New York, NY, August 22, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Art Sprinter exhibition and opening reception took place on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the Water Mill Square Gallery. Thirteen artists from all over the world who were selected by the competition jury as finalists have presented their best pieces for the art critics and Hamptons art lovers.
During the award ceremony, Bravo TV star Amy Laurent has announced three winners of the contest that have received cash prizes.
Third Place of The Art Sprinter contest has received the New York Academy of Art student Zoe Sua Kay for her oil of canvas series united by the name “PBS” (Zoe has received a check for $150). Second Place award went to Los Angeles to the art teacher and artist Peter Walker, who has submitted for the contest pencil on paper portraits of the homeless people bargaining for money on the street (Peter has received a check for $350). The main prize of the contest, First Place award, has received Karen Clardy from South Carolina for her series of the hip-hop celebrities (Karen has received a check for $1,000).
Among finalists of the summer 2013 The Art Sprinter competition season are: Hilary Schmidt (New York), Suzanne Scott (New York), Natan Pernick (Jerusalem, Israel), Ian Healy (New York), Elyse Hradecky (New York), Joseph Cavalieri (New York), Mark Paulda (El Paso, TX), Chris Riggs For Mayor (Miami, FL), Cara De Angelis (Connecticut), and Sarah Hahn (Columbus, OH).
Nicollette Ramirez has curated the exhibition; she was also one of judges for the Art Sprinter competition. Amongst other jurors are Bart Keijsers Koning (co-owner of the LMAKprojects gallery) and Katerina I. Duarte (principal attorney and founder of the Law Office of Katerina I. Duarte).
Among sponsors of the event are The Water Mill Square, Honest Tea, Fabinjection, Green Thumb Organic Farm, Hunt & Light, Blesk Jewelry, and Jason’s Vineyard.
The next season of The Art Sprinter competition has started on August 10, 2013. This time participants from all over the world compete for a chance to exhibit their art in New York City and receive cash prizes.