Skies 2018 Show - Colors of Humanity Art Gallery

The art that is created today is how this time period will be viewed tomorrow. We want to make a difference in the lives of artists as well as a positive change in the world.

"Skies" 2018 Show

This show will run March 1-31, 2018. Artists from around the world were called to submit their work. There were 66 accepted works and they came from 12 different states in the USA as well as 9 other countries: Canada, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Romania, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, and United Kingdom. A variety of styles and mediums were entered, including but not limited to, acrylic, airbrush, charcoal, digital, mixed media, oil, oleum, pastel, photography, and watercolor. The judging criterion was originality, interpretation, quality, demonstration of ability, and usage of medium. Other factors, such as the clarity of the images provided and their ability to be viewed online, as well as relating to the theme, also contributed to our decision. “Best of Show”, “First Place”, and “Second Place” winners received a monetary award in addition to special recognition.


We were very happy to donate 10% of all entry fees from this show to SERRV International. SERRV is a nonprofit organization with a mission to eradicate poverty wherever it resides by providing opportunity and support to artisans and farmers worldwide. For more information, please visit their website http://www.serrv.org/. Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, LLC is not affiliated with SERRV International. It is our hope that this small act of kindness will blossom and grow to help someone else.


Thank you to all the artists who participated! Your talents and skills gave us a diverse body of work to create this attractive show.


Buyers- Please contact the artists directly for sales. Colors of Humanity Art Gallery does not handle any part of the sale or collect any commission, it is solely between the buyer and artist. You may find a link to the artist’s website or email address below their work.


Best of Show


I was born 01/10/1988 in Samara city, Russia. In 2010 I graduated Samara State Economic University (SSEU), Institute of Economic Theory and International Economic Relations, specialty – “Security market specialist”, with high honors. In the same year I graduated Samara State Pedagogical University, specialty “Interpreter in professional communication sphere”, with high honors. So I was so far from art as a main mission those years but it definitely glew in the corners of my soul. As often as I had a free time I always was spending it making white & black sketches and made a first steps in portraying. In 2010 I moved in Saint-Petersburg, where I am still living. And I think this defined the role of art to me, this hobby became essential and necessary part of my expression. I paint for 7 years, mainly using oil on canvas, also mastered the technique of working with acrylic, textured paste, gilding; took a participation in many virtual exhibition and galleries.

The main interest in painting for me: to depict people, their spiritual connection with their inner and outer world; to deduce their peak of emotions through the bends of bodies, in motion and fading. I often accompanies my artworks with poetry of own composition. For me, the process of painting is primarily interactive, is the unity of three components: my soul, model or object and canvas. It is their successful interaction that gives birth to the real piece of art.

My artwork "Space mystery" was inspired with the beauty of our Earth, of inscrutability of our Universe, where sky is the main conductor between human world and "that" incomprehensible and so little explored world full of magic and secrets. What happens if it will be united? Let's become creators instead of destroying and live in piece and harmony.



First Place


Evening and morning sky always attracted my attention, but the last 3 years I try to transfer my impressions on the canvas. I work at the plein air, most of the work done at my house. However, such work is" Dragon dawn". Evening stormy sky was transformed in the eyes, eyes could capture detail and hand work itself-the result you see. I've been doing fine arts since I was a kid. I have a higher art education. I am a member of the international Association of arts-AIAP UNESCO. I work in different techniques: oil painting, easel graphics, printed graphics, snow sculpture, etc. Works are in private collections in Russia, Canada, Norway, etc.




My name is Kuntsevich Victoria. I am an artist and a graphic designer. I'm taking pictures on a film camera. I was born in 1983 in Tuapse, Russia. In 2004 I finished the design of the environment at the Art College in Krasnodar. Since then I worked as an illustrator. Most of the time I'm a freelancer. My last project was to create branded leather accessories and clothes with hand-made designer painting. In addition to commercial projects, I am very involved in art in its different manifestations.



Honorable Mention


Noteworthy


"Skies" 2018 Show

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