Mia Tavonatti

It was a very good year for ArtPrize 2011 winnertttttttttt

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

Was Squire reporter the lucky charm? by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Mia Tavonatti and her 2011 first place ArtPrize entry, “Crucifixion”. With Tavonatti is Squire reporter, Nancy Hill. Photo by CLIFF HILL Anyway you look at it the last calendar year was very, very good for Mia Tavonatti, the California artist who was born and raised in Michigan’s U. P. In the course of 51 [...]

Grand Rapids ArtPrize revisited

October 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL  Artist Mia Tavonatti and Squire reporter Nancy Hill stand before “Svetlata,” a stained glass mosaic portrait that was awarded second place in the 2010 ArtPrize competition. photo by CLIFF HILL Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. What one person may love, another person may thoroughly dislike. Add 1,713 artists from around the [...]