The 2011 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition is an eagerly awaited show on the gallery calendar, and an examination of these works makes it easy to see why. Innovative, energetic and intensely appealing, this is an example of contemporary art at its breathtaking best. Each of the range of mediums and styles is used gracefully and creatively, resulting in a wonderfully varied collection of art.

Online PR News – 13-July-2011 – – For Immediate Release
August at Agora Gallery can only mean one thing – The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition! Agora Gallery is proud to host this annual event, showcasing powerful contemporary works chosen by the competition’s juror. The 2011 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition will take place between August 19, 2011 and September 9, 2011. The opening reception will be on August 25, 2011.

The 2011 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition exhibition showcases the remarkable artwork of juror-selected artists from around the world. These talented artists work in a range of media and explore a wide variety of subjects and themes, united by their shared commitment to sincerity of expression and creative eloquence. They were chosen by competition juror Elisabeth Sherman, curatorial assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art and together their works represent what is most exciting and innovative about contemporary art.

As part of an ongoing commitment to “giving back to the community we live and work in,” Agora Gallery will be donating 25% of its proceeds of the sale of artwork from the competition exhibition to the non-profit organization Art Start. Through its innovative programs, Art Start brings together art, artists and children in need throughout the Metropolitan Area.

Exhibition Dates: August 19, 2011 – September 09, 2011
Reception: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m.
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Featured Artists:
Vlad Antonov, Juancho Arregui, Lyn Ashby, Panagiota Bakouti, Len Bernstein, Ilse Bormann, Goseong Choi, Olivia Coffey, Matt Condron, Alfredo de Matteis, Petra Fohringer, Mio García, Romulo Goncalves "oromulo", Barbara Groot, Mark Hedengren, Jessica Houston, Sarah Intemann, Beth Kamhi, Yohei Kichiraku, Judi Lederman, Filip Matic, Willy Ollero, Carlo Piemonti, Jorge Rivas, William Tarnowski, Emma Topping, Andreas Tschersich, Chloe Vallance, Christian Weber

About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery, established in 1984 and located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art galleries district. It is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. Gallery II, an elegant adjacent gallery space, gives artists the ideal area for a solo or group exhibition of their own, organized and publicized by Agora Gallery. The gallery publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of international talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is the proud sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. The gallery also runs Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.