Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Lorna Beecroft has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Lorna is an award-winning artist based in Canada. Lorna was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 21st Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Lorna’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Lorna’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Lorna Beecroft has had a life-long joy of creating using fabric, wood, and fiber. Her journey into painting and drawing began in 2016 when she finally had time to immerse herself in these art forms. She has followed her own educational path, gaining experience by attending workshops with world-class artists and through self-directed courses. This combined with hours and hours of practice has taken her to where she is today, with so much more to try out and perfect.

Her favorite mediums are acrylics, oils, graphite, charcoal, conte, pencil crayons, and pastels. Each one has such unique properties and produces wonderfully different outcomes.

Lorna has been an animal lover for as long as she can remember, finding great joy in the company of all animals. So naturally, her favorite subjects are the animals she has spent so many hours with, in particular horses, cats, and dogs. For Lorna, the joy of creating is watching the subject(s) slowly appear out of the canvas or paper as if they have a will and life of their own. She believes the eyes are the mirror into their souls and is only satisfied when the viewer is able to dive into the piece and connect with the true spirit of each animal.

Artist Statement

I love to create & love animals even more. My goal is to have the viewer see animals the way I do, admiring and loving them for their spirit and beauty. I spend many, many hours working on each piece with that hope always foremost.

Lorna’s website is www.lornabeecroftartist.com.

The gallery’s competition for May 2022 was the 12th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition. 2D and 3D, artists, (including photography & digital art) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s June 2022 online group art exhibition.

Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Animals” theme by submitting their best abstract or representational art for this competition. The submission process and competition for the artists began in April 2022 and concluded on May 28, 2022.

The gallery received 687 entries from 20 different countries from around the world, as well as from 32 different states and the District of Columbia.   

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories.  Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional Art categories.  In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the ten (10) best entries comprised from all the media categories.

The gallery also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art. Many of the artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

All winning entries will now be featured on the Light Space & Time website for the month of June 2022. Thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives.

Congratulations to our artists who made our 12th Annual “Animals” Art Exhibition so successful this month. At any time, we invite our winning artists and other interested visitors to link their websites to the Gallery’s archive page for further ongoing promotion.

Overall Top 10 Winning Artists & Artworks

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Please go to the results of the Animals Art Exhibition “Overall Winning Artists” Category to read about each of these artists.

Top 20 Painting & Other Media Winning Artists & Artworks

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To see all the Painting & Other Media artwork accepted into this exhibition, please visit the Animals Art Exhibition “Painting & Other Category” here.

Top 20 Photography & Digital Winning Artists & Artworks

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To see all the Photography & Digital artwork accepted into this exhibition, please visit the Animals Art Exhibition “Photography & Digital Category” here.

Top 5 3 Dimensional Winning Artists & Artworks

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To see all the 3 Dimensional artwork accepted into this exhibition, please visit the  Animals Art Exhibition “3 Dimensional Art Category” here.

Special Merit Award Category

These are the artists and their artwork which we felt could easily have been placed higher but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category.  Any of the Special Merit art, in many cases, is interchangeable with the best art that we selected for the top tiers. To view these artists and artwork, please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Special Merit Award Category” here.

 

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Zsófia Vincze has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Zsófia is an award-winning, based in Hungary. Zsófia was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 21st Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Zsófia’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Zsófia’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Zsófia Vincze had studies in fine arts, architecture and interior design. She was always passionate about painting and tried various techniques. Her watercolor journey started in 2019, when inspired by Jon J. Muth's Zen Tales series she attended a watercolor course at the watercolor Academy organized by IWS Hungary.

She loves the transparency created by the different layers of watercolor washes. She found something special in that painting technique. It challenges her to learn the wide variety of brush strokes and texturing that this amazing technique provides.

Her paintings are inspired by Morten Solberg and Lucy Newton wildlife artists, and by Antonio Ortega Perez’s abstract watercolor paintings.

Artist Statement

Through my art I create stillness and harmony inspired by the beauty and simplicity of Mother Nature. When I paint landscapes and wildlife, I feel closer to nature. I use the contrast of loose watercolor background and animal portraits to express the harmony of motion and stillness in nature that surround us.

Zsófia’s website is https://watercolornaturelo.wixsite.com/mysite.

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Carina Imbrogno has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Carina is an award-winning, self-taught artist based in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. Carina was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 20th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Carina’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Carina’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography:

Carina is a disabled self-taught artist and now an inspirational artist. She feels she is being guided by God in her life and she’s alive to tell her story and share her art with the world. Carina loves to draw and paint realistically and one of her favorite mediums to work with is pastels, which is her medium of choice.

Carina has gone through many struggles in her life. In 2015, she was diagnosed with a rare genetic illness, Elhers Danlos Syndrome. She has endured over 10 operations since the age of 10. Carina believes she is truly a walking miracle and today she is thrilled and grateful to be creating art.

Photography is another passion of Carina’s and she uses photography to create her art as she artistic style is realism. She loves to draw and paint nature, animals and wildlife and people, animals, kids, landscapes and architectural pieces in mediums such as oils, acrylics gouache, graphite, charcoal. Carina finds animals beautiful and strives to capture the essence of the animals and all her subjects.

Artist Statement:

My inspiration for these pieces come from the love I have of animals and portraiture. I love drawing people with their pets.

Carina’s website is https://caimbrogno.wixsite.com/mysite.

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that BeeHoon Lim has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

BeeHoon is an award-winning artist based in Malaysia. BeeHoon was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 19th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

BeeHoon’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are BeeHoon’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

BeeHoon Lim is a self-taught artist, retired teacher, mother and grandmother with a history of passion for art. Denied of the opportunity to pursue this love due to finances, work career, marriage and caring for her children, she finally got time upon retirement to indulge in this passion. Now she devotes her time creating works of art and craft. It is never too late to achieve one's dream. She wants to inspire and share with all her genuine works of art.

Artist Statement

A significant feature in my paintings is FLOW. I love to demonstrate a FLOW in everything I draw. Each flow tells a story. Drawn with intention, each smooth and graceful twist and turn leads to a certain direction. This is to tell the viewers that the flow that we choose to follow always ends with a mission. Either we achieve the aim we want or we let it continue until it meets its fate. I compare this flow in my paintings to our journey through Life. Life ahead is unpredictable, a mystery and when one sails through, one meets challenges. We have the option to maneuver our way through and let it flow in a positive direction. Adding flow to my paintings give a softening effect to whatever I draw, erasing the harsh lines and edges. When my paintings are hung on the wall, it never fails to soften the hard walls behind bringing forth a calm and soothing effect to the area.

BeeHoon can be reached via her Email.

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Suzie Sullivan has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Suzie is an award-winning artist based in County Mayo, Ireland. Suzie was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 19th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Suzie’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Suzie’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Suzie Sullivan's lifelong passion for art and craft work began as a child in the UK. Throughout her life she has always had hobby projects on the go but could only have dreamt where it would lead. She has always had a fascination for Ireland and moved there in 2001. She loves what Ireland has to offer - music, culture, ancient legends and fairy tales and the wide-open spaces - and all of this is reflected in her work. She is now known throughout Ireland and beyond for her work in fibre art, polymer clay and flame worked glass. She has won several prestigious awards for her art and craft and has participated in many exhibitions and shows. She has also shared her extensive knowledge with many students over the years. Suzie is a self-taught artist, preferring to work and experiment in the peace of her own studio tucked away in the beautiful wild landscape of the west of Ireland.

Artist Statement

Nestled in the beautiful landscape of Co Mayo, Ireland is a small studio where self-taught artist Suzie Sullivan spends her days creating art and craft. For many years Suzie has been better known as a textile artist working with wool and fibre, but in 2019 she changed direction and started working with polymer clay. This new material has opened a whole new world of texture and creativity. Her work represents a unique vision of an imaginary world of nature, capturing extravagant forms, colours and patterns derived from the natural world we live in. This latest body of small sculptures is titled ‘If you go Down to the Woods Today’. These sculptures are meticulously detailed and are intended to evoke dreams, childhood memories and the desire to escape to a world of one’s own making. They are made with a wire armature built up with layers of polymer clay and richly embellished with unique colour blends and complex polymer clay cane work.

Suzie’s art can be viewed on her Instagram.

The gallery’s competition for October 2021 was the 11th Annual “Nature” Online Art Competition. 2D and 3D, artists, (including photography & digital art) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s November 2021 online group art exhibition.

Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Nature” theme by submitting their best abstract or representational art for this competition. The submission process and competition for the artists began in September 2021 and concluded on October 27, 2021.

The gallery received 590 entries from 21 different countries from around the world, as well as from 27 different states and the District of Columbia.   

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories.  Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional Art categories.  In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the ten (10) best entries comprised from all the media categories.

The gallery also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art. Many of the artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

All winning entries will now be featured on the Light Space & Time website for the month of November 2021. Thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives.

Congratulations to our artists who made our 11th Annual “Nature” Art Exhibition so successful this month. At any time, we invite our winning artists and other interested visitors to link their websites to the Gallery’s archive page for further ongoing promotion.

Overall Winning Artists Category – The overall winning artist’s category consists of the 10 Best Entries received from the Painting & Other and the Photography & Digital media categories. Please go to the results of the Nature Art Exhibition “Overall Winning Artists” Category here.

Special Merit Award Category – These are the artists and their artwork which we felt could easily have been placed higher but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category.  Any of the Special Merit art, in many cases, is interchangeable with the best art that we selected for the top tiers. Please go to the results in the Nature Art Exhibition “Special Merit Award Category” here.

Painting & Other Category – This media category is considered to be any art where a pigment was applied to a two-dimensional surface, such as canvas, paper, or panel. This category comprises the following media; acrylics, oil, pastels, watercolor, gouache, tempera, ink, line type drawings, encaustic, fresco, etc. applied on canvas, canvas board, paper or any other flat surface.

In addition, this category also includes any fabric, mixed media, mosaic, and various other media. Please go to the results in the Nature Art Exhibition “Painting & Other Category” here.

Photography & Digital Category – This media category contains any images captured by either an analog or digital camera and would be viewed as a print. Black and white photographs, color photographs, digital or analog photographs, photograms, other experimental photography, alternative photographic processes, manipulated photography etc. would be included in this category.

In addition, this category also includes most digital art in this section. Please go to the results in the Nature Art Exhibition “Photography & Digital Category” here.

3 Dimensional Art Category – This category contains any art which has or seeming to have length, width, and depth.  Relief, pottery, sculpture, installation, kinetic, and conceptual 3-D artworks created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plastics, glass, ceramics, trash or any other material that can be used to create 3-dimensional art. Please go to the results in the Nature Art Exhibition “3 Dimensional Art Category” here.

 

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Shawna Hinkel has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Shawna is an award-winning artist based in Dallas, Texas, USA. Shawna was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 18th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Shawna’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Shawna’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Shawna Hinkel is an award-winning photographer from Dallas, Texas. She received her Certification from Professional Photographers of America (PPA) in 2014 and her Master of Photography degree in 2019. Her work has been accepted in the PPA International Photographic Competition Annual Exhibition every year since 2016, with images published in the annual Showcase Collection and Loan Collection books as well. She was the Dallas Professional Photographers Association Photographer of the Year in 2017 and 2018, and was named as one of the Top 10 photographers in Texas in 2020. She also received the American Society of Photographers’ State Elite Award in 2020. She has won a variety of other awards, and has been featured in multiple art gallery exhibitions.

Artist Statement

It has been said that “the eyes are the windows to the soul,” and I have found this to be true. Not only in people, but also in animals - most especially in the great apes. My series “Almost Human” explores the eyes and expressions of these magnificent creatures, looking for the souls in our most closely related counterparts. Chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans are so much like us that if you spend a little time with them, you can almost tell what they are feeling. Some are young and playful, some are old and wise, and some are shy and do not want to be bothered. They all have very different personalities and spirits. I want to show the heart of these beautiful animals so more people can find a deeper understanding and affection for them, and learn more about the conservation efforts in place to help them. What a better world it would be for man and apes alike.

Shawna’s website is www.wanderlustfineartistry.com.   

The gallery’s competition for May 2021 was the 11th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition. 2D and 3D, artists, (including photography & digital art) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s June 2021 online group art exhibition.

Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Animals” theme by submitting their best abstract or representational art for this competition. The submission process and competition for the artists began in April 2021 and concluded on May 27, 2021.

The gallery received 895 entries from 29 different countries from around the world, as well as from 35 different states and the District of Columbia.   

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories.  Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional Art categories.  In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the ten (10) best entries comprised from all the media categories.

The gallery also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art. Many of the artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

All winning entries will now be featured on the Light Space & Time website for the month of June 2021. Thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives.

Congratulations to our artists who made our 11th Annual “Animals” Art Exhibition so successful this month. At any time, we invite our winning artists and other interested visitors to link their websites to the Gallery’s archive page for further ongoing promotion.

Overall Winning Artists Category – The overall winning artist’s category consists of the 10 Best Entries received from the Painting & Other and the Photography & Digital media categories. Please go to the results of the Animals Art Exhibition “Overall Winning Artists” Category here.

Special Merit Award Category – These are the artists and their artwork which we felt could easily have been placed higher but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category.  Any of the Special Merit art, in many cases, is interchangeable with the best art that we selected for the top tiers. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Special Merit Award Category” here.

Painting & Other Category – This media category is considered to be any art where a pigment was applied to a two-dimensional surface, such as canvas, paper, or panel. This category comprises the following media; acrylics, oil, pastels, watercolor, gouache, tempera, ink, line type drawings, encaustic, fresco, etc. applied on canvas, canvas board, paper or any other flat surface.

In addition, this category also includes any fabric, mixed media, mosaic, and various other media. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Painting & Other Category” here.

Photography & Digital Category – This media category contains any images captured by either an analog or digital camera and would be viewed as a print. Black and white photographs, color photographs, digital or analog photographs, photograms, other experimental photography, alternative photographic processes, manipulated photography etc. would be included in this category.

In addition, this category also includes most digital art in this section. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Photography & Digital Category” here.

3 Dimensional Art Category – This category contains any art which has or seeming to have length, width, and depth.  Relief, pottery, sculpture, installation, kinetic, and conceptual 3-D artworks created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plastics, glass, ceramics, trash or any other material that can be used to create 3-dimensional art. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “3 Dimensional Art Category” here.

 

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Sarah Holloway Smith has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Sarah is an award-winning artist based in Texas, USA. Sarah was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 16th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Sarah’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Sarah’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Sarah Holloway Smith is a British artist, born in the North of England and raised in the countryside. Sarah graduated from Edinburgh College of Art, with an Honors Degree in Applied Design with Art History and majoring in Textiles and Stained Glass. Edinburgh College allowed her to fully indulge her love of texture, fabric and yarn with her fascination of the effects of light on color.

Strong drawing skills and integrity of line were a key part of her studies at College and this strength of drawing remains a critical component of her work today. Sarah has always loved color and texture and can't remember a time when drawing, painting or ‘cutting up and sticking down’ weren’t part of her life.

After College, she spent some years in the Information and Design Department at London Zoo redesigning animal enclosures with environmentally specific designs. She then worked for Royal Doulton Ltd, where she led a team of artists interpreting design briefs for 2 and 3 dimensional Collectables, putting briefs to modelers and artists to create unique originals and then collaborating with manufacturing sites to develop approved prototypes.

As the daughter of hobby farming parents, the outdoors had a huge impact on Sarah’s childhood - pigs, chickens, horses, farmyard animals and all kinds of fruit trees! Sarah's current portfolio is a collection of unique pieces inspired by Mother Nature and the furry, feathery characters around her. Made up of paintings on canvas, drawings on paper and mixed media pieces utilizing fabric and handmade paper, Sarah enjoys the strength of line and the play of light on color the most, as she attempts to match strength of form through her drawings, using layers of paint and texture that still allow the natural light to show through.

For the last three years, she has gone back to class to revisit the foundations of composition and palette. This has reminded her of the importance of value and she has relearned the huge potential of the acrylic medium. More recently, she has gone back to mixed media and collage work. She has always been entranced by the captured light in Turner's work, the luminescence in Whistler's Nocturnes, the sheer strength in Van Gogh's drawings and sketchbooks, the energy of Rodin's sculptures and the beautiful clarity of Matisse' line drawings.

Sarah has travelled the world as an expat living in the UK, Norway, South Korea, Australia and the US. She currently lives in Texas, USA with her husband of 23 years, 2 children, 4 dogs and a horse.

Artist Statement

Art is about the gesture. It’s about committing love and passion to a tangible form. Without passion Art cannot thrive, it cannot be faked. Be genuine, to yourself and your subject matter, let go of the fear of failure and with all your heart have a go. If your creative process fails, then start over. Creativity breeds creativity. I’m drawn to natural forms and colors. I’m entranced by light and shadow, and fascinated by the effects of light through color and texture.

I think by drawing my subject matter, while I draw I plan. No plan is the same; I’m still excited by the surprises that the process brings. My work is a journey, one idea leads to another and that then takes me to another, it’s ever ending and I love it.

I hope that you like what you see. All of my work is for sale unless otherwise stated and I’m happy to ship it to you.

Many thanks for taking the time to look at my work.

Sarah’s website is www.sarahhollowaysmith.com

The gallery’s competition for November 2020 was the 10th Annual “Nature” Online Art Competition. 2D and 3D, artists, (including photography & digital art) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s December 2020 online group art exhibition.

Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Nature” theme by submitting their best abstract or representational art for this competition. The submission process and competition for the artists began in October 2020 and concluded on November 26, 2020.

The gallery received 759 entries from 27 different countries from around the world, as well as from 32 different states and the District of Columbia.   

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories.  Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional Art categories.  In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the ten (10) best entries comprised from all the media categories.

The gallery also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art. Many of the artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

All winning entries will now be featured on the Light Space & Time website for the month of December 2020. Thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives.

Congratulations to our artists who made our 10th Annual “Nature” Art Exhibition so successful this month. At any time, we invite our winning artists and other interested visitors to link their websites to the Gallery’s archive page for further ongoing promotion.

Overall Winning Artists Category – The overall winning artist’s category consists of the 10 Best Entries received from the Painting & Other and the Photography & Digital media categories. Please go to the results of the Nature Art Exhibition “Overall Winning Artists” Category here.

Special Merit Award Category – These are the artists and their artwork which we felt could easily have been placed higher but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category.  Any of the Special Merit art, in many cases, is interchangeable with the best art that we selected for the top tiers. Please go to the results in the Nature Art Exhibition “Special Merit Award Category” here.

Painting & Other Category – This media category is considered to be any art where a pigment was applied to a two-dimensional surface, such as canvas, paper, or panel. This category comprises the following media; acrylics, oil, pastels, watercolor, gouache, tempera, ink, line type drawings, encaustic, fresco, etc. applied on canvas, canvas board, paper or any other flat surface.

In addition, this category also includes any fabric, mixed media, mosaic, and various other media. Please go to the results in the Nature Art Exhibition “Painting & Other Category” here.

Photography & Digital Category – This media category contains any images captured by either an analog or digital camera and would be viewed as a print. Black and white photographs, color photographs, digital or analog photographs, photograms, other experimental photography, alternative photographic processes, manipulated photography etc. would be included in this category.

In addition, this category also includes most digital art in this section. Please go to the results in the Nature Art Exhibition “Photography & Digital Category” here.

3 Dimensional Art Category – This category contains any art which has or seeming to have length, width, and depth.  Relief, pottery, sculpture, installation, kinetic, and conceptual 3-D artworks created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plastics, glass, ceramics, trash or any other material that can be used to create 3-dimensional art. Please go to the results in the Nature Art Exhibition “3 Dimensional Art Category” here.

 

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very pleased to announce that Ani Mollereau has been selected as one of the four winning artists of the gallery’s recent 16th “Solo Art Series” Art Competition.  Ani will now have a month-long solo art exhibition and she will be featured on the gallery’s front page, in the Gallery’s YouTube Channel, as well as in the “Solo Art Series” archive.

Ani is an award-winning artist based in Ireland. She will now be promoted by the gallery with an extensive public relations campaign.

For this solo exhibition, the Gallery will distribute, promote and circulate press releases to over 550+ major News Outlets, including Premium FOX, CBS, and NBC Affiliated Sites, with guaranteed inclusion on Google News & Bing News. The Gallery will also provide social media distribution through LST gallery’s broad social media network.

In addition, as part of her award package, Ani will now be featured as a Light Space & Time – Artwork Archive promoted artist.  

Ani’s art will also be featured on the gallery’s YouTube Channel and with an event postcard.

The “Solo Art Series” is a series of monthly solo art exhibitions for established artists who have a body of work to present to the public.  Artist participants were asked to submit the following 3 components for the “Solo Art Series” competition: 1. Their art.  2. Their artist biography.  3.  Their artist statement.  These elements were evaluated and judged, which resulted in the selection of the artists who will be featured in individual month-long solo art exhibitions.  This was the 16th “Solo Art Series” Art Competition that the gallery has conducted.

Below are Ani’s Artist Biography, her Artist Statement, along with 20 of her sculptures. We hope that you will take the time to read Ani’s information and to take a look at her artwork.

Artist Biography:

Ani Mollereau was born in Dublin. She is a wife and mother of four children. She is a sculptor and has exhibited extensively. Ani has won broad acceptance from the arts world and many prizes for her work, including the Oireachtas sculpture prize.

Her materials are bronze, silver and bog oak. Her techniques cover an extensive range from the rock strength of Giacometti and Henry Moore, to a delicacy born of a feminism that transcends gender to communicate on a spiritual level.

From the maternal power of bronze pieces to the mixture of earthiness and spirituality found in the bog oak and silver collection entitled “Women in Celtic mythology”, to the extraordinary jewelry collection entitled “Life’s secrets”. She has a great love of horses and animals and she has an affinity with them, which she expresses through her art. The power and delicacy of Ani’s work tells us with certainty there is much, much more to life than mundane existence.

Artist Statement:

“Where the Spirit works with the hands there is art”

With my sculptures, my aim is to inspire people who see my work to look more carefully at the world around them, to discover beauty at a glance through their, tactile and visual simplicity and I want to challenge the spectator’s imagination. Through my sculpture, I free my Spirit that is within and tell my story. However, I also want the viewer to be inspired to see their story too. That is my motivation to create. My inspiration is life and the world around me, the visible and the invisible, expressing emotion, imagination, identity, story, life force and nature. As I work the clay, I am immersed in the energy of creation and we grow together. My art is my life.

Ani can be reached via her Email.

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The gallery’s competition for July 2020 was the 10th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition. 2D and 3D, artists, (including photography & digital art) from around the world, were called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s August 2020 online group art exhibition.

Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Animals” theme by submitting their best abstract or representational art for this competition. The submission process and competition for the artists began in June 2020 and concluded on July 27, 2020.

The gallery received 1,040 entries from 32 different countries from around the world, as well as from 38 different states and the District of Columbia.   

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories.  Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional Art categories.  In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the ten (10) best entries comprised from all the media categories.

The gallery also included Special Merit awards and Special Recognition awards for outstanding art. Many of the artists in either of these groups could have easily been included in the upper tier of our winners, as their art was also exceptional.

To view the artwork in each media category, click on a thumbnail image and that will take you to the Slide Show, which will then contain larger images. Artists can now post their images directly to their social media networks (See lower left-hand side of the Lightbox).  In order to leave the Slide Show at any time, just click on the X at the upper right side of the Lightbox in order to escape and that will take you back to the thumbnails images.

All winning entries will now be featured on the Light Space & Time website for the month of August 2020. Thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives for 5 years.

Congratulations to our artists who made our 10th Annual “Animals” Art Exhibition so incredibly successful this month. At any time, we invite our winning artists and other interested visitors to link their websites to the Gallery’s archive page for further ongoing promotion.

Overall Winning Artists Category – The overall winning artist’s category consists of the 10 Best Entries received from the Painting & Other and the Photography & Digital media categories. Please go to the results of the Animals Art Exhibition “Overall Winning Artists” Category here.

Special Merit Award Category – These are the artists and their artwork which we felt could easily have been placed higher but due to the size constraints in each media category, this art was placed in this special category.  Any of the Special Merit art, in many cases, is interchangeable with the best art that we selected for the top tiers. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Special Merit Award Category” here.

Painting & Other Category – This media category is considered to be any art where a pigment was applied to a two-dimensional surface, such as canvas, paper, or panel. This category comprises the following media; acrylics, oil, pastels, watercolor, gouache, tempera, ink, line type drawings, encaustic, fresco, etc. applied on canvas, canvas board, paper or any other flat surface.

In addition, this category also includes any fabric, mixed media, mosaic, and various other media. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Painting & Other Category” here.

Photography & Digital Category – This media category contains any images captured by either an analog or digital camera and would be viewed as a print. Black and white photographs, color photographs, digital or analog photographs, photograms, other experimental photography, alternative photographic processes, manipulated photography etc. would be included in this category.

In addition, this category also includes most digital art in this section. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “Photography & Digital Category” here.

3 Dimensional Art Category – This category contains any art which has or seeming to have length, width, and depth.  Relief, pottery, sculpture, installation, kinetic, and conceptual 3-D artworks created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plastics, glass, ceramics, trash or any other material which can be used to create 3-dimensional art. Please go to the results in the Animals Art Exhibition “3 Dimensional Art Category” here.

 

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Maureen Ravnik has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Stuart is an award-winning photographer based in Colorado, USA. Maureen was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 14th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Maureen’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Maureen’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

 

Artist Biography

Maureen Ravnik was born and raised in Minnesota. A brief visit to Colorado sold her on attending college there to pursue a career in sales & marketing. She stayed and never looked back. Working and traveling a lot in that discipline opened her eyes to the wonders of the American west and reawakened childhood tendencies to creatively document her discoveries. She began making images of the American west in hopes of preserving the history, the culture, and the dreams that shaped the west.

Today, Maureen’s time is spent outdoors taking in and capturing the scenery, wildlife, and exploring other methods for interpreting and sharing what she sees and experiences along the way. She is deeply inspired by the work of Ansel Adams and Art Wolfe. Maureen has accomplished many things with her photography including images placed in the Audubon International Top 250, local, national and international juried photography exhibitions, winning placements in monthly club competitions, state park calendars, images selected for use by the City of Littleton, and many images selected as editor picks on National Geographic and for publication. Her work has been the subject of several newspapers. She has co-authored 2 books that document the history, beauty and environment of the second largest natural area in the country. She was listed by LightSpaceTime.art as one of the top ten photographers to watch for in 2018. She was also selected for a solo exhibition by LightSpaceTime.art for April, 2019 and has placed well in numerous monthly LightSpaceTime.art competitions. Maureen has also served as a juror for the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts in Colorado.

Maureen’s goal is to continually look for new ways to challenge herself and express what she feels. That is what inspires her to never reject possibilities in subject matter.

Artist Statement

Special Project: In Defense of Endangered Species

Wild horses are such an indelible part of the American West, living symbols of romance, adventure, and freedom. I feel very fortunate to have spent what seems like only moments with these magnificent animals. It takes infinite patience and sensitivity to capture these elusive horses and their individual expressions. In order to appreciate these animals at all, we must appreciate them simply because of their aesthetic value as wild creatures. Watching stallions engaged in brutal battles for herd dominance, mares protecting newborn foals, bands of horses running free across the high mountains and alpine meadows, herds in search of water to sustain life all enriches me beyond description. And, that is the value of a wild horse.

Maureen’s website is www.maureenravnik.crevado.com.   

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Cat Denby has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Cat is an internationally recognized, award-winning animal artist and pet portraitist. Cat was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 12th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Cat’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Cat’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Cat Denby is an internationally recognized, award-winning animal artist and pet portraitist. She got a taste of art initially as a dog groomer and eventually redirected her focus to commercial art in the early 2000’s. She has worked as the Art Director for Web Weaving and Consulting for nearly 20 years. In 2009, she began studying fine art and taught herself to draw in graphite and pastel in her spare time.

Numerous volunteer positions gave Cat the opportunity to donate and show work in local venues, and her popularity with pet owners and art lovers quickly grew after an exhibition in nearby Charlottesville in 2013. Demand for commissioned portraits and donated work inspired her to officially embark upon a career creating art for animal lovers worldwide.

Cat has a passion not only for creating and sharing art, but also for nurturing the desire to create. She has served as an advisory board member on the Art Guild of Greene and a Palette Art Gallery artist since 2015. Her work has developed and grown thanks to the many fine artists with whom she has had the privilege of working with at the Palette. Cat has taught many budding artists to love drawing and enjoys helping artists refine their vision. She is a member of American Women Artists and the Portrait Society of America.

In addition to the over 300 portraits she has created for animal lovers internationally, Cat has won awards for her portraits and shown her original work in galleries, veterinary offices, art shows and restaurants throughout Virginia. Just recently she was recognized by the Camelback Gallery as a finalist in the 2019 Animals exhibit. She has also created logos for numerous organizations and has donated several pieces to animal rescues nationwide.

What drives Cat is a belief that art should be accessible to all people, both those who create it and those who admire it. Her work reflects a tireless effort to balance realism and impressionism in the study of portraiture while unmistakably capturing the unique personality of the individual. She is proud to be the portraitist for several champion Crufts and Westminster canines, but her true source of pride lies in the portraits she has drawn to help rescue pets find fur-ever homes.

Artist Statement

The primary focus of my work is to capture a personality and invoke the emotions inspired by that unique individual. I am also intrigued by the nuance of art, striving to create pieces that are both realistic and impressionistic at once by playing with the line between fully realized details and loose strokes on raw paper.

Cat’s website is www.artbycatonline.com.   

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Linda Finstad has been named as the Gallery’s new featured artist and she will now be promoted by the gallery for the next 14 days in the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

Linda is an award-winning artist based in Alberta, Canada, who specializes in Equine acrylic paintings on canvas. In her Prism-Equus Heritage Horse series of paintings, at first you will see just a brightly colored horse. However, on closer inspection you will discover signs and symbols built into the body of the horse that represent a certain culture.

Linda was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 12th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Linda’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to over 350+ major news outlets, with inclusion on Google News & Bing News. In addition, the gallery will also be featuring and promoting her artwork in the gallery’s various social media networks for further exposure.

Below are Linda’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 images that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Linda Finstad calls herself an “Equine Artist”. A description that becomes obvious when you look at her extensive body of work. Whether it is her unique “Prism-Equus” paintings, exquisite fine art photography or line up of published books; horses are the thread that ties it all together.

Linda’s work has been featured on several TV networks and received media attention worldwide. She also received a letter of recognition from her royal highness, the Queen of England. Linda loves to create but she also loves to share this love with others by encouraging them along their own creative journey through workshops and classes.

Artist Statement

I believe for a painting to be considered “Art” it must to stir an emotional response within whoever looks at it. The emotional response I want people to feel when they look at my work is “Joy”. Using whimsical shapes and colours I look below the surface of my subject and its outer beauty, to paint its spirit and personality. My unique style of art is called “Prism-Equus” which simply means; equine personality depicted in colour. This definition (attributed to me) has been added to the urban dictionary making “Prism-Equus” a recognized word. I share this “joy” by teaching others how to paint the world around them in vibrant colours through classes and workshops.

Linda’s website is www.LindaFinstad.com.

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