Four Broward County Artists Receive 2013 South Florida Visual and Media Fellowships
Leah Brown, Henning Haupt, Catalina Jaramillo, Rosanna Saccaccio , 2013 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowships
Four Broward County artists have been named as recipients of the 2013 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowships. Leah Brown ($15,000) - Mixed Media; Henning Haupt ($7,500) - Mixed Media; Catalina Jaramillo (($15,000) Installation; and Rosanna Saccaccio ($7,500) - Visual Art, were recently selected to receive this esteemed, five-county artist fellowship. This year's selection is from a record-breaking group of more than 360 applicants. In total, fourteen fellowships were awarded in the five-county area - Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Martin counties.
The recipients were selected during a two-tier panel process which included the participation of regional and national arts experts. The 2013 regional panel, whose selections are conducted anonymously and based solely on the evaluation of the artists' work as evidenced by samples submitted, included: Chris Cook, Executive Director, Cannonball (Miami-Dade); Tom Scicluna, Artist, 2012 SFCC Fellowship Recipient (Miami-Dade); Chelsea Guerdat, Director of Exhibitions, Bass Museum of Art (Miami-Dade); Jane Hart, Curator, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood (Broward); Peter Boswell, Curator, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale (Broward); Cheryl Brutvan, Curator of Contemporary Art, Norton Museum of Art (Palm Beach).
The submissions selected by the regional panel were forwarded for final adjudication and selection to the national panel comprised of: Elizabeth Dunbar, Executive Director at DiverseWorks in Houston, TX; Andria Hickey, Associate Curator at the Public Art Fund and Ryan Inouye, Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Education and Public Programs at the New Museum, New York.
A juried exhibition - Who Am I to You? featuring the works of the 14 South Florida regional recipients is scheduled to be presented at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, One East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. from June 22, through September 1, 2013. The South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Program is a cooperative project funded in part with the support of the boards of County Commissioners of Broward, Miami-Dade, Martin and Monroe counties and the Palm Beach County Cultural Council.
Visit the Broward Cultural Division website for additional information on the South Florida Cultural Consortium and the Broward County recipients.