Baltimore City Paper

2009 Janet and Walter Sondheim finalists announced

This morning the

announced the six finalists for the fourth annual $25,000 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Award. They are the artist collective the


Baltimore Development Cooperative

, whose core members are Scott Berzofsky, Dane Nester, and Nicholas Wisniewski; photographer/video artist


; Kensington-based installation artist/painter

; mixed-media artist

; Washington installation artist-qua-text explorer

; and animator

Karen Yasinsky


An exhibition of the finalists' works runs June 20-Aug. 16 at the

, and the winner is announced July 11.