Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Lâle Gerger 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.

Lâle is an award-winning artist based in Florida, USA. She was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 27th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Lâle’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to hundreds of 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 Lâle’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 artworks that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Lâle Gerger is artist that utilizes a blend of artistry, empathy, and resilience in her creative journey. From her theatre background to personal challenges, art has been her guiding force. Using primarily acrylics and pen and ink, Lâle delves into life's complexities, inviting viewers to embrace resilience and share their light. Her journey is a testament to the transformative power of art in navigating life's challenges and discovering purpose within adversity.

After earning her theatre degree, Lâle worked professionally in Turkey as both an actress and a faculty member at a conservatory. She fought a 5-year legal battle for the right to adopt as a single woman, reshaping her path and ultimately welcoming her son into her life. Returning to the US, she carved out a career in HR management to provide stability for her child. Amidst personal tragedy with her mother's cancer diagnosis and the onset of the pandemic, she rediscovered solace in art.

Now, her artistic journey has evolved from a hobby to a full-time business, fueled by resilience and a passion for creativity. Lâle’s artwork, spanning diverse mediums and techniques with a focus on acrylics and abstract art, reflects a unique perspective on life's complexities.

Artist Statement

As an artist based in Florida, I create abstract art to express my emotions through color and experimentation with contrasts of dark and light. Color is more important to me than depicting realistic pictures. I love that abstract art allows the viewer, in turn, the freedom to transpose their feelings and experiences into the artwork.

My process begins with choosing a color palette and the message or story I want to convey on the canvas. Once I see these elements come to life, I step away for a day or two and return with pen and ink to add the details that complete the piece.

Although I've had a very fulfilling life, I've faced my share of difficulties, including some challenging health issues. It's also easy to see tragedies all around us. When I paint, I can put all this aside and share the beauty that is truly everywhere. I choose to uplift myself and others through my art, aiming to spread positivity and inspire hope. Through my art, I want to create an emotional connection with the viewer, inviting them to interpret and connect with the artwork in their own unique way.

My series, "Shine Your Light," embodies my vision of spreading hope and compassion through art. Each piece comes with its own message such as "Be the Sun in Someone’s Darkness", how we can all find "Light from Darkness" or even "Sunflower" carries a message of hope since they can grow tall even in adverse conditions.

To learn more about Lâle and to see more of her art, please visit her website.

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The Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce the winning artists of the gallery’s recent 27th “Solo Art Series” Art Competition.  

The “Solo Art Series” competition closed on May 5, 2024. 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 65 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.

Solo Art Exhibition Schedule

Jason Shih May 15, 2024 to June 14, 2024  
John Lathrop June 15, 2024, to July 14, 2024  
Stuti Gupta July 15, 2024, to August 14, 2024  
Maureen Scullin August 15, 2024, to September 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 May 15th are:  

Artist Showcase Artists

Lale Gerger May 15, 2024 to May 31, 2024  
Iryna Akimova June 1, 2024 to June 14, 2024  
Robert Bolla June 15, 2024 to June 30, 2024  
Aarti Gupta Bhadauria July 1, 2024 to July 14, 2024  
Stephen Mimms July 15, 2024 to July 31, 2024  
Kylo-Patrick Hart August 1, 2024 to August 14, 2024  
Gabriele Gracine August 15, 2024 to August 31, 2024  
Lei Feng September 1, 2024 to September 14, 2024  

Out of the 65 artists who submitted to this Solo Art Series art competition, 30 were eliminated due to deficiencies in their Biography, Artist’s Statement or with their art. From the 35 artists who were left, 22 artists were then selected as finalists. 12 artists were selected from the 22 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.  

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 July 2024.

Thank you for everyone's participation and interest in our Solo Art Series and congratulations to the winners. 

 

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 14th Annual “Cityscapes” Online Art Competition.  2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s June 2024 online group exhibition.

The gallery invites artists (including photography & digital art), regardless of where they reside, to apply to this competition by submitting their best interpretation of the “Cityscapes” theme.

The “Cityscapes” theme is the artist’s interpretation and depiction of cityscape art.  Cityscape subjects include cities, towns, urban scenes and any related metropolitan subjects.

Artists should submit their representational and/or abstract best work in any media before the deadline of May 27, 2024.

Here is a link to the “Cityscapes” 2023 Online Art Exhibition in order to help artists see what type of art was accepted in the past. Please review our article post which explains the Judging Criteria for Our Juried Art Competitions in order to help you as a guide with your entry submissions.

Early Registration - Discounted Entry Fee

  • Lower entry fees are offered from the opening of the competition until the 1st day of the second month (April 1, 2024).
  • The discounted entry fees are as follows: $16.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries.
  • After that time, the entry fees revert to the gallery’s normal entry fee amount or $18.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $27.00 for 3 to 5 entries until the deadline of the art competition. 
  • Students (who are registered with Submittable and have an email extension of EDU) are able to receive additional lower entry fees for this competition.  $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $22.00 for 3 to 5 entries.
  • All entry fees are inclusive of New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax, if applicable.

Important Dates For Participating Artists

Art Competition Opens   February 27, 2024
Early Registration & Lower Fees End   April 01, 2024
Deadline for Receiving Entries   May 27, 2024
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted   June 01, 2024
Art Exhibition Opens   June 01, 2024
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived   June 30, 2024

Artist Awards

  • The #1 overall top winning artist will be the Best in Show winner of the exhibition. The Best in Show winner will receive a cash prize of $100. The cash prize will be paid via PayPal in U.S. dollars. The winner must be able to receive the cash prize via PayPal. If the artist does not have PayPal account, it is easy to set one up HERE.
  • The top 12 winning artists will be promoted and circulated to hundreds of major news outlets, including syndicated Premium News Outlets (ABC, CBS, CW, Fox & NBC affiliated broadcasting/station websites), with inclusion on Google News & Bing News.
  • Extensive worldwide online publicity in the form of email marketing, event announcements, and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion to make the art world aware of the artists’ achievement.
  • Links back to the artists’ website.
  • Digital Award Certificate, digital Award Ribbon, digital Event Postcard, and Press Releases for their art portfolio.

Artists provide us with your best representative and/or abstract Cityscapes art before the deadline.

 

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its Annual “Summer 5 for $10” Online Art Competition for 2024.

For this competition, all artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s “Summer 5 for $10” online group art exhibition.

Artists can enter up to 5 entries, for $10.00 and the gallery will choose 12 overall winning artists from those who entered. A special online exhibition will be held on the Light Space & Time website from July 5 through September 5th.

This is an “Open” (No Theme) art online competition and the gallery invites 2D and 3D artists (including photography & digital arts), regardless of where they reside, to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational and/or abstract art.

The artwork for this competition does not need to be “Summer” themed. Any subject matter and any media are acceptable for consideration.

Here is a link to the “Summer 5 for $10” 2023 Online Art Exhibition in order to help artists see what type of art was accepted in the past. Please review our article post which explains the Judging Criteria for Our Juried Art Competitions in order to help you as a guide with your entry submissions.

Entry Fee

  • $10 for up to 5 images/artworks.
  • No entry fee discounts will be given for this special summer competition.
  • Artists are encouraged to enter the maximum number of artworks for the entry fee.
  • All entry fees are inclusive of New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax, if applicable.
  • Entry fees are NOT refundable.
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Important Dates For Participating Artists

Art Competition Opens   April 01, 2024
Deadline for Receiving Entries   June 17, 2024
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted   July 01, 2024
Art Exhibition Opens   July 05, 2024
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived   Sept. 05, 2024
     

Artist Awards

Winning artists (12 Overall Category Artists) of the 2024 “Summer 5 for $10” Art Exhibition will be promoted extensively by the gallery in the following manner:

  • The #1 overall top winning artist will be the Best in Show winner of the exhibition. The Best in Show winner will receive a cash prize. The cash prize will be paid via PayPal in U.S. dollars. The winner must be able to receive the cash prize via PayPal. If the artist does not have PayPal account, it is easy to set one up HERE.
  • The top 12 winning artists will be promoted and circulated to hundreds of major news outlets, including syndicated Premium News Outlets (ABC, CBS, CW, Fox & NBC affiliated broadcasting/station websites), with inclusion on Google News & Bing News.
  • Extensive worldwide online publicity in the form of email marketing, event announcements, and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion to make the art world aware of the artists’ achievement.
  • Links back to the artists’ website.
  • Digital Award Certificate, digital Award Ribbon, digital Event Postcard, and Press Releases for their art portfolio.

Artists provide us with your best representative and/or abstract art before the deadline of June 17, 2024.

 

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 6th Annual “Primary Colors” Online Art Competition. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s July 2024 online group exhibition.

The gallery invites artists (including photography & digital art), regardless of where they reside, to apply to this competition by submitting their best abstract and/or representational art.  

The “Primary Colors” theme is one in which one of the primary colors (Red, Blue &/or Yellow) stands out as a primary artistic element in the artwork. Any subject matter and any media are acceptable in this open theme competition, as long as the primary colors in the artwork are at least one or more of the three primary colors – Red, Blue &/or Yellow.

Artists should submit their best work in any media before the deadline of June 26, 2024.

Here is a link to the “Primary Colors” 2023 Online Art Exhibition in order to help artists see what type of art was accepted in the past. Please review our article post which explains the Judging Criteria for Our Juried Art Competitions in order to help you as a guide with your entry submissions.

Early Registration - Discounted Entry Fee

  • Lower entry fees are offered from the opening of the competition until the 1st day of the second month (May 1, 2024).
  • The discounted entry fees are as follows: $16.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries.
  • After that time, the entry fees revert to the gallery’s normal entry fee amount or $18.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $26.00 for 3 to 5 entries until the deadline of the art competition. 
  • Students (who are registered with Submittable and have an email extension of EDU) are able to receive additional lower entry fees for this competition.  $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $22.00 for 3 to 5 entries.
  • All entry fees are inclusive of New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax, if applicable.

Important Dates For Participating Artists

Art Competition Opens   March 31, 2024
Early Registration & Lower Fees End   May 01, 2024
Deadline for Receiving Entries   June 26, 2024
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted   July 01, 2024
Art Exhibition Opens   July 01, 2024
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived   July 31, 2024

Artist Awards

Winning artists (12 Overall Category Artists) of the 6th Annual “Primary Colors” Art Exhibition will be promoted extensively by the gallery in the following manner:

  • The #1 overall top winning artist will be the Best in Show winner of the exhibition. The Best in Show winner will receive a cash prize of $100. The cash prize will be paid via PayPal in U.S. dollars. The winner must be able to receive the cash prize via PayPal. If the artist does not have PayPal account, it is easy to set one up HERE.
  • The top 12 winning artists will be promoted and circulated to hundreds of major news outlets, including syndicated Premium News Outlets (ABC, CBS, CW, Fox & NBC affiliated broadcasting/station websites), with inclusion on Google News & Bing News.
  • Extensive worldwide online publicity in the form of email marketing, event announcements, and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion to make the art world aware of the artists’ achievement.
  • Links back to the artists’ website.
  • Digital Award Certificate, digital Award Ribbon, digital Event Postcard, and Press Releases for their art portfolio.

Artists provide us with your best representative and/or abstract Primary Colors art before the deadline.

 

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 14th Annual “Landscapes” Online Art Competition.  2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s August 2024 online group exhibition.

The gallery invites artists (including photography & digital art), regardless of where they reside, to apply to this competition by submitting their best interpretation of the “Landscapes” theme.

The “Landscapes” theme will be the artist’s interpretation and depiction of the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments, scenic vistas and related landscape subjects.

Artists should submit their representational and/or abstract best work in any media before the deadline of July 27, 2024.

Here is a link to the “Landscapes” 2023 Online Art Exhibition in order to help artists see what type of art was accepted in the past. Please review our article post which explains the Judging Criteria for Our Juried Art Competitions in order to help you as a guide with your entry submissions.

Early Registration - Discounted Entry Fee

  • Lower entry fees are offered from the opening of the competition until the 1st day of the second month (June 1, 2024).
  • The discounted entry fees are as follows: $16.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries.
  • After that time, the entry fees revert to the gallery’s normal entry fee amount or $18.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $27.00 for 3 to 5 entries until the deadline of the art competition. 
  • Students (who are registered with Submittable and have an email extension of EDU) are able to receive additional lower entry fees for this competition.  $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries and $22.00 for 3 to 5 entries.
  • All entry fees are inclusive of New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax, if applicable.

Important Dates For Participating Artists

Art Competition Opens   April 30, 2024
Early Registration & Lower Fees End   June 01, 2024
Deadline for Receiving Entries   July 27, 2024
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted   August 01, 2024
Art Exhibition Opens   August 01, 2024
Online Art Exhibition Closes & Archived   August 31, 2024

Artist Awards

  • The #1 overall top winning artist will be the Best in Show winner of the exhibition. The Best in Show winner will receive a cash prize of $100. The cash prize will be paid via PayPal in U.S. dollars. The winner must be able to receive the cash prize via PayPal. If the artist does not have PayPal account, it is easy to set one up HERE.
  • The top 12 winning artists will be promoted and circulated to hundreds of major news outlets, including syndicated Premium News Outlets (ABC, CBS, CW, Fox & NBC affiliated broadcasting/station websites), with inclusion on Google News & Bing News.
  • Extensive worldwide online publicity in the form of email marketing, event announcements, and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion to make the art world aware of the artists’ achievement.
  • Links back to the artists’ website.
  • Digital Award Certificate, digital Award Ribbon, digital Event Postcard, and Press Releases for their art portfolio.

Artists provide us with your best representative and/or abstract Landscapes art before the deadline.

 

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The gallery’s exhibition for May 2024 is the 14th Annual “Seascapes” Online Art Competition. Both 2D and 3D, artists, from around the world, were asked for their interpretation of the “Seascapes” theme by submitting their best representational and/or abstract art.

The gallery received 513 entries from 21 different countries from around the world, as well as from 29 different states and the District of Columbia.   

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories - Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital  and 3 Dimensional Categories.  Due to a limited number of 3 Dimensional entries, some of these artworks have been included in the Painting & Other Media category. In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the twelve (12) 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 homepage for the 3 months. Thereafter, the artworks and links to the artist’s websites will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives. To see exhibitions prior to January 2022, please visit our LST Archives website.

Congratulations to our artists who made our 14th Annual “Seascapes” 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. Scroll down the page to each section to see the artists accepted into the exhibition.

 

Overall Top 12 Winning Artists & Artworks

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Top 20 Painting & Other Media Artists

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Top 20 Photography & Digital Artists

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Top 3 3 Dimensional Artists

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Painting & Other Media Special Merit Artists

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Photography & Digital Special Merit Artists

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Painting & Other Media Special Recognition Artists

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Photography & Digital Special Recognition Artists

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Linda Boisvert DeStefanis 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 Connecticut, USA. She was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 26th 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 hundreds of 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 artworks that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Linda's artwork is a vehicle for sharing the inspiration she finds in nature’s fleeting moments of remarkable beauty. Many times Linda finds this while taking a photo drive somewhere to capture that splash of light or the shapes in the shadows or any scene where nature is at its best. ‘Waterscapes’ are Linda's favorite subjects because water, in all its forms, excites and challenges her. She enjoys creating strong, dynamic compositions in her paintings.

Linda loves photography and uses her photographs as references for her paintings. She paints in oils primarily and works in layers in her studio. She enjoys painting on smooth surfaces like linen and continues to experiment on coated aluminum when the subject is right.

From a young age, Linda enjoyed all forms of art and began taking oil painting lessons as a teen. In college her favorite art studies were drawing, photography and printmaking. After college, Linda became a graphic artist and remained in that field for over 30 years. Linda's heart always belonged to her fine art though. She continued to paint and enter shows in between our growing family and work.

Linda has exhibited throughout Connecticut and on Long Island. She is a member of the New Haven Paint and Clay Club, an Elected Artist Member of the Madison and Clinton Art Society’s, and was voted in to become an Elected Artist at the Lyme Art Association. This year, she was also accepted into the prestigious American Artist Professional League as an Elected Artist.

Artist Statement

My artwork is a vehicle for sharing the inspiration I find in nature’s fleeting moments of remarkable beauty. Many times I find this while taking a photo drive somewhere to capture that splash of light or the shapes in the shadows or any scene where nature is at its best. ‘Waterscapes’ are what I paint most often because water, in all its forms, excites and challenges me. I enjoy creating strong, dynamic compositions in my paintings and find beauty in nature around me each day.

To see more of Linda’s art, please visit her website.

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

Maxwell is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning artist based in the Dominican Republic. He was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 26th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified his art to be showcased in this feature.

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

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

Artist Biography

Maxwell G. Miller (b.1992) is an American contemporary realist artist working in the Dominican Republic. His artistic career began in the theatrical arts, where he became well known for specializing in large-scale theatrical puppetry. He served as director, artistic designer, and scenic artist for several theater organizations based in Cleveland, OH before pursuing visual art professionally in 2017.

After refining his technique and developing an interest in mythology and history painting, he relocated to Scranton, PA in 2020 to complete an apprenticeship with master artist Anthony Waichulis at the ÀNI Art Academy. He completed his apprenticeship in 2022 and now serves as the Dean of the ÀNI Art Academies Dominicana in Río San Juan, Dominican Republic, where he strives to cultivate a richer artistic community through artistic education.

Maxwell’s sense of theatricality has continued to influence his compositions and has developed into a portfolio of dramatic portraiture and dense still life with a focus on storytelling. His work has received international awards and recognition from leading art competitions and major arts publications including The Art Renewal Center, The Boynes Artist Award, National Art League, The FiKVA Foundation, Bold Brush, The Artist’s Network, Southwest Art Magazine, Art Base, and Art Week. He is an associate member of the Oil Painters of America, an affiliated artist of Lovetts Gallery, and has works in private collections across the globe.

Artist Statement

My career began in the theatrical arts as a specialist in theatrical puppetry. I always enjoyed the process of visual problem solving: How can I take rigid materials and manipulate them to move in a fluid, life-like way? As I refined my techniques in the visual arts, I discovered that by manipulating charcoal and oil paint in the same way, it is uniquely possible to contain the entirety of a complex story in a single image. I developed a particular interest in mythology and history painting, and my work has become an extension of this style of storytelling.

Realism gives me the ability to clearly communicate through recognizable imagery. I find inspiration in other artistic media that focuses on storytelling - music, movies, tv shows, folklore, and mythology - but I’m most inspired by theatrical arts and puppetry. I enjoy creating artwork containing several figures or dense still life, and most of my work falls somewhere in that range.

There is a revival of realism happening now that I strive to be a part of. My sense of theatricality has continued to influence my compositions and has developed into a portfolio of dramatic portraiture and dense still life with a focus on storytelling.

To see more of Maxwell’s art, please visit his website.

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Andrea Hellman 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.

Andrea is an award-winning artist based in Missouri, USA. She was selected as 1 of the top twelve finalists in the gallery’s 26th Solo Art Exhibition Series. The placement in this competition qualified her art to be showcased in this feature.

Andrea’s Artist Showcase feature will be promoted to hundreds of 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 Andrea’s Artist Biography, Artist Statement and 5 artworks that were submitted to this competition.

Artist Biography

Andrea Hellman, Ed.D., is an associate professor in English at Missouri State University. She is acclaimed for her TESOL publications and directs Show Me Multiliteracy (multiliteracy.net), a National Professional Development grant project.

As a prolific fine artist, Andrea's digital paintings have garnered accolades, including Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards from the J. Mane Gallery, Artist-of-the-Month and Bronze Awards from the Camelback Gallery, a Second Place Award from the Ten Moir Gallery, Talent Prize Awards from Teravarna, and many more.

Her art is published in journals like Passengers Journal, Beyond Words Literary Magazine, and Hayden Ferry's Review (Issue 72, Spring/Summer 2023). She is a member of the Fresh Gallery in Springfield, Missouri, USA.

Artist Statement

My artistic adventures began in Hungary, where a variety of interests led me to the world of art, languages, and teaching. I immersed myself in the visual arts alongside my late husband, master painter-printmaker Tom Lewis. I honed my skills at the Worcester Art Museum School under the mentorship of renowned artists such as Sally Bishop and Ella Delyanis.

My current projects are vibrant experiments in color, shape, light, and dynamic compositions, all inspired by my image library and texture brush collection. Each piece has a curious spirit: what if Kandinsky reimagined this scene? What if a dancer's entire movement became one image? What if this scene was transformed into a silk scarf? What if I could perch on the tops of trees with the birds? These wonderings result in whimsical visuals.

Now, in the picturesque Ozarks, I draw inspiration from the thriving arts community and the natural wonder that surrounds me. Motivated by fellow artists, actors, poets, and dancers, I seek to capture fleeting moments of pleasure. My digital brushwork expresses warmth and connectedness, inviting viewers to explore the present and wonder alongside me.

To see more of Andrea’s art, please visit her website.

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The gallery’s exhibition for April 2024 is the 15th Annual “Abstracts” Online Art Exhibition. Both 2D and 3D artists, from around the world, were asked to submit their best non-objective and non-representational art.

The gallery received 737 entries from 24 different countries around the world, as well as from 36 different states and the District of Columbia.   

The exhibition has been divided into three media categories - Painting & Other Media, Photography & Digital and 3 Dimensional categories.  In addition, there is an overall Winning Artists Category, which is the “best of the best” and consists of the twelve (12) 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 homepage for the 3 months. Thereafter, the artworks will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives. To see exhibitions prior to April 2022, please visit our LST Archives website.

Congratulations to our artists who made our 15th Annual “Abstracts” 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. Scroll down the page to each section to see the artists accepted into the exhibition.

Overall Top 12 Winning Artists & Artworks

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Top 20 Painting & Other Media Artists

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Top 20 Photography & Digital Artists

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Top 4 3 Dimensional Artists

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Painting & Other Media Special Merit Artists

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Photography & Digital Special Merit Artists

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Painting & Other Media Special Recognition Artists

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