Congratulations to MAC artist Joao Paulo Goncalves for winning at the international art competition, Art Prize.
Held annually in Grand Rapids, Michigan—the 123rd largest city in the United States—ArtPrize has topped The Art Newspaper’s Big Ticket List as the most attended public art event in the world for two consecutive years. Average daily attendance at the 19-day event is on par with the Louvre in Paris and surpasses that of the British Museum in London and the Met in New York.
Goncalves won the public’s vote in the 2D category.
- Public Vote: Portraits of Light and Shadow, at DeVos Place Convention Center, by Joao Paulo Goncalves from Pompano Beach, FL. The Two-Dimensional Public Vote Award is presented by Foremost Insurance.