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'Markings' solo show, Westbeth Gallery, New York, August 4th-25th, 2018 
'Just Being Polite' curatorial project, Group show, One Brooklyn Bridge Park, Chashama, New York, February 3rd-13th,2018
Contemplating OTHER: I know you are, You Know I am invited group show curated by Patricia Lea Watts, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes ,CA, December 21st, 2017- January 28th, 2018.
Bare Root, invited group show,curated by Catherine Bowe, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford County Council, 23rd October - 1st December 2017.
Marbel House Project Residency,  art residency award for October 2017.
'Pathway' a collaborative art commission between artists Catherine Fanning, Brigitta Varadi  and residents of Nazareth Village, September 2016- July 2017.The commission is funded by the Per Cent for Art Scheme, managed and administered by Sligo County Council Arts Office in partnership with Nazareth Housing Association. Opening Reception: Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 2-3pm, Nazareth Village, Church Hill, Sligo
'Jelölés | Marking' Solo Show, Budapest GalleryHungary, April 25th June 4th 2017
curated by Szegedy-Maszák Zsuzsanna & Török Tamás, 


ArtSlant Prize 2016 Grand Prize winner.

Essay, Marking Memory by Andrea Alessi.
ArtSlant prize winners Exhibition, Spring Break Art Show, NY. February 28th – March 6th, 2017.


'Currently 80' Curated by John Yau,
Sculpture Guild, Westbeth, NY. Februar 5th-24th 2017


VISUAL ARTISTS IN PRISON SCHEME AWARD, Castlerea Prison, Co.Roscommon Ireland, December 2016. The Award is co-funded by the Arts Council of Ireland and the Department of Justice, Equality and Reform and administered by the Prison Education Service. 


'What if we got it wrong' curated by Nora Hickey M’Sichili, Traveling Exhibition 
West Cork Arts Centre 29.10-13.12.2016
Leitrim Sculpture Centre 16.09-16.10.2016
Wexford Arts Centre 10.06-29.07.2016
F.E.McWilliam Gallery N.I. 12.02-16.04. 2016
Centre Culturel Irlandais 25.09-4.11 2015 

Entries in Markings (4)


Markings-Solo Show at the Westbeth Gallery, NYC



ArtSlant Prize 2016 Shortlist 

Selected by 9 panels of independent guest jurors from 1,800 entries over the course of 2016, the artists below are now under consideration for the grand prize and ArtSlant Prize exhibition which will take place during New York’s Armory Week in March 2017. 

ArtSlant Prize 2016 Shortlist








ArtSlant Juried Winner


'Noel Ruana' has been selected as a Juried winner in the Painting Category of the ARTslant 1st 2016 Prize. HUGE THANKS to Jurors: Lynnette Miranda and Nathaly Charria! 

PAINTING: Brigitta Varadi, Noel Ruane, 2015; Abstract: Trixie Pitts, A little Rain, 2016; Mixed Media:Amin Roshan, Ancestors, 2013; Drawings:Terry Arena, Feed:Chives, 2015; New Media: Carolyn Frischling, Quidditas #selfie III., 2016

Lynnette Miranda is a latina curator and writer from Miami, FL. She has six years of experience working at leading art institutions such as MoMA, the Art Institute of Chicago, ART21, and Creative Time. In 2015, she coordinated three art conferences, including The Creative Time Summit: The Curriculum at the Venice Biennale, and ART21’s Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art + Education at the Park Avenue Armory. She received an MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University and a BFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since 2012, she has curated exhibitions at ACRE Projects, Mana Contemporary Chicago, and Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space. Miranda is also the founder and director of MAKE-SPACE.NET, an artist-run online platform and curatorial initiative that explores the practices of experimental contemporary artists through an intersectional lens. She regularly writes about contemporary studio methodologies on MAKE-SPACE.NET, and has previously written for Hyperallergic and this is tomorrow, Contemporary Art Magazine. Miranda has recently been selected as the 2016-2018 Curator in Residence at Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, MO. 

Nathaly Charria is a consultant, curator, and art world connector with a decade of experience in Miami, Los Angeles, and New York. She heads Natology Project. From developing and marketing artists, niche and luxury brands to producing and curating exhibitions, collections, and editorial content, her diverse background is custom-tailored for each client. Charria has been a part of building influential artists such as FriendsWithYou, Millie Brown, and David Jay. She has also worked, in various capacities, with American Express, Volkswagen, Sanrio. Charria's recent collaborators include Pulse Art Fair, Rocket In My Pocket, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami Design District, and The Standard Hotel. 





Opening Reception 5 pm 10th April 2015,
Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, Co.Leitrim
Exhibition runs until Monday 27th April 2015.

Exhibition and Residency Fellowship supported by the Leitrim Sculpture Centre and the Arts Council of Ireland, Leitrim County Council.
Curator Sean O'Reilly 

The MARKINGS exhibition at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre gathers together and explores the different marks used by farmers to identify their sheep in the North West region. Works made with local wool are accompanied by a short video that explains the different markings, their meanings and symbolic use. Creating a dialogue with farmers and place the project opens on to a broader reflection concerning the signs and forms of identification humans use to identify animals, plants and territories. 
Brigitta Varadi is recepient of the Leitrim Sculpture Centre Fellowship Award 2015.