We’re excited to announce the finalists in the Downtown Project Arts Contest. These eleven artists will have their work displayed and performed at First Friday on October 5th. During the evening’s celebration of the festival’s 10th anniversary, we’ll be announcing the Grand Prize Winner.
Over the next two weeks, we’ll be featuring the winning submissions and the artists who created them.
Thank you to all of the artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians who submitted their work for consideration. We are incredibly inspired by the creativity and innovation of the people in our community.
And the winners are:
Catherine Joy Calixto–Mixed Media
Matt Dunsmoor–long-form narrative
Patrick Fournie–short film
Christine Han–oil painting
Mark Melnick–12K gold on glass
Robert Nelson–mosaic photograph
Kathleen Strukoff–oil on canvas
Photo by Bryan Schnitzer