CIGI congratulates the twelve winners of the CIGI Community Art Contest. The winning artworks were announced at a public awards ceremony on October 15, 2015, that celebrated all submissions. The winners of the contest received $22,350 in prize money, thanks to generous funding support from The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation – The Musagetes Fund.
CIGI thanks all contest participants for their artistic renderings of CIGI’s mission and research themes. The winning art pieces will remain on display in the South Wing of the CIGI Campus.
The winners, starting with the top award, are as follows:
World Prize: “Crossroads” by Igor Dragoslavic
Gold Prize: “Amazonian Roofs” by Maria Moreno
Silver Prize: “Determined” by Annette Kraft van Ermel
Juror’s Selection (listed alphabetically by artist’s last name):
- “Home and Native Land” by Kristen Antaya
- “Branching Out” by Sheila Diemert
- “An Invitation for Critical Conversation” by Gerri Naumann
- “A Concept in Motion” by James Nye
- “No Entry” by Kerry Ross
- “Facing the Future” by Claire Vernile-Matlock
- “Brainstorm” by Barry Wright
- “Metamorphosis” by Simona Zac
Winning submissions can be viewed on CIGI's Flickr page.
Artists who received Merit Award certificates for their submissions can arrange to pick up their art from the CIGI Campus by contacting Chrissy Orlowski by email [email protected] or phone 519-885-2444 ext. 7103.