November 15, 2008 - Omi International Arts Center - Francis J. Greenburger Awards 2008
November 15, 2008

Francis J. Greenburger Awards 2008

© All images courtesy of the artists.

Joan Jonas
Mel Kendrick
Helen Levitt
Sylvia Plimack Mangold

Award Presentation:
Monday November 17, 2008, 6 – 8 PM

New Museum of Contemporary Art
235 Bowery, New York

Omi International Arts Center presents the Francis J. Greenburger Awards 2008 on

Monday, November 17th, 2008 from 6 – 8 PM at the New Museum of Contemporary Art.

The public is invited to the Award reception and ceremony.

The Francis J. Greenburger Awards for 2008, which honor artists who have made important contributions to the fields of contemporary art, but for one reason or another have not been fully recognized by the world at large, have been announced. The 10.000 USD Award will be given to each of the individual artists by the jurors who have selected them:

Joan Jonas selected by Tom Healy
Mel Kendrick selected by Brice Marden
Helen Levitt selected by Arthur & Carol Goldberg
Sylvia Plimack Mangold selected by Rhona Hoffman
Sturtevant selected by Kim Levin

The awards were launched and have been presented seven times since its inception in 1986 by Francis J. Greenburger, a New York real estate developer, who is also founder and chairman of Omi International Arts Center, a residency program for artists, writers, musicians and dancers, and the Fields Sculpture Park in Columbia County, New York.

For further information please contact: 212 – 206.6061

Omi International Arts Center
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