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.

SD Art PRIZE: Recognition of Excellence in the Visual Art
2016 New Contemporaries

Robert Andrade, William Feeney, Kim Garcia, Robert Michael Jones, Erin Dace Behling, Sasha Koozel Reibstein, Aren Skalman, Graham Smith, Shinpei Takeda, Paola Villasenor (PANCA), Nicole Waszak

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http://www.sdvisualarts.net/sdvan_new/artprizenc9.php

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Kim Garcia is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts Undergraduate Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:
http://kimfgarcia.com/

Image is courtesy of Artist Kim Garcia.