Exhibition to Remain Open at Park Central through February 21
“Excuse Me I Have On Too Much Jewelry” by Antoinette Cauley
For a painting titled “Excuse Me I Have On Too Much Jewelry,” Antoinette Cauley of Phoenix received a $5,000 award as winner of the 19th Annual Artlink Juried Exhibition. The announcement was made during an opening night reception February 7 at a new temporary gallery space at Park Central.
The acquisition prize, sponsored by developer True North Studio, includes the work’s purchase as it will be in True North Studio’s permanent collection and publicly displayed at a location in the Roosevelt Row Arts District.
First runner-up and recipient of $1,500 is “The Gravity of Correspondence,” a porcelain sculpture by Christine Cassano of Mesa.
“The Gravity of Correspondence” by Christine Cassano
Second runner-up and recipient of $750 is “Four Feet on the Ground,” a photograph by Kit Abate of Tempe.
The Juried Exhibition features 30 works by 30 Arizona artists selected from 151 submissions by a panel of esteemed jurors: Lisa Sette, owner of Sette Gallery, artist Gennaro Garcia, and Jennifer McCabe, director and chief curator of SMoCA.
“Four Feet on the Ground” by Kit Abate
The exhibition will remain open to the public for two weeks, through February 21, at the newly renovated Park Central, 3121 N. 3rd Ave., Phoenix. The full exhibition schedule is as follows.
- Friday, Feb 8: ”After Hours” gallery opening from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. (no host bar). Follows Arizona Governor’s Arts Awards Nominee Reception.
- Saturday, February 9: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, Feb 12 through Thursday, Feb 14: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Friday, Feb 15: 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Saturday, Feb 16: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, Feb 19 through Thursday, Feb 21: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The gallery space is also open by appointment for groups. Email email@example.com.
The temporary gallery space is made possible through the support of DPR Construction, DP Electric and Park Central.
About Artlink Inc.
Artlink keeps the arts integral to the development of our city by connecting artists, business and community. Artlink supports a variety of community-based art events and initiatives, including complimentary trolley tours during the monthly First Friday and Third Friday Art Walks, The Artist Forward Fund, Phoenix Urban Guide, and the annual Art Detour, Art d’Core Gala and Juried Exhibition. Formed as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 1989, Artlink is supported by City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Downtown Phoenix Inc., Arizona Commission on the Arts, and works in partnership with Roosevelt Row CDC, Phoenix Warehouse District, Central Arts District and Historic Grand Avenue. Visit www.artlinkphx.org to sign up for the Artlink newsletter or connect socially on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.