Utrecht Art Competitions Winners 2011

Artist Daily community members show what they are working on. Paintings, drawings, and mixed media are all represented, and works can be complete or in progress. This art gallery shows the online art competition winners from Utrecht’s 2011 art contest.

McGuffey by Elizabeth Geiger

Honorable Mention–Painting McGuffey by Elizabeth Geiger Oil on linen From the artist: My work is always painted directly from observations–be it still life, landscape, or the occasional figure painting. Using this perceptual information, I hope to create an image that is more evocative than accurate, more haunting and timeless than narrative. Prize Information: Grand Prize–The…

Sea of Green by Suzy Barnard

Honorable Mention–Painting Sea of Green by Suzy Barnard Oil on wood panel, 32" x 38" From the artist: I see a parade of ships from my studio window at Pier 70. Like large, languid still lifes on the bay, they call to me. In the morning they are inky, ghostly, glimmering things, by afternoon becoming…

Untitled by Jeff Bryner

Honorable Mention–Painting Untitled by Jeff Bryner Acrylic on gessoboard, 18" x 18" Prize Information: Grand Prize–The Grand Prize winner receives a 6-week full scholarship to the Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, and up to $3,500 to cover travel expenses, accommodations and art supplies.   Category Winners–The top three winners in each category (Drawing, Painting, Sculpture) will…

You Must be Dreaming by Joshua Sheridan

Honorable Mention–Sculpture You Must be Dreaming by Joshua Sheridan From the artist: I am from Atanta, Georgia, and am currently pursuing my B.F.A in drawing and painting at Georgia State University. Ultimately my plan is to pursue a career within commercial illustration and the fine arts. I mostly create figurative work with graphite and watercolor.…

Defiance by Jeremy Pelletier

Honorable Mention–Sculpture Defiance by Jeremy Pelletier Bronze cast, 27" tall From the artist: I work in clay and cast in bronze using the lost wax method. This piece is part of a series depicting strong women caught in a character defining moment. I create in any medium, but my current favorite is clay. I like…

Untitled by Ray Garrett

Honorable Mention–Sculpture Untitled by Ray Garrett Multiple laminations of Suma plywood sculpted with angle grinder, Dremel tools, files, and hand sanding, and finished with gloss floor wax. Artist bio: Ray Garrett retired to St. Simons Island, Georgia, where he has pursued his desire to experiment with fine art. He began sculpting–using plywood as the primary…

Siren by Terra Chapman

Honorable Mention–Drawing Siren by Terra Chapman, oil, 20" x 24" From the artist: I am 21 years old and from Virginia. I studied at the Angel Academy for two years, becoming an assistant teacher there. I am currently studying at the Florence Academy of Art, going into my second year. I am extremely interested in…

Untitled by Chelsey Tyler Wood

Honorable Mention–Drawing Untitled by Chelsey Tyler Wood, graphite on paper Artist bio: Chelsey Tyler Wood received her B.F.A. from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and her M.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She participated in exhibitions including Boston Young Contemporaries and The Next Generation III in Boston. Awards received…

Standing Man by Naruki Kukita

Honorable Mention–Drawing Standing Man by Naruki Kukita, pencil on paper, 24" x 36" Artist bio: Naruki Kukita was born in Japan and currently lives in New York City. She received her BFA from Tama Art University in Tokyo and has attended the Art Students League in NYC and the National Academy School of Fine Arts…

Plaque Queen by Jacques Bredy

  3rd Place–Sculpture Plaque Queen by Jacques Bredy Wax with resin, 9" tall Artist bio: Jacques is an artist and sculptor. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, he continued his studies at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design. His works have been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States,…

Untitled by Sophia Kayafas

2nd Place–Sculpture Untitled by Sophia Kayafas Made entirely of masking tape From the artist: I love to create, but the process is more fulfilling than the product. I am constantly working to improve my skills and learn as much as I can. I know what I have to offer to the art world is important…

Phoenix by Fred Caravetta

1st Place–Sculpture Phoenix by Fred Caravetta Welded steel phoenix, 3 feet high From the artist: For 20 years I ran an advertising agency as CEO and head art director. When that ended I started sculpting in steel. Prize Information: Grand Prize–The Grand Prize winner receives a 6-week full scholarship to the Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia,…