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The Armory Show announces blank projects as the winner of the second annual Presents Booth Prize
Nicole Berry, Jonathan Garnham, Andrea Danese. Photo by Teddy Wolff.


NEW YORK, NY.- The Armory Show and Athena Art Finance Corp. announced blank projects (Cape Town) as the winner of the second annual Presents Booth Prize. Supported in its second edition by Athena Art Finance, the Presents Booth Prize recognizes an outstanding and innovative gallery presentation within the Presents section of the fair.

By a majority decision, the international jury awarded blank projects a $10,000 prize for its exemplary presentation of Igshaan Adams and Cinga Samson.

The 2018 Presents Booth Prize jury is comprised of: Naomi Beckwith, Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Glenn Fuhrman, Collector and Founder of FLAG Art Foundation; Marguerite Hoffman, Collector; and Pamela Joyner, Collector and Philanthropist.

The Presents section within The Armory Show is a platform for galleries no more than ten years old to showcase recent work from emerging artists. Solo-artist and dual-artist presentations spotlight the next generation of artistic talent, which visitors can discover in this in-depth and intimate setting.

Jonathan Garnham, Founder and Owner of blank projects: “We're really pleased and very proud to have been awarded the Presents Booth Prize this year. It's a privilege to bring the work of Igshaan Adams and Cinga Samson from South Africa and present it to an American audience in New York, and for it to be so well received.”

Nicole Berry, Executive Director of The Armory Show: “I am thrilled that blank projects was selected by the jury for the 2018 Presents Booth Prize, generously supported by Athena Art Finance, our Lead Partner. Their presentation of Igshaan Adams and Cinga Samson, whose works both deal with issues of identity, is relevant and compelling and was a standout for the jury. We are happy to have a gallery showcasing work that is coming out of South Africa, a vibrant and dynamic art community. The Presents Booth Prize generously supports younger galleries in their pursuit to present their artists on an international stage like The Armory Show.”

Andrea Danese, Chief Executive Officer of Athena Art Finance: “We heartily congratulate blank projects on winning this year’s Presents Booth Prize, which recognizes the energy, creativity and dynamism that blank projects has clearly showcased at this year’s fair. Athena Art Finance is honored to continually support and advocate for a vibrant and flourishing art market at all levels through both the Presents Booth Prize and as a partner to The Armory Show. We extend our very best to all of this year’s Armory Show participants and attendees on an enjoyable and successful fair.”





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