Two Late with Rob and Joe at the Adrienne Theater: A Winning Essay in the Art Writing Contest!

[Dear Readers, we are publishing the essays of the 16 finalists in the New Art Writing Challenge Contest on Artblog and the St. Claire! Today, we publish the finalists in the category 1,000 words or less. Thanks to all those who participated and submitted more than 70 articles. And thanks to our jurors–Hrag Vartanian, Abigail Satinsky and Nell McClister–who picked the winners. We are energized by all the wonderful writing that was submitted and know you will enjoy reading it! — the Artblog editors]

Finalists in the category – 1000 words or less

Two Late with Rob and Joe at the Adrienne Theater
By Mike Jackson

Two Late with Rob and Joe at the Adrienne Theater. Image courtesy of Mike Jackson.

Read the article here: MikeJackson_TwoLate



Mike is an illustrator and visual journalist who lives with his wife in Philadelphia, PA. His work focuses on real people and all of the fantastically absurd things of which they’re capable. His portfolio can be seen at