The 2017 edition of the Global Fine Art Awards (GFAA) presents two new awards – Global Planet and Global Humanity. These awards further highlight the program’s mission to broaden the audience for art and elevate its importance in society.
Art organizations and individuals are invited to submit nominations for these and all categories of the Global Fine Art Awards (GFAA) program, now through June 10, 2017. To qualify for 2017 awards, the exhibition or installation must begin between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017.
GFAA President and CEO Judy Holm states, “I am particularly excited about this year’s two new award categories – Global Planet and Global Humanity. They exemplify our program’s objectives to continue to raise awareness about the importance of art and amplify its voice around the world.”
The new awards are similar to the existing awards, with an important distinction. In addition to reviewing curated exhibitions, the GFAA committee and judges will consider recognizing an individual working in any field of art best exemplifying the four existing criteria for GFAA- and based on how the nominated work or individual excels in conservation of art or the planet (Global Planet Award), or in communicating the importance of benevolence in humanity (Global Humanity Award).
The Global Humanity Award Committee is Chaired by Stefano Rabolli Pansera, Founder of Beyond Entropy, and Director at Hauser & Wirth in London The Global Planet Committee Chair is Holly Baxter, Art Advisor and Chief Curator for the Human Rights Foundation.
Preparing for the launch event in London, GFAA’s Executive Committee member, and Chair of the Global Art Liaison Committee, Ekaterina Luki says, ” I am honored to be part of the GFAA Executive Committee and Co-Chair our New Award event.”