Big Brain Awards 2011: Meet the Winners

The results are in, and we're proud to present the recipients of New Times' 2011 Big Brain Awards.

The winners in six categories were announced Saturday, April 10, at New Times' Big Brain reception, and each received $1,000 (per category).

We profiled the finalists last week and will continue to give you sneak peeks into their creative environments for the next few days. Awards and recipients are:


Big Brain Awards

New Times building, 1201 East Jefferson Street

Artopia, an event including live and display art, musical and dance perfomances, food and drink -- and the announcement of the winners of the 2011 Big Brain Awards. Tickets are $10 at the door or at web link.

Visual ArtsSafwat Saleem

Design: Chadwick Uptain

Literary: Kim Porter

Performance: Joseph "Sentrock" Perez

Film/Video: Film Bar

Culinary: Brian and Margita Webb

To read about all 18 finalists, follow the links below:


Kofi O. Okyere
Robbie Pfeffer
Kim Porter

Visual Arts
Sarah Hurwitz
Safwat Saleem

Chris Rupp
Rebecca Turley
Chadwick Uptain

Renetto-Mario Etsitty
Mario Martusciello
Brian and Margita Webb

Francis Lazaro
Lee Storey

Performing Arts
Ruth Carter
Tom Leveen
Joseph Perez

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