Utrecht Competition 2010:
Untitled by Gina McGinnis
Charcoal 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.
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.