Judging panel 2019 

We are delighted to present the Judging Panel for the Banditto Residency prize 2019. The panel comprises influential art figures, including curators, academics and artists whose expertise spans all media.

Claus Risvig   Art Collector / Curator / Head of Gallery Relations for Artland App  Being one of Denmark’s foremost art collectors, Claus Busch Risvig focuses on collecting art by emerging contemporary artists. His collection currently includes over 200 artworks, and is fast becoming one of the most important collections of emerging contemporary art. As part of his role in Artland, he targets young collectors and even the collectors that haven’t bought anything yet but really want to get into the art world. They help educate them and encourage them to buy their first piece.

Claus Risvig

Art Collector / Curator / Head of Gallery Relations for Artland App

Being one of Denmark’s foremost art collectors, Claus Busch Risvig focuses on collecting art by emerging contemporary artists. His collection currently includes over 200 artworks, and is fast becoming one of the most important collections of emerging contemporary art. As part of his role in Artland, he targets young collectors and even the collectors that haven’t bought anything yet but really want to get into the art world. They help educate them and encourage them to buy their first piece.

Peter Ibsen   Art Collector / Curator / Founder of Sunday-S Gallery & Copenhagen Contemporary  Today his collection spans over 150 to 200 pieces of art. In the past years he has made a career shift into the art scene. First by curating the international art fair in Copenhagen, CODE in 2016 and today he runs his own gallery Sunday-S showing minimalist and abstract art to an international audience. Besides that, he runs the online blog Copenhagen Contemporary featuring interviews with his favorite artists.

Peter Ibsen

Art Collector / Curator / Founder of Sunday-S Gallery & Copenhagen Contemporary

Today his collection spans over 150 to 200 pieces of art. In the past years he has made a career shift into the art scene. First by curating the international art fair in Copenhagen, CODE in 2016 and today he runs his own gallery Sunday-S showing minimalist and abstract art to an international audience. Besides that, he runs the online blog Copenhagen Contemporary featuring interviews with his favorite artists.

Frans Smit   Artist represented by Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark, Maddox Gallery, London and Rhodes Contemporary Art, London.  Smit is fast becoming one of the rising stars within the South African art community. With more than forty exhibitions under his name, Smit’s artwork has been showcased local and internationally. He was selected for the Absa L’atelier award in 2008 and 2010. In 2013 he won the Queensplate “Moments” Photographic Competition and received a Merit Award at the Vuleka ArtAward. Smit has been selected for residency at Galleria Banditto in June 2019.

Frans Smit

Artist represented by Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark, Maddox Gallery, London and Rhodes Contemporary Art, London.

Smit is fast becoming one of the rising stars within the South African art community. With more than forty exhibitions under his name, Smit’s artwork has been showcased local and internationally. He was selected for the Absa L’atelier award in 2008 and 2010. In 2013 he won the Queensplate “Moments” Photographic Competition and received a Merit Award at the Vuleka ArtAward. Smit has been selected for residency at Galleria Banditto in June 2019.

 
Roy Ockers   Founder and owner at Bandittoart   www.bandittoart.com

Roy Ockers

Founder and owner at Bandittoart

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Keri James   Chief Curator and VP at Bandittoart   www.bandittoart.com

Keri James

Chief Curator and VP at Bandittoart

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