Utrecht Competition 2010:
January Thaw by William Amptman
Graphite on paper, 12.5 x 14.
Amptman, 67, is a retired commercial artist residing in rural Pennsylvania.
Grand Prize—The Grand Prize winner receives a 6-week full scholarship
to the Grand Central Academy of Art in New York City, and up to $3,500
to cover travel expenses and accommodations.
Category Winners—The top three winners in each category (Drawing,
Painting, Sculpture) will be awarded a Utrecht ArtSmart™ gift card.
First place receives a $1,500 ArtSmart™ gift card, second place gets a
$750 ArtSmart™ gift card, and third place wins a $500 ArtSmart™ gift
Honorable Mentions—The three honorable mentions in each category will
receive Certificates of Merit from Utrecht and a subscription to American Artist.