Last night marked the end of the RAW: Colorado Springs season, which meant the first batch of RAW: Artists of the Year, in a multitude of categories.
Without further ado:
Fashion designer: Dame Dirty Dish
Hairstylist: Heather Ryle
Make-up artist: Janine Novarro
Performing artist: Susan Peiffer
Visual Artist: Dáreece Walker
Photographer: Sara Meghdari
Accessories designer: Lady Aladrah
Musician: Claymore Disco
The winners where chosen by judges Perrin Cunningham, Liz Szabo and Tony Korte, as well as votes from those who attended the show last night. These artists will then be judged by RAWards National Judges, who will decide the final winners and announce it via video on Dec. 3.
You can view each of the city winners' work at the RAW site, and review RAW's start in Colorado Springs (when the Indy spoke to both Walker and Peiffer) here. As for Claymore Disco, the band won this year's People's Choice Award at this year's Indy Music Awards, read Bill Forman's interview with them here.