Maria Taniguchi Wins Hugo Boss Asia Art Award 2015

Filipino artist Maria Taniguchi has been awarded the 2015 Hugo Boss Asia Art Award for Emerging Asian Artists, winning a stipend of RMB 300,000 (USD 47,300) to foster her artistic practice. 

Konrad Ng Appointed Executive Director of Shangri La center in Honolulu

On November 9, following a nationwide search, the New York-based Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) announced Konrad Ng as the new executive director of Doris Duke’s Shangri La, its center for the study of Islamic arts and cultures located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. 

Paul Pfeiffer Awarded 2015 United States Artists Fellowship

On November 10, New York-based multimedia artist Paul Pfeiffer was announced as a recipient of the 2015 United States Artists Fellowship, an award, which grants him USD 50,000 to pursue creative projects and professional development.

Haroon Mirza Wins 2015 Calder Prize

The Calder Foundation announced on October 20 the selection of 38-year-old British artist Haroon Mirza as the 2015 Calder Prize Laureate.