Friday, October 21, 2011

Best of Twin Cities Fine Arts Organization Award Winners

Best of Twin Cities Fine Arts Organization Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the first ever Best of Twin Cities Fine Arts Awards! Voter turnout was excellent with people standing strongly behind their favorite galleries. The winners are:

Outstanding Art Gift Shop:
The Shop at Textile Center

Outstanding Curator:
Betty Bright and Jeff Rathermel (Minnesota Center for Book Arts) for Fine and Dirty: Contemporary Letterpress Art

Outstanding Reception:
Anita Sue Kolman Gallery for their grand opening

Outstanding Artist Talk:
Mark Allen of Machine Project (Soap Factory) for “Conversation with Mark Allen”

Most Memorable:
A Reasonable Facsimile at Christensen Center Art Gallery at Augsburg College

Most Inspiring: A tie!
I Am a Link: Pictorial Rugs by Dorothy Sauber at Textile Center
Convergence at Traffic Zone Gallery

People’s Choice:
Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Thank you all for your votes! See a gallery on the list you aren’t familiar with? Go check it out! Find hours and addresses on our website.

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