Announcing the Summer 2016 Art Walk Awards Finalists

On Thursday, Aug. 11, our Art Walk Awards are returning once again to Capitol Hill’s Sole Repair. Come drink, dance and vote! (And RSVP here.)

The three artworks that bring in the most votes will receive cash prizes ($1,000 first place, $500 second place, $250 third place) and the first-place artwork will be featured in the September issue of City Arts magazine. This round of guest judges was invited to nominate artworks that were exhibited during May, June and July. These are their picks.

Justin Duffus, Participants, oil on canvas, 56 x 38 in. At Linda Hodges Gallery (nominated by Timothy Rysdyke).

Adrien Leavitt, Queer Feelings, Photograph. At The Factory (nominated by S. Surface).

Saya Moriyasu, Nina Sprout, porcelain, glaze and light, 2016. At G. Gibson Gallery (nominated by Ben Gannon). 


C. Davida Ingram, Lexical Tutor #4, color print on ultrasheer. At Bridge Productions (nominated by S. Surface).

Zac Culler, Birds, watercolor, ink, and acrylic on paper over panel, 30 x 30 in. At Linda Hodges Gallery (nominated by Timothy Rysdyke).

Catherine Cross-Uehara
Pinky (mars red with fuchsia), oil, acrylic, and charcoal on paper with dyed rabbit pelt, 16 x 3 x 22.5 inches. At SOIL Gallery (nominated by Ben Gannon). 

Mary Anne Carter, THIS BITCH FACE DOES NOT REST, hand-screen printed t-shirt, dimensions variable. At Ghost Gallery (nominated by Timothy Rysdyke).

Christopher Shaw
Ring Theory, ceramic installation, dimensions variable. At Martyr Sauce (nominated by S. Surface).

Satpreet Kahlon, The Coalition, performative installation, dimensions variable. At Project Diana at The Alice (nominated by Ben Gannon).