Category Awards will be given and include the categories of 2-D, 3-D, Time-Based, Installation and Best Venue. The jurors are Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville (2-D); Rachel Adams, Senior Curator of Exhibitions for the University at Buffalo Art Galleries, (3-D); Scott Stulen, Director and President of Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa (Time-Based); Larry Ossei-Mensah, New York-based independent curator and cultural critic, Co-Founder of ARTNOIR (Outstanding Venue) and Agha for Installation.