2018-05-11 / Arts & Entertainment

Columbia resident wins grand prize in ArtFields competition

Contributed by Touchpoint Communications

“She’s Almost Ready” by Michaela Pilar Brown “She’s Almost Ready” by Michaela Pilar Brown The sixth annual installment of the Southeastern art competition, ArtFields®, culminated with an awards ceremony honoring competition prize winners who took home more than $120,000 in total cash prizes.

Michaela Pilar Brown of Columbia was the winner of the $50,000 Grand Prize for her mixed media installation: “She’s Almost Ready.”

ArtFields 2018 drew in top talent from the 12 eligible Southeastern states during the fall 2017 submissions period.

More than 20,000 visitors attend each year to view art and participate in dozens of special events, workshops, musical concerts, and lectures.

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