Announcing the 2012 Big Brain Finalists

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Without further ado, we're announcing the finalists for the 2012 Big Brain Awards. The award was created to recognize emerging local creatives, and for the past few weeks we've been narrowing the long list of submissions to 15 finalists in five categories.

On April 7, from 7 to 11 p.m., we'll be honoring five winners with $500 cash prizes in the categories of design, fashion, visual art, culinary, and performing art at The Saguaro in Scottsdale during our annual Artopia celebration.

We'll be profiling the finalists in the April 5 issue of New Times and on Jackalope Ranch starting next week. In the meantime, here are their names:

VISUAL ART
Thomas Greyeyes
Andrew Hadle
Lindz Lew

PERFORMING ART
Cyphers
Dulce Juarez
Torch Theatre

DESIGN
Jon Ashcroft
Victor Moreno
Sweet Salvage

FASHION
Ashley Eaton
Aaron Kimberlin
Greg Kerr

Stay tuned to Chow Bella for an announcement of the Culinary Arts finalists this afternoon, and grab a ticket to Artopia ($10 each) right here.

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Luke Dymott
Luke Dymott

Greg Kerr of Miles To Go, incredible clothing label! Love them!
From Southampton, England.

Walton228
Walton228

I would say that Greg Kerr from Miles to Go should win a prize.  His clothes are of a consistently high standard with fantastic designs.  He gets my vote.  Jackie Walton from Adelaide, Australia.

Art Fan
Art Fan

Dummies competing for a dummy prize  Can't wait!

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