Semifinalists for Sondheim Artscape Prize Announced


, which awards $25,000 to an up-and-coming visual artist or visual-artist collaborators living and working in the Greater Baltimore area, has announced its


. The list of more 40 semifinalists will be whittled down to about six finalists who will have their work displayed in the Alvin and Fanny Blaustein Thalheimer Galleries of the

June 16 through July 29. Jurors for this year's seventh annual competition include curator

, gallery director

, and artist

. A reception will follow the highly anticipated announcement of the prize winner on July 14 at the BMA. A few days after that, on July 20, a complete exhibition of the remaining semifinalists' work will go on display in the


galleries of

through Aug. 5.