I interviewed president of www.AmericanArtAwards.com, Thom Bierdz (of The Young & The Restless and painter of the BLUE X paintings) and asked which artists this year won the INNOVATIVE category.
2nd OZLEM HABIBE MUTAF BUYUKARMAN TURKEY www.ozlemmutafbuyukarman.com “Miracle” 28 x 40″ Glued objects, paint, then printmaking on paper.
3rd EUN KO SOUTH KOREA firstname.lastname@example.org “Timeless Peacock” 520 x 825mm Collage.
3rd ERIN YOO USA email@example.com “Stitched” 15 x 21″ Watercolor and stitching/string.
4th OZLEM HABIBE MUTAF BUYUKARMAN TURKEY www.ozlemmutafbuyukarman.com “Stolen Dance” 28 x 40″ Glued objects, paint, then printmaking on paper.
5th JUNG YEON PARK SOUTH KOREA firstname.lastname@example.org “Missing Home” 660 x 420mm Collage.
5th GLENDA MILLER USA millerscaveart.com “Spring In The Ozarks” 16 x 20″ Paper sculpture.
6th DAYOUNG CHUNG USA email@example.com “Fantastic Underworld” 255 x 205 x 45mm Acrylic paint.
6th CYNTHIA SAMPSON USA www.zebrajazzstudio.com Pastel on acid free black foam board. 30 x 24” “Glamberella, Gotta Be Me (Roosters In Drag Series)”
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