Congratulations on your Nomination for the 2017 GFAA Awards! 

Please select the appropriate award category, and submit descriptions, photos and videos of the exhibition for approved usage in the GFAA program*; – Please see submit button below and enter by OCT 20, 2017

What Selected Nominees receive

All Nominees and Finalists will be featured in extensive public relations and on the GFAA website. Additionally, GFAA will create a uniquely curated video for each of the Finalists, which will be presented at the Award Ceremony, on the website and social media channels.  All Nominees and Finalists are invited as our guests to the Award Ceremony in March 2018 in New York City, when the Winners will be revealed live at the red carpet gala.

GFAA Finalists will be announced in January 2018, with the launch of our YOUNIVERSAL Award

Please take a moment to check out our 2016 Nominees, last year's finalist videos and award ceremony!

Short video of our 2016 GFAA Award Ceremony, and photos of the event, The National Arts Club NYC, Feb 11, 2017

Congratulations to our 2016 Winners and all Nominees!

Best Contemporary / Post-War – solo artists

Rauschenberg in China / Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) / Beijing, China

Best Contemporary / Post-War – group or theme

Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016 / Hauser Wirth Schimmel Gallery / Los Angeles, USA

Best Impressionist / Modern – solo artist

Degas: A New Vision / National Gallery of Victoria, Museum of Fine Arts Houston / Melbourne, Australia; Houston, USA

Best Impressionist / Modern – group or theme (TIE)

The Lost Symphony: Whistler and the Perfection of Art / Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries / Washington DC, USA

Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition / de Young / Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco / San Francisco, USA

Best Renaissance, Baroque, Old Masters and Dynasties – solo artist (shared)

Jheronimus Bosch – Visions of genius / Het Noordbrabants Museum/ Den Bosch, Netherlands

Bosch. The Centenary Exhibition / Museo del Prado / Madrid, Spain

Best Renaissance, Baroque, Old Masters and Dynasties – group or theme

Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts / The J. Paul Getty Museum / Los Angeles, USA

Best Ancient Art

Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World / The Met Fifth Avenue / NYC, USA

Best Public Art

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Floating Piers / Lake Iseo / Lake Iseo, Italy

Best Design

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology / The Met Fifth Avenue / NYC, USA

Best Photography (shared)

Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium / Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and The J. Paul Getty Museum / Los Angeles, USA

Best Fringe / Alternative

Susan Philipsz: War Damaged Musical Instruments / Tate Britain / London, England

YOUNIVERSAL (shared)

Jheronimus Bosch – Visions of genius / Het Noordbrabants Museum/  Den Bosch, Netherlands

Bosch. The Centenary Exhibition / Museo del Prado / Madrid, Spain

YOU-2

Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts / The J. Paul Getty Museum / Los Angeles, USA