Here are the Winners!
The artist’s subtle use of color and shading creates a quietly engaging scene. We were impressed by the creative use of scale and the way the artist activates the entire surface of the work. These elements give it a layer of sophistication that lift it beyond the simplicity of the subject matter.
The artists’ beautifully unrestrained
brushwork, as well as the use of light, shadow, and symmetry are the highlights of this piece. This scene captures the beauty of winter, and has a surprising intimacy that adds to its appeal. It is serene and alive all at once.
This artist has created a warm, sensitive, and lovely scene. The subtlety of the rendering and use of color are very impressive, and they
complement the sweetness and innocence of the imagery perfectly. This is a captivating ode to the power of faith.