Tim Taylor from CNMI is named finalist in 2nd Global Art Awards


Tim Taylor, an artist from the Northern Mariana Islands, has been named a finalist in the second Global Art Awards, which recognizes excellence and innovation in art and design, and will be going forwards to the grand final of the prestigious awards taking place at the FIVE Jumeirah Palm Dubai on Nov. 21, 2018.

Taylor, whose work “Factory” in the multimedia category has been singled out for praise by the judges, will be heading to Dubai in November in the hope of winning the award in the category.

He will also have the chance to be named The Best Global Artist of 2018, which is awarded to one outstanding overall winner, who will also win an exhibition in Abu Dhabi as well as the lifelong title.

The Global Art Awards celebrate the exceptional achievements of artists from across the globe. There are 16 visual arts categories, ranging from photography, street art, illustration and painting to awards recognizing individual artists, including Best Newcomer; Best Sculpture Artist Award; Best Innovative Artist Award as well as the Best Emirati Artist Award.

In reaching the finals of the Global Art Awards, Tim Taylor said: “It’s a great honor to be named a finalist in the Global Art Awards and I am delighted to be with such a fantastic group of artistic talent heading for the awards in Dubai. These awards really do single out the best, most exciting artists working today, to celebrate their achievements, and I am both humbled and honored to be among them.”

Joëlle Dinnage, founder and director of the Global Art Awards said, “We created the awards a year ago to establish an inspirational international art competition on a global scale. Artists who were successful last time have gone on to gain recognition and commissions, travel and attend exhibitions and receive a real boost to their careers.

“This year, standards have been exceptionally high and the competition has been fierce across all categories. Congratulations to all the finalists. We look forward to seeing them in Dubai.”

The awards ceremony takes place on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 21, 2018, at the 16th floor Penthouse FIVE Jumeirah Palm against the backdrop of the Dubai skyline.

To book seats, visit http://www.theglobalartawards.com/book-a-table.

More information about the awards is on http://www.theglobalartawards.com. Full details about the artist and his work are available at the artist website TimTaylorArt.net. (PR)

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