On Thursday, Feb. 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 March issue of City Arts magazine. This round of guest judges was invited to nominate artists exhibiting work in the past three months. These are their picks.
Robert Yoder, TD (Hobby Lantern 15), oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. At Platform Gallery (nominated by Weston Jandacka).
Robert Rhee, Blorrp, mixed media. At Glass Box Gallery (nominated by Christopher Buening).
Ari Glass, Money Come God, oil paint and gold on canvas, 36 x 48 inches. At 2312 Gallery (nominated by Tariqa Waters).
Cable Griffith, Two Lights In the Woods, acrylic on canvas, 54 x 72 inches. At G. Gibson Gallery (nominated by Christopher Buening).
Ernesto Ybarra, Aztec Supper, acrylic on canvas, 22 × 8 feet in four pieces. At 2312 Gallery (nominated by Tariqa Waters).
Nola Avienne, Brain Map no.7 (Satie: Gnossiennes No. 5), watercolor on vellum. 42 x 36 inches. At SOIL Gallery (nominated by Christopher Buening).
Jueqian Fang, Untitled (White Closet), single channel video, 3’58″ . At Punch Gallery (nominated by Weston Jandacka).
The Trill Effect (Blu TheBaqi, Aramis Hamer, Kamari Bright), Black Coffee: A Short Film, single channel video, 1’48”. At New Tomorrow (nominated by Tariqa Waters).
Joe Rudko, Artifact, layered photographs on paper, 30 x 22 inches. At Roq la Rue (nominated by Weston Jandacka).