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Artist finalist in major exhibition

March 6, 2013
Lehigh Acres Citizen

The Italian Cultural Association MoCA, in collaboration with Arte Laguna, organized the Seventh Edition of the International Art Prize "Arte Laguna," aimed at promoting and enhancing contemporary art.

This is Lehigh Acres resident Marcus Jansen's third international participation and selection for a major internationally curated exhibition in less than six months.

The event will take place in Venice and will contemplate prizes in money, a collective exhibition in Venice Arsenale, a special exhibition at the Romanian Institute for Arts Culture and Research, a number of exhibitions in art galleries and an official catalogue.

Recently, the New York City native was selected for the "New American Paintings No. 94" cover and the upcoming "Studio Visit" publication, both published by The Open Studio Press.

Jansen also won "The Dave Bown Project" International Award at the 5th Semi-Annual and was awarded "The Aesthetica Art Prize," in York, United kingdom.

Jansen has been mentioned by many art historians as one of the most exciting rising stars on the world scene to watch.

The artist and Gulf War Veteran, has upcoming museum exhibitions in Rome, Italy, and other parts of Europe to be announced this year.

His collections include the PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, The Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA), The New Britain Museum of American Art and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taiwan.



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