2019 Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art
May 31 - August 18, 2019 - Multiple Galleries
The Orlando Museum of Art presents the sixth annual Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. This exhibition features 10 of the most progressive and exciting artists working in the State today. Additionally, one of these outstanding artists is selected to receive a significant monetary award.
The award and invitational exhibition recognizes the achievement and potential of these artists and encourages their continued innovation and creation of new work. With this initiative, the Orlando Museum of Art underscores its commitment to support talented emerging and mid-career artists, while celebrating the vibrant cultural life of Florida.
The 2019 artists will be announced soon.
EXHIBITION OPENING PREVIEW PARTY
The exhibition Opening Preview Party will be held on May 31, 2019. The VIP hour is 6-7pm and General Admission is 7-10pm. This highly anticipated event features the culinary creativity of Orlando’s premier restaurants and caterers, each offering dishes inspired by the 10 Florida Prize artists. Guests can enjoy beer, wine and specialty cocktails from our beverage sponsors, listen to live entertainment, meet the artists and immerse themselves in one of Florida’s most exciting annual exhibitions. Ticket revenue supports this important exhibition. Guests will have the opportunity to cast a vote for their favorite artist to win the “People’s Choice Award.”
2018 FLORIDA PRIZE RECIPIENT
The 2018 recipient of the Florida Prize in Contemporary Art was awarded to Kenya (Robinson). PRESS RELEASE »
2018 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER
The “People's Choice Award” was given to Carlos Betancourt.
FLORIDA PRIZE BENEFACTOR
The Florida Prize Award has been generously underwritten by Gail and Mike Winn.
Support for the 2019 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art exhibition is provided by:
- Rita and Jeffrey Adler Foundation
- Mr. R. J. Santomassino
- Dr. and Mrs. H.E. Gross
- Jim and Terry Mahaffey
- Daisy and Jan Staniszkis
- Denise Autorino and Terry Snow
- Sam Flax