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News: Artadia announces the recipients of the 2014 Artadia Atlanta Award

From Robbie Land’s “Matters of Bioluminescence”
From Robbie Land’s “Matters of Bioluminescence”
From Robbie Land’s Matters of Bioluminescence

Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, a New York–based national program that supports visual artists, has selected four Atlanta artists to receive cash awards and become part of its network of support.

Robbie Land, who is also a finalist for the Hudgens Prize, will receive $20,000.

“Robbie Land’s work engages with a wide range of issues and contexts including memory, experimental film and land art in the most exciting and thought-provoking ways,” said juror Gabriel Ritter.

 

Paul Stephen Benjamin: ABCKL, 2013; TV monitors, DVD players, cables, extension cords, power strips.
Paul Stephen Benjamin: ABCKL, 2013; TV monitors, DVD players, cables, extension cords, power strips.

Paul Stephen Benjamin, Bethany Collins — a “30 under 30” artist — and choreographer Lauri Stallings will receive Artadia Awards at the $8,000 level.

Bethany Collins’ “Well, They Just Don’t Match Up II” (2013), in chalk and charcoal on chalkboard.
Bethany Collins: Well, They Just Don’t Match Up II, 2013, chalk and charcoal on chalkboard.

The other finalists were Sheila Pree Bright, Ruth DusseaultPam Longobardi, Tommy Nease, Jody Fausett and P. Seth Thompson.

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