ARTnews: Art Omi Names Winners of 2019 Francis J. Greenburger Award
Art Omi, a nonprofit arts center in Ghent, New York, has chosen John Newman, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Ralph Lemon, Jennifer Bartlett, and Johannes Girardoni as the winners of its 2019 Francis J. Greenburger Award. Each artist will receive $12,500, and the prizes will be presented at the New Museum in New York on April 1.
Francis J. Greenburger, founder of Art Omi and chairman of the real-estate firm Time Equities, Inc., said in a statement, “The spirit of the Francis J. Greenburger Awards is to celebrate under recognized artists for their lifetime achievements and significant contributions to the art community. While the world at large may not be familiar with the individuals being honored, leaders of the art world hold them in very high esteem.”