Behold the Art Walk Awards Finalists!

On Thursday, Oct. 12 our Art Walk Awards return to Capitol Hill’s Sole Repair. Come drink, dance and vote! (And RSVP here.)

The three artworks with the most votes will receive cash prizes ($1,000 for first place, $450 for second and $250 for third) and the first-place artwork will be featured in the November issue of City Arts. This round of guest judges—Michelle de la Vega, Kelly Bjork and Daniel Carrillo—each nominated artworks that were exhibited during August and September. These are their picks.

Alyssa Putnam, Eve on a Cool Night, oil on panel, 12 x 24 inches. At the Factory (nominated by Kelly Bjork).

Brian Cypher, Mass Melt, acrylic on panel, 48 x 60 inches.  At studio e (nominated by Daniel Carrillo).

Jean Nagai, Sage, acrylic, sand, smog on canvas, 48 x 72 inches, 2017. At Out of Sight (nominated by Kelly Bjork).

Joey Veltkamp, PROTECT, fabric, batting, thread, 66 x 86 inches, 2015. At Out of Sight (nominated by Michelle de la Vega).

Ann Leda Shapiro, Giving Birth To Myself II, watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches. At Out of Sight (nominated by Kelly Bjork).

Leon Finley, Inside of Me is You Inside of You Is Me, oil stick on cut paper, 2017. At the Alice (nominated by Michelle de la Vega).

Natalie Krick, My mother in bed with roses, Digital C Print, gold frame, 20″ x 24″, 2015. At Out of Sight (nominated by Michelle de la Vega).

Marsha Burns, 45276, silver gelatin print, 10 x 8 inches, circa early 1980s. At Prographica / KDR (nominated by Daniel Carrillo).