Utrecht Competition 2010:
3rd Honorable Mention—Painting
Eli at the Creek by Thomas Wheeler
Oil on canvas, 15 x 30.
Wheeler lives in Washington, and loves painting natural subjects, rocks and water, as well as people and figures. He completed a BFA from Brigham Young University in 1997 and desires to spend spend more time painting and creating artwork, focusing on strong composition and principles of good design.
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 card.
Honorable Mentions—The three honorable mentions in each category will receive Certificates of Merit from Utrecht and a subscription to American Artist.