The finalists for the prize, one of the country’s largest for visual artists, are Christopher Chambers, Robbie Land, Derek Larson and Pam Longobardi. All of the artists are from Atlanta, except Larson, who is a Statesboro resident.
Chambers is primarily an installation artist whose work merges multiple disciplines. Land is a live-action and animation filmmaker and installation artist. Larson, director of Georgia Southern University’s 4D/New Media program, is a digital/multidisciplinary artist. Longobardi, a Georgia State University art professor, is an environmental artist.