2015 Big Brain Award Winners Announced

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We are proud to announce the recipients of the New Times' 2015 Big Brain Awards.

The five winners were presented with plaques and each received $500 to further their creative endeavors in visual art, culinary art, performing art, design, and music at Artopia on Saturday, May 9, at Monarch Theatre in downtown Phoenix.

See also: Watch a video of the 2015 Big Brain Award finalists

Visual Art Winner: Jeff Slim

Finalists: Sophie May Hook, Jorge Ignacio Torres of Palabra Collective,

Design Winner: Leonor Aispuro

Finalists: The Ranch Mine, Jon Jenkins

Culinary Art Winner: Case Coniglio

Finalists: Bo Mostow of Uptown Farmers Market, Kallen Schmerler

Music Winner: Clandestino

Finalists: Teneia, Ichi Sound

Performing Art Winner: Xanthia Walker of Rising Youth Theatre

Finalists: Angel Castro, Beth May

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