1Spot Gallery: Nominated for 2013 New Times Big Brain Award!

Wow Phoenix.

1Spot Gallery is very honored to be a finalist for the 2013 Big Brain Awards by Phoenix New Times.

Each year, New Times honors the community’s art-felt achievements with the Big Brain Awards, giving cash prizes to emerging creatives.

— Being nominated is a beautiful catalyst to continue creating, expanding, showcasing and building up our local Native art world. —

We’d like to give a shout-out to previous years winners, who happen to also be our friends, conspirators, and collaborators!




Performing Art: Dulce Juarez

Visual Art: Thomas Greyeyes





Performing Art: Joseph “Sentrock” Perez

Culinary: Brian and Margita Webb of “Hey Joe!” Filipino Food Truck


Check out article and other Finalists below!


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Take note and give your creative friends a big pat on the back — we’re announcing the finalists for the 2013 Big Brain Awards.

The award was created to recognize emerging local creatives, and for the past few weeks we’ve been narrowing the long list of submissions to 18 finalists in six categories.

See also:
2012 Big Brain Awards Winners Announced
Big Brain Awards 2013: Nominate Emerging Phoenix Creatives for Cash Prizes

On April 27, from 7 to 11 p.m., we’ll be honoring six winners with $500 cash prizes in the categories of craft, design, online, visual art, culinary, and performing art at Monarch Theatre in Phoenix during our annual Artopia celebration.

We’ll be profiling the finalists in the April 25 issue of New Times and on our blogs in the next few weeks. In the meantime, here are their names:

Ashley Cooper
Keytha Fixico
Brandon Boetto

Kelsey Dake
David Emitt Adams

Leah Marche
Space 55

Lindsay Kinkade
Justin Katz
Jon Arvizu

Dust Circuit Radio
Club Fonograma
Lightning Octopus

Check them out on Chow Bella

Tickets to Artopia go on sale this Thursday, March 28. Stay tuned to the Big Brain page for more details …

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