Lauri Stallings Wins 2017 Hudgens Prize!

We would like to announce and congratulate Lauri Stallings as the 2017 Hudgens Prize Winner! Stallings receives a $50,000 cash award as well as an upcoming solo exhibition at the Hudgens Center for Art & Learning. Out of more than 275 Georgia-based artists, Stallings emerged as the winner after being selected as a finalist along with Sarah Hobbs, Jiha Moon, and Cosmo Whyte.

Founder of the non-profit, glo platform, Stallings is a 2016-17 MOCA GA Working Artist Fellow and has received awards and grants from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Creative Time, American Academy of Arts, Possible Futures Foundation, Bogliasco Foundation, Flux Projects (inaugural artist), Chicago Music & Dance Alliance, Emory Center for Creativity and Arts (inaugural artist), Atlanta Beltline Urban Development, and Artadia.

Stallings has exhibited and performed her work at Central Park in New York City; Art Basel Miami, South Beach; National Center for Civil and Human Rights; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden, Summerville; Trinity Laban, London; Atlanta Contemporary; Augsburg Opera Haus, Germany; Zuckerman Museum of Art; among others.

The Hudgens Prize Finalists’ Exhibition will be on display until October 21st.

(Image credit: by Jamie Hopper)

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