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Hudgens Prize

Cosmo Whyte

Every other year, the Hudgens Center awards one Georgia artist the Hudgens Prize. That includes one solo exhibition and a $50,000 award.

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Cosmo Whyte is one the four finalists. Originally from Jamaica, he is now an art professor at Morehouse College. As an artist, he isn't limited by medium: he draws, paints, photographs and does performance art. His art explores migration, home and outsiders.

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Wednesday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Jiha Moon

Every two years, the Hudgens Center awards a $50,000 prize to one Georgia artist. It's one of the largest prizes of its kind in the country.

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Jiha Moon is one of the four finalists. In her work, she combines traditional iconography from her Korean heritage with contemporary objects like Angry Birds.

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Friday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

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Artist Bethany Collins is obsessed with words.

Her latest obsession, the word "blue," is explored in a new exhibit called “with the exception of the sky” currently on view at the Hudgens Center for the Arts through May 21.

After delving more into the history of "blue," Collins discovered more overtones to the word and color.

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