Our third Art competition “Landsacpes” started in January 2022 and concluded on February 24, 2022. Art Room Gallery received entries from many countries around the world: USA, China, United Kingdom, Austria, Canada, Latvia, Italy, Slovenia, Japan, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar, Hong Kong and Mexico. The Landscapes theme in this competition included a diversity in types, styles and mediums (oil on canvas, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography, digital, colored pencil, charcoal, collage). 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 154 artworks for inclusion in the exhibition. Aside from First, Second, and Third place Jury also presented Merit awards and Honorable Mention awards.
Thank you, and enjoy the exhibition!
Huiqing Chen - Boundless Trace
(watercolor on paper)
50 x 25 cm
Director of China pen and ink Association founder of Yinghu international watercolor painter Village Chen Huiqing, founder of Yinghu international watercolor painter village, watercolor painter and director of China pen and ink Association. He won the gold medal of Qingdao International Watercolor Art Festival in 2019. In 2020, he won the annual landscape art competition of American International Art Exhibition - Honorary Award. In 2020, he won the annual flower art competition of American International Art Exhibition - Honorary Award. In 2021, he was selected into the 154th International Watercolor Exhibition of American Watercolor Association.
Shawna Hinkel - Desert Peaks
Shawna Hinkel is an award-winning photographer from Dallas, Texas. She received her Certification from Professional Photographers of America (PPA) in 2014 and her Master of Photography degree in 2019. Her work has been accepted in the PPA International Photographic Competition Annual Exhibition every year since 2016, with images published in the annual Showcase Collection and Loan Collection books as well. She was the Dallas Professional Photographers Association Photographer of the Year in 2017 and 2018, and was named as one of the Top 10 photographers in Texas in 2020. She also received the American Society of Photographers’ State Elite Award in 2020. She has won a variety of other awards, and has been featured in multiple art gallery exhibitions. I love to travel and find the beauty of each place, whether it is the natural world God created, cityscapes people created, or a magnificent place that was contributed to by both.
Alexander Boyko - Bokovskie Bogs
(oil on canvas)
33 x 65 cm
Born in Siberia, in the city of Kirensk. Aircraft engineer by training. I have been drawing since childhood, graduated from the Correspondence People's University of Arts in Moscow, a member of the Professional Union of Artists of Russia, an honorary member of the International Academy of Contemporary Art, laureate of republican and international competitions in the field of animation, arts and crafts, design and painting. I prefer to work in a realistic style of painting. I love the Russian village, old Irkutsk, Baikal, mountains and aviation.