NEW YORK.- Visual AIDS presents Share Your Vision at Artists Space, on view through November 1, 2003. Visual AIDS, the nonprofit organization created to promote public awareness of AIDS through the visual arts, announces the Share Your Vision prize exhibition. The exhibition will feature 23 works by a juried selection of artists and will open to the public on October 22, 2003 with a reception from 7 to 10 PM. The exhibition will be on view from October 22–November 1, 2003 at Artists Space, located at 38 Greene Street, 3rd Floor in New York City. A full color 60-page catalogue with an essay by Linda Yablonsky will accompany the show. Share Your Vision is made possible through funding by Roche.
Share Your Vision is a national art contest and exhibition, produced by Visual AIDS with funding from Roche. The Share Your Vision program was created to help raise awareness of the impact of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis on the lives of people with HIV. The Share Your Vision jury included: Ellen Birenbaum M.D., Medical Director of The Robert Mapplethorpe Residential Treatment Facility at Beth Israel Medical Center; Debra Singer, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art; Moukhtar Kocache, Director of Visual & Media Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; Yona Backer, Program Officer, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; and, Ernesto Pujol, Artist.