Juannio, an exposition and auction of Latin American work.
The event features an exposition and auction of Latin American art selected by an esteemed, international jury, and proceeds benefit the Neurological Institute of Guatemala, an educational center for children with limited resources and special learning needs.
Among hundreds of artists who entered, three Guatemalans won top honors. First place went to Antonio Pichillá for his works “Acción de un personaje q`een” and “Acción de un personaje AB´AJ.” Second place went to Andrea Monroy Palacios for “Cuadros para bordar;” and third place went to Manuel Chavajay for “Kem: Kernoj.” Winning honorable mentions were Hellen Ascoli and Marilyn Boror Bor.
Judges for Juannio 2017 were Alexia Tala, independent curator from Chile; Emiliano Valdes, architect and curator of the Museum of Modern Art of Medellín, Colombia; and José Falconi, researcher in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University.
THURS-JUNE 1, through June 24.
6a calle final, z. 10, Guatemala City