PULSE Miami Beach 2017 has announced its artist selections for the PULSE PRIZE competition as well as the list of exhibiting artists who will be presented in the CONVERSATIONS Sections of the fair's South Tent. There are 16 artists who are contenders for the PULSE PRIZE and will present their art in the SOLO Section of the art fair, held during Miami Art Week in December. The PULSE PRIZE is a jury-awarded cash grant given directly to a chosen artist during PULSE Miami Beach.
This year's jurors are Lolita Cros, Independent Curator; Kathryn Mikesell, Founder of the Fountainhead Residency; Tommy Ralph Pace, Associate Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami; and Roya Sachs, Curator of Lever House Art Collection and Artistic Director of Spring Place.
Past PULSE PRIZE Winners include Thomas Broadbent of Brooklyn (2016 New York PULSE Prize) and Devan Shimoyama of Pittsburgh (2016 Miami Beach PULSE PRIZE). The PULSE PRIZE winner is announced during the art fair. Following is the list of artists and the gallery who are in the running for the 2017 Miami Beach edition and will present their art in the SOLO Section:
JoAnne Carson | Black & White Gallery / Project Space
Cristobal | WHITECONCEPTS
Andy Dixon | BEERS LONDON
Tony Gum | Christopher Moller Gallery
Alejandro Hernández| CEDE GALERIA
Amy Hill | Front Room Gallery
Sky Kim | Carrie Able Gallery
Todd Lanam | Mark Wolfe Contemporary
Diane Landry | VIVIANEART
Raquel Maulwurf | Livingstone Gallery
Mariu Palacios | Ginsberg Galeria
Lissa Rivera | ClampArt
Donna Ruff | Rick Wester Fine Art
Devan Shimoyama | Samuel Freeman Gallery
Deborah Tarr | LPH
Lisa Wright | COATES & SCARRY
At PULSE Miami Beach, the CONVERSATIONS Sections gives galleries license to stretch out, curatorial, to create new visual and conceptual dialogues between two artists in addition to their main gallery booth in the GALLERIES Section. The following artists will be paired and presented by the galleries listed:
Polina Barskaya & Jason Reyen | Honey Ramka
William Christenberry & Maysey Craddock | David Lusk Gallery
Chris Durosz & Keun Young Park | Muriel Guépin Gallery
Alex Ebstein & Eric Standley | VICTORI + MO
Richard Garrison & Noah Loesberg | robert henry contemporary
Kim Won Geun & Zhuang Hong Yi | NIL GALLERY
Katsumi Hayakawa & Tokuro Sakamoto | GALLERY MoMo
Scott Ingram & Christina West | HATHAWAY
Cheryl Kelley & Sharon Moody | Bernarducci Gallery Chelsea
Dave Kinsey & Jaybo Monk | Kallenbach Gallery
Markus Linnenbrink & Ramekon O'Arwisters | Patricia Sweetow Gallery
Aliza Morell & Senem Oezdogan | Uprise Art
In addition to the SOLO and CONVERSATION Sections, PULSE Miami Beach presents a GALLERY and POINTS Sections for galleries or non-profits and alternative galleries to exhibit, respectively. For the full gallery exhibitor list, click here. For the galleries invited to exhibit in POINTS, click here.
BASIC FACTS: PULSE Miami Beach will be presented Thursday, December 7, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140. Tickets are $25 or $15 for seniors and students or $40 for a Multi-Day Pass. Click here for details.
Follow #PULSEPRIZE to learn more about each nominated artist and their practice.
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