||Dedicated to the idea that the visual arts are a necessary and rewarding ingredient of any world-class city, the SD Art Prize was conceived to promote and encourage dialogue, reflection and social interaction about San Diego’s artistic and cultural life. This annual award honors artistic expression with a cash prize, exhibition opportunities, and spotlights artists in the San Diego to Ensenada, Mexico region whose outstanding achievements in the field of visual arts merit recognition.
Recipients: Anya Gallaccio , Janelle Iglesias , Joe Yorty , Mely Barragan
Curated by Dr. Lara Bullock, Senior Civic Art Manager, City of San Diego
2023 Selectors: Pedro Alonzo - Adjunct Curator at Dallas Contemporary , Dallas, Texas , Susanna Temkin - Curator at El Museo del Barrio , New York, New York , Kathryn Kraczon - Director of Exhibitions of the Brown Arts Institute (BAI) and Chief Curator of the David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, Providence Rhode Island