Awards / NADA Artadia Award

The NADA Artadia Award is a collaborative, unrestricted Award presented semiannually at NADA New York and NADA Miami Beach. The Award recipient is chosen by a jury of two renowned curators on the opening day of the fair and publicly announced later that day.

The selected artists receive all of the lifetime benefits of the Artadia Awards program, including access to Artadia’s national network and the option to participate in Artadia’s ongoing programs, exhibitions, and professional services. Previous NADA Artadia Awardees include Margaret Lee (2012 Miami), Meg Cranston (2013 New York), Ryan Foerster (2013 Miami), What Pipeline (2014 New York), Sergei Tcherepnin (2014 Miami), Jackie Saccoccio (2015 New York), Summer Wheat (2016 New York), Philip Smith (2016 Miami), Josh Mannis (2017 New York) Carolin Eidner (2017 Miami), and Farah Al Qasimi (2018 New York).

Artadia and the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are pleased to announce Josh Mannis as the recipient of the 2017 New York NADA Artadia Award, a $5,000 unrestricted, merit-based Award granted to one artist exhibiting at the fair. Mannis’ work is exhibited at Galerie Éric Hussenot, booth 4.05 at NADA New York.

A jury comprising two renowned curators, Gianni Jetzer, Curator-at-Large, The Hirshhorn, and Rebecca Shaykin, Leon Levy Assistant Curator, The Jewish Museum, selected Mannis. This is the ninth time NADA and Artadia have partnered to present the Award. Jurors Jetzer and Shaykin said of Mannis: “The work of Josh Mannis stands out in today’s realm of figurative painting. His effortless combination of art history tracing an arc from Neue Sachlichkeit to Sinister Pop is countered by postcard views of American politics. The protagonists of his paintings live in a feverish dream that is fueled by conspiracy and ultimately violence.”

Mannis was born in Boston in 1976, and received his BFA from the University of Michigan School of Art and Design in 1999, and his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2005. He works across genres and is known for his video pieces, ink-on-paper drawings, and oil on canvas paintings. He was most recently featured in the solo exhibition, KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUTURE ESTATE, at M+B Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. His work has been reviewed in BLOUIN ARTINFO, LA WEEKLY, Artforum, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Mannis currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Artadia and the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are pleased to announce Philip Smith as the recipient of the 2016 Miami Beach NADA Artadia Award, a $5,000 unrestricted, merit–based Award granted to one artist exhibiting at the fair. Smith’s work is exhibited at Locust Projects, booth 5.06 at NADA Miami Beach. A jury comprising two renowned curators, Jen Mergel, Robert L. Beal, Enid L. Beal and Bruce A. Beal Senior Curator of Contemporary Art and Interim Chair, Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and Jacob Proctor, Curator, the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, University of Chicago, selected Smith. This is the eighth time NADA and Artadia have partnered to present the Award.

Jurors Mergel and Proctor stated: “Smith is perhaps the least known of the five artists included in Douglas Crimp’s 1977 Artists Space exhibition Pictures. His 2016 photographic edition entitled Night grows out of a large personal archive. A digital scan of his damaged, decades old 35mm slide of an African sculpture he collected both continues and updates the artist’s longstanding investigation into the generative capacity of photographic imagery. In Smith’s hands, the subject, the medium, and even the practice itself are revealed in the production of a new artifact.”

Smith is part of the Pictures Generation. His work has been included in the Whitney Biennial and Beijing Biennial, and is in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Dallas Museum of Art, Pérez Art Museum Miami, and Detroit Institute of Art, among others. Smith has served as a writer for Interview Magazine and as a managing editor at GQ. The artist lives and works in Miami, FL.

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New York, NY – Artadia and New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are delighted to announce Summer Wheat as the recipient of the 2016 NADA Artadia Award, a $5,000 unrestricted, meritbased Award granted to one artist exhibiting at the fair. Wheat’s work is exhibited at Fridman Gallery, booth 3.01 at NADA New York. A jury comprised of two renowned curators, Ian Alteveer, Associate Curator, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Amanda Hunt, Assistant Curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, selected Summer Wheat. This is the seventh time NADA and Artadia have partnered to present the Award.

Jurors Alteever and Hunt stated, “Selecting the 2016 NADA Artadia Awardee has been a great experience that made us look at the fair with a different purpose. We were intrigued by Summer Wheat’s process and use of material, pushing the boundaries of acrylic paint to create works that are compelling and visceral, and are thrilled that the Award goes directly to the artist in Artadia’s great tradition.”

Summer Wheat was born in 1977 in Oklahoma City, OK. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her recent exhibitions include: Institute of Contemporary Art Boston (Boston, MA); deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park (Lincoln, MA); The Torrance Art Museum (Torrance, CA); Cress Gallery of Art (Chattanooga,TN), and Samson (Boston, MA).

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New York, NY — Artadia and the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are delighted to announce Jackie Saccoccio as the recipient of the Artadia NADA Award, a $4,000 unrestricted cash prize at the 2015 NADA New York art fair. Saccoccio’s work is exhibited at Eleven Rivington, booth 1.09 at NADA New York. A jury comprised of two renowned curators, Tom Eccles, Executive Director, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard, and Kelly Taxter, Assistant Curator, the Jewish Museum, determined the Awardee.

Eccles and Taxter unanimously agreed that while “coming from different directions, we were both struck by Jackie Saccoccio’s substantial, complex and accomplished painting.”

Jackie Saccoccio was born in 1963 in Providence, RI. She currently lives and works in New York and Connecticut. Her recent exhibitions include: Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL (forthcoming); Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (forthcoming); Eleven Rivington, New York, NY; Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy; Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Villa Croce, Genova, Italy; Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; Saatchi Gallery, London, UK; New Britain Museum, New Britain, CT; Lucien Terras Inc., New York, NY.

 

 

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Miami, FL—Artadia and the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are delighted to announce artist Sergei Tcherepnin as the recipient of the Artadia / NADA Award, a $4,000 unrestricted cash prize at the 2014 NADA Miami Beach Art Fair. Tcherepnin’s work is exhibited at Overduin & Co., booth 4.03 at NADA Miami Beach. A jury comprised of two internationally renowned curators, Massimiliano Gioni, Associate Director and Director of Exhibitions, the New Museum, and Cecilia Alemani, Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Curator and Director of High Line Art, determined the Awardee. “Sergei Tcherepnin’s solo presentation stood out for its elegant simplicity and refined modesty of means.” Gioni and Alemani elaborated that, “[by] combining painting, sculpture, sound and textiles, Tcherepnin has created a body of work that is both formally seductive and playfully engaging.”

Sergei Tcherepnin was born in Boston in 1981, and currently lives and works in New York. His recent performances and installations include: Overduin & Co., Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming); Halle für Kunst , Lüneburg, Germany; The MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA; The 2014 Whitney Biennial, New York; Roulette, NY; The Museum of Modern Art, NY; Pavilion of Georgia at the 55th Venice Biennale; Murray Guy, NY; The Kitchen, NY; Yvon Lambert, Paris; Karma International, Zurich; Guggenheim Museum, NY; and the 30th São Paulo Biennial, Brazil.

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What Pipeline

Artadia and the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are delighted to announce What Pipeline as the recipient of the 2014 Artadia / NADA Award, a $4,000 unrestricted merit-based award selected at the 2014 edition of NADA New York. A jury comprised of two internationally renowned curators, Ingrid Schaffner, Chief Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, and Carin Kuoni, Director, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School for Public Engagement, determined the award winner. The award is generously funded by Artadia and NADA.

“NADA offers a scale so conducive to seeing, in some depth, a lot of great work by individual artists; however, we decided to award the Artadia Prize to What Pipeline. It represents to us a relevant and future-oriented model of how artists collaborate locally and beyond by establishing networks that operate both outside of, and through, the art world’s centers,” note Carin Kuoni and Ingrid Schaffner. “Activated by different contexts—studio, exhibition, gallery, art fair—these ad hoc aggregates of artists perform different functions within our very complex art system. And while Detroit may have its own gravitational pull right now, What Pipeline seems purposefully situated to exert pressure from within—and upon—this most utopian of dystopias on contemporary culture at large.

What Pipeline Founders, artists Alivia Zivich and Daniel Sperry, will receive all lifetime privileges of the Artadia Award program, including: ongoing support and connections through the Artadia network of curators, critics and arts-related professionals; an opportunity to apply to the Artadia residency program; studio visits with internationally renowned curators; national exhibitions, publications; and more.

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Meg Cranston, “Emerald City”

Artadia is delighted to announce that Meg Cranston is the winner of the 2013 Artadia NADA New York Art Fair Award. In partnership with the New Art Dealer’s Alliance, Meg Cranston will receive an unrestricted $4,000 cash award for her artwork entitled “Emerald City.” The award is generously funded by NADA and Artadia. A jury comprised of two internationally renowned curators, Lia Gangitano, Founder/ Director, Participant Inc.; and Daniel Byers, The Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, and Co-curator, 2013 Carnegie International Carnegie Museum of Art, walked through the fair on its opening day, Friday, May 10, to determine the award winner. Said Lia Gangitano, “The booth made a strong statement, and we’re thrilled that Meg is the recipient of Artadia and NADA’s generous support.”

Meg Cranston is exhibiting her work at a solo booth presented by Fitzroy Gallery and Newman Popiashvili Gallery. Based in Los Angeles, Cranston is a acting Chair of the Fine Arts Department at Otis College, where she has been a member of the faculty for over twenty years. Cranston has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, J. Paul Getty Community Foundation Artist Grant, Architectural Foundation of American Art in Public Places Award, and a COLO Artist Grant. She was included in Made in LA 2012, at the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LA><ART. Cranston received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts and her BA from Kenyon College.

Meg Cranston will join the Artadia family and receive all lifetime privileges of the Artadia awardees, including access to Artadia’s national network, the option to participate in Artadia programs, such as our New York Residency program, our publications and exhibitions program, and our professional services and will be promoted in all Artadia materials.

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Margaret Lee

Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue is delighted to announce artist Margaret Lee as the recipient of the inaugural Artadia NADA award, a $4,000 unrestricted cash prize at the 2012 NADA Miami art fair. A jury comprised of two internationally renowned curators, Peter Eleey, Curator, at MoMA PS1, New York, and Beatrix Ruf, Director/Curator at Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland, determined the award winner.

Margaret Lee, born 1980, The Bronx, NY, is now a member of the Artadia community and will receive all lifetime privileges of Artadia Awardees, including access to Artadia’s national network, the option to participate in Artadia programs such as our New York Residency program, our publications and exhibitions program, and our professional services and will be promoted in all Artadia materials.