News: Amy Pleasant and Vesna Pavlović Southern Art Prize Finalists

News: Southern Art Prize Announces Nine Finalists for $25,000 Award

February 13,2018
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Nine artists from nine Southern states have been named finalists for the Southern Prize, given by the Atlanta-based organization South Arts. Each receives $5,000 and a two-week residency at Hambidge, and a chance to take home the $25,000 grand prize or the $10,000 finalist award. to receive State Fellowship awards of $5,000 each. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on April 16 in New Orleans.

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various works from the finalists including Amy Pleasant

Counterclockwise from left: Amy Pleasant, “Untitled (Arms);” Jeremiah Ariaz, “Louisiana Buckle, (Sulphur, LA);” Garrett Hansen, Void – .38 Special;” and Paul Stephen Benjamin, “Paint The White House Black.”

works from finalists, including Vesna Pavlovic

Left to Right: Vesna Pavlović, “Maderno, Stefano, Saint Cecilia, Front,” and Paul Stephen Benjamin, “Black Cotton Flag Made in Georgia.”