Rema Hort Mann Foundation Announces 2017 Emerging Artist Grantees

NEW YORK—The Rema Hort Mann Foundation, a New York–based organization that supports cancer patients as well as emerging artists, has announced that eight artists were selected to receive $10,000 grants for their critical work and commitment to advancing contemporary art: Allison Janae Hamilton, Antone Konst, Diamond Stingily, Dylan Vandenhoeck, Grace Metzler, Maia Ruth Lee, Matthew Schrader, and Sable Elyse Smith.

Since 1996, the foundation has recognized emerging artists working in the greater New York area. The jury that selected the 2017 grantees included Gary Carrion-Murayari, a curator at the New Museum in New York; Susan Hort, cofounder of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation; David Humphrey, an artist and professor at Columbia University; Jane Panetta, an associate curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art; and Erin Somerville, deputy director and curator of White Columns.

A ceremony celebrating the artists will be held at the foundation’s annual Buy What You Love Benefit on Thursday, November 16.

November 15, 2017