Among nominees: MFA Candidates Noah Doely and Brian Zimmerman, MFA Alumni Rob Duarte and Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli


Recognition of Excellence in the Visual Arts
New Contemporaries V

Every year the SD Art Prize Art Notes writers and previous SD Art Prize recipients along with the SD Art Prize committee nominates emerging artists as possible suggestions for the SD Art Prize established artists to mentor. These artists are all featured in the New Contemporaries exhibitions held at local sales galleries.


Shawnee Barton nominated by Erika Torri, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Lauren Carerra nominated by Patricia Frischer, San Diego Visual Arts Network
Noah Doely nominated by Leah Ollman, Art Critic
Rob Duarte nominated by Tristan Shone, artist
Alexander Jarman nominated by Amy Galpin, Curator,SD Museum of Art
Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli, nominated by Natalie Haddad, art writer
Lee Lavy nominated by Ann Berchtold, Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair
Ingram Ober nominated by Adam Belt, artist
Vincent Robles nominated by Susan Street, Susan Street Fine Art Gallery
Deanne Sabeck, nominated by Debra Poteet, Collector, SD Art Prize committee
David Leon Smith nominated by Sally Yard, Professor Art History University of San Diego
Brian Zimmerman nominated by Rubén Ortiz-Torres, artist and Visual Arts Professor of UC San Diego