Work by 21 artists selected from a nationwide art contest juried by Yona Backer, Ellen Birenbaum, M.D., Moukhtar Kocache, Ernesto Pujol and Debra Singer. Seen together, the works examine the relationship between artistic vision and physical sight. The exhibition and accompanying catalogue, including an essay by Linda Yablonsky, are part of a larger campaign produced by Visual AIDS in partnership with Roche to raise awareness of CMV retinitis and HIV/AIDS.
Visual AIDS, the nonprofit organization created to promote public
awareness of AIDS through the visual arts, announces the Share Your Vision
prize exhibition. The exhibition will feature 23 works by a juried
selection of artists and will open to the public on October 22, 2003 with
a reception from 7 to 10 PM. The exhibition will be on view from October
22â€“November 1, 2003 at Artists Space, located at 38 Greene Street, 3rd
Floor in New York City. A full color 60-page catalogue with an essay by
Linda Yablonsky will accompany the show. Share Your Vision is made
possible through funding by Roche.
Share Your Vision is a national art contest and exhibition, produced by
Visual AIDS with funding from Roche. The Share Your Vision program was
created to help raise awareness of the impact of cytomegalovirus (CMV)
retinitis on the lives of people with HIV. The Share Your Vision jury
included: Ellen Birenbaum M.D., Medical Director of The Robert
Mapplethorpe Residential Treatment Facility at Beth Israel Medical Center;
Debra Singer, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of
American Art; Moukhtar Kocache, Director of Visual & Media Arts, Lower
Manhattan Cultural Council; Yona Backer, Program Officer, The Andy Warhol
Foundation for the Visual Arts; and, Ernesto Pujol, Artist.
Opening reception: Wednesday, October 22, 2003, 7 - 10 p.m.
38 Greene Street, 3rd Floor, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
526 W. 26th St. # 510 New York, NY 10001 phone: 212.627.9855 fax: 212.627.9815