This is the last competition of 2014. This competition received 124 submissions. An initial review of 662 images was done and resulted in the final round of images that were evaluated and scored. Submissions were received from 12 countries including Italy, France, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Canada, Australia, and the United States. Entries in this finalist round were scored using the judging criteria of composition, creativity, impact, technical skill and consistency with theme.
THEME: ABSTRACTIONS 2014
Abstractions in the visual arts is about expressing general ideas or qualities of an actual person, object, action or pure digital Art. It is about expressing ideas and emotions by using elements such as colors and lines without attempting to recreate the original image. The basis for abstractions is to, in varying degrees, alter the reality of the subject.
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Best In Competition: Entangled by Dennis Barry
Cash Award $500
2nd Place: Dripping Morning Passion by Vasile Stan
Cash Award $150
3rd Place: Pueblo by Kimber Wallwork-Heineman
Cash Award $100
Awards of Excellence
Awards of Excellence go to As The Rez Turns by Pohan Wu; View by Diana Whiley; Walking Up Together by Vincenzo Corrado; Urban Planning by Vincenzo Corrado; Tongue & Groove by Keith Parks; Ocean Dream by Elaine Hunter; and Orange Sky by Ruth Schneider.
All Others in Finalist Round