Sunday, June 17, 2012

2012 SONDHEIM PRIZE FINALISTS EXHIBIT @ BMA

BMA

Sondheim Artscape Prize 2012 Finalists

WHEN: June 16, 2012 - July 29, 2012
WHERE:
Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore
Free exhibition

Sondheim11In conjunction with Artscape, Baltimore’s premier arts festival organized by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, the BMA presents a special exhibition of works by the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize finalists: Lisa Dillin, Jon Duff, Hasan Elahi, Matthew Janson, John McNeil, and Renee Stout.

Named after the late Baltimore civic leader Walter Sondheim and his late wife, Janet, the Sondheim Prize recognizes the achievements of visual artists living or working in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, and southeastern Pennsylvania. This prestigious award is designed to assist visual artists or visual artist collaborators in furthering their careers by awarding a $30,000 fellowship. (Left: Sondheim Artscape Prize Winner 2011, Matt Porterfield. Film still, Days are Golden Afterparty. Courtesy of the Artist)

The semi-finalists, finalists, and winner are all chosen by an independent panel of jurors. The winner of the $30,000 prize will be announced on July 14 at the BMA. Artscape is held July 20-22, 2012.

Presented by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts in partnership with The Baltimore Museum of Art.
The exhibition is generously sponsored by Stiles Tuttle Colwill and Jonathan Gargiulo.
The 2012 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize is made possible by The Abell Foundation and The M&T Charitable Foundation. Additional support provided by Alex. Brown Charitable Foundation, The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation, Charlesmead Foundation, Ellen Dankert, John Sondheim, France-Merrick Foundation, Willard Hackerman, Hecht-Levi Foundation, Legg Mason, and an anonymous donor.