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About: Artists from all over the world are cranking out amazing work. Surprisingly, their work is seen by few and, for the most part, remains in the artist's studio, gets a few likes on social media, and might hang in a gallery or two.
Printed in the bounds of a hardcover art book, Friend of the Artist exposes these artists work to a diverse audience. In Volume 10, we feature the top emerging artists from around the world who work in a variety of mediums, including painting, photography, performance, installation, and sculpture. These artists were hand-selected by a jury panel consisting of Tim Ralston, Diana Cerezino, Michael, Dewberry, Thomas Flynn, and Ty Bishop. To give more context behind the artist's works, we feature five interviewed, including the cover artists, Susanne Wurlitzer.
Size: 8 x 10 in.
Page count: 170*
Release date: September 27, 2019
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David Andree, Quinn Briceño, Alonso Cartú, Su A Chae, Katie Curry, Daniel Dias, Juliette Dominati, Jen Dwyer, Saskia Fleishman, Justin Fondrie, Daniel Granitto, Kristy Hughes, Mana Mehrabian, Michael Nauert, Jeremiah Palecek, Evi Pangestu, Anna Perach, Kathy Loev Putnam, Jonathan Michael Ray, Daniel Shieh, Brendan Sullivan, Loring Taoka, Brett Taylor, Iren Tete, Yuta Uchida, Camille Warmington, Susanne Wurlitzer
Diana Cerezino, Michael H. Dewberry, Tim Ralston
Diana Cerezino & Tim Ralston
Diana Cerezino and Tim Ralston are founding directors of PADA, an artist-led, non-profit arts organisation based in Barreiro on Lisbon’s South Bay. Set within a derelict industrial Park, PADA is a studio provider, international residency and gallery promoting interaction between national and international artists. Both practicing artists, Tim and Diana set up PADA with the aim of creating a unique resource for artists, to provide excellent studios and fabrication facilities alongside the opportunity to exhibit.
Having both graduated with BA Hons they have worked in the London art scene for the last 15 years and gained a wealth of experience that they bring to this new project in Lisbon. In this time they have worked for artists such as Damien Hirst, Raqib Shaw and Julian Opie, galleries Alison Jacques and Hauser and Wirth as well as institutions including The Tate, ICA and BFI. The knowledge from assisting and working with these established and well known artists, galleries and institutions informs PADA as a residency that encourages and supports artists development.
As PADA they have curated exhibitions in London and Lisbon, the latest exhibition at AMAC in Lisbon, included 40 artists over 4 galleries. 'Out of Office' curated by Alice Bonnot opens on the 11th May at PADA gallery and Recreational Grounds V opens on 17th May in the project space Tim still co curates in London.
Michael H. Dewberry
A native of Dallas, TX, Michael H. Dewberry is an emerging curator who has coordinated and collaborated on international traveling exhibitions in Mexico, Dallas, and New York City. He has held positions at the Crow Museum of Asian Art, Brooklyn Museum, Wadsworth Atheneum, Academia Nazionale di San Luca, Museo Internacional del Barroco, and the Bard Graduate Center Gallery. His mission is to curate exhibitions and programming that bridges cultures and creates communities united around art and action. Prior to attending graduate school to focus on decorative arts he studied product design at the Scuola Politecnico di Design in Milan, Italy. Michael earned his master’s degree in Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture from the Bard Graduate Center in New York City and a holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Art History from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.