Utrecht Art Competitions Winners 2010

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Untitled by James Caron

Utrecht Competition 2010: 1st Honorable Mention—Painting Untitled by James CaronAcrylic, 22 x 28. Caron enjoys creating works where sketchy brushwork is evident. He is based in New Hampshire. Prize Information: 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…

Untitled by Angela Sekerak

Utrecht Competition 2010: 3rd Honorable Mention—Drawing Untitled by Angela SekerakMonochromatic oil wash on linen, 11 x 8. Sekerak received a classical art education that she uses to communicate through her work with spontaneity, beauty, and intention. A professional painter in central Illinois, Sekerak gleans inspiration for her paintings from many sources, including books, nature, music,…

Rhino by Brooklyn Henke

Utrecht Competition 2010: 2nd Honorable Mention—Drawing Rhino by Brooklyn HenkeInk on gessoed board and oil on gessoed paper, 24 x 35. Henke is a working artist who graduated from MIAD in 2009. Her work concentrates on movement, light, and form. She plans to pursue graduate school in drawing and painting.   Prize Information: Grand Prize—The…

Jou Jou by Jacques Bredy

Utrecht Competition 2010: 1st Honorable Mention—Drawing Jou Jou by Jacques BredyPencil on toned paper, 8 x 10.   Prize Information: 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…

January Thaw by William Amptman

Utrecht Competition 2010: 3rd Place—Drawing January Thaw by William AmptmanGraphite on paper, 12.5 x 14. Amptman, 67, is a retired commercial artist residing in rural Pennsylvania.   Prize Information: 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…

Howl Now by Derick Albeck

Utrecht Competition 2010: 2nd Place—Drawing Howl Now by Derick AlbeckGraphite on paper mounted to mirror, 24 x 20, 2010. Derek Albeck was born in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. In 2005 he graduated with honors from California State University Northridge with a Bachelors in Art,…

Untitled by Gina McGinnis

Utrecht Competition 2010: 1st Place—Drawing Untitled by Gina McGinnisCharcoal on paper, 17 x 23.  McGinnis, 24, fuses realism and abstract design to create figurative works that communicate a single thought or emotion. Her primary teacher has been Nancy Honea, a student of Nelson Shanks.   Prize Information: Grand Prize—The Grand Prize winner receives a 6-week…

Bronze Sculpture by Robert Fletcher

Utrecht Competition 2010: 3rd Honorable Mention—Sculpture Bronze Sculpture by Robert FletcherBronze, 34 x 12 x 9. Fletcher studied at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and spent the first part of his career as an illustrator.  He now paints and sculpts full time.  His work is representational/figurative and in it he strives to show…

Untitled by Melinda Whitmore

Utrecht Competition 2010: 2nd Honorable Mention—Sculpture Untitled by Melinda WhitmoreResin, fiberglass, iron, and copper; 48 x 24 x 20. Whitmore's intention in sculpture and painting is to depict ordinary life as one writes history, whether banal or epic, without falsifying the subject. She portrays figures honestly, exposing the fragile nature of human emotion juxtaposed with…

Untitled by Alexandra Martin

Utrecht Competition 2010: 1st Honorable Mention—Sculpture Untitled by Alexandra Martin Martin was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA; attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and Columbia University in New York City. She studied sculpture at the National Academy of Design School of Fine Arts in NYC with Anthony Antonios and Barney Hodes. Her work…

Nosfaratu by Jacques Bredy

Utrecht Competition 2010: 3rd Place—Sculpture Nosfaratu by Jacques BredyWax/resin. Bredy is based in New Jersey.   Prize Information: 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…

Portrait Sculpt from Life by Anthony Alemany

Utrecht Competition 2010: 2nd Place—Sculpture Portrait Sculpt from Life by Anthony Alemany16 x 14 x10, water-based clay. Alemany studied and graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. While at SCAD he discovered sculpture and eventually travelled abroad for a summer course at the Florence Academy of Art. In Florence, Alemany found realist artists…