Best Art Of 2014, American Art Awards And Highlight Hollywood Joined To Celebrate Artists At Their Best

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Highlight Hollywood looks back on the best art from painters, photographers, digital artists and sculptors. In September and October we revealed in 50 articles 1st to 6th Place winners in the 50 categories of the 2014 American Art Awards. The below link has all 50 stories which include winners names, winning images, and photos and bios of the 1st Place winners:
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The 25 best galleries in America scored each online image, most points winning 1st Place, 2nd most points winning 2nd Place, etc.  The below link has these prominent galleries, their impressive biographical information, as well as the diverse art they represent:
Netherlands painter Marcel Witte’s acrylic painting of ducks titled “Together, Alone” scored the highest point total awarding it Best Of Show. The below link shows international coverage of Dutch news featuring the talented and humble Witte:
The below link shows stunning winning images in 50 categories from exceptional artists in 51 countries:
To enter YOUR ART in the 2015 American Art Awards, visit:

2014 WINNING ARTISTS’ NAMES – ALL CATEGORIES

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1. OIL – HUMAN FIGURE(S)

1ST – TIE – RONEL KELLERMAN – SOUTH AFRICA www.ronelkellerman.co.za “Tydsaam” 1000x1000mm Oil on board.

1ST – TIE – TAKAYUKI HARADA – USA www.takayukiharada.com “Twilight Melody” 30×24″ Oil on canvas.

2ND – TIE – BRUCE LAWES – CANADA www.bklawesart.com “Custer, Before The Storm” 60×40″ Oil on linen.

2ND – TIE – TAKAYUKI HARADA – USA www.takayukiharada.com “Natural Stream” 24×18″ Oil on canvas.

2ND – TIE – JOHN MCCARTIN – AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “In Another World” 37x38cm Oil on linen.

3RD – GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Eric” 18×14” Oil on board.

4TH – TIE – ANN FLYNN – IRELAND www.annflynn.com “Baby Steps” 20x24cm Oil on canvas board.

4TH – TIE – MAXINE DAVIDOWITZ – USA maxinedavidowitz.com “Awareness” 40×40″ Oil.

5TH – TIE – PETER GOODHALL – UNITED KINGDOM www.petergoodhall.co.uk “Liberty II” 36×60″ Oil on linen canvas.

5TH – TIE – LAURA DEN HERTOG – CANADA lauradenhertog.com “Bounding” 25×20″ Oil on panel.

6TH – SIGAL MILLER – ISRAEL http://www.art-il.net/sigal_miller.html “Train” 54×37″ Oil on canvas.

2. ACRYLIC – HUMAN FIGURE(S)

1ST – ERNIE L. FOURNET – USA www.elfournet.com “Fat Tuesday’s Tall Clown” 36×30″ Acrylic.

2ND – ERNIE L. FOURNET – USA elfournet@bellsouth.net “Sun Dance” 28×20″ Graphite.

3RD – JEROEN DERCKSEN – THE NETHERLANDS www.jeroendercksen.nl “A Portrait Of Erik De Vries & Hans Snoek” 110x200cm Acrylic on canvas.

4TH – LINZI LYNN – USA www.linzilynn.com “Lesje & Wilhelmina Van Dam” 5X4’ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – CARMEN TOME – CANADA www.carmentome.com “Enduring Love ( A Portrait of Antonio & Ana Tome)” 36×18″ Acrylic, pencils, acrylic mediums on canvas.

6TH – DONALD RIZZO – USA www-donald-rizzo.com “Gazzoni” 56×38″ Acrylic on canvas.

3. WATER COLOR – HUMAN FIGURE(S)

1ST – ANN STRINGER-PAGET – UNITED KINGDOM www.annstringerpaget.com “Reprise” 21×14″ Watercolour.

2ND – IVAN GROZDANOVSKI – SERBIA gvivijani@gmail.com “Nude – Fragments Of Light And Shadows – 37″ 25x25cm Watercolor.

3RD – BABAR MOGHAL – PAKISTAN www.facebook.com/babarmoghal.artworks “Venus” 40x50cm Watercolour on paper.

4TH – ANN STRINGER-PAGET – UNITED KINGDOM www.annstringerpaget.com “Shades Of Valentino” 21×14″ Watercolour.

5TH – M CLARK – USA fete96@aol.com “Groomsmen” 12×17″ Watercolor.

6TH – YOONJIN AMY LEE – SOUTH KOREA amyleelyj@gmail.com “The Night City Climb” 10×15.5″ Watercolor and color pencil on paper.

4. CHARCOAL/INK/PENCIL – HUMAN FIGURE(S)

1ST – SHEONA HAMILTON-GRANT – GERMANY sheonann@googlemail.com “The Hug” 40×53 cm Pencil on paper.

2ND – RIAAN VAN ZYL – SOUTH AFRICA www.riaanvanzyl.com “Fig. 56 (Interoperation Time)” 200x180cm Oil, car oil & charcoal on canvas.

3RD – DEREK ZIETSMAN – SOUTH AFRICA www.art.co.za/derekzietsman “And Now, My Son?” 50×33.3cm Hardground etching with aquatint on Hahneműhle paper.

4TH – MELISSA HEMMINGS – UNITED KINGDOM liss@melissahemmings.com “Lifelines #1″ 6×9″ Pencil.

5TH – TIE – WILLEM TRUTER – SOUTH AFRICA www.art.co.za/willemtruter “Expectations” 50x59cm Charcoal.

5TH – TIE – SUSAN HELEN STROK – USA www.susanhelenstrok.com “Dreamweaving” 18×24” Pencil, ink.

5TH – TIE – MELISSA HEMMINGS – UNITED KINGDOM liss@melissahemmings.com “Lifelines #1″ 6×9″ Pencil.

6TH – SUSAN HELEN STROK – USA www.susanhelenstrok.com “Prisoner Of Time” 12×9” Pencil.

5. PASTELS/CHALK/CRAYONS – HUMAN FIGURE(S)

1ST – VISHNI GOPWANI – BARBADOS vdespirit@hotmail.com “Woman With Basket” 24×36″ Pastel on paper.

2ND – HEDVA FERENCI – ISRAEL http://www.art-il.net/hedva_ferenci.html “Dancers” 40×30″ Pastel.

3RD – JOZI MESAROS – SERBIA http://jozimesaros.webs.com “Sophia” 39.4×27.6’’ Pastel on paper.

4TH – TIE – YOONJIN AMY LEE – SOUTH KOREA amyleelyj@gmail.com “Falling” 18×24″ Color pencil on paper.

4TH – TIE – HEDVA FERENCI – ISRAEL http://www.art-il.net/hedva_ferenci.html “Dancers 2″ 40×30″ Pastel.

4TH – TIE – SUSAN HELEN STROK – USA www.susanhelenstrok.com “Camouflage” 25×19” Pastel.

5TH – YOONJIN AMY LEE – SOUTH KOREA amyleelyj@gmail.com “Calmness” 18×24″ Pencil and color pencil on paper.

6TH – YOONJIN AMY LEE – SOUTH KOREA amyleelyj@gmail.com “Rest From Tumult” 16×13″ Color pencil, gray paper.

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6. ABSTRACT

1ST – TIE – JENIK COOK – USA jeniksart@msn.com “Abstraction” 24×30″ Watercolor.

1ST – TIE – AIVARS KISNICS – LATVIA captkisnics@inbox.lv “Image_0786” 35.5×35.5” Oil on canvas.

1ST – TIE – HILARY WINFIELD – USA www.hilarywinfield.com “Island Sky” 24×48″ Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – TIE – TOM ELLIS – USA tom.ellisart@gmail.com “AA-Out Of Bounds #13 [Emerald Inclusion-fusion]” 24×36″ Oil on Masonite.

2ND – TIE – AIVARS KISNICS – LATVIA captkisnics@inbox.lv “Image_0776” 35.5×35.5” Oil on canvas.

2ND – TIE – IRENA ORLOV – USA www.irenaorlov.com “Dreamy Abstract #6″ 50×50″ Print on brushed aluminum.

3RD – JENIK COOK – USA jeniksart@msn.com “Array Of Color” 60×48″ Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – RALPH WHITE – USA RalphWhite.com “Vibe” 30×40″ Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – JENIK COOK – USA jeniksart@msn.com “Untitled” 40×40″ Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – RALPH WHITE – USA RalphWhite.com “Daydream” 24×24″ Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – ANN STRINGER-PAGET – UNITED KINGDOM www.annstringerpaget.com “Flash Dance” 50×50″ Oil & acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – SONJA KOBREHEL – CANADA www.sonjakobrehel.com “Melon-Red” 52×45″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – RALPH WHITE – USA RalphWhite.com “Crystallize” 24×34″ Acrylic.

5TH – TIE – LYLE CARBAJAL – USA www.lylecarbajal.com “Carne Arroz y Maiz” 32×32″ Oil, acrylic, house paint, paper, fabric, wood.

6TH – TIE – WILLIAM FRANCIS BRENNAN – GERMANY wfbrennan@gmx.de “Shoreline At The Presidio” 70 x 100cm Oil, canvas.

6TH – TIE – WILLIAM FRANCIS BRENNAN – GERMANY wfbrennan@gmx.de “Not Connected” 100 x 100cm Oil, acrylic on canvas.

6TH – TIE – MICKEY BOND – USA www.mickeybond.com “Runes: Mesa Noon” 48×30″ Acrylic.

6TH – TIE – MUNIZ FILHO – BRAZIL http://www.munizfilho.com “Sewing A Costume” 24×32″ Acrylic on canvas.

6TH – TIE – HILARY WINFIELD – USA www.hilarywinfield.com “Canyon View” 30×40″ Acrylic on canvas.

6TH – TIE – ZACH FRANK – USA zachfrankart.wordpress.com “More Fucking Problems” 90×48″ Acrylic.

7. ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM

1ST – RALPH WHITE – USA RalphWhite.com “Lilies” 18×24″ Acrylic.

2ND – TIE – MOHAMMED SAMI – IRAQ / SWEDEN www.mohammed-art.com “Gate Closed II” 205×284cm Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – TIE – JOAN ROMANO CANADA http://www.joanromano.weebly.com “Flow_1″ 24×30″ Acrylic paint, watercolor, ink, painted papers, painted tissue paper, gel mediums and painted fabric on canvas.

3RD – SONJA KOBREHEL – CANADA www.sonjakobrehel.com “518” 48×48″ Acrylic on panel.

4TH – TIE – TOM ELLIS – USA tom.ellisart@gmail.com “AA-Out Of Bounds #10 [Holly Ellis]” 24×36″ Oil on masonite.

4TH – TIE – MOHAMMED SAMI – IRAQ / SWEDEN www.mohammed-art.com “Oil Lake” 200×150cm Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – YVONNE OPALINSKI – CANADA www.yvonneopalinski.com “Guitar Series 13″ 30×25″ Digital painting.

5TH – TIE – KOSTAS LOUDOVIKOS – GREECE www.loudovikos.gr “The Enigma Of Beauty” 105x200cm Tempera & silver powder on cardboard.

6TH – YVONNE OPALINSKI – CANADA www.yvonneopalinski.com “Cello Series 22″ 30×25″ Digital painting.

8. ART BRUT

1ST – BAQIR AHMADI – AFGHANISTAN ahmadi.artistbaqir2013@gmail.com “Shame” 8×10″ Ink on paper.

2ND – JENIK COOK – USA jeniksart@msn.com “Guidance To Light” 28×22″ Acrylic.

3RD – DIAKO – FRANCE diako@diako.fr “Jazzy Ground” 200x70mm Oil pigments on canvas.

4TH – TIE – LUCIA LARENAS MAHN – CHILE www.lucialarenas.cl “Ciclos” 120x80cm Oil and watercolor on canvas.

4TH – TIE – CAROLANNE MACLEAN – CANADA www.carolannemaclean.com “Puzzled” 12×12″ Acrylic on board.

5TH – ALAN STECKER – USA alanstecker@gmail.com “Happy Anniversary” 24×24″ Digital Painting, created on Corel Painter & Pixelmator, and printed on archival coated canvas.

6TH – BAQIR AHMADI – AFGHANISTAN ahmadi.artistbaqir2013@gmail.com “A Father Fond To His Single Son” 8×10″ Ink on paper.

9. CUBISM

1ST – OLIVER PERRY – UNITED KINGDOM www.ollieperry.com ”Decoding Spectral Resonance For The Uninitiated” 23x32cm Acrylic.

2ND – TIE – MARYAM DEYHIM – SWITZERLAND www.artendency.com “Steam Room” 70x50cm Oil.

2ND – TIE – BOB CRAIG – CANADA www.bobcraigcollage.ca “Image 1854 Let’s Do Lunch” 24×18″ Mixed media.

3RD – ROBIN COYNER – USA www.robincoyner.com “Oral Fixation” 30×40″ Acrylic and mortar.

4TH – MOHAMMED SAMI – IRAQ / SWEDEN www.mohammed-art.com “Death Guards” 225×120cm Acrylic.

5TH – TIE – GREG COPPLOE – USA gcopploe@gmail.com “The Gossips” 20×24” Oil on canvas.

5TH – TIE – GREG COPPLOE – USA gcopploe@gmail.com “Like Mother, Like Daughter” 16×20” Oil on canvas.

5TH – TIE – YVONNE OPALINSKI – CANADA www.yvonneopalinski.com “Rhapsody Of St. Peter” 96×84″ Oil and mixed media on multiple canvases.

6TH – OLIVER PERRY – UNITED KINGDOM www.ollieperry.com “The Fulfilled Heartbeat Of The Fantasy Circus Act” 48×48” Acrylic, board.

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10. EROTIC – MALE

1ST – HARI LUALHATI – PHILLIPINES / SOUTH AFRICA http://harilualhati.yolasite.com “Kiss Of Fate” 87x120cm Oil on canvas.

2ND – DAN PYLE – USA dan@danpyleartist.com “Weary Traveler” 18×30″ Charcoal on illustration board.

3RD – DOUGLAS SIMONSON – USA www.douglassimonson.com “Asian Male Nude In Cool Light” 22.5×34″ Acrylic on canvas.

4TH – PETER BUDDLE – UNITED KINGDOM www.peterbuddle.co.uk “Dancers” 60x40cm Oil on board.

5TH – HARI LUALHATI – – PHILLIPINES / SOUTH AFRICA http://harilualhati.yolasite.com “Never Let Me Go” 76x111cm Oil on canvas.

6TH – DIAKO – FRANCE diako@diako.fr “Behind Closing Door” 180x70mm Oil pigments on canvas.

11. EROTIC – FEMALE

1ST – JEROEN DERCKSEN – THE NETHERLANDS www.jeroendercksen.nl “Intimacy” 100x100cm Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – MIROSLAVA ZAHARIEVA – BULGARIA www.mirazaharieva.com “Body I” 47×64″ Oil on canvas.

3RD – PETER GOODHALL – UNITED KINGDOM www.petergoodhall.co.uk “Liberty IV’ 48×80″ Oil on linen canvas.

4TH – ANA STROMBERG – IRELAND www.anastromberg.com “Terrie In The Llight” 80x70cm Oil on canvas.

5TH – JAMES CAMPBELL – USA campbelldesign@mac.com “Choker” 24×24” Oil on canvas.

6TH – CONALL MCCABE – USA www.conallart.com “Damask” 12×14″ Oil on Board.

12. EXPRESSIONISM – HUMAN FIGURE(S)

1ST – RIAAN VAN ZYL – SOUTH AFRICA www.riaanvanzyl.com “Perception” 180x120cm Oil, old car oil and charcoal on canvas.

2ND – TIE – YARA DAMIAN – SPAIN www.yaradamian.com “Stop” 70x140cm Oil on linen.

2ND – TIE – CHEN DU LIU – CHINA cdinter8@hotmail.com “Female Priest” 17x24mm CG2D.

3RD – PEGGY CONVERSE – USA grammypeggyc@yahoo.com “Safety!” 20×24” Oil on canvas.

4TH – TIE – HEE SEO CHUN – USA heesir1000@naver.com “Measurement” 350x500mm Acrylic painting, collage.

4TH – TIE – O YEMI TUBI – UNITED KINGDOM oyemit@aol.com “Portrait Of An Artist” 48×37″ Oil on canvas.

5TH – ROSE-MARIE KLINTMAN – SWEDEN www.rmk.nu “It Hurts” 84x121cm Acrylic on canvas.

6TH – GREG COPPLOE – USA gcopploe@gmail.com “Broken” 20×24” Oil on canvas.

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1ST – MARYAM DEYHIM – SWITZERLAND www.artendency.com “Bazaar” 100x70cm Oil.

2ND – MOU LU – TAIWAN ocean.yen@arts.org “Scent Of A Woman, Friends 13″ 53x65cm Mixed media.

3RD – RUBEN CUKIER – ISRAEL www.rubencukierart.com “Moral Eye” 80x90cm Oil on canvas.

4TH – GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Eric” 18×14” Oil on board.

5TH – JOAN ROMANO – CANADA www.joanromano.weebly.com “Paris – Hotel Window” 18×24″ Acrylic paint, ink, painted handmade paper, painted tissue paper, painted kozo paper, gel mediums, crackle paste, cardboard boxes used as stamping tools, on canvas.

6TH – RUBEN CUKIER – ISRAEL www.rubencukierart.com “The Tree Of Despair” 90x120cm Oil on canvas.

14. FANTASY LANDSCAPE

1ST – TIE – ROSIE HARPER – NEW ZEALAND rosie@artbyrosie.com “Edge Of Reason” 122 x 81cm Acrylic on canvas.

1ST – TIE – JOSEPH SWENARTON – USA SwenARTonfineart@aol.com “The Enchanted Path” 48×36″ Oil.

2ND – ADALBJORG THORDARDOTTIR – ICELAND www.abba.is “Ocean Flight” 59×39″ Oil on canvas.

3RD – TIE – RONA BOYARSKI – ISRAEL http://boyarskirona.tripod.com “Between Old And New” 100x80cm Oil and mixed media on wood.

3RD – TIE – BENJAMIN TOMKINSON – CANADA www.benjamintomkinson.com “Forest Canopy” 76x76cm Acrylic, oil and resin on wood.

4TH – LORETA MICKIENE – LITHUANIA loretaart15@yahoo.co.uk “Tree Of Life” 20×16″ Oil on canvas.

5TH – JACOB EBRIANI – USA jacobebriani@gmail.com “Spiritual Mountain” 18×24″ Oil on canvas.

6TH – DAHLIA KHODUR – LEBANON www.facebook.comDahliaKhodurArt “Gypsy’s Voodoo” Digital Painting.

15. FASHION

1ST – JIN – IRELAND www.jinsartstudio.com “The Material Woman” 1×1.5m Oil on canvas.

2ND – SUZANNE HETZEL – USA suzannehetzel@yahoo.com “Restraint (Bras)” 30×22″ Transparent watercolor.

3RD – BRITTNEY LINTICK – CANADA www.brittneylintick.com “Pattern And Illusion 14″ 18.5×27″ Watercolour on paper.

4TH – JACINTA CROWLEY-LONG – IRELAND www.crowley-long.com “The Glamazons” 32×24″ Oil on canvas.

5TH – GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Eric” 18×14” Oil on board.

6TH – ANITA BODENSTEIN-BOOYENS – SOUTH AFRICA abb@absamail.co.za “Yin-Yang (Alter Ego exhibition)” 1150x1300mm Oil on board.

16. FLORAL – NOT REALISTIC

1ST – MEGHA KAPOOR – INDIA meg.kpr@gmail.com “Blossoming Colours” 22×15″ Watercolor on handmade sheet.

2ND – SUZANNE HETZEL – USA suzannehetzel@yahoo.com “Flags” 14×22″ Transparent watercolor.

3RD – MOU LU – TAIWAN ocean.yen@arts.org “Scent Of A Woman, Afternoon Tea 9″ 53x65cm Mixed media.

4TH – ANITA MARCI – USA anitamarciart@gmail.com “Peach Hibiscus” 22x 28″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – MEGHA KAPOOR – INDIA meg.kpr@gmail.com “The Blooming Reds” 15×11″ Watercolor on handmade sheet.

6TH – IRENA ORLOV – USA www.irenaorlov.com “Serene Green” 42.5×34.5″ Mixed media, limited edition giclée on paper.

17. FLORAL – REALISM

1ST – JOHN MCCARTIN – AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Rose Garden Lenswood” 39x90cm Oil on linen.

2ND – DON PACKWOOD – NEW ZEALAND www.donpackwood.co.nz “Cardoon” 12×24″ Oil on linen.

3RD – MARNEY-ROSE – CANADA www.marneyroseedge.com “Celebration” 31×48″ Watercolour.

4TH – RON WALDECK – SOUTH AFRICA www.ronwaldeck.com “Jasmine Flowers” 400x535mm Acrylic on board.

5TH – JOHN MCCARTIN – AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Nasturtiums” 56x36cm Oil on linen.

6TH – LARRY FISKE – USA www.LarryFiskeWatercolors.com “That’s What I Like About The South” 22×30″ Translucent watercolor.

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1ST – MATTHEW LING – UNITED KINGDOM www.matthewlingphotography.co.uk/collections/ “San Francisco Reflection #17″ Photo.

2ND – TIE – AZADEH ABBASI – USA azadeh.a@aol.com “Cycle Of Life” 22×29.5″ Collage (photograph, acrylic) on paper.

2ND – TIE – JODI BONASSI – USA jbonassi@aol.com “Jacob’s Dollhouse” 36×48″ Oil on canvas.

3RD – JODI BONASSI – USA jbonassi@aol.com “Outlaw Barbershop” 48X48″ Oil on canvas.

4TH – TIE – DEAN LOUCKS – USA www.deanloucksart.com “One New One” 52×92” Dean Loucks Signature Series by SIKKENS Automotive Paint.

4TH – TIE – ÀLEX PRUNÉS – SPAIN www.alexprunes.com “Tree And Other Objects Of A Landscape” 130x130cm Oil on canvas.

5TH – DAHLIA KHODUR – LEBANON www.facebook.comDahliaKhodurArt “Officer 02″ Digital Painting.

6TH – LEO JAHAAN – AUSTRALIA www.LeoJahaan.com “Deep Space” 70×47″ Oil on canvas.

19. HUMOROUS

1ST –  MARCEL WITTE – THE NETHERLANDS www.marcelwitte.com “Surprise” 30x30cm Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – MOHAMMAD SHARAF – KUWAIT www.visualreactions.com “Allowed” 50x70cm Silkscreen on craft paper.

3RD – VINCENT NATALE – USA www.vincenatale.com “Zombie Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” 16×20″ Oil on canvas.

4TH – LAURA DEN HERTOG – CANADA lauradenhertog.com “Bug Off” 12×12″ Oil on panel.

5TH – ELAINE LAW – NEW ZEALAND http://elainelaw.vc.net.nz/ “The Cool Dudes – No Junk Food Please” 92x62cm Acrylic.

6TH – TIE – DAHAE CHOI – SOUTH KOREA serichoi@naver.com “Let Me Take Care Of You” 255x375mm Gouache.

6TH – TIE – DAHYE CHUNG – USA tiffc0423@gmail.com “An Elephant Stealing” 18×20″ Acrylic.

20. IMPRESSIONISM – ANIMAL

1ST – GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Team Work” 19.5×28.5″ Oil on board.

2ND – CARMEN TOME – CANADA www.carmentome.com “Wool Light” 30×10.5″ Acrylic on canvas.

3RD – BRIAN LEVERTON – AUSTRALIA www.brianlart.com “Magnificent Hummingbird” 49x37cm Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – JACINTA CROWLEY-LONG – IRELAND www.crowley-long.com “Mass Destruction” 56×42″ Oil on canvas.

4TH – TIE – MELISSA PIERSON – USA melissabluefineart@yahoo.com “Spirits Rise” 15×30″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – DURAND SEY – USA www.durandseay.com “Dust Storm Cutters” 36×48″ Oil on canvas.

6TH – TIE – YOUME KIM – USA bonghee6569@naver.com “Two Bears” 560x710mm Oil.

6TH – TIE – JACINTA CROWLEY-LONG – IRELAND www.crowley-long.com “Mr. Darcy” 48×48″ Oil on canvas.

21. IMPRESSIONISM – HUMAN(S)americanartawardscat50_tgalleries2

1ST – ROELOF ROSSOUW – SOUTH AFRICA www.art.co.za/roelofrossouw “The Leaf Covered Barque’’ 26×36’’ Oil on canvas.

2ND – ROELOF ROSSOUW – SOUTH AFRICA www.art.co.za/roelofrossouw ‘’The Railway Gang’’ 22×38’’ Oil on canvas.

3RD – TIE – GERALD GREEN – UNITED KINGDOM www.geraldgreen.co.uk “Winter Sunlight In The City” 18 x 24” Oil on board.

3RD – TIE – ROELOF ROSSOUW – SOUTH AFRICA www.art.co.za/roelofrossouw ‘’Train to Mozambique’’ 22×38’’ Oil, canvas.

4TH – BRIAN PIER – USA www.brianpierfineart.com “Winter On Michigan Avenue” 22×28″ Oil on canvas.

5TH – SHIRLEY ROMA CHARLTON – AUSTRALIA shirley@shirleycharlton.com “West Street” 56x76cm Transparent watercolor.

6TH – TIE – QASIR Z. KHAN – UNITED ARAB EMIRATES qasirzkhan@mail.com “Bestow” 22x21cm Gouache on handmade paper.

6TH – TIE – ANNA YEO – USA https://www.behance.net/annayeo “Nighttime Stroll” 7.25×9.75″ Gouache on bristol.

22. IMPRESSIONISM – LANDSCAPE

1ST – DEBORAH TILBY – CANADA www.deborahtilby.com “When The Tide Comes In” 16×24″ Oil.

2ND – BRIAN PIER – USA www.brianpierfineart.com “After The Storm” 24×30″ Oil on canvas.

3RD – TIE – SARAH JANE CONKLIN – CANADA sjconklin@eastlink.ca “Out Of The Blues” 24×36″ Oil.

3RD – TIE – CATHY MCCELLAND – AUSTRALIA www.mcclellandart.com “Shimmering Grass Trees” 20×60″ Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – LORNA ALLAN – NEW ZEALAND www.lornaallan.vc.net.nz “Moran Magic” 400x550mm Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – LORNA ALLAN – NEW ZEALAND www.lornaallan.vc.net.nz “The Long Road Home” 750x1000mm Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – AMRAH INAM – PAKISTAN diligent_artist@yahoo.com “Tests After Tests And I Have Failed, But Your Mercy Always Remains” 24×36″ Acrylic.

4TH – TIE – SUZANNE HETZEL – USA suzannehetzel@yahoo.com “Avignon” 15×22″ Transparent watercolor.

5TH – WEITING LIU – USA lwt2000425@hotmail.com “Flames Beneath The Sky” 16×20″ Oil.

6TH – TIE – PAUL BURGESS – UNITED KINGDOM www.paulburgessart.co.uk “Wentwood” 55X39″ Oil on canvas.

6TH – TIE – MARCUS KRACKOWIZER – UNITED KINGDOM marcus@modern-impressionist.com “London’s Royal Opera House” 100x70cm Oil On canvas.

6TH – TIE – PAUL KIDDO – NAMIBIA lillybeth9@gmail.com “Take Off Point In North Namibia” 45x32cm Acrylic on canvas.

23. IMPRESSIONISM – STILL LIFE

1ST – YACHI LAI – TAIWAN ocean.yen@arts.org.tw “Traversing Across Mountains And Rivers, 2″ 36×29″ Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – ANITA MARCI – USA anitamarciart@gmail.com “My Papaya” 24×36″ Acrylic on canvas.

3RD – TIE – SUZANNE HETZEL – USA suzannehetzel@yahoo.com “Musical Chairs” 18×24″ Transparent watercolor.

3RD – TIE – GEORGE PALI – USA www.georgepali.net “Brass Wind And Strings” 67×38″ Oil and collage on canvas.

4TH – JACOB EBRIANI – USA jacobebriani@gmail.com “Jazz Impressions” 30×24″ Oil on canvas.

5TH – ANNIE ZHANG – USA anniezhang15@mittymonarch.com “Staccato” 24×36″ Acrylic on canvas.

6TH – TIE – PATTI CLIFFTON – USA www.patticliffton.com “Pansy And Pom” 8×10″ Oil.

6TH – TIE – ALLEN DING – USA allending1112@gmail.com “Still Life” 16×20″ Acrylic.

24. INNOVATIVE (can be a collage)

1ST – DAYOUNG CHUNG – USA chung.angela13@gmail.com “Camouflage” 430x430mm Objects and thread.

2ND – TIE – JENNI EDEN – UNITED KINGDOM http://jennieden.com “Abound” 80x100cm Acrylic paint, white gold leaf, mixed gems, glitter, 80 Swarovski crystals on canvas.

2ND – TIE – ELAINE LAW – NEW ZEALAND http://elainelaw.vc.net.nz “The Sky Is The Limit” 62x92cm Mixed media/acrylic.

2ND – TIE – CHRISTIAN KUENG – USA dr_chris1@verizon.net “The Mighty Tree” 11×14″ Cut-paper silhouette.

2ND – TIE – JENNIE KIM – USA kjennie0709@gmail.com “Believe in Your Dreams” 18×24″ Poster paint and watercolor.

3RD – TIE – ERIN YOO – USA erinswyoo@gmail.com “Nightmare” 38x60cm Acrylic paint, magazine clippings.

3RD – TIE – KELLI SCHNEIDER – USA kellibug16@hotmail.com “Isolation” 18×12″ Mosaic glass.

4TH – TIE – GAUEN OH – USA gauen.oh@foxcroftacademy.org “Joker” 390x380mm Toothpick and acrylic.

4TH – TIE – BOB BARRON – UNITED KINGDOM www.bobbarron.com “The Bathers” 147x94cm Oil on card with collage.

5TH – RON WEINKAUF – USA www.ronweinkauf.com “Zero [can nothingness be seen?]” Figure 24×77″, painting 34×48″ Acrylic.

6TH – SELENA VALENTI – USA www.selenavalenti.com “Pathos Of Leda” 40×30″ Oils on canvas.

25. MINIMALISMamericanartawardsa_a2014_50_countries

1ST – MIKE BELL – ENGLAND mike@annbell48.fsnet.co.uk “Storms Over Druridge Bay #1″ 50x50cm Mixed media including driftwood.

2ND – TIE – DONNA DIONNE – USA www.dionneart.com “Primitive” 16X16″ Acrylic on cradleboard.

2ND – TIE – KAREN HANSEN – USA www.KLHansen.com “Point Of Departure” 40×40″ Acrylic on wood panel.

3RD – DONNA DIONNE – USA www.dionneart.com “La Luz I” 18×24″ Acrylic on cradleboard.

4TH – HILARY WINFIELD – USA www.hilarywinfield.com “Lithosphere 95″ 30×40″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – SONJA KOBREHEL – CANADA www.sonjakobrehel.com “580” 40×40″ Acrylic on canvas.

6TH – KAREN HANSEN – USA www.KLHansen.com “The Morning Air” 28×12″ Acrylic on wood panel.

26. NAÏVE ART – HUMAN FIGURE

1ST – JENNIE VERNY-FRANKS – UNITED KINGDOM fjvf@talktalk.net “Hitching A Ride” 40x30cm Mixed media.

2ND – ANGU WALTERS – CAMEROON www.artcameroon.com “Prayer” 21×29″ Oil on canvas.

3RD – ANURADHA THAKUR – INDIA artist.anu@gmail.com “Rhythms Of The Seasons-15″ 36×48 ” Acrylic on canvas.

4TH – TIE – JENNIE VERNY-FRANKS – UNITED KINGDOM fjvf@talktalk.net “Cleaning The Nets” 40x30cm Mixed media.

4TH – TIE – ANURADHA THAKUR – INDIA artist.anu@gmail.com “Serene Harmony-47″ 36×36″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – GO GO YU – TAIWAN ocean.yen@arts.org.tw “Dream ‧ To Wake Up Naturally” 80x25cm Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – JENIK COOK – USA jeniksart@msn.com “Mother And Daughter” 36×24″ Acrylic.

6TH – DANLI LONG – USA http://chess9.fineartstudioonline.com “Legend” 24×20“ Oil canvas.

27. NAIVE ART – OTHER

1ST – TIE – ZORAN ZARIC – SERBIA naiveartzaric@gmail.com “Cheerful Rooster” 60x50cm Oil on canvas.

1ST – TIE – JONATHAN KIS-LEV – ISRAEL www.kis-lev.com “Love For Jerusalem” 39×37″ Oil on canvas.

2ND – LORETA MICKIENE – LITHUANIA loretaart15@yahoo.co.uk “Everybody Wanna Fly” 16×20″ Oil on canvas.

3RD – JONATHAN KIS-LEV – ISRAEL www.kis-lev.com “Peace In Jerusalem” 39×78″ Oil on canvas.

4TH – JENIK COOK – USA jeniksart@msn.com “Intense Gaze” 22×28″ Acrylic.

5TH – TIE – ANITA MARCI – USA anitamarciart@gmail.com “Happy Mangoes” 24×36″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – GEORGE PALI – USA www.georgepali.net “Big And Small” 52×58” Oil on canvas.

6TH – MORTEZA ZAHEDI – IRAN morteza.zaahedi@gmail.com “Traveling Butterfly” 24×34″ Mixed media.

28. ORIENTALISM OR ASIAN

1ST – QIONG WU – CHINA wuqiong97c@gmail.com “Happiness In Poverty” 45x60cm Oil.

2ND – AKRAM ATI – AFGHANISTAN ati.akram@yahoo.com “Camerleer Under Rain” 20x85cm Mud & stones on paper.

3RD – GAUEN OH – USA gauen.oh@foxcroftacademy.org “Ms. Lee” 355x430mm Pencil and watercolor.

4TH – YOONJIN AMY LEE – SOUTH KOREA amyleelyj@gmail.com “The Intricacies Of Life” 18×24″ Pen & ink on paper.

5TH – YUREE KIM – USA yureek520@gmail.com “Pojangmacha” 380x310mm Gouache.

6TH – KAREN JANE ANN BLANCHET – CANADA blanchet.fine.arts@gmail.com “Passage” 30×72” Mixed media with text, “ Times of grace shed Light in my darkness, allow me to see and to change.”

29. POLITICAL COMMENTARY

1ST – ANNA KENNEDY – IRELAND www.annakennedyartist.com “Memories” 20×24” Oil on canvas.

2ND – GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Eric” 30X20” Oil on board.

3RD – A.RASHID (SULTAN) – PAKISTAN www.facebook.com/ArtOnRiceAndLeather “Peace Bird With Peace Inscription” 0.7cm Watercolor on rice grain.

4TH – CHRISTINE WIELAND – GERMANY www.ch-wieland.de “Wargaming China” 180x220cm Acrylic/oil/canvas.

5TH – HAGE MUKWENDJE – NAMIBIA hageramos@yahoo.com “Blood Diamonds” 42×59.4cm Pencil on paper.

6TH – O YEMI TUBI – UNITED KINGDOM oyemit@aol.com “The Eagle Has Landed” 70×55″ Oil on canvas.

30. POP ART

1ST – RANDAL HUISKENS – USA rh@croweyes.com “I ♥ Marilyn No. 3″ 24×30″ Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – TAMARA GEDDES – USA www.tamarageddes.com “Tequila Sunset” 24×36″ Oil on canvas.

3RD – DEAN LOUCKS – USA www.deanloucksart.com “F1 Fantasy” 4 panels measure 74×111″ Dean Loucks Signature Series by SIKKENS Automotive Paint.

4TH – TIE – RANDALL HUISKENS – USA rh@croweyes.com “Communist Infiltration In The Protestant Clergy” 22×28″ Acrylic, canvas.

4TH – TIE – RANDAL HUISKENS – USA rh@croweyes.com “Atom Heart Mother” 20×20″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – YACHI LAI – TAIWAN ocean.yen@arts.org.tw “Traversing Across Mountains And Rivers, 4″ 36×29″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – CABAIO – ARGENTINA www.cabaio.org “Itapua” 80x100cm Latex and spray over wood.

5TH – TIE – RANDAL HUISKENS – USA rh@croweyes.com “Clint Eastwood 2014.01″ 22×28″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – RANDAL HUISKENS – USA rh@croweyes.com “I ♥ Elizabeth Taylor” 16X20″ Acrylic on canvas.

6TH – ROBIN COYNER – USA www.robincoyner.com “Oral Fixation” 30×40″ Acrylic and mortar.

31. PORTRAIT OF SOMEONE FAMOUSamericanartNetherlandNews0

1ST – TIE – DARREN ROBINSON – USA www.paintingsbydarren.com “B.B. King” 24×24″ Acrylic & ink on canvas.

1ST – TIE – TAMARA GEDDES – USA www.tamarageddes.com “Sean” 16×20″ Oil on canvas.

2ND – RANDAL HUISKENS – USA rh@croweyes.com “I ♥ Marilyn No. 3″ 24×30″ Acrylic on canvas

3RD – KYO BIN JEON – USA carasharon@gmail.com “Recycled Artist” 500x590mm Recycled art material, eraser, pencil, color pencil crumbs.

4TH – TAMARA GEDDES – USA www.tamarageddes.com “Eyes of a Fighter” 24×36″ Oil on canvas.

5TH – RON WEINKAUF – USA www.ronweinkauf.com “American Frantic” Figure 21×65″, painting 36×42″ Both are acrylic.

6TH – RANDAL HUISKENS – USA rh@croweyes.com “Brad Pitt” 16×20″ Acrylic on canvas.

32. PORTRAIT OF SOMEONE NOT FAMOUS

1ST – ERNIE L. FOURNET – USA www.elfournet.com “Laotian Dancer” 23×20″ Graphite & acrylic.

2ND – LINZI LYNN – USA www.linzilynn.com “Windswept” 20×20″ Acrylic on canvas.

3RD – TIE – STEFAN BLÖNDAL – DENMARK www.stefanblondal.com “Lioness of the Piano” Diameter 100cm Oil on canvas.

3RD – TIE -GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Eric” 18×14” Oil on board.

4TH – TIE – LEO JAHAAN – AUSTRALIA www.LeoJahaan.com “Ethiopian Slave” 47×35″ Oil on canvas.

4TH – TIE – DOMINIC MCNAMARA – IRELAND http://artworksbydominic.com “Respect” 16×20″ Oil on canvas.

5TH – TIE – PETER SIBANDA – SOUTH AFRICA www.art.co.za/petersibanda “Annah” 610x70mm Oil on canvas.

5TH – TIE – JOHN MCCARTIN – AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Ruth” 43x40cm Oil on linen.

6TH – TIE – ANNA KENNEDY – IRELAND www.annakennedyartist.com “The Old Lady From Boracay” 12×24” Oil on canvas.

6TH – TIE – PEGGY CONVERSE – USA grammypeggyc@yahoo.com “Dansk” 30×20” Oil on canvas.

33. REALISM – ANIMAL(S)

1ST – MARCEL WITTE – THE NETHERLANDS www.marcelwitte.com “Together Alone” 30x30cm Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – TIE – SHEONA HAMILTON-GRANT – GERMANY sheonann@googlemail.com “Unique Trust” 53x45cm Pencil on paper.

2ND – TIE – MARCEL WITTE – THE NETHERLANDS www.marcelwitte.com “Migration” 250x125cm Acrylic on canvas.

3RD – DANGUOLE SERSTINSKAJA – LITHUANIA www.petdrawings.net “Chihuahua” 8.3×11.7″ Charcoal on Canson drawing paper.

4TH – TIE – LARRY FISKE – USA www.LarryFiskeWatercolors.com “Flamingo Alert” 16×20″ Translucent watercolor.

4TH – TIE – GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Cape Kidnappers Gannets” 20×18″ Oil on board.

5TH – SUZIE SEEREY-LESTER – USA www.Seerey-Lester.com “Snowy Sentinel” 18×36″ Acrylic on panel.

6TH – JACK PUHL – USA www.jackpuhl.com “The Gift” 11×14″ Watercolor on paper.

34. REALISM – HUMAN(S)

1ST – VINCENT NATALE – USA www.vincenatale.com “Fighting Back” 20×30″ Oil on board.

2ND – BRUCE LAWES – CANADA www.bklawesart.com “Pickett’s Charge, When Boys Became Men” 25×36″ Oil on linen.

3RD – BRUCE LAWES – CANADA www.bklawesart.com “Custer, Before The Storm” 60×40″ Oil on linen.

4TH – JAMES CAMPBELL – USA campbelldesign@mac.com “Baker’s Helper” 36×36″ Oil on canvas.

5TH – GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Eric” 18×14” Oil on board.

6TH – TIE – FRANK TAYLOR – USA www.franktaylor.com “Behold The Man” 34×27″ Egg Tempera on wood panel.

6TH – TIE – MAXINE DAVIDOWITZ – USA maxinedavidowitz.com “Water World” 40×40″ Oil.

6TH – TIE – JAMES CAMPBELL – USA campbelldesign@mac.com “Magda” 36×36″ Oil on canvas.

35. REALISM – LANDSCAPE

1ST – JOHN MCCARTIN – AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Winter Morning Kangarilla” 82x110cm Oil on linen.

2ND – JOHN MCCARTIN – AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Dairy D’Light” 68x100cm Oil on linen.

3RD – TIE – BRUCE LAWES – CANADA www.bklawesart.com “Marmot Basin, On High” 36×54″ Oil on linen.

3RD – TIE – SAM HALL – UNITED KINGDOM www.samhallart.com “The Temple, Earl’s Vineyard” 81x46cm Acrylic, pen and ink on Masonite.

4TH – JOHN MCCARTIN – AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Burning Off” 58x84cm Oil on linen.

5TH – TOMAS CASTAÑO – SPAIN www.tomascastano.com “Cielos-Parque Del Agua / Water Park” 40x40cm Oil on board.

6TH – PETER GOODHALL – UNITED KINGDOM www.petergoodhall.co.uk “Tranquillity” 48×48″ Oil on linen canvas.

36. REALISM – LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES

1ST – DON PACKWOOD – NEW ZEALAND www.donpackwood.co.nz “Brandy” 36×22″ Oil on linen.

2ND – DON PACKWOOD – NEW ZEALAND www.donpackwood.co.nz “Pink Lemonade” 36×24″ Oil on linen.

3RD – BRUCE LAWES – CANADA www.bklawesart.com “Pickett’s Charge, When Boys Became Men” 25×36″ Oil on linen.

4TH – BRUCE LAWES – CANADA www.bklawesart.com “Custer, Before The Storm” 60×40″ Oil on linen.

5TH – TIE – RICHARD HARPUM – UNITED KINGDOM www.richardharpum.com “Great Wall Of China – Mutianyu Section” 12×16″ Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – TIE – DON PACKWOOD – NEW ZEALAND www.donpackwood.co.nz “Bruce And The Sundance Kids” 36×24″ Oil on linen.

6TH – RICHARD HARPUM – UNITED KINGDOM www.richardharpum.com “The Treasury, Petra, Jordan” 12×32″ Acrylic on canvas.

37. REALISM – STILL LIFE

1ST – DAN PYLE – USA dan@danpyleartist.com “Metamorphosis” 20×20” Charcoal on illustration board.

2ND – LYNETTE COOK – USA www.lynetteinthestudio.com “All Lined Up” 24×24″ Acrylic on canvas.

3RD – TIE – JOHN MCCARTIN – AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Geisha Doll With Apple Blossoms” 57x36cm Oil on linen.
3RD – TIE – BRITTNEY LINTICK – CANADA www.brittneylintick.com “Between The Sheets” 25×42″ Watercolour, paper.

4TH – HELEN WHITE – UNITED KINGDOM www.helenwhite.org “The Yellow Window” 76x66cm Oil on canvas.

5TH – GEORGE WOODFORD – UNITED KINGDOM www.woodfordart.com “Antique Weapons” 22×18″ Oil on board.

6TH – DEBRA KEIRCE – USA http://debkart.com “Ethanol” 16″x20″ Acrylic.

38. RELIGIOUS OR SPIRITUAL

1ST – MARCEL WITTE – THE NETHERLANDS www.marcelwitte.com “Saviour” 250x125cm Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – MIGUEL TIO – DOMINCAN REPUBLIC www.migueltio.com “Adams And Eves (triptych)” Each 60×28” Oil on canvas.

3RD – TIE – RALPH WHITE – USA RalphWhite.com “Genesis” 36×48″ Acrylic.

3RD – TIE – ALI ASAD NAQVI – PAKISTAN http://aliasadnaqvi.wix.com/aliasadnaqvihtml “Shams-i-tabrizi, No One Is Sober Around You” 36.5×48.5″ Graphite, silver leaf on mount card.

3RD – TIE – ILYAS PHAIZULLINE – RUSSIA www.painterilya.com/indexE.htm “Terrestrial Grief” 68×82″ Oil on canvas.

4TH – TIE – MIGUEL TIO – DOMINCAN REPUBLIC www.migueltio.com “Ascension” 20×16” Egg tempera and oil glazes on masonite.

4TH – TIE – SAVANNA REDMAN – BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS www.SavannaRedman.com “Guardian Of Resting Souls” 4×5′ Oil, canvas.

4TH – TIE  – JENNIE KIM – USA kjennie0709@gmail.com “Believe In Your Dreams” 18×24″ Poster paint and watercolor.

4TH – TIE – CHRIS WALSH – ENGLAND blackcanvasart@gmail.com “Reflecting” 40x40cm Acrylic on canvas.

5TH – AMMANDA SALZMAN – USA AmmandaSeelyeSalzman.com “Aunts With Greek Orthodox Bishop, Bishmezzine, Lebanon, 1930” 24×42” Mixed media on canvas.

6TH – TIE – DAHYE CHUNG – USA tiffc0423@gmail.com “Back” 16×20″ Charcoal & pastel.

6TH – TIE – SALEIRE – UNITED KINGDOM www.saleire.com “Healing Hands” 5700x4000pixels Digital Art/Apophysis/Fractals.

39. RENAISSANCE

1ST – ILYAS PHAIZULLINE – RUSSIA www.painterilya.com/indexE.htm “Inquisition” 146×96″ Oil on canvas.

2ND – TIE – DAVID BATES – UNITED KINGDOM www.dpbates.co.uk “Sonning Church At Night” 560x410mm Acrylic on board.

2ND – TIE – JURGITA GERLIKAITE – LITHUANIA www.gerlikaite.lt “Tomorrow Is Today” 39.5×28.5″ Silkscreen on paper from digital imaging and watercolor.

3RD – AKRAM ATI – AFGHANISTAN ati.akram@yahoo.com “White Pigeones” 50x77cm Mud & stones on paper.

4TH – DEAN LOUCKS – USA www.deanloucksart.com “Spirit Of The Spire” 31.25×50.25” Dean Loucks Signature Series by SIKKENS Automotive Paint.

5TH – CONNOR REGAN – UNITED KINGDOM connorregan@btinternet.com “Woman Waiting” 59x40cm Etching and oils on paper.

6TH – YVONNE OPALINSKI – CANADA www.yvonneopalinski.com “Quartet” 16X16″ Oil on 4 canvases.

40. SELF-PORTRAIT

1ST – TIE – BROCK DRENTH – USA www.brockdrenthart.com “Grandfather (Self-Portrait)” 32×24″ Oil.

1ST – TIE – MYCHAEL LEE – USA www.mychaellee.com “Forest Husband” 48×36″ Acrylic on canvas.

2ND – DOMINIC MCNAMARA – IRELAND http://artworksbydominic.com “Self Portrait” 23.4×33.1″ Pencil.

3RD = KATHY SEABOYER – CANADA bobanddiego@live.com “Collector Of Landscapes” 5×4′ Oil on canvas.

4TH – JOOKYUNG HAN – USA jookyunghan@gmail.com “Self Portrait” 20×20” Oil on canvas.

5TH – SAVANNA REDMAN – BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS www.SavannaRedman.com “Caribbean Morning” 22×30″ Watercolor.

6TH – ANNIE ZHANG – USA anniezhang15@mittymonarch.com “Playing With Matches” 36×48″ Acrylic on canvas.

41. NONMANIPULATED PHOTOGRAPHY – ANIMAL(S)

1ST – JACK PUHL – USA www.jackpuhl.com “Mohegan The Magnificent” Photo.

2ND – TIE – JACK PUHL – USA www.jackpuhl.com “Donkey Love” Photo.

2ND – TIE – CHRISTOPHER DENQ – USA christopherdenq@gmail.com “Sanity” Point-and-shoot camera.

3RD – LANCE W. MCCLURG – CANADA lancemgphotography@gmail.com “London Fly” 4032x2272px Photo.

4TH – TIE – CHRISTOPHER DENQ – USA christopherdenq@gmail.com “A Microcosm Of Color” Professional Canon Camera with telephoto lens.

4TH – TIE – DENNIS DOYLE – USA ducilla@ducilla.com “What?” 6000x4000pixels Photo.

5TH – JACK PUHL – USA www.jackpuhl.com “Wanderlust” Photo.

6TH – ROBERT MEYERS-LUSSIER – USA www.rmlphotos.com “Pelican Pier At Monterey Bay” 3246x4419px Photo.

42. NONMANIPULATED PHOTOGRAPHY – HUMAN(S)

1ST – DAVID SINCLAIR – UNITED KINGDOM http://www.shootshorses.com “Bronc Rider” 3527x3527pixel Photo.

2ND – DAVID VANCE – USA www.davidvance.com “Barbara & Valerio” Photo.

3RD – TIE – DENNIS DOYLE – USA ducilla@ducilla.com “The Photographer” 6000x4000pixels Photo.

3RD – TIE – KATIA PLATONOVA – RUSSIA www.plato-nova.com “Man In Hat Series” 18×28″ Digital photo print.

4TH – JOHNNY NICOLORO – USA www.NicoloroPhotography.com “Grand Central Terminal With Cliff, 2014″ 20×31″ Double exposed photograph (done in-camera)/giclee.

5TH – DAVID VANCE – USA www.davidvance.com “Lawrence Angel” Photo.

6TH – CATHIE BOTELHO – CANADA www.phoenixxphotography@smugmug.com “Clelsea – Lady In Red” Photo.

43. NONMANIPULATED PHOTOGRAPHY – LANDSCAPE

1ST – DENNIS DOYLE – USA ducilla@ducilla.com “Dust Gets In Your Eyes” 6000x4000px Photo.

2ND – DENNIS DOYLE – USA ducilla@ducilla.com “Shoot The Moon” 6000x4000pixels Photo.

3RD – BRIAN HARVEY – CANADA http://www.larkphotography.ca “Dream Vacation” Photo.

4TH – LINDA ARNN – USA asingerwithstyle@yahoo.com “The Sands of Time” 11×14″ Photograph.

5TH – DENNIS DOYLE – USA ducilla@ducilla.com “Unchained Melody” 6000x4000pixels Photo.

6TH – TIE LANCE W. MCCLURG – CANADA lancemgphotography@gmail.com ”Peggy’s Cove” 4032x2272px Photo.

6TH – TIE DAVID SINCLAIR – UNITED KINGDOM http://www.shootshorses.com “Paradise Valley” 5835×3173pixel Photo.

44. NONMANIPULATED PHOTOGRAPHY – STILL LIFE

1ST – ROBERT MEYERS-LUSSIER – USA www.rmlphotos.com “Hedgehog Cactus Flames” 5054x3648px Photo.

2ND – TERRY SCOPELLITI – USA http://www.scopellitiphotography.com “Pumkins_1″ 11×13” Photo.

3RD – DENNIS DOYLE – USA ducilla@ducilla.com “Come Home Soon” 6000x4000px Photo.

4TH – TERRY SCOPELLITI – USA http://www.scopellitiphotography.com/ “Pride_1″ 11×14” Digital photography.

5TH – JACK PUHL – USA www.jackpuhl.com “Barn Life” Photo.

6TH – CINDY R. S. JACKMAN – BARBADOS cj@gmail.com “Weight” 18×20” Conceptual photography.

45. MANIPULATED PHOTOGRAPHY – HUMANS OR ANIMALS

1ST – DAVID VANCE – USA www.davidvance.com “Shower” Colorized photo.

2ND – TIE – CAROLYN QUAN – USA www.CarolynQuan.com “Silversword Serenity” 48×32″ Original photography – Limited edition photo collage on canvas.

2ND – TIE – LESLEY BOHM – USA www.bohmphotography.com “Grande Canal” Photo.

3RD – TIE – MATTHEW LING – UNITED KINGDOM www.matthewlingphotography.co.uk/collections/ “Surfers At Croyde Bay, Devon U.K.” Digital photograph manipulated.

3RD – TIE – CAROLYN QUAN – USA www.CarolynQuan.com “Heaven and Earth” 36×36″ Original photography – Limited edition photo collage on canvas.

4TH – DENNIS DOYLE – USA ducilla@ducilla.com “The Mechanic” 6000x4000pixels Photo.

5TH – BOTELHO – CANADA www.phoenixxphotography@smugmug.com “Anna Imagined” Photo.

6TH – JOHNNY NICOLORO – USA www.NicoloroPhotography.com “Ben Over Silverlake Blvd, 2014″ 30×20″ Double exposed photograph (done in-camera)/giclee.

46. MANIPULATED PHOTOGRAPHY – LANDSCAPE OR STLL LIFE

1ST – TODD MILLER – USA hoover3028@comcast.net “Centre Pompidou, Paris 2013” 16×20″ Manipulated photograph.

2ND – TIE – JOHNNY NICOLORO – USA www.NicoloroPhotography.com “GWB, 2014″ 25×36″ Double exposed photograph (done in-camera) giclee.

2ND – TIE – JOHNNY NICOLORO – USA www.NicoloroPhotography.com “Waiting For Oil Change, 2014″ 25×23″ Double exposed photograph (done in-camera)/giclee.

3RD – TODD MILLER – USA hoover3028@comcast.net “Stone Arch Bridge, Mpls. MN 2012” 16×20″ Manipulated photograph.

4TH – TIE – JOHNNY NICOLORO – USA www.NicoloroPhotography.com “Ranunculus And Matsumoto Aster, 2014″ 20×30″ Double exposed photograph (done in-camera)/giclee.

4TH – TIE – JOHNNY NICOLORO – USA www.NicoloroPhotography.com “Pollock And Rothko At The MoMa, 2014″ 20×30″ Double exposed photograph (done in-camera)/giclee.

5TH – TIE – KRIS KESSEY – USA kris@kriskessey.com “On The Easel Series: Lily” 12×18″ Digital Photograph.

5TH – TIE – SURABHI JOGLEKAR – USA joglekar_surabhi@yahoo.com “Night On The Town” 2695×3982 pixels. Photography.

6TH – JOHNNY NICOLORO – USA www.NicoloroPhotography.com “BDay Flowers From BBK, 2013″ 28×25″ Double exposed photograph (done in-camera)/giclee.

47. DIGITAL ART – REPRESENTATIONAL (looks like something)

1ST – DIANA WHILEY – AUSTRALIA www.eltieradesigns.com “Harlequin Nights” 100x76cm Digital art.

2ND – DAVID VANCE – USA www.davidvance.com “Lance Atlas” Photo creation in Photoshop.

3RD – ARVYDAS BUTAUTAS – UNITED KINGDOM http://arvydas-butautas.artistwebsites.com “Butterflies” 16×16″ Digital painting and digital photo montage.

4TH – TIE – JOSEPH O’NEIL – USA http://exhibitionnest.com/artist-portfolio/537/joseph-oneill “The New Tower” 11×17″ Digital photo.

4TH – TIE – ARVYDAS BUTAUTAS – UNITED KINGDOM http://arvydas-butautas.artistwebsites.com “Composition With A Chair” 12×18″ Digital painting and digital photo montage.

4TH – TIE – DENNIS DOYLE – USA ducilla@ducilla.com “Bridges” 6000x4000pixels Photo.

5TH – DIANA WHILEY – AUSTRALIA www.eltieradesigns.com “Autumn” 100x76cm Digital art.

6TH – ROBERTA HENSON – USA rleroi@msn.com “Chrome King” 11×14″ Digital.

48. DIGITAL ART – NON-REPRESENTATIONAL

1ST – ALAN STECKER – USA alanstecker@gmail.com “Beauty And The Beast” 24×36″ Digital painting, created on Corel Painter & Pixelmator, and printed on archival coated canvas.

2ND – SALEIRE – UNITED KINGDOM www.saleire.com “Jewel” 5800x4351pixels Digital Art/Apophysis/Fractals.

3RD – DIANA WHILEY – AUSTRALIA www.eltieradesigns.com “Sea Ballet” 76x100cm Digital art.

4TH – HARVEY ANDERSON – USA http://spyrogalaxy5d.artistwebsites.com/ “Spyro-5D 2002” Digital art.

5TH – DIANA WHILEY – AUSTRALIA www.eltieradesigns.com “Wave” 90x87cm Digital art.

6TH – HENRIETTE BUSCH – UNITED KINGDOM hbusch@ntlworld.com “Fields At Night With Flower” 21x30cm Acrylic paint and photos taken to digital print on special paper.

49. SCULPTURE – REPRESENTATIONAL

1ST – JANE ROBBINS – UNITED KINGDOM www.janerobbinssculpture.co.uk “The Bearable Lightness of Being” 24″ Bronze with transparent acrylic resin balloons on stone plinth.

2ND – TIE – RYUZO KAWANO – JAPAN www.ryuzo3.net “Solitary Fractal” 210x40x100cm Styrofoam, driftwood, paper, mixed media.

2ND – TIE – IGOR SETER – SERBIA www.art-igor.com “Sax Man 2″ Life-size. Stone-resin, bronze and bronze-resin.

3RD – TIE – MICHAEL AARON HALL – CANADA www.michaelaaronhall.com “Outside The Circle”

3RD – TIE – ORLA DE BRI – IRELAND www.orladebri.com “Red Apple” 34×39″ Fibreglass and bronze.

3RD – TIE – ORLA DE BRI – IRELAND www.orladebri.com “Lemon Rose” 19x3x4″ Bronze and pure pigment and lemon.

4TH – RYUZO KAWANO – JAPAN www.ryuzo3.net “The Crown Of The Flightless Bird” 223x70x122cm Styrofoam, driftwood, paper, mixed media.

5TH – TIE – MARK ELFMAN – USA http://markeelfman.crevado.com “Yellow Towel” 14×18″ Wood sculpture with steel, acrylic paint and ink pen.

5TH – TIE – IGOR SETER – SERBIA www.art-igor.com “Moviemaker Ernest Bosnjak” Life-size. Stone resin, bronze & bronze-resin.

6TH – GERD UNTERMANN – CANADA www.gerdart.com “Exuberance” 19’ Steel.

50. SCULPTURE – NON-REPRESENTATIONAL

1ST – KIKI KAYE – MEXICO Artist@kikikaye.com “The Plan” Oil, aluminum, other elements.

2ND – TANYA GRUENEBERGER – THAILAND www.tanyagrueneberger.com “Mechanical Madness” 5×60″ Steel, wood, found objects, silver spray paint.

3rd – KEVIN KILLEN – UNITED KINGDOM www.kevinkillen.com “M2 J5 Belfast to Temple Patrick, Yellow” 211x29x59cm Neon.

4TH – FRASER RADFORD – CANADA www.fraserradford.com “Ceremony” 9′ diameter Mixed media.

5th – KEVIN KILLEN – UNITED KINGDOM www.kevinkillen.com “M1 J1 Belfast West Link, Red” 133x29x59cm Neon.

6TH – JAMIE HOFFER – USA www.jamieleehoffer.com “Birth Of Magnolia” 16×16″ Encaustic, magnolia leaves and graphite.

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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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