Natalie Guerrieri, Michael Lynch, Micah Laird, Brian Banks, Brian Rayner, Jan Pearson, John Tobin, Jr., Blade Wynne, Matt Ballard, David Lewis, Christi Harris, Kristin Skees, Katie Zickefoose, James Crable, Suzanne DeSaix, Ray Meyer, Wade Mickley, Elizabeth Levesque, Roberto Westbrook, Amity Dewey, Jacob Copetillo, April Dauscha, Nick Fagan, Johnston Foster, Melanie McLain, Ginger Metzger, Theresa Ramirez, Lynda Ray, Valerie West, Erin Zerbe, Omri Zin, Robert Carlson, Bernard Conda, Shea Gegan, Sylvia Liu, Joseph Mazza, Lana Stephens
Best in Show: $2,000
Second Place: $1,000
Third Place: $500
Honorable Mentions: $250 (two awarded)
Lane Relyea is Associate Professor of Art Theory & Practice at Northwestern University and editor-designate of Art Journal (beginning July 2012). His essays and reviews have appeared in numerous magazines including Artforum, Afterall, Parkett, Frieze, Art in America and Flash Art. He has written monographs on several artists, and contributed to such exhibition catalogs as Helter Skelter and Public Offerings. He taught at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, where he joined the faculty in 1991. In 2001 he was appointed director of the Core Program and Art History at the Glassell School of Art in Houston, Texas. His book D.I.Y. Culture Industry: Signifying Practices.