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Coco Fusco: The Greenfield Prize
December 10, 2015

Coco Fusco has been named the recipient of the 2016 Greenfield Prize in visual art.

The $30,000 prize is given in the form of a commission for a new work of art, based on a proposal submitted to the jury. Fusco will have two years to create the work, which will have its first exhibit at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in the spring of 2018. Members of the jury that selected Fusco were Franklin Sirmans, director of the Perez Art Museum in Miami, FL; Wassan Al-Khudhairi, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama and Jose Carlos Diaz, curator of exhibitions at the Bass Museum also in Miami, FL.