Randy Wray was awarded the inaugural Irving Sandler Prize by the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program.
The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019-2020 award of a year-long rent-free studio space in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
The recipients for 2019 are Yasi Alipour, Patricia Ayres, Dana Buhl, John Edmonds, Jonathan Paul Gillette, Glenn Goldberg, Buhm Hong, Anthony Iacono, Case Jernigan, Tom McGlynn, Nicholas Moenich, Zoe Avery Nelson, Joan Oh, Jason Saager, Mira Schor, Don Voisine, and Tarwuk (Bruno Pogacnik Tremow and Ivana Vuksic).
The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program is pleased to announce the founding of the Irving Sandler Prize. A dedicated member of its Artist Advisory Committee, Irving Sandler co-founded the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program (now known as the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program) in 1991 alongside Chuck Close, Janet Fish, Philip Pearlstein, and Robert Storr. The $2,500 prize will be awarded to one Sharpe-Walentas artist annually.
Artist Randy Wray, SWSP 2011, will receive this year’s prize in recognition of his dedication to his studio practice and fellow artists.