Every year SF Weekly's Masterminds competition honors locals artists and awards them $1,500 grants. This year, more than 300 people entered-- a record number. Last night winners were announced at a party at Public Works in the Mission. They were: James Shefik, Hugh Leeman, and Ben Venom. Read more about them and their work on our culture blog, The Exhibitionist.
All photographs by Gil Reigo Jr.