The Burchfield Penney's Artist-in-Residence Janelle Lynch has been selected as one of 25 finalists for The Cord Prize.
The Cord Prize is an annual international contemporary art award established to support and acknowledge the practice of early and mid-career visual artists. The award comprises an individual first prize of $10,000, second prize of $1,000 and third prize of $500. Additionally, twenty-two artists will be selected for online exhibition. The inaugural prize, is focused on contemporary art photography, with future awards continuing a photo-based thread.
The Cord Prize, is an annual award hosted by the Cord Project, established by UK games industry veteran EA Lindsay. Future initiatives of the Cord Project include direct commissions, periodic publications, and CordContemporary.com - an online gallery, presenting works of invited artists, partially selected from submissions to the various editions of the award. Programmes will be guided by guest curators and supported by critical writing.
For more on Lynch's submission, vist www.CordPrize.com.
Janelle Lynch is the 2013 Burchfield resident artist. She has garnered international recognition over the last decade for her large-format photographs of the urban and rural landscape. Widely exhibited, her work is in several public and private collections including the Burchfield Penney, George Eastman House Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Newark Museum, the Fundación Vila Casas, Barcelona, and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Salta, Argentina.