Artadia, a nonprofit grantmaking organization and nationwide community of visual artists, curators, and patrons, is pleased to announce the 2022 Atlanta Artadia Awards Finalists:
The 2022 Atlanta Artadia Awards application was open to visual artists working in any visual media, at any stage in their career, who have been living and working within Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Morgan, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale, Spalding, and Walton counties for a minimum of two years.
This year’s semi-final jurors were Rosario Güiraldes, Associate Curator, The Drawing Center, Sarah Kennel, Aaron Siskind Curator of Photography and Director of the Raysor Center, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and Veronica Kessenich, Executive Director, Atlanta Contemporary.
The Round 2 jurors will be Veronica Kessenich joined by Rehema C. Barber, Chief Curator, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.
On the jurying process, Güiraldes remarked: “Participating as a Juror for Artadia’s Atlanta Awards was an exciting opportunity in that it offered a window into the city’s diversity of production and talent among a younger generation of artists.”