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Miami’s Farley Aguilar has been named this year’s recipient of the Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art, OMA’s Director and CEO Glen Gentele announced last week [Thursday, July 9]. Aguilar was one of 10 Florida-based artists selected to participate in this year’s Florida Prize in Contemporary Art, an annual invitational exhibition that runs for three months at the Orlando Museum of Art. The exhibition is on view until September 6. This year’s Florida Prize award is $20,000. ‘Farley’s work epitomizes the very best of today’s emerging contemporary artists in Florida,’ Gentele said. ‘His unique and creative style has not only stood out to the selection committee who judged this year’s Florida Prize in Contemporary Art, but also those who have visited the Orlando Museum of Art to see this amazing exhibition.’ Three jurors selected Aguilar as this year’s recipient of the Florida Prize in Contemporary Art: Juan Roselione

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