Greenhill, in Greensboro, NC, in partnership with North Carolina 2015, Local Organizing Committee for the 2015 Prudential US Figure Skating Championships, invited North Carolina artists to create and submit original works of art for the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships Poster Competition. The 2015 US Figure Skating Championships took place Jan. 17 to 25, 2015 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.
Together, Greenhill and the US Figure Skating Championships sent out a call to artists looking for an original artwork portraying the spirit, athleticism and grace of figure skating for the official poster of the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships taking place at the Greensboro Coliseum from Jan. 17-25, 2015. Forty-four works by forty North Carolina artists were on view. The winning artist received $3,000 for reproduction of their work on the poster as well as royalties from sales during the Championships. Second and third place entries received $750 and $500 respectively. A People’s choice award of $750 voted by the public was also awarded.
On Jan. 17, at a reception, judges announced the following three artists to receive prizes for the Official 2015 Prudential US Figure Skating Championships Poster Competition: First Place – Jessica DeHart for “Whirlwind”, Second Place – Alexis Lavine for “Poised”, and Third Place – David Eichenberger for “Slow Dance on Ice”. Upon the completion of the Championships, The People’s Choice Award was announced to winner Nicole Agresto for “Swirls and Twirls”.