CHARLATAN INK BRINGS EXISTENTIALISM TO 3rd AVENUE
New York, USA – September 2011 – Charlatan Ink celebrates the 36 Finalists of the 2011 Charlatan Ink Art Prize at the iconic Manhattan CARLTON ARMS Art Hotel.
The Winner of the Competition will be announced at the Exhibition Opening on the 29th of September and will receive US$ 25’000.00 and the Charlatan Inkwell Trophy.
The Ceremony will be conducted by Mr. Alan Capper, President of the Foreign Press Association. Rev. Christopher Mietlowski, pastor of the Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church will reflect from a spiritual point of view on the Competition’s existential theme. Mr. John Ogren, manager of the Carlton Arms Hotel will hand the Prizes to the Winner and subsequent placings.
CHARLATAN INK was founded by artists Dariusz Solarski and Andre van der Kerkhoff in 2009. This project has grown from a whimsical idea, born within the walls of the Carlton Arms Hotel, into a professional promoter of visual arts with an ever expanding vision which over time will touch more and more aspects of the ever creative ever changing arts universe.