DRAWING NOW AWARD – The DRAWING NOW Prize is reinforced
This year, five artists are nominated by the Prize selection committee.
The committee, including members of the fair’s selectionteam and the principal Prize patron SOFERIM, has drawn up the list of the five nominations from the 100 eligiblea rtistsin the fair.
Selection committee of the fair: Joana P. R. Neves, Emilie Bouvard, Véronique Souben, Adam Budak, Philippe Piguet and Daniel Schildge/
Main sponsor: SOFERIM represented by Jean Papahn, Founder and CEO
The committee will meet on March 27 2019, during DRAWING NOW, after seeing the work of the short listed artists on display, to select the winner. Laura Hoptman, Drawing Center New York Director, is invited to vote and select the winner alongside with the committee.
The winner willreceive 5,000 euros and will begiven a personal exhibition at the Drawing Lab in the year after his or her nomination thanks to SOFERIM, main sponsor of the fair.
5 nominated artists for 2019
• Io Burgard, French, born in 1987 / represented by Galerie Maïa Muller / booth C15
• Damien Deroubaix, French, born in 1972 / represented by galerie In Situ – Fabienne Leclerc / booth B16
• Friedrich Kunath, German, born in 1974 / represented by VNH Gallery / booth A6
• Lucie Picandet, French, born in 1982 / represented by Galerie Georges-Philippe et Nathalie Vallois / booth A5
• Nazanin Pouyandeh, Iranian, born in 1981 / represented by Galerie Sator / booth B12
2018 DRAWING NOW Prize
LAUREATES OF PREVIOUS EDITIONS
Michail Michailov, Galerie Projektraum Victor Bucher
Catherine Boch, Galerie Papillon