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Thursday, February 18, 2010

SF Weekly Names Winners of Masterminds Arts Grants

Posted By on Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 7:55 AM

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Thanks to Project One for hosting a great party and all the artists who helped make a terrific show last night. We wish we could have given out grants to everyone, but we only had enough money to give out three. 

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​Without further ado, here are the artists who took home $2,500 checks to spend however they please:

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Packard Jennings

Packard Jennings' work invades the lives of everyday people and isn't confined to a gallery. Imagine finding his anarchist action figure at Wal-Mart or one of his brochures at Walgreens directing you to locally-owned stores. You would have to stop and consider what you were looking at -- who left it there? Why? In a consumer culture in which we're bombarded with empty sales slogans every day, Jennings makes us stop and think about the way we interact with the world.
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