New Mexico artist Timothy David Mayhew is one of this year’s honorable mention award recipients
California artist Cuong Nguyen is our 3rd place winner
Meet the 13 winning artists in our Artistic Excellence competition.
At home in nature
California artist Elizabeth Barlow is one of this year’s honorable mention award recipients
Communing with nature
Big, bold & beautiful
TEXAS ART EDUCATION: At 15, I began studying oil painting under Dalhart Windberg. I’ve since studied art and architecture in Italy and received a bachelor’s degree in environmental design from Texas A&M University. STYLE: Traditional. SECOND-CHOICE CAREER: If I couldn’t be an artist, I think architect would be the next best thing. BEST ADVICE...
SOUTH CAROLINA ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia and a Hudson River Fellowship. STYLE: Contemporary realism. INSPIRATION FOR YOUR WINNING PAINTING: An old Texaco store that I would pass driving to my fiancée’s parents’ house in South Carolina. Every time I would pass by,...
CALIFORNIA ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts in design from the Chinese Culture University, Taiwan. From 2007 to 2009, I studied the foundations of drawing and painting with the artist Yimaukun. In the fall of 2009, I came to the United States to continue my studies. Currently I am pursuing a master of fine...