EDGE AWARD

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mARIA kOROL RECEIVES INAUGURAL EDGE AWARD

The Forward Arts Foundation is pleased to announce María Korol as the recipient of the Edge Award. The award includes a $10,000 cash prize, a two-week residency at the Hambidge Center, and a solo exhibition at the Swan Coach House Gallery in April 2020. The Edge Award Finalists, who will receive $2,000 each and exhibit one work in the front gallery space during the Edge Award Exhibition, are Larkin Ford, Michael Jones, Dianna Settles, and Jason Sweet.

María Korol was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to the United States in 2004. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from Indiana University, Bloomington. She has shown her paintings and drawings nationally and internationally in Bogotá, New York, Berlin, and Atlanta. She is a 2018-20 resident of The Creatives Project and a 2018 Hughley Fellow. Currently, she is a visiting professor at Agnes Scott College. For more information visit www.mariakorol.com.

In January 2019, the annual award previously known as the Emerging Artist Award was re-named the Edge Award, in honor of Betty and Bob Edge who helped found the Emerging Artist Award twenty years ago. Edge Award nominees are juried by a rotating panel who are active participants in the Atlanta arts community. The winner receives a $10,000 prize, a solo show at Swan Coach House Gallery, a two-week residency at The Hambidge Center, and mentorship opportunities. The remaining four finalists receive $2,000 each. To learn more, please read our press release.

 

EMERGING ARTIST AWARD, 1999-2019

PAST WINNERS

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2018-19 Winner: Curtis Ames

Exhibit less than more runs April 11 - May 16, 2019

Finalists: Robert Chamberlin, Krista Clark, Sonya Yong James, and Christina Price Washington.

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2017-18 Winner: Andrew Boatright

Finalists: David Armistead, Wihro Kim, Julianne Trew, Vanessa Brook Williams

2016-17 Winner: Kellie Romany Finalists: Chris Chambers, Travis Dodd, Rachel Garceau, Nick Madden

2016-17 Winner: Kellie Romany
Finalists: Chris Chambers, Travis Dodd, Rachel Garceau, Nick Madden

2015-16 Winner: Kelly Kristin Jones Finalists: Dustin Chambers, Antonio Darden, Pastiche Lumumba, Vanessa Brook Williams

2015-16 Winner: Kelly Kristin Jones
Finalists: Dustin Chambers, Antonio Darden, Pastiche Lumumba, Vanessa Brook Williams

2014-15 Winner: Amandine Drouet Finalists: Jessica Caldas, Chris Chambers, Henry Detweiler, Chantelle Rytter

2014-15 Winner: Amandine Drouet
Finalists: Jessica Caldas, Chris Chambers, Henry Detweiler, Chantelle Rytter

2013-14 Winner: Morgan Alexander Finalists: Brendan Danielsson, Rebecca Hanna, Chelsea Raflo, Nikki Starz

2013-14 Winner: Morgan Alexander
Finalists: Brendan Danielsson, Rebecca Hanna, Chelsea Raflo, Nikki Starz

2012-13 Winner: Born Finalists: Kevin Byrd, Andre Keichian, John Paul Floyd, Romy Maloon

2012-13 Winner: Born
Finalists: Kevin Byrd, Andre Keichian, John Paul Floyd, Romy Maloon

2011-12 Winner: S. Patricia Patterson Finalists: Margaret Fletcher, Born, Seana Reilly and Jessica Blinkhorn

2011-12 Winner: S. Patricia Patterson
Finalists: Margaret Fletcher, Born, Seana Reilly and Jessica Blinkhorn

2010-11 Winner: Lucha Rodriquez Finalists: Meg Aubrey, Chung Fan Chang, Hope Hilton, Dorothy O’Connor

2010-11 Winner: Lucha Rodriquez
Finalists: Meg Aubrey, Chung Fan Chang, Hope Hilton, Dorothy O’Connor

2010 Winner: Cosmo Whyte Finalists: Morolake Odeleye, Whitney Stansell, Dayna Thacker & Whitney Wood

2010 Winner: Cosmo Whyte
Finalists: Morolake Odeleye, Whitney Stansell, Dayna Thacker & Whitney Wood

2009 Winner: Paul S. Benjamin Finalists: Anita Arliss, Richard Russell, Ruth Stanford & Stan Woodard

2009 Winner: Paul S. Benjamin
Finalists: Anita Arliss, Richard Russell, Ruth Stanford & Stan Woodard

2008 Winner: Ben Roosevelt Finalists: Sarah Emerson, Tindel-Michi, Addison Will & Robert Witherspoon

2008 Winner: Ben Roosevelt
Finalists: Sarah Emerson, Tindel-Michi, Addison Will & Robert Witherspoon

2007 Winner: Santiago de Paoli Finalists: Cara Averhart-Reese, Elizabeth Latta, K. Allyson Petty & Ben Wilson

2007 Winner: Santiago de Paoli
Finalists: Cara Averhart-Reese, Elizabeth Latta, K. Allyson Petty & Ben Wilson

2006 Winner: Ann-Marie Manker Finalists: Jeremy Chance, Santiago De Paoli, Michi & Jon Rajkovich

2006 Winner: Ann-Marie Manker
Finalists: Jeremy Chance, Santiago De Paoli, Michi & Jon Rajkovich

2004 Winner: Matt Haffner Finalists: Susan Cipcic, Will Eccleston, Travis Pack, & Jena Sibille

2004 Winner: Matt Haffner
Finalists: Susan Cipcic, Will Eccleston, Travis Pack, & Jena Sibille

2003 Winner: Ruth Dusseault Finalists: Jeff Conefrey, Sarah Hobbs, Deborah Kaszovitz & Sheila Swift

2003 Winner: Ruth Dusseault
Finalists: Jeff Conefrey, Sarah Hobbs, Deborah Kaszovitz & Sheila Swift