This December at NADA Miami Beach, Artadia will feature work by four Awardees paired with reflections from the notable curators that selected them.

Mequitta Ahuja / Christopher Eamon

Mequitta Ahuja is a 2008 Houston Artadia Awardee. She holds an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois. Her work has been featured in many museum shows, among them: Portraiture Now, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery; Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum; Dancing on the Hide of Shere Khan, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; and The Bearden Project, Studio Museum in Harlem. Mequitta has participated in artist-in-residence programs at the Core Program, the Maryland Institute College of Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Siena Art Institute in Siena, Italy.

Larissa Bates / Bartholomew Ryan

Larissa Bates is a 2014 Boston Artadia Awardee. She received her B.F.A in Studio Art from Hampshire College and has been represented by Monya Rowe Gallery in New York since 2004. Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Copenhagen, and Madrid. Larissa has participated in group shows in the United States and abroad. Her art has been reviewed by The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Los Angeles Times.

Angelina Gualdoni / René de Guzman

Angelina Gualdoni is a 2001 Chicago Artadia Awardee. She holds a B.F.A. in Painting and Installation from Maryland Institute, College of Art, and an M.F.A. in Painting from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Art and Design. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the Saatchi Collection, London, UK. Angelina is the recipient of an NYFA 2015 Fellowship in Painting. Her work has been featured in The New York Times and The Huffington Post.

Eamon Ore-Giron / Rita Gonzalez

Eamon Ore-Giron is a 2001 San Francisco Artadia Awardee. He received his B.F.A. from San Francisco Art Institute and his M.F.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has exhibited at Deitch Projects, NY; MUCA ROMA, Mexico City; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles. His work has been featured in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times.