Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
(WRDW/WAGT) -- Augusta University's Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art is pleased to announce that artist Bojana Ginn, whose exhibition Phygital Muse will premiere at the Gallery September 19th, is one of sixteen finalists selected for the MAD Museum's 2019 Burke Prize. A jury of professionals in art, craft, and design selected the sixteen artists as strong emerging voices under the age of 45 and working in a medium of glass, fiber, clay, metal, and/or wood.
As a finalist, Bojana Ginn's work will be exhibited in New York alongside the other finalists' work. The winner will be announced on November 4th at MAD Ball, an annual benefit gala and dinner hosted by the Museum, and will be awarded an unrestricted $50,000 prize.
Ginn's installation Phygital Muse opens at Mary S. Byrd Gallery September 19 and will be on view through December 13.