News - 2010 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists' Exhibition and Auction
The works of the 30 finalists for the 2010 Sovereign Asian Art Prize will be exhibited for a week at The Rotunda, Exchange Square in Hong Kong from 21st - 26th February and the winner of the US$25,000 will be announced March 16. These works were selected from over 400 nominated entries from all over the Asia Pacific by this year's judges, David Elliott, Fumio Nanjo, Graham Sheffield, Tan Boon Hui, Sir David Tang and Xu Bing. 50% of the auction sale proceeds will go to the artist and the other 50% will be used to support various projects that use art as a means of therapy, rehabilitation and education for disadvantaged children across the region.If you can't make it to the exhibition please check out the online gallery and vote for your favourite artist! http://www.sovereignartfoundation.com/art-prizes/asia/gallery/?year=2010. This work by the Thai artist Jirapat Tatsanasomboon is my favorite!