July 11 – August 30, 2008

ISE CULTURAL FOUNDATION is pleased to present the exhibition, “Art Student Exhibition 2008″. We are exhibiting artworks by art students in Japan and the United States from July 11 to August 30.
Awards are to be given to some artists/artworks selected by jurors, the celebrated art professionals in New York, also New York City Audience Award will be determined by the votes of the audience.Award Ceremony and Closing Party will be held at ISE Cultural Foundation gallery on August 23.

Koan J. Baysa: Independent Curator
Joe Earle: Vice President, Japan Society & Director, Japan Society Gallery
Lisa K. Erf: Vice President and director of the JPMorgan Chase Art Program
Manami Fujimori: Art Critic
Andrew Ginzel: Artist and Professor at School of Visual Arts
Bonnie Rychlak: Curator, Noguchi Museum

Award Ceremony & Closing Party: Saturday, August 23rd 2008 at 16:30PM-

2008 Awardees
Koan J. Baysa Award

Independent Curator
ZHANG YU- City College of New York
KOMAKI YAMAKAWA- National Academy School of Fine Arts
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Joe Earle Award
Vice President of Japan Society and Director of Japan Society Gallery
KYOUNG EUN KANG- Parsons New School for Design
GABRIEL TROY- SUNY Purchase College
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Lisa K. Erf Award
Vice President and Director of JP Morgan Chase Art Program
HELEN HIU LING CHOW- Dartmouth College
KEIICHI CHIGASAKI- Tama Art University
TAKAKO KIMURA- Akademie der Bilden den Kunste Munchen
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Manami Fujimori Award
Art Critic
YUKO UEDA – Art Students League of New York
EUN-KYOUNG CHOI- School of Visual Arts
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Andrew Ginzel Award
Artist and Professor at School of Visual Arts
CHRISTOPHER M. MANZIONE- Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of Art
SETH SCANTLEN- Columbia University
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Bonnie Rychlak Award
Curator of Noguchi Museum
LAURA SERMAN- SUNY Purchase School of Art and Design
HYEWON PARK- School of Visual Arts
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ISE Cultural Foundation Award
SEQUOYAH AONO- Art Students League of New York

New York Audience Award
Alida Frey- Boston University

Supported by Consulate General of Japan in New York
Cooperation by UNIQLO Inc., SUNTORY International Corp., and New York Seikatsu Press, Inc.

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