Virginia Jaramillo & Chitra Ganesh recipients of Anonymous Was a Woman Award 2020

Hales is excited to announce that Virginia Jaramillo and Chitra Ganesh are recipients of the Anonymous Was a Woman Award 2020. 


The Anonymous Was A Woman awards recognises women-identifying artists over 40 years of age who have made significant contributions, while continuing to create new work, and who are each at a critical juncture in their practice. Each recipient receives an unrestricted award of $25,000. This marks the award’s 25th year, with more than $6 million awarded to 250 artists since 1996.


Winners were chosen from among a competitive pool of applicants recommended by a group of distinguished art historians, curators, writers, and artists who serve as anonymous nominators. The 2020 award recipients range in age from 45 to 81, and work in mediums including painting, installation, performance, photography, film, and social practice. The “no strings-attached” award  is intended to provide them freedom to continue development of their creative vision. 



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November 19, 2020