December 4, 2006 - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum - ELIZABETH PEYTON TO RECEIVE 2006 LARRY ALDRICH AWARD
December 4, 2006

ELIZABETH PEYTON TO RECEIVE 2006 LARRY ALDRICH AWARD

Elizabeth Peyton, Mark, 1999, Courtesy Gavin Browns enterprise

ELIZABETH PEYTON TO RECEIVE 2006 LARRY ALDRICH AWARD

Ridgefield CT (November 2006): The Trustees of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum are pleased to announce that the 2006 recipient of the Larry Aldrich Award is Elizabeth Peyton. An exhibition of her work will be on view at The Aldrich in 2008.

Born in 1965 in Danbury, Connecticut, Elizabeth Peyton is known for her stylish, intimate portraits of pop icons and celebritiesincluding Beck, Chloe Sevigny, and Prince Harryas well as historical figures, artists, and friends. She has exhibited widely in the US and Europe, and received praise from all the top art publications.

The annual Larry Aldrich Award honors an American artist whose work has had a significant impact on contemporary visual culture during the previous three years. An independent jury of artists, collectors, critics, curators, and gallerists selects the winner. Since 1995, the honoree has received $25,000 and the opportunity for an exhibition at The Aldrich Museum. A full list of previous recipients is available at www.aldrichart.org.

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The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, located at 258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT, is renowned as a national leader for its presentation of outstanding new art, cultivation of emerging artists, and innovation in museum education. Regular Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 12 noon to 5 pm. For more information, please call 203.438.4519 or visit www.aldrichart.org.

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