EFG Bank & ArtNexus are pleased to announce that the Latin American emerging artist nominated for the acquisition award is Nicole Franchy,from Galería Jacob Karpio, Costa Rica.
The work was selected by Pablo León de La Barra, Guggenheim UBS Latin America curator, and Celia Sredni de Birbragher, Editor and Publisher of ArtNexus, at Art Lima, Perú.
EFG Bank & ArtNexus have organized the acquisition award for the work by an emerging Latin American artist with a pre-selection process in four Latin American contemporary art fairs. The aim of the prize is to promote the production of contemporary visual arts by emerging artists and to increase awareness of regional fairs in Latin America among global collectors.
This year the fairs where the nominated artists will be selected are: ArtBo, Bogotá; Art Lima, Lima; SP Arte, São Paulo; arteBA, Buenos Aires and Ch.ACO, Santiago de Chile.
After the group of five nominated artists is completed, the winner will be selected.