ArtVersion Triumphs with Prestigious Webby Awards Accolades

CHICAGO, IL – ArtVersion is proud to announce its recent successes at the 28th Annual Webby Awards. In a significant recognition of its innovative design capabilities, ArtVersion’s collaboration with the Virginia A. Groot Foundation on the “Art Is Everywhere” website has earned multiple accolades this year:

  • A coveted Webby Nomination in the Website and Mobile Site—Cultural Blog/Website category
  • Two Webby Honors, one in the Websites and Mobile Sites—Best Home Page category and another in the Cultural Institutions category

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a prominent body of industry experts, acknowledged ArtVersion’s exceptional work among the elite top 12% of over 13,000 entries. This year’s nominations highlight ArtVersion’s commitment to blending creativity and functionality in digital design.

Goran Paun, Principal and Creative Director at ArtVersion, expressed his gratitude, stating, “Receiving this recognition from The Webbys is a true honor. Our team’s dedication to integrating the rich stories and histories found in the Groot collection into a digitally archived format was not only a creative challenge but a rewarding experience. We hope this platform allows art enthusiasts worldwide to engage with these collections remotely.”

Erin Lentz, Executive Director of Design at ArtVersion, added, “This achievement is a testament to our team’s passion for bringing narratives to life through design and technology. Each element on the ‘Art Is Everywhere’ site was crafted to ensure a seamless and engaging user experience, truly reflecting the essence of Candice B. Groot’s legacy.”

Petra Campbell, Art Director at ArtVersion, remarked, “Being recognized by The Webby Awards validates our strategic approach to digital storytelling. It’s exciting to see how our work not only meets but exceeds global standards of excellence and innovation.”

The “Art Is Everywhere” project was initiated as a digital tribute to Candice B. Groot, whose vision and legacy live on through the foundation. By creating an intuitive and immersive online experience, ArtVersion has ensured that Groot’s extensive art collection is accessible to a global audience.

Nick Borenstein, General Manager of The Webby Awards, praised the nominees: “Projects like ‘Art Is Everywhere’ set a high standard for digital creativity and innovation on a global scale. It’s an impressive feat to be selected among the best from the thousands of entries received this year.”

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About Artversion

ArtVersion is a Chicago-based creative agency focused on branding, digital design, and user experience. Known for its strategic and engaging digital solutions, ArtVersion collaborates with clients worldwide to enhance their digital presence and storytelling capabilities.

About Webby Awards

Founded in 1996, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. Recognized as the Internet’s highest honor, The Webby Awards celebrates outstanding achievements in websites, video, advertising, media & PR, apps, mobile, voice, social, podcasts, and games. Each year, The Webby Awards receives thousands of entries from all 50 states and over 70 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a global organization of industry experts and technology innovators.