Artfields 2016 Winners Announced

On April 22nd, Artfields opened its doors and storefronts and abandoned buildings and fields of grass. Eight days, thousands of visitors, and almost 400 pieces of original art from 12 Southeastern states later, the 4 year old competitive art festival announces its 2016 winners, with Elgin's Tyrone Geter being awarded a $1000 Judges' Award of Merit for his installation "Mother Nature's Last In-House Domestic Worker." artfields tyrone geter


$50,000 Top Prize Winner Charles Clary—Be Kind, Rewind

$25,000 Juried Prize Winner Brent Pafford—Remember This As a Time of Day

$12,500 3-D People’s Choice Winner Jocelyn Chateuavert—Invasive Species

$12,500 2-D People’s Choice Winner Aron Belka—Contact Tracings

Judges’ Award of Merit Sponsored by The Citizens Bank

Susie Ganch—Drag (Diptych)

Heather Mae Erickson—American Values/Handmade in America

Brad Williams—Of the Earth

Colin Quashie—French Toile, Negro Toil

Michael Logan Woodle—Clabber Ladle

Wanbli Hamilton Gamache—Excavations

Logan Tanner—Hog

Ken Hamilton—E-Z Rest Motel

Tyrone Geter—Mother Nature’s Last In-House Domestic Worker

Stacy Rexrode—Quasi-Delft Bequest

Jasper congratulates all the winners and participants in this year's festival!