The Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce the winning artists of the gallery’s recent 23rd “Solo Art Series” Art Competition.
The “Solo Art Series” competition closed on January 5, 2023. 12 artists were selected as finalists. From that selection, 4 artists were chosen to receive individual month-long solo art exhibitions. The remaining 8 artists were awarded Artist Showcase features.
The Solo Art Series took place within an extremely competitive atmosphere. The task of selecting only four top winning artists from the 70 artists who entered was extremely challenging. The high quality of submissions made creating the final rankings extraordinarily difficult.
The competitive process considered not only the quality and depth of the artist’s work but also the overall entry presentation, including the artist’s biography and artist’s statement. The following are the 4 winning Solo Series Artists and the schedule of their solo art exhibitions.
|Catherine Kirkwood||January 15, 2023 to February 14, 2023|
|Heather Coen||February 15, 2023, to March 14, 2023|
|Jeffrey Friedkin||March 15, 2023, to April 14, 2023|
|Nathan Wilson||April 15, 2023, to May 14, 2023|
As part of the selection process, the other 8 artists who were in the top 12 have been awarded an Artist Showcase feature. The artists who were selected for the Artist Showcase features (with one Artist Showcase being be posted every 2 weeks beginning on January 15th are:
|Giovanni Greco||January 15, 2023 to January 31, 2023|
|BerniE.||February 1, 2023 to February 14, 2023|
|Paula Prentice||February 15, 2023 to February 28, 2023|
|Paul Kenens||March 1, 2023 to March 14, 2023|
|Marlene Siff||March 15, 2023 to March 31, 2023|
|Weitao Yang||April 1, 2023 to April 14, 2023|
|Harrie Handler||April 15, 2023 to April 30, 2023|
|April Lund||May 1, 2023 to May 14, 2023|
Out of the 70 artists who submitted to this Solo Art Series art competition, 24 were eliminated due to deficiencies in their Biography, Artist’s Statement or with their art. From the 46 artists who were left, 19 artists were then selected as finalists. 12 artists were selected from the 19 final artists and any of the finalists could have been included in the final 12.
For each solo art exhibition, the gallery will distribute, promote and circulate press releases to over 550+ major News Outlets, Premium FOX, CBS, NBC, Affiliated Sites, with guaranteed inclusion on Google News & Bing News, and social media distribution through LST gallery’s broad social media network.
Each of the 8 Artist Showcase feature artists will be promoted to over 350+ News Outlets with guaranteed inclusion on Google News & Bing News.
Winning artists will have their solo art exhibition results posted and promoted on ArtWeek. Artweek produces 800,000-page impressions per month, 280,000 website visitors per month and has 30,000 newsletter subscribers.
Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on Art.Base.co. Art.Base produces 100,000 page views per month, 35,000 monthly unique visitors and has 10,000+ newsletter subscribers.
In addition to the above, the winning solo artists receive a YouTube Video presentation of their Body of Work, Event Postcard and a Press Release for their art portfolio. There will also be links back to the artists’ website as part of this achievement package.
Here is a link to the gallery's Solo Art Series Archives. The gallery’s next Solo Art Series competition will open for entries in March 2023.
Thank you for everyone's participation and interest in our Solo Art Series and congratulations to the winners.