Our fourth Art competition “Portrait” started in March 2022 and concluded on April 14, 2022. Art Room Gallery received entries from many countries around the world: USA, Canada, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, France, Taiwan, Singapore, Bangladesh, Hungary, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Australia, Russia, Serbia, Chile, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Austria, Netherlands and Mexico. The Portrait theme in this competition included a diversity in types, styles and mediums (oil on canvas, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal, gouache, etching, ink, pencil, bronze, digital painting, photography). The following evaluation criteria has been used for judging the artwork: creativity, interpretation of the theme, originality and quality of art, overall design, demonstration of artistic ability, and usage of medium. Jury decided to select 165 artworks for inclusion in the exhibition. Aside from First, Second, and Third place Jury also presented Merit awards and Honorable Mention awards.
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Jing Wen - Tian Tian
(watercolor on paper)
37 x 57 cm
Famous watercolor painter in China.
Cher Pruys, ASAA SCA, IGOR, AAPL, CSAA, AMS, LMS, OSA, MAA, CFA, NOAPS, AWA.. "To take my inner visions with my hands and create a work of art for you the viewer .... That is the ultimate in self expression." Cher Pruys was born in Regina. Over the years she lived in many places including Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Fort Frances, settling into her present home in Devlin, on the banks of the Rainy River with her husband Mark, 4 dogs and 2 cats. By age three, Cher was seldom found without a drawing tool in hand. She worked in pencil, charcoal and ink over the years, until, she picked up a paintbrush at the age of 35. Beginning with oil paints, she found her chosen mediums in acrylic, water color and gouache. Although self taught, her dedication and talent has seen her work juried into 178 International exhibits, as well as exhibits in numerous non juried shows. She has won 203 awards for her work in the International Juried Exhibits.
Professional sculptor, the author's thinking is the relationship between the composition, operation, civilization, and humanism of the world, and how to express his worldview in the language of art.