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530 West 25th Street
(212) 226-4151
Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm

Artist Achievements

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Agora Gallery in Chelsea, New York represents talented and accomplished national and international contemporary artists.

Whether self-taught or educated in art colleges and having participated in numerous juried art contests, art exhibitions and art shows, qualities of technique and artistic expression have placed these fine artists among the most acclaimed and rewarded on the international art scene.

The artists represented by Agora Gallery retain a sense of individuality and innovation that has gained praise from recognized art experts and distinguished curators of contemporary art. Their accomplishments characterize their level of professionalism and uniqueness.

We at Agora Gallery proudly present the Artists Directory listing our artists’ recent achievements. If you have additional information to add to the Artists Directory, please contact us at pr@Agora-Gallery.com

care to dance?
Mixed Media on Canvas
40 x 30
Zoë - Australia

Zoe was selected by Malaysian designers Sereni & Shentel for their annual "artist series".  This collaboration received a lot of media attention, including coverage in 3 Malaysian magazines. 

Being Borneo based designers, Sereni & Shentel were drawn to a jungle animal theme for this collaboration. Zoë’s art collection called Out Of The Ark which features animal portraits done in acrylic paint, pencil and graphite were the basis of the collaboration.

Merely There
12-color Inkjet Print on Canson Infinity Fine Art Paper
18 x 12
Wendy Smith - France

Wendy Smith's artwork "Merely There", received Better Photography Magazine's Silver Award for photographic excellence in the 7th Better Photography Magazine's Photograph of the Year Competition.

Lagoon Landing
Photographic Print on Aluminum
30 x 20
Steven Blandin - United States

2013 Florida Professional Photographers Competition awarded Steve Blandin first place in the Wild Animals Category for Lagoon Landing. He was also recognized as one of  2013's list of Top Ten Florida Professional Photographer.

Laura's Tam
Pastel on Paper
15 x 15
Tricia Kaman - United States

Three of Tricia’s paintings, “Jenise in Her Kimono,” Tiffany’s Necklace,” and “The Reenactor: Portraying President Garfield,” have been selected as Meritorious Entries by Richeson75 School of Art & Gallery in Kimberly, Wisconsin. They will be featured in the exhibition book for Richeson75 International Art Competition: Figure/Portrait 2013. nd Annual Juried Show at Breckenridge Fine Arts Center in Breckenridge, Texas, was July 30 through September 7. Tricia’s paintings “Sing a New Song” and “Fall Fantasy” were featured. th National Juried Show, which runs September 21 through October 31 at Brazosport Art League in Clute, Texas. th Annual Juried Exhibition, held at the National Arts Club in New York City. It runs October 1 through October 25.

Tricia’s artwork will also be featured in four national juried shows in the upcoming (and in the past) months!

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“Sing a New Song” is also at the National Society of Artists 29

The Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition, held at the Ames Mansion at Borderland State Park, N. Easton, Massachusetts, will feature “Laura’s Tam.” It runs September 17th through October 5.

“Jenise in Her Kimono” will be displayed at the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 177

L'enigma 2
Photography 39.5 x 28
Norma Picciotto - Italy

Norma Picciotto's photo "L' Enigma 2"  won the "XXX Premio Firenze", Visual Arts Section.

The Filter N. 1
Paintings 20 x 28
Paola Guerra - Italy

Paola Guerra received a plaque for artistic merit in Medusa Aurea XXXIII ed. sponsored by the International Academy of Modern Art of Rome.

Tree in the Winter
Paintings 39.5 x 47.5
Pari Ravan - France

Pari Ravan traveled to Northern Germany to install a large fresco in tiles (on the subject of the Saint Don) for the Salesian monastery. Her work was well received by the clergymen.

Pari Ravan received the Toile d'Or" by the Fédération Nationale de la Culture Française as well as the "Grande Médaille d'Or" of Cannes city. The city of Nice gave her a personal exhibition in Parc Phoenix under the patronage Mr. Estrosi who is the mayor of Nice as well as the minister for industry in France. The exhibition was broadcasted by the french TV. A sculpture of her was selected to be permanently shown for one year in the Parc Phoenix.

Sculpture 6 x 11
Carmen Egea - Spain

Carmen Egea was selected to participate in the Biennale 2011 of Chianciano in Tuscany (Italy) and was also awarded with one Honourable Mention for artistic merit.

Burnt Orange Sunset
Paintings 30 x 30
Jim Lively - United States

Jim Lively's book of photographs from his art installation.."Burnt Orange", is now available on Amazon. The Dallas Debut of "Burnt Orange", Book Launch and Video Installation, begins September 30th, Dallas, Texas.

Blue Anchor
Digital Photography
20 x 26
Betsey Chesler - United States

Betsey Chesler is the founder of Cameras For Kids Foundation. In the past, Betsey has volunteered at a number of Orphanages in South Africa, and that experience has allowed her to focus on the needs of children living without parents. Worldwide there are 146 million children living in foster care and in the United States alone, there are currently over 500,000.

Cameras For Kids Foundation is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the abandoned children by exposing the teens to the process of creating art through a camera’s lens. CFKF uses photography to capture participants imaginations, to empower them, build confidence, self-esteem and open a whole new world for them to visualize and create.

Basket Maker
Watercolor on Paper
20.5 x 27.5
April Rimpo - United States

April Rimpo’s solo exhibition “Travel the World in Transparent Media” is enjoying great success at the Columbia Art Center in Columbia, Maryland.

Her art has been accepted to the following National and Regional exhibitions:
• Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 33rd Juried International Exhibition
• 31st Annual Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors
• Baltimore Watercolor Society 2012 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition
• National Watercolor Society's 92nd Open Exhibition
• Illinois Watercolor Society’s Small Waters 2012 Exhibition

Michelle Hold - Italy

Michelle Hold was awarded the International prize "Le Louvre," The "Le Louvre" is designed for artists who operate in Italy but successfully export their art internationally.

Mike Cable - United States

Mike Cable´s work was selected for the final round in the PX3 France Photo Competition. He also received three nominations in this years Black and White Spider Awards in three seperate categories to include Still Life, Abstract and Wildlife.

Surfacing #9
Paintings 30 x 36
Pat Fairhead - Canada

Pat Fairhead was awarded the prestigious A.J. Casson medal by the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour at the 86th Annual Open Water Exhibit at the the Aird Gallery, Toronto for her painting “Water Circus". “The Medal is presented to the creator of the best painting in the juried exhibition and is to be considered the highest accolade bestowed by the Society for artistic creativity.”

Katrin Alvarez - Germany

Katrin Alvarez´s artwork was selected to be exhibited in the "Phantasten Museum" in Vienna.

Paintings 2.5 x 4.25
Patricia Brintle - United States

Patricia Brintle's artwork: LAST BREATH was selected as the cover for the recently published "Christianity and Human rights" from Cambridge Press. VOILIERS AU PORT A BAINET appears on the cover of the Spring issue of "Sea History" the magazine of the National Maritime Historical Society. In addition, she is involved in a project to repair places of worship in Haiti through the FROM HERE TO HAITI, ltd. not-for-profit corporation and is working closely with Haitian artist in the provinces to help them find openings to sell their works through the internet in the US thereby become self-sufficient through their art.

Photography 27.95 x 39.37
Shifra - Israel

Shifra won third place for her work Colorful Neglect in the Infinity digital art competition. Her work also received honorable mention in The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards Black & White Competition. She was awarded the spotlight prize in the 2011 portfolio competition in the "Black & White magazine + color. Her most recent achievement is being selected as a finalist in the "San Francisco International Photography Exhibition."

All Tied-up
Paintings 21.5 x 17.5
Steven R. Hill - United States

Steven R Hill's artwork was recently published in “Best of Worldwide Artists in Drawing, Pastel and Charcoal” by Kennedy Publications. "Harbor in Evening” painted en plein air in Lumbarda, Croatia, is one of three images of his work selected for this book.

Steven R. Hill´s work "Resting Under Evening Skies" won "Best of Show" at The Northwest Pastel Society's 24th Annual International Juried Exhibit in Tacoma, Washington.

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