2013 Individual Artist Awards

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of our 2013 Individual Artist Awards.  We send our sincere gratitude for every artist who took the time and energy to apply to our 5th Anniversary International Call for Entry.  This year’s distinguished juror Marilu Knode commented on the high level of quality and diversity of our candidates.  After diligently reviewing every portfolio, three artists will receive the top honors and $5000 to be used at their discretion.

Chinn Wang, Boulder Colorado   www.chinnwang.com

Matthew Mazzotta, Canton NY   www.matthewmazzotta.com

Elisa Harkins, Los Angeles, CA  www.pooptronica.com

In addition Ms. Knode wished to Award Honorable Mention to ten Artists:

Yvonne Buchanan
Kirsten Stolle
Joe Page
Brenda Oelbaum
Madsen Minax
Krishnaraj Chonat
Maria Rebecca Ballestra
Jeffrey Marshall
T. Kelly Mason
Jill Downen

Our first Artist Choose Artist awards selected by Buzz Spector are:
Maria Rebecca Ballestra and Krishnaraj Chonat.

 

2012 Individual Artist Awards

The Jury process for The Santo Foundation 2012 Individual Artist Awards are now completed. This year’s distinguished juror, Miki Garcia, Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum carefully reviewed each artist’s submission to insure each candidate received her full attention. We would like to thank Ms. Garcia for her expertise, diligence, and serious consideration of all of our candidates.
On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Advisory Committee we wish to congratulate:

Ruben Ochoa
Letha Wilson

who were selected as this years top award winners. Each will receive a $4,000.00 honorarium to be used at the artists’ discretion.

We would also like to congratulate our honorable mention winners:

Devon Dikeou
Renee Gertler
Frank Poor
Margi Weir

We extend our sincere gratitude to every candidate for your time and effort and hope that in the future The Santo Foundation will be of assistance to you.

 

2011 Individual Artist Awards

The Jury process for The Santo Foundation 2011 Individual Artist Awards are now completed.  This year’s distinguished juror, Peter Doroshenko, Director of the Dallas Contemporary carefully reviewed 783 artists to insure each candidate received his full attention.

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Advisory Committee we wish to congratulate this year’s award winners:

Zoe Crosher  Los Angeles, California,
Nigel Bennet  Cambridge, United Kingdom

Each will receive a $3,500.00 honorarium to be used at the artists’ discretion.

Our curatorial staff will be contacting other top candidates for upcoming exhibition opportunities and travel stipends.

We extend our sincere gratitude to every candidate for your time and effort and hope that in the future The Santo Foundation will be of assistance to you.