SF Weekly's Artopia highlights exceptional Bay Area artists. More than 300 people submitted entries this year for three $1,500 grants that we call “Masterminds.” We received a lot of deserving work, and choosing 10 finalists was difficult. Painters, sculptors, photographers, musicians, filmmakers, writers, and a quilter made our Top 10. Their art will be displayed at Artopia, which takes place tonight at Public Works. The Mastermind winners will be announced to fanfare and, we know, a great deal of applause.
We've posted short items about our finalists every day this week. Here are the final three: