Recently Artadia announced their 2008 Chicago Awardees. This year’s awardees are: Melika Bass, Juan Angel ChÃ¡vez, Jim Duignan, Theaster Gates, Kelly Kaczynski, Dutes Miller and Stan Shellabarger, and Kim Piotrowski.
“Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue is very pleased to announce the Artadia Awardees 2008 Chicago. As part of Artadia’s unique two-tiered review process, a second panel of three internationally prominent jurors, Allison Peters Quinn (Director of Exhibitions at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago), Kristin Poole (Artistic Director of the Sun Valley Arts Center, Sun Valley, ID), and Tumelo Mosaka (former Associate Curator of Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, NY), conducted studio visits with 15 short-listed artists for three consecutive days (October 23-25) in Chicago to evaluate the artists’ work.” Read the rest on Artadia’s website.
While we are on the subject of awards, AIA has announce their Chicago winners. None of which I am familiar with…
via Apartment Therapy
“Downtown Chicago has a reputation for being an open-air “museum” of great architecture, but we also have some incredible houses and apartments tucked away on neighborhood side streets. The AIA tries to bring all Chicago’s great buildings (big and small) to our attention through their annual awards. This year, many of the awards went to innovative homes and green buildings. We saw some familiar spaces among the submissions…” Check out the rest of this article and photos of the nominees here.
Congrats to all the winners.