Newsletter May 2021: Gallery Poulsen Around The World

Martin Wittfooth's painting, “Parade”, is nominated for a Juno Award (Canada’s equivalent of the Grammy awards), for the cover to the band Protest the Hero’s 2020 album, Palimpsest.

The awards ceremony itself isn’t until early June, but the nominees were announced a little while ago.


Rebecca Orcutt is together with nine other female figurative artists nominated for Rising Voices 2 The Bennett Prize

Ten women from across the country who paint in the figurative realist style were named finalists for the $50,000 Bennett Prize®, the largest art award ever offered solely to women figurative realist painters, and now in its second round of awards. The finalists were selected from among 674 entrants, a number that surpasses the entrants in 2018, the inaugural year of The Prize. Endowed at The Pittsburgh Foundation by art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt, The Prize is designed to propel the careers of women artists.

Rebecca Orcutt was in American Art Collector Magazine issue 184, in an article about the Bennett Prize 2.0 finalists.


Jud Bergeron is currently working on a 3rd collaboration with Ralph Steadman, the British illustrator known for his collaboration with author Hunter S. Thompson to commemorate 50 years of Thompson's cult novel "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas". See picture above. 

William Powhida's show "Possibilities for Representations" just opened in LA at Charlie James Gallery. The show is a new installation of his work from the Aldrich Museum show along with new individual paintings and two new panels. 

William Powhida deconstructs the history of America as a “settler-colonial project,” a paradigm which has imprinted structures of white supremacy and “racial capitalism” on the DNA of the country, original sins the country is battling to overcome to this day.


Super Future Kid has collaborated with Migrate Art on their Masks for Meals campaigns to raise money for feeding people in need during the pandemic. She created a limited edition face mask and all proceeds from the sale go to fund their project.


Squirrel Park (INPROGRESS) 111 x 84 cm

John Jacobsmeyer working on new paintings for our Inhouse Art Herning 2021 that will show digital as well as in our gallery from May 29th. 


Taylor Schultek working on new paintings for our Inhouse Art Herning 2021 that will show digital as well as in our gallery from May 29th. 


Upcoming shows in Gallery Poulsen

3Dimensional featuring Super Future Kid, Alonsa Guevara & Tine Nedbo
Opening Saturday May 15th 12 - 4PM in Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen

Art Herning Inhouse in Gallery Poulsen, international group show
Opening Saturday May 29th 12 - 4PM in Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen

Modern Mythos featuring Angela Gram, Hannah Yata & Zane York
Opening Saturday June 12th 12 - 4PM in Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen

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