Sunday, October 4, 2015

A&O subscribers vote for Religious Art of the Year in October

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
A&O subscribers are now voting for the 2015 Religious Art of the Year, through October 31st. This is the 8th Annual Alpha Omega Prize, and you must be a subscriber to vote. Below is the complete list from Round #1: the 31 most popular posts of 2015. Again, anyone can vote but you must first "subscribe" to Alpha Omega Arts. It's "free," so subscribe today and begin voting on Sunday!






Below are all 31 finalists:
  1. "If I FORGET THEE O' JERUSALEM" by Barbara Hines at the Museum of Biblical Art in Dallas (TX) 
  2. "SINGHSTREETSTYLE.COM" by Pardeep Singh Bahra, the Sikh Sartorialist
  3. "THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD," a glass sculpture by Jed Malitz
  4. "THE TRIBE OF LEVI (M. CS 14)" by Charles Sorlier after Marc Chagall at auction
  5. "DREAM OF RECONCILATION" by Barry Blitt on the cover of The New Yorker
  6. "JACOB BLESSES HIS SONS ON HIS DEATHBED" by Yoram Raanan in Chabad.org
  7. "BRIDGING PARDES" by Siona Benjamin as part of the Bridging Carvans exhibition in France
  8. "SAINT JOHN'S BIBLE" exhibition at the Indiana Interchurch Center in Indianapolis (IN) 
  9. "DIVINE BLUE" by Romero Britto, prints on sale at Royal Carribean Oasis of Sea
  10. "AUSTIN" by Ellsworth Kelly at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas (TX)
  11. "RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SIGNING CEREMONY" featuring Gov. Pence in a private ceremony (IN)
  12. "YOUR CATFISH FRIEND" by Philip Campbell at Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (IN)
  13. "THE 99 SERIES" by Aida Muluneh at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (DC)
  14. "ALTARPIECE: LIFE OF CHRIST" by Keith Haring at Cathedral of St. John the Divine (NY)
  15. "YELLOW FLASH ORANGE" by Anila Quayyum Agha at Indianapolis Arts Center (IN)
  16. "JOURNEYS" by Aminah Robinson at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati (OH)
  17. "LET FREEDOM RING, THE WEDDING BELLS" by Tom Torluemke of Chicago (IL)
  18. "ART AIDS AMERICA" at ONE Archives Gallery & Museum (CA) and Tacoma Art Museum (WA)
  19. "ISLAMIC ART NOW: CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE MIDDLE EAST" at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (CA)
  20. "HORIZONTAL SOUL" by Sean Scully at Roman Catholic church in Spain
  21. "CONVERSATIONS: AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTWORKS IN DIALOGUE" at Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (WA)
  22. "CALLIGRAPHIC ABSTRACTION" at Seattle Art Museum/Asian Art Museum (WA)
  23. "ICON V" by Dan Flavin at Dia Art Foundation outpost in Bridgehampton (NY)
  24. "FLEMISH TARA" by Jamex and Einar de la Torre at Koplin Del Rio in Culver City (CA)
  25. "JOMIX – JEWISH COMICS; ART & DERIVATION" at Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art (PA)
  26. "NOOR KIDS" by Amin and Mohammed Aaser (Minnesota, MN)
  27. "SEDER" by Nicole Eisenman by Jewish Museum of New York
  28. "PEACE - BENEFICENT LORD" by Salma Arastu at Museum of Contemporary Religious Arts in Saint Louis (MO)
  29. 'SAINT ANDREW" by Kehinde Wiley at the Brooklyn Museum (NY)
  30. “SAINT GREGORY PALAMAS" by Kehinde Wiley at the Brooklyn Museum (NY)
  31. “THE JUDGMENT DAY” by Aaron Douglas at the National Gallery of Art and Metropolitant Museum of Art
A new ballot is emailed out each Sunday. The schedule is: Oct. 4th - 31 finalists (above); Oct. 11th - 20 finalists; Oct. 18th - 15 finalists; and October 25th - 10 finalists.  On November 1, 2015, A&O will announce your decision here on AlphaOmegaArts as the single post of that day!