PopopStudios Artist Tessa Whitehead selected as top emerging to watch at Major Contemporary Art Fair
Popopstudios artist Tessa Whitehead was selected as a top ten emerging artist to watch at art fair Volta NY by industry publication, Art and Signature. This is the fourth year that Bahamian art studio and gallery Popopstudios has been selected to exhibit at the fair which took place from March 2-6 at Pier 90 in Hells Kitchen, New York City. Whitehead, the ﬁrst Bahamian woman to exhibit as a solo artist at a major art fair, was selected from more than 100 artists represented by galleries, not-for-proﬁts, and artist-run spaces from 50 cities around the world. Volta NY is a tightly curated fair renowned for its diverse showings and for featuring the best in emerging contemporary artists from across the globe.
Established in 1999 in a historic district in the heart of Nassau, Bahamas, Popopstudios International Center for The Visual Arts is a non-profit, independent art studio and gallery dedicated to the preservation and advancement of alternative Bahamian visual culture. Popopstudios is the only artist-run studio space in The Bahamas and is the country’s premier platform for international artist in residence programs. Its goal is to educate, promote, expose and defend new and challenging developments in contemporary art in The Bahamas. Popopstudios exists to harbour both seasoned and developing artists interested in new media and mixed media processes, while projecting these efforts to a national and international audience. For more information please visit www.popopstudios.com
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