I am so excited to announce that I am one of the artists that has been chosen to show my art in ART LOOP OPEN competition in chicago!!!! The public votes for an artist to win top prizes, $25,000, $15,000, and $10,000. I’ll be showing my piece EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED at Block 37. Please get out and see the art and vote, starting Oct. 15th.
2010 – Fall Exhibitions:
Art Loop Open
200 local artists, selected by an esteemed jury from a pool of 750 entries, will be vying for more than $60,000 in prizes, as judged by the public.
Art Crawl – Voting Begins
Friday, October 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. The public is encouraged to visit each venue and begin voting for their favorite artwork, while enjoying specialty “Artini” cocktails and other offerings. Many of the artists will be on hand that evening to discuss their works.
Round 1 (October 15-21): The public is urged to participate in the first round of voting, where they can vote once in support of as many pieces as they’d like utilizing smart phone applications and texting.
Round 2 (October 22-28): Following the announcement of the top ten vote recipients on Friday, October 22, the public will be invited to vote for their top selection. The three winners with the most votes will be announced at an awards ceremony, Friday, October 29, and will receive $25,000 (1st), $15,000 (2nd) and $10,000 (3rd). The winners of additional prizes, presented by organizations including the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, theWit Hotel, Palmer House, 3Arts, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, and the Chicago Art Dealers Association, will also be announced.