AWARDS




Congratulations to our NYC Art Festival, April 2005 Award Winners

Grand Grand Jury Award Winner: Jens Schnabel (Surreal Symbolism)

First Runner-up: Osamede Obazee (Metal Sculpture)

Second Runner-up: Ana Wein (Acrylic Paintings on Canvas)

Third Runner-up: Leonardo Pereznieto (Sculpture)




Congratulations to our latest LA Art Festival, March 2005 Award Winners

Grand Jury Award Winner: Jens Schnabel



Congratulations to our latest MIAMI Award Winners

Please scroll down to view the rules of the competition. Each Grand Jury Award Winner will receive a write-up in the independent film magazine, INDEPENDENT FILM QUARTERLY, which is distributed nationwide. You can find a copy of IFQ at your local news stand or Borders Bookstores, Books-A-Million or Barnes & Nobles.

MIAMI FESTIVAL WINNERS - FEBRUARY 10TH, 2005

Grand Jury Award Winner: David Huckabe  

First Runner-up: Janice McCaskill

Second Runner-up: Heidi Mayfield   

Third Runner-up: Eve Porinchak   

NEW YORK FESTIVAL WINNERS - NOVEMBER 11TH, 2004

Grand Jury Award Winner: Sacha Basille  

First Runner-up: Gwendolyn Parrish

Second Runner-up: Alan Brooks   

Third Runner-up: Andy Bernadel   

LOS ANGELES FESTIVAL WINNERS - SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2004

Grand Jury Award Winner: Wilbur Craig  Wilbur's Website

First Runner-up: Marjorie Dunn

Second Runner-up: Etti Yanai   

LAS VEGAS FESTIVAL WINNERS - JULY 20TH, 2004

Grand Jury Award Winner: Kate Jackson  Kate's Website

First Runner-up: Dustin Bradshaw

Second Runner-up: James Donohue   

NEW YORK FESTIVAL WINNERS - APRIL 22ND, 2004

Grand Jury Award Winner: Luther Eason

First Runner-up: Sacha Basille/Andy Bernadel

Second Runner-up: Lana Fleming   

LOS ANGELES FESTIVAL WINNERS - MARCH 4TH, 2004

Grand Jury Award Winner: Lori Vynalek   

First Runner-up: Tamal Bishop

Second Runner-up: Sue Decker   Sue's Website

MIAMI FESTIVAL WINNERS - FEBRUARY 5TH, 2004

Grand Jury Award Winner: Alexi Torres   

First Runner-up: Kfir Gweta

Second Runner-up: Barry Cohen   

NEW YORK FESTIVAL WINNERS - NOVEMBER 6TH, 2003

Grand Jury Award Winner: Ted Ellis   Ted's Website

First Runner-up: Brian Siwiec

Second Runner-up: Lopes Garcia   Lopes's Website

Third Runner-up: Lori Vynalek   Lori's Website

Judging
Our guest panel of judges, who are art industry representatives and professional artists will travel from various parts of the world to each show. They will judge all artwork (any medium) based upon a wide range of attributes.
A. Artistic merit
B. Aesthetic quality
C. Creativity
D. Overall visual experience in conjunction with chosen medium
In addition, the medium of Drawing will also be judged on the following:
A. Spatial organization
B. Perceptual acuity
C. Interpretation of subjects (if applicable)


Rules
Interested artists must submit 4-10 slides (black and white or color), photographs, or laser copies of work. Professionals will evaluate each entry and participants will be chosen on the basis of their work. Please be advised that artwork will not be returned to the applicants (do not send originals). The artist will bring his/her original art to the showcase in the specified city applied for.


Top Artist Awards
Top artists, we will continue to search for what you are looking for throughout the year from the time of your first showcase. We will do everything we can to help you reach your potential and find the right representatives within the art industry.


Select artists will be featured in a new section of our IFQ Magazine (Independent Film Quarterly), which is on all newsstands state wide (New York) as well as Barnes & Nobles, Books-A-Million, and Borders, to name a few. Visit www.independentfilmquarterly.com
Select artists will be awarded (refer to the judging criteria) for their work.