Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Landscapes” theme by submitting their best abstract or representational art for this competition. The submission process and competition for the artists began in March 2018 and concluded on May 27, 2018.

The gallery received 577 entries from 26 different countries from around the world, as well as from 29 different states.

The exhibition has been divided into two media categories. Painting & Other Media and Photography & Digital. 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 the media categories. 

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1st Place – Laurie Hein – “Loxahatchee River”

2nd Place – Ronald Santini – “Golden Glow after the Storm”

3rd Place – Paula Weech – “Terra Strata”

4th Place – Shelley Benjamin – “Majestic Mountains”

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5th Place – Brian LaSaga – “Autumn Relics”

6th Place – Deborah Loeb Bohren – “Glen Etive Valley #1”

7th Place – Tatiana Roulin – “Evening Stream”

8th Place – Sheri Emerson – “Zion”

9th Place – Murray Ince – “Allshtellach Bluebells”

10th Place – Maureen Ravnik – “Blue Mesa Moonset”