Water 2019 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.

"Water" 2019 Show

This show will run June 1-30, 2019. Artists from around the world were called to submit their work. There were 67 accepted entries and they came from 8 different states in the USA as well as 9 other locations: Belarus, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Moldova, Norway, Russia, Spain, and Ukraine. A variety of styles and mediums were entered, including but not limited to acrylic, colored pencil, glass, mixed media, oil, 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, also contributed to our decision. “Best of Show”, “First Place”, and “Second Place” winners received a monetary award in addition to their special recognition.


We were very happy to donate 10% of all entry fees from this show to The Water Project. The Water Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization unlocking human potential by providing sustainable water projects to communities in sub-Saharan Africa who suffer needlessly from a lack of access to clean water and proper sanitation. For more information about them, please visit their website https://thewaterproject.org/. Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, LLC is not affiliated with The Water Project. 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


She has loved to draw since childhood. From 2002 to 2007 she studied at the Minsk pedagogical University. The specislty is visual arts and drawing, folk art crafts. She began to paint professionally while studying at the university. Favorite medium is oil painting and watercolor. Her favorite subject to paint is a landscape. In the year 2017, she participated in all Belarusian exhibition art I Monet I Shishkin I Malevich. Favorite artists are Vasiliev, Aivazovsky, Shishkin, Polenov. Likes Impressionism and creativity of Monet. I believe that nature has created the perfect shape and color gamut.




Dmitriy Kolistratov born in 1986 in Moscow, Russia.

2007-2013 - studied in Ilya Glazunov’s Academy of painting, sculpture and architecture, historic painting workshop.

2015 - studied in Free workshops of Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow. 2016 - member of the Moscow Union of Artists


The major projects:

2019 - Exhibition "Territory of Stars", Fine Art Gallery, WINEZAVOD Contemporary Art Center

2018 - The 4-d inter-regional academic exhibition «Against the stream/red gate», Museums of fine art in Saratov, Togliatti, Samara, Moscow, Russia

2018 - Finalist of the Untitled Prize contest, Untitled Foundation, All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied Art, Moscow

2018 - Personal exhibition "Quiet place", Creative cluster "ARTMUZA", St. Petersburg

2018 - Participant in BP Portrait Award

2018 - National Portrait Gallery, London

2016 - The third inter-regional academic exhibition «Against the stream/red gate», Museums of fine art in Saratov, Togliatti, Samara, Moscow, Russia

2016 - Exhibition «Сolor limits», FUTURO gallery, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia

2015 - International exhibition and art contest «Incision in art», Mihail Shemyakin Art Foundation, Saint- Petersburg, Russia

2015 - International exhibition and art contest «Automobile in art», Mihail Shemyakin Art Foundation, Saint- Petersburg, Russia

2015-2012 - Exhibitions of young artists, Moscow Union of Artists, Moscow, Russia

2014 - Exhibition «Dmitriy Kolistratov. Portrait. Places», Exhibition hall, Yaroslavl, Russia 2013 - Vladimir Dubossarsky Exhibition project «Chronicles 13», Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia

2013 - Exhibition «Dmitriy Kolistratov. Painting», State Museum and Exhibition center «ROSIZO», Moscow, Russia

2012 - Inter-regional contest and exhibition «175 unniversary Russian Railway», Marble Palace, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. The author's works are in the private collections, collection of Russian Academy of painting^ sculpture and Architecture (Moscow, Russia), Yamana Gold Foundation (Toronto, Canada)


The basis of my art is always a realistic image of reality, in which there is a slight, sometimes barely noticeable deviation - fiction, subconscious. This is an element of personal experience of reality and the semantic center of the picture.

Before me is not worth the goal to change the world beyond recognition or destroy it. The main interest is a slight change in reality, but a change that reveals the layer of the mechanisms of this world that are invisible on the surface. Changes in the environment by a person, symptoms of a person that indirectly indicate its existence.

In the pictures of recent years, I can single out a few of the most characteristic features of my work - a figurative image, animation of the inanimate, the formation of an optically correct space (in terms of perception by the human eye), an empty space in which the human presence is read his livelihoods.


MIR

Orbital station “Mir” was flooded in the Pacific Ocean on March 23, 2001. The Russian Government has expressed some official reasons for the decision - and this is the end of the lifetime of the plant, constant crashes and, of course, its costly maintenance. In the Russian society, the flooding of the station was associated with the end of the space program, which had been a source of pride for several decades, the collapse of great hopes and the loss of the highest ideological sentiment.

The ocean, which absorbed the grandiose construction of human thought, appears as a mini universe in which everything is born and in which everything ends. Like the legendary Platonic Atlantis, “Mir” was at the bottom of the ocean, went into an idealized past, became the subject of myth-making by contemporary writers and historians. Turned to the next point on the historical time scale, after which we note the loss of the "empire" the dominant positions in the exploration of outer space and the main spheres of influence in world politics.

The name of the orbital station becomes a bright symbol - the flooding of the “Mir”, the world, the peace - like the final breakdown of relations between major powers. This is no longer a local history of a particular country. The peace now repose on the ocean floor.



My name is Angelina Kabanovich - novice artist from Belarus.

I’m 21 years old. I finished Art College in 2016 and now learning pictorial Art in Belarusian Academy of Arts.

By the way, I was a medalist of the Delphic Games in 2015.

Also a prizewinner of the «Belarussian President Fund».

The world around inspires me: people, nature... Painting is my way of communicating with the viewer.



Honorable Mention


Noteworthy

"Dream"

(oil on canvas)

by Dmitriy Bordunov

deffer777@mail.ru


"Trace1"

(pastel, shell)

by Webson Ji

http://www.websonji.com


"Boat"

(pastel)

by Alena Kovaleva

https://instagram.com/alana.kovalava?r=nametag


"Black sea in winter"

(oil on canvas)

by Avanesyan Lala

lala-let@yandex.ru


"Water. The Origin Of Life."

(oil on canvas)

by Katerina Pathak

https://www.instagram.com/katerina_pathak/?hl=ru

$1000


"Rolling in I"

(pastel)

by Dolores Saul

https://www.dolores-saul.de/



"Water" 2019 Show

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