The Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce the winning artists of the gallery’s recent 25th “Solo Art Series” Art Competition.
The “Solo Art Series” competition closed on September 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 69 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.
|Adam Strange||September 15, 2023 to October 14, 2023|
|Xiong Yanteng||October 15, 2023, to November 14, 2023|
|Nic Tibo||November 15, 2023, to December 14, 2023|
|Robert Bolla||December 15, 2023, to January 14, 2024|
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 September 15th are:
|Elizabeth Darlington||September 15, 2023 to September 30, 2023|
|Brian Binder||October 1, 2023 to October 14, 2023|
|Gwynneth Green||October 15, 2023 to October 30, 2023|
|Gabiko IoMo||November 1, 2023 to November 14, 2023|
|Xie Zheng Xian ASen||November 15, 2023 to November 30, 2023|
|Tom Mulqueen||December 1, 2023 to December 14, 2023|
|Bob Whitcomb||December 15, 2023 to December 31, 2023|
|Jai Keller||January 1, 2024 to January 14, 2024|
Out of the 69 artists who submitted to this Solo Art Series art competition, 23 were eliminated due to deficiencies in their Biography, Artist’s Statement or with their art. From the 46 artists who were left, 21 artists were then selected as finalists. 12 artists were selected from the 21 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 hundreds of major News Outlets, art news websites and social media distribution through LST gallery’s broad social media network.
Each of the 8 Artist Showcase feature artists will also be promoted to hundreds of major News Outlets, art news websites and social media distribution through LST gallery’s broad social media network.
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 November 2023.
Thank you for everyone's participation and interest in our Solo Art Series and congratulations to the winners.