The annual Tucson Weekly “Best of Tucson® 2021” were announced this week and there were many award winners from the School of Art community.
- Best Visual Artist | Jessica Gonzales (BFA ’12, 2D Art) … won last three years
- Best Outdoor Art Installation | Joe Pagac’s Murals (BFA ’05, Visual Communications)
- Best Gallery | DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun… founder Ted DeGrazia (MA ’45)
- Best Tattoo Artist | Lisa Cardenas (BFA ’09, Studio Art) … six-time winner
And a special nod to those who were recommended by the readers!
- Best Visual Artist Reader Recommended | Diana Maderas (MA, ’77), Joe Pagac (BFA ’05, Visual Communications)
- Best Art Class Reader Recommended | Tipsy Picassos… owner Jennifer Johnson (MA ’21, Art & Visual Culture Education)
Congratulations to all of the artists featured! See the entire list on the Tucson Weekly website.