2015 AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Studio Art Centers International (SACI) announces the SACI INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION AWARD 2015 winners.
Artists of any age, students and professionals, from all over the world were invited to submit their work in any medium and theme. Entries were juried by members of the SACI Artists Council:
FIRST PRIZE: The selected winning artist will be awarded an opportunity for a solo exhibition in the SACI Gallery at SACI’s historic Palazzo dei Cartelloni in Florence, Italy in JULY 2015. The winner’s exhibition will be featured on SACI’s website, on social media outlets, and publicized to the international community, as well as to the local press. Congratulations to this year’s winner, DEBORAH ZLOTSKY (USA) whose work was juried from over 960 entrants.
Deborah Zlotsky is a 2012 recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in painting and is represented by Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in New York. She exhibits her work in exhibitions across the US, and her drawings are in the curated flat files of Pierogi Gallery and The Boston Drawing Project at Joseph Carroll and Sons Gallery, as well as the online-curated registry at The Drawing Center. Her work was selected for New American Paintings in 2014 (Northeast edition). A selected list of public collections includes Nordstrom, Progressive Insurance, Rutgers University, the Waldorf Astoria, the New York Palace Hotel and the Albany Institute of History and Art. Over the past 10 years, she has received residency fellowships at Yaddo, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, VCCA, Ox-Bow, Millay Colony for the Arts, Ragdale Foundation, Weir Farm Art Center and the Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts. Zlotsky received a BA in Art History from Yale University and an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Connecticut. She teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design. www.deborahzlotsky.com
A second artist was also selected according to popular vote via social media.
Congratulations to this year’s winner from New Delhi, India, YOGESH SEHGAL (b. 1993), who at the online voting deadline had received 783 "like votes for his images on Facebook.
For more information, see the SACI Art Blog.