We are so excited to announce the jurors who will be joining us at  Art Comes Alive (ACA) 2022.  

These art industry experts, gallery owners, and art consultants are looking for artwork in all mediums, styles, and prices. Emerging and established artists will be considered. By entering ACA, you will have the opportunity to put your work directly in front of them.

Awards: 2 one year gallery contracts valued at $15,000 

Accomplished, award-winning gallery owner and art consultant specializing in corporate, healthcare, hospitality and residential industries, as well as working with private collectors and interior designers.

 Awards: 2 one year gallery contracts valued at $15,000 

As an experienced art dealer with over 40 years in the art industry, Sylvia specializes in selling contemporary fine art and sculpture. Previously, as the owner of the Malton Gallery, Sylvia earned the reputation as one of the premier art dealers in the area and now she brings her experience to ADC.

Awards: 4 BLINK Membership Plans (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum) valued at $12,000

As the Gallery Director of ADC Fine Art, Cassandra works with a diverse clientele including individual collectors, interior designers, and corporations, hotels, and healthcare organizations who are seeking one-of-a-kind pieces of fine art. She also works with artists, helping them expand their career.

Award: 1 Solo Booth at ArtExpo New York valued at $7500

Eric Smith has over 30 years of experience. He oversees all creative aspects and production of Redwood Media Group, which operates more than six shows in different cities in the United States, including ArtExpo New York, Art Santa Fe, Art San Diego, ArtExpo Dallas, SPECTRUM Miami, and RED DOT Miami.

Awards: 2 one year gallery contracts, valued at $15,000

Established 1991, Wilder gallery features over 35 award-winning artists that range from traditional to contemporary. Wilder Nightingale Fine Art has been a shining beacon of the talent in Taos and been awarded the 2018 People’s Choice for Best Gallery in Taos, Taos Fall Arts Festival 2018 Visionary Artist Award, 2016 American Art Awards Best Gallery in New Mexico.

Awards: 2 one year gallery contracts, valued at $15,000

Valerie Phillips is owner and curator of Gallery V Fine Arts in Overland Park, KS. With over 30 years in the art and design industry, Valerie lends expertise and originality to art lovers of all kinds. Gallery V's spirited collection comprises works by artists locally to internationally in a wide variety of mediums. Specialties include art consultation, artist shows, educational workshops, special commissions and custom jewelry design.

Awards: 2-Page Featured Artist Spread Valued at $3,000

Venue is Cincinnati’s premier lifestyle and event guide and is sent to 10,000 subscribers quarterly and reaches thousands more on-line.

Awards: 2-Page Featured Artist Spread Valued at $3,000

Deo and Kami co-founded Polly Magazine, a visually driven arts and culture publication, in 2015 as a platform to celebrate artists and the beautiful art that they create. Polly is a space for storytelling through words and images and is the result of the collaboration of a remarkable range of creatives from our city who come together and bring the stories to life.

Awards: 2 Gallery Contracts, Valued at $15,000

Art Leaders Gallery, voted “Michigan’s Best Fine Art Gallery” located in the heart of West Bloomfield is one of Michigan’s leading fine art galleries representing high quality artwork by international, national, local Michigan artists as well as emerging new talents in the industry. Our exclusive inventory represents a wide variety of styles and mediums encompassing contemporary to traditional artwork in all price ranges.

Awards: 1 Gallery Contract valued at $7500

Art Gallery Pure is a Fine Art Gallery in Dallas, TX featuring international artists. The gallery is managed and curated by artists, with a percentage of art sales being donated to charity.

Awards: 2 Gallery Contracts, Valued at $15,000

Celebrating over 25 years in business, Gallery one is known for personalized service, and connecting our clients with meaningful expressions of art. The Gallery is located in the heart of Old Naples on prestigious 5th Avenue. 

Award: 1 representation contract valued at $7500

BlinkGroup is a contemporary art gallery in Miami, FL founded in 2012 representing both established and emerging international artists. Throughout the year, BlinkGroup participates in international art fairs to introduce their artists to a global audience. This also allows collectors to discover new and original art from around the world.

Award: 1 gallery contract valued at $7500

Headquartered in Miami, Contemporary Art Projects, USA is dedicated to nuturing new contemporary art by providing exhibition opportunities and resources for emerging artists and curators. Tata's mission is to promote art appreciation within the international community, to inspire and assist with the process of the art collection, and to generate resources that support artists' creative endeavors through art awareness, artist promotion, and art procurement.


open for entryMay 16, 2022
entry closedAugust 26, 2022
jurying beginsAugust 29, 2022
jurying ends
September 9, 2022
results announcedSeptember 16, 2022
award results announcedprior to exhibition opening
artwork arrives at ADCOctober 14, 2022
exhibition openingOctober 29, 2022
exhibition durationOctober 29, 2022 - December 30, 2022

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