World-class Contemporary artists donate works to 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

NEW YORK, NY.- The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express, today announced the 11 major contemporary artists who will contribute their artwork to the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program, sponsored by CHANEL. Works by Peter Dayton, Walton Ford, Stephen Hannock, JR, Kim Keever, Clifford Ross, Nathan Sawaya, Cindy Sherman, Hugo Tillman, Kara Walker, and Stanley Whitney will be presented to the filmmakers whose films are selected by the TFF jury as winners in their respective categories. The Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program was created by TFF co-founder Jane Rosenthal to celebrate New York artists. This year’s TFF will run April 18-29, 2012. The artwork, which consists of paintings, photographs, etchings, prints and sculptures, will be publicly exhibited free and open to the public April 5 – 25, 2012 between the hours of 11am – 7pm (closed on