Santa Ana Woman Wins $250,000 Art Prize

Orange County artist Mia Tavonatti received the $250,000 top prize Thursday in an international competition where artwork was installed and displayed in 164 spots over 3 sq. miles in Grand Rapids, Mich.Tavonatti, of Santa Ana, won for her...

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