Although Bombay Sapphire is a company known for producing high-quality gin, it also sponsors an “Artisan Series” in which awards are given to regional and online artists. Who are the recent winners?
A range of deserving artists recently earned honors via Bombay Sapphire’s annual “Artisan Series” — a national art competition in which artists submit work to be reviewed by a panel of judges. Two categories compose the competition, regional and online entries.
In the regional market competition, a panel of judges review all entries within a regional market territory; regions include, among others, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Vancouver, Santa Barbara, San Antonio, Seattle, Toronto, and New York. 2016 witnessed several talented winners in this section, including Darius Frank from the Philadelphia region, Resa Wohlrabe from the Austin region, and Ivan Alifan from the New York region.
Artists living outside these large-city regions are entered into an online competition. On December 1, the Grand Prize Winner, First Place Prize Winner, and People’s Choice winner will be announced in Miami at the Artisan Series Finale. Winners of these awards receive a number of lucrative stipends for studio upgrades and solo exhibition endeavors.
To learn more, visit The Artisan Series.
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