Manss Aval Finalist in Four Categories at the 4th Zebra Awards

image014Artist Manss Aval named Finalist in four art categories at the  4th Zebra Awards, 2016. The categories were Fine Art and Open, Landscape and Nature, and Abstract and Contemporary.

Manss Aval submitted: ‘When Trees Dream‘, ‘Five Elements‘ (left), ‘Salk Institute’ and ‘Zero Face‘ – receiving “Finalist” designation for all four pieces of his artwork.

About the TZIPAC Zebra Awards

TZ International Photography and Art Community (TZIPAC) is an organization that is dedicated to the celebration of beautiful photography from around the world – recognizing and introducing amazing artists from all walks of life.

TZIPAC runs a series of juried competitions, both annuals and one-offs, that target various themes and skills. TZIPAC will only accept high-quality artworks that demonstrates a creative flare and passion for all things photography. Their goal is to encourage a wide range of emerging artists to participate and showcase their capabilities to the world. Our search is for talented artists in their chosen area of expertise as well as the TZ International Photographer of the Year.

In the long term, the  TZIPAC goal is to evolve into a full internet-based community in the near future, utilizing multi-media platform to help promote artists and their works, as well as to encourage the interaction and sharing of ideas to further help the development and expansion of photography as an art form.

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Artist Dani Olivier’s Artwork Displayed at ArtExpo New York

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Fine Art Maya is proud to announce one of our own treasured Artists, Dani Olivier, will be featuring their talented artwork at the upcoming ArtExpo New York. The event, which is being held at the famous Pier 94, begins on April 14th – April 19th, 2016.

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 About ARTEXPO

For thirty-eight years and counting, Artexpo has been changing the way people buy and sell art. Our annual, juried expo brings the biggest publishers, galleries and collectors face to face with hundreds of established and emerging artists. In short, we’re the world’s largest fine art marketplace.

Hundreds of Artists, Thousands of New Works

ArtExpo New York will host over 400+ innovative exhibiting artists, galleries and publishers from across the globe, showcasing exciting original artwork, prints, paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, giclee, lithographs, glass works and more—all under one roof at Pier 94.

ArtExpo New York – An Annual Fine Art Destination

Each year thousands of art industry insiders flock to Artexpo New York in search of the art and artists that will shape trends in galleries worldwide. Hosting more than 25,000 avid art enthusiasts annually, we’re the largest international gathering of qualified trade buyers—including gallery owners and managers, art dealers, interior designers, architects, corporate art buyers and art & framing retailers.

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Manss Aval, OpenArtCode Venice 2016

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Artist Manss Aval’s talented artwork was recently on display at the OpenArtCode Venice 2016. The event featured a collective of talent coming from a number of different countries across the globe. Each year the OpenArtCode or OAC art events draw in thousands of visitors, art collectors and art lovers.

Manss Aval featured two of his highly acclaimed pieces in the OpenArtCode exhibit; Bellagio Sails II (left) and I Colori Di Venezia

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Open Art Code is composed of a group of renowned artists who have very different technical styles and their artistic formation is varied. They have united their talents in the past to exhibit together in Paris at the Grand Palais, in Monaco at the Auditorium Rainier III, at the Oxo Gallery on the River Thames in London and in Shanghai at Pudong Library and CEIBS.

Palazzo Franchetti, on the Grand Canal, is situated in the most visited area of Venice, near the Galleria dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. It is in the main cultural center in Venice where the famous Teatro La Fenice, Palazzo Grassi, Punta della Dogana, Palazzo Fortuny and Ca’ Rezzonico are also located. The Accademia bridge, is the bridge more crossed in Venice. The exhibition space will be at the main floor of Palazzo Franchetti and all the rooms comply with the standards defined by the International Council of Museums.

Check out some photos from the event on Flickr.

Fine Art Maya Art Gallery at ArtExpo NYC, April 2016

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Fine Art Maya Art Gallery  will be at the upcoming ArtExpo New York 2016 happening April 14-17, 2016 at Pier 94.  Each year the event hosts hundreds of art publishers, gallery owners and artists from around the globe. Join us for a weekend of extraordinary fine art, seminars, live entertainment and more.

Since 1978, ArtExpo New York has been the only fine art trade show to offer industry professionals access to thousands of wholesale works from international artists and publishers under one roof. This year, ArtExpo New York will be co-locating with [SOLO] for independent artists to bring an extraordinary weekend of fine art and design, with educational seminars and special events —  all in one convenient location.

About ArtExpo NYC

For thirty-eight years and counting, Artexpo has been changing the way people buy and sell art. Our annual, juried expo brings the biggest publishers, galleries and collectors face to face with hundreds of established and emerging artists. In short, we’re the world’s largest fine art marketplace.

Hundreds of Artists, Thousands of New Works

This year ArtExpo New York will host over 400+ innovative exhibiting artists, galleries and publishers from across the globe, showcasing exciting original artwork, prints, paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, giclee, lithographs, glass works and more—all under one roof at Pier 94.

An Annual Fine Art Destination

Each year thousands of art industry insiders flock to Artexpo New York in search of the art and artists that will shape trends in galleries worldwide. Hosting more than 25,000 avid art enthusiasts annually, ArtExpo is the largest international gathering of qualified trade buyers—including gallery owners and managers, art dealers, interior designers, architects, corporate art buyers and art & framing retailers.

Dates, Admission & Tickets

Thursday April 14th (VIP Opening Night Preview Party, 4PM–7PM — Open to all attendees)
Friday April 15th – Sunday April 17th

  • Multi-Day Pass: $40.00 each. Valid for entire event: Thursday’s VIP Opening Preview Party and Friday through Sunday.
  • General Admission: $20.00 each. Valid for one admission: Thursday’s VIP Opening Preview Party, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.
  • Senior Admission (ages 60+): $15.00 each. Valid for one admission: Thursday’s VIP Opening Preview Party, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.
  • Student Admission (Middle & High School/College—ID Required): $15.00 each. Valid for one admission: Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

Children aged 12 and under get in FREE. For groups of more than 12, a group rate of $15.00 per person is available. 

Note: Above tickets include VIP Opening Preview Party but DO NOT include TRADE DAY Hours on Thursday, April 14, 12PM–4PM.If you have any questions regarding tickets please contact: info@redwoodmg.com.

To get your tickets to the ArtExpo New York, visit the ticket vendor here.

Check out a clip from last years ArtExpo New York 2015:

Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show, March 2016

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Fine Art Maya’s own Artists, Uwe Arendt, Talieh Kesh, and Manss Aval will be at Spectrum Indian Wells, held in California’s Coachella Valley on March 17–20, 2016. This is the first year for the Spectrum Art Show to be in Coachella Valley and it is truly an exquisite location for the highly acclaimed show.

A wide array of media will be displayed at Spectrum Indian Wells, including paintings, photography, sculpture, glassworks, and more. We do not accept jewelry, tapestries, or any sort of arts and craft works. Spectrum Indian Wells is a juried show with an Exhibitor Committee consisting of four individuals with outstanding reputations in publishing and artist development. Strict hanging guidelines, aesthetics, and attention to detail will be enforced, providing a streamlined, crisp, and clean venue for gallery owners, designers, architects, and collectors to enjoy.

Venue — Taking place at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa in the heart of the Coachella Valley, SPECTRUM Indian Wells will welcome its esteemed exhibitors and attendees to luxurious gallery-style settings against a stunning desert landscape. Indian Wells is home to innumerable country clubs, tennis clubs, upscale resorts, chic eateries and bars, and, of course, killer sunsets. It’s the perfect backdrop for a weekend of outstanding aesthetics and art.

The event will feature highly talented Artists and their selected artwork displayed in new, state-of-the-art, gallery-style exhibits. This year, the hosts of the Spectrum Indian Wells Art Expo have spared no expense in creating a truly stunning event.

In addition, the show is held during the BNP Paribas Open, which drew an attendance of 450,000 people last year. This means Artists and Art Lovers will be joined by hundreds of affluent tennis fans as everyone mingles in the gorgeous Renaissance Indian
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Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44400 Indian Wells, Ln  Indian Wells, CA 92210

Attend the Show
Opening Night Preview:

Thursday, March 17 | 5:00PM – 9:00PM

Main Show Hours:

Friday, March 18 | 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Saturday, March 19 | 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Sunday, March 20 | 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Tickets

  • VIP Opening Night: $50 online / $60 at event
  • VIP Opening Night & 3-Day Pass: $75 online / $85 at event
  • General Public, 3-Day Pass: $25 online / $35 at event
  • General Public, 1-Day Pass: $20 online / $30 at event
  • Students/Seniors, 3-Day Pass: $15 online / $20 at event
  • Students/Seniors, 1-Day Pass: $10 online / $15 at event

A percentage of ticket sales go to benefit Desert AIDS Project, a community HIV-specialty care, advocacy and services organization.

Get your tickets to the Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show here.Visit Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show website for more details here. Hope to see you there!

 

Images & Screenshots: Spectrum Indian Wells.

Manss Aval in Upcoming EuroExpoArt 2016, Italy

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EuroExpoArt is a highly relevant event entirely dedicated to Art and Artists promoted by NeoArtGallery in the beautiful setting of Vernice Art Fair in Forlì (Italy). The event  is being combined with the “Gran Premio Europa” Art Contest and will take place on March 18-20, 2016.

The event takes place in a 500 square meters area, made available by Romagna Fairs, and includes the “European Grand Prix” display area, the big Neoartgallery stand and several corners dedicated to special events, with an overall participation of 106 artists, 6 of them exclusively participating in special events.

For over ten years NeoArtGallery has been creating and supporting cultural and  promotional events such as fairs, exhibitions, symposiums, festivals. Ferdan Yusufi and Giorgio Bertozzi, founders of the Italian-Turkish Association, still carry on this tradition  and in 2016 they have brought further developments to the international activity with EuroExpoArt, a great event in the Venice Art Fair in Italy.

Manss Aval at Clio Art Fair 2016

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“Manss Aval’s ‘Conjugates’ will have you staring for days.”

Artist Manss Aval’s art, Conjugates, was recently displayed at the Clio Art Fair 2016 in New York, NY. The Clio Art fair is known as the  “Anti-Art Fair for Independent Artists“. Beginning on March 2-6th, 2016, independent artists from all over the world met for a weekend of artist expression and awards.

The CLIO ART FAIR is a curated fair created with the idea of discovering independent artists and showcasing the careers and achievements of already affirmed creative minds.

By specifically targeting artists without any exclusive NYC gallery representation, CLIO ART FAIR focuses attention on the kinds of contemporary art and interventions that are being created by independent artists the world over.Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 9.33.20 PM

Clio Art Fair seeks to foster a dialogue that transcends prescribed geographies, hierarchies, and markets; and to further opportunities for greater expression of new media and ever ground-breaking content.

 Artists who are interested in participating in the Clio Art Fair 2017 can apply here. Deadline is October 31, 2016.

Salon Art Shopping Contemporary Art Exposition at the Carrousel Du Louvre, Paris

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Artist Manss Aval will be sharing his artwork at the upcoming Salon Art Shopping Contemporary Art Exposition at the Carrousel Du Louvre in Paris.

The Salon Art Shopping Contemporary Art Exposition allows artist lovers the pleasure of previewing and hoping the latest trends in contemporary art all in one spot. The event features more than 600 artists and galleries participating from all over the world – Argentina, Brazil, China, Korea, Spain, Italy, Japan, Russia … and not to mention artists from all across France! The show is a spectacular event to experience and truly a must see.

The art exposition kicks off May 27-29, 2016, with public access open: 
Saturday, May 28: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 29: 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The show will be at the Carrousel du Louvre99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

Check out this video from a recent show, Salon Art Shopping Exposition at the Carrousel Du Louvre, Paris – October 2015

OpenArtCode International Artists Exhibiting in Venice, February 5-20

Openartcode 3The OpenArtCode group of international artists will exhibit in Venice on February 5-20, 2016. The exclusive OpenArtCode Show will be held at the Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti.

Forty-eight artists will be exhibiting at Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti under the umbrella of OpenArtCode during the world-famous Venice Carnival and all genres of art can be admired, including painting, drawing, sculptures, photographs, digital art and installations.

The Event Is Happening Now

The opening  night of the Venice OpenArtCode contemporary art exhibition was a overwhelming success.  More than 300 people in attendance for the opening and about 1000 visitors registered for the first weekend the show is open to the public. Venetian society and consuls representing the various countries, art lovers, art critics and artists filled the rooms of Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti for opening night of the OpenArtCode contemporary art show. The turn-out has been truly spectacular thus far, much more excitement anticipated.

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OpenArtCode is composed of a group of renowned artists who have very different technical styles and their artistic formation is varied. They have united their talents in the past to exhibit together in Paris at the Grand Palais, in Monaco at the Auditorium Rainier III, at the Oxo Gallery in London and in Shanghai at Pudong Library and CEIBS. The exhibiting artists are:

Bdoor Alsudiry – Jian Jun An – Manss Aval – Trond Are Berge – Eva Beumer – William Braemer – Mary Brilli – Chacin – Pantelis Chandris – Cordero – Joan Criscione – Romolo Del Deo – Andreas Devetzis – Lore Eckelberry – Joshua S. Franco – Marybel Gallegos – Sylvie Hamou – Areum Han – David Harry – Evelyne Huet – Hv – Sumio Inoue – Marianne J. Jansen – Ellen Juell – Beanie Kaman – Rieko Karrer – Marlene Kohn – Mina Kordali – Alexander Lee – Sinae Lee – Theresa Lee – Niki Michailidou – Dimitra Mountzouri – Maria Mouriadou – Fotini Othoneou – Sara Palleria – Santina Semadar Panetta – Aspa Papalexandri – Youngsook Park – Jannis Psychopedis – Marco Aurelio Rey – Hyeon-Hwa Seo – Kensuke Shimizu – Susanne Sjögren – Claudia Söding – Katerina Soroula – Max Werner – Michael Freitas Wood.

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The exhibition, curated by Vito Abba, is organized by Studio Abba with the collaboration of Emmy Varouxaki and Youngsook Park. The organizers wish to acknowledge in particular the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti for the hospitality and BIM Banca Intermobiliare.

Browse the catalogue online or view photos from OpenArtCode on Facebook.

Attend the Event 5-20 February 2016, open every day (except Sunday) 11am-7pm – Free entrance

Where Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Campo Santo Stefano, San Marco 2847, Venice, Italy

Contact  info@studioabba.com

Photo LA Art Expo 2016

Manss Aval – Solo Show in the 25th Annual International Photo L.A. Exposition

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Manss Aval has recently returned from his Solo Art Show at Photo L.A.. The artist’s award-winning photographs were featured in the  25th Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition, held at the The Reef in Los Angeles.

The International Photographic Art Exposition – Photo L.A. proudly celebrated its 25th anniversary fair on January 21-24, 2016 at The Reef, located in the historic LA Mart building in Downtown Los Angeles. The art event kicked off  on January 21st with the Opening Night Gala, held in honor of artist James Welling with the proceeds benefiting Best Buddies International.

Photo L.A. has a long and rich history of bringing the photographic and arts communities together. Each year expands the uniquely diverse showcase of photographic art, ranging from 19th Century works to contemporary and innovative photo-based art. Galleries, dealers, museums, schools, and non-profit organizations participate to define what photography has been, what it is today, and what it might evolve into.

Over the last 25 years, Photo L.A.’s commitment in showcasing unique and visually powerful photographic art has resulted in a large, loyal following of dedicated collectors, diverse gallery representation, and wide-ranging art enthusiasts. The show sees an average of 12,000 guests attending and celebrating photography in its many glorious forms.

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