Three Contemporary Art Exhibition Concepts to Be Realized Through Major Award to Curators

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NEW HAVEN, CT.- The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation is announcing the winners of the 2010 Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award, which is granted to contemporary art curators in partnership with a museum or an established non-profit exhibition space. Three contemporary art exhibition concepts will be realized through this major award. The awardees selected from 70 applications are Steven Matijcio receiving $85,000 for Paperless at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; João Ribas receiving $150,000 for Man In The Holocene at the MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Sue Spaid receiving $150,000 for Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Applications for the Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award were received from curators working with both established museums and alternative exhibition spaces. The Foundation’s selection was determi