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.

"Red" 2021 Show

This show will run February 1-28, 2021. Artists from around the world were called to submit their work. There were 225 accepted entries and they came from 22 different states in the USA, as well as 19 other countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, and Ukraine. A variety of styles and mediums were entered, including but not limited to acrylic, colored pencil, digital, mixed media, mosaic, oil, pastel, pen/ink, photography, printmaking, tempera, 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 Red Cross. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. For more information, please visit their website http://www.ifrc.org/en/. Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, LLC is not affiliated with the Red Cross. 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.



Liu Xaotian, male, contemporary young realistic oil painter, PhD student in Fine Arts.

The main art field is the creation of realistic oil paintings on the shelves and the restoration of classical oil paintings.

Born in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, China in 1994, he studied at the China Academy of Art, Beijing Academy of Art, and Lviv National Academy of Fine Arts in Ukraine. He has been to France, Germany, Ukraine, Italy, Poland, South Korea and other countries for investigation and study. He is currently a member of the Artist Committee of the Chinese Cultural Management Association, a member of the Chinese and Hungarian Artists Association, a painter hired by the Shenzhen Branch of the Chinese Academy of Painting and Calligraphy of the Ministry of Culture, a special painter of Wu Guanzhong Art Museum, a member of the Shanxi Artists Association, a member of the Taiyuan Artists Association, China Member of Ethnic Minority Art Promotion Association, Member of Oil Painting Committee of Beijing Academy of Painting and Calligraphy, and Visiting Professor of Painting and Calligraphy of Beijing Modern Management University.

Participation and publication of works Solo exhibition

2019 Close To The Same-Liu Haotian Solo Exhibition, 798 Art Center, Zero Art Space, Beijing

2017 Flashy Dreams-Liu Haotian Solo Exhibition, 798 Simcere Gallery, Beijing

2013 You Hua-Liu Haotian Personal Realistic Oil Painting Exhibition, Changchun

His works and articles have been published in "Chinese Oil Painting", "Art Market", "National Art Magazine", "Art News", "Excellent Financial Management", etc.

His works have been collected by private collectors in the United States, Italy, South Korea, Ukraine, China and many other art institutions.


I live in Russia. In 2019, I graduated from the St Petersburg Academy of Arts named after Ilya Repin. I paint pictures devoted to the topics that touch me. I work in different genres: portrait, landscape, still life, mosaic projects, stained glass projects.

The painting "Joan of Arc" is dedicated to my beloved historical figure. I painted it from November 2018 to June 2019.

The predominance of red in my work carries the image of fire, which played many different roles in the fate of Joan. This is the colour of the flame of her faith, the colour of martyrdom. Joan is burning on the fire of the Inquisition, but she is burning like a candle that gives people light and hope. And, of course, this colour is the colour of blood and horror of the Hundred Years' War. I wanted to show that Joan of Arc triumphed in spite of her tragic destiny. The light of her selfless fight for justice still lights our way.


Second Place


I was born on August 19, 1989 in the Altai Territory. In 2007 I entered the Barnaul Construction College, the Faculty of Architecture, but the craving for painting, sculpture and drawing did not leave me. In addition, I entered the Altai State Technical University, majoring in engineer, but the choice did not take long, of course, I chose art. Since 2015 I have been taking part in various city, regional, all-Russian and international exhibitions. I worked a lot in the open air, traveled to different places, creating sketches. I, too, have always been interested in the work of New Zealand artists, their works inspired me to create my paintings. I write in the genre of realism, on various topics. I love to travel with a sketchbook behind my back in Altai. Despite the fact that I work not only with painting and plaster, but also create monumental paintings in chapels and private interiors. But the creation of my own workshop did not leave me, so I decided to work on my own, opening a workshop.


Honorable Mention


Noteworthy

"Mexican Stagecoach Jack 2"

(watercolor)

by Earl Killeen

http://earlgrenvillekilleenart.com

$2400

"We Are All in This Together"

(watercolor)

by Patsy Lindamood

http://lindamoodart.com

$2600

"Lobster"

(oil on linen)

by Xiaowei Liu

76818795@qq.com

$20,000

"Gumballs"

(colored pencil, graphite)

by Paco Martin

http://www.pacomartin.art

"Superhero"

(oil on canvas)

by Barbara Porczyńska

http://barbaraporczynska.wordpress.com

1000 Euro

"Memories Burning"

(acrylic, gouache, 23k gold leaf, paper)

by Sherri Trial

sherri.trial@gmail.com

$700

"Arcadia, 1"

(photo illustration)

by Carly Tyll

http://www.carlytyll.com

$1100

"Lilith"

(oil on canvas)

by Simona Zecca

misatohitomi@yahoo.it

$2000

"Banners - a journey to prosperity"

(oil on linen)

by Taixiang Zhang

1291581710@qq.com

$1300

"Pray for auspiciousness"

(soft pastel on paper)

by Qingquan Zhang

394813446@qq.com

$5000


"Red" 2021 Show

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