Tuesday, May 30, 2006

More congrats!

To DC area artists Inga Frick, Ian Jehle, J.T. Kirkland, Gabriel Martinez, W.C. Richardson, and Jason Zimmerman, all of whom have been chosen for the seminfinalist list for the The Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize, a one-time $25,000 art prize that will be awarded in conjunction with the annual Artscape juried exhibition.

Up to ten finalists from the below (very Baltimore-heavy) list (which includes quite a few Trawick Prize finalists and one winner) will be selected for the exhibition that will be on display in the Decker and Meyerhoff galleries of the Maryland Institute College of Art. From this group the winner of the prize will be selected:

Lauren Audet - Baltimore, MD
Lillian Bayley - Baltimore, MD
Michael Benevento - Baltimore, MD
Heather Boaz - Towson, MD
Nancy A. Breslin - Newark, DE
Camp Baltimore - Baltimore, MD
R.L. Croft - Manassas, VA
Jarrett Min Davis - Baltimore, MD
Laure Drogoul - Baltimore, MD
Eric Dyer - Baltimore , MD
Inga Frick - Washington, DC
Leslie Furlong - Baltimore, MD
Dawn Gavin - Baltimore, MD
Lesser Gonzalez - Baltimore, MD
Geoff Grace - Baltimore, MD
Kristofer Harzinski - Lancaster, PA
Maren Hassinger - Baltimore, MD
Bernhard Hildebrandt - Baltimore, MD
Karin Horlbeck - Baltimore, MD
Jason Hughes - Baltimore, MD
Julie Jankowski - Baltimore, MD
Ian Jehle - Washington, DC
Brian Kain - Emmitsburg, MD
J.T. Kirkland - Arlington, VA
Osamu Kobayashi - Baltimore, MD
Gabriel Martinez - Washington, DC
Lesley McTague - Cockeysville , MD
David Page - Baltimore, MD
Hugh Pocock - Baltimore, MD
Carly Ptak - Baltimore, MD
W.C. Richardson - University Park, MD
Chuck Sehman - Baltimore, MD
Julia Kim Smith - Baltimore, MD
Denise Tassin - Baltimore, MD
Rene Trevino - Baltimore, MD
P. Daniel Witmer - Baltimore, MD
Karen Yasinsky - Baltimore, MD
Jason Zimmerman - Washington, DC

The jurors are Kathy Grayson, Gallery Director of Deitch Projects in New York, Matthew Higgs, currently the director and chief curator of White Columns in New York, and artist William Pope, faculty of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.


To Ben Tolman, who will be exhibiting this coming June at the "Flights of Imagination" exhibition in Switzerland at the Giger Museum curated by H.R. Giger himself.


The WaPo's Express has a bit on my review of Cristin Millett.
Washington Post Express