20 Art Competition – Honorable Mentions

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Honorable Mentions   Listed in no particular order are the Honorable Mentions from our 2018 20 Art Competition. A big thank you to all artists who participated and congratulations to our selected artists. Thank you! Kristine Poole – Santa Fe, NM – Daskala: The Allegory of Mentorship Vicky Martin – […]

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Kimberly Langlois – Featured Artist

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 Art Competition Kimberly Langlois – Raliegh, NC Instagram Being a lover of music and the beautiful outdoors, I create expressive alcohol ink and mixed media abstract paintings inspired by my “inner hippie”, my favorite tunes and the many colors and shapes found in nature. Like nature’s art, every alcohol ink design […]

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Leo Balzano – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition Leo Balzano – Nashua, NH I am a self-taught artist and my work is both a passion and a profound source of personal fulfillment. My approach is spontaneous and intuitive, yielding uniquely imaginative explorations of color, composition, and line. The materials used in my work have become tools for […]

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Johnny ESJ. Otilano – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition Johnny ESJ. Otilano – Pasadena, CA Instagram Johnny E. SJ. Otilano/Visual Artist, Singer Songwriter I’m a self-taught artist born in the Philippines, a country rich in culture and history. I graduated from Feati University with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, major in Advertising Design. In 1989, I made […]

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John Schaeffer – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition John Schaeffer – La Grange, TX After receiving a BS in Commercial Art from Southwest Texas State University, John taught art, drafting, photography, and journalism in an inner-city high school in San Antonio, Texas. While in college, he decided to embrace abstract painting and continued that direction most of […]

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D Richard Ishmael – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition D Richard Ishmael – Zavalla, TX I am interested in depicting science and art work together. The painting “From Coal to Cancer Therapy” is a hexapytch showing coal on canvass to distilling the coal to make anthraquinone to showing the steps to an intermediate finally to the last step […]

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Vincenzo Corrado – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition Vincenzo Corrado – Roma, Italy Through the effect of mergers and texture, V. Corrado creates materials and transparencies forms which result in symbols and allegories. He bases the language of communication on the suggestion and surprise; factors that capture the observer and lead him to interpret the message. His […]

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Rone Del – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition Rone Del – Thomasville, PA Instagram Viewing good art sustains and inspires me. My creations come from a zone inside my spirit buried deep, permeable to impressions, subconscious nudges and taps. I want to take something and press it through the strainer that is my mind and make it […]

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Mike Franchitto – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition Mike Franchitto – Glendale, AZ I have been interested in the arts and crafts since grade school. I am kind of self taught reading magazines and have taken various art courses at schools and privately. I currently paint custom color graphics on auto’s and motorcycles now and then, but […]

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Adi Zur – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition Adi Zur – Vaughan, Canada Instagram My paintings reflect my interest in ancient knowledge. I am moved by the notion of a “connector”-an umbilical cord – which joins us to knowledge harnessed in the past and propels us into the future. It is the cord, the connecting lines, that […]

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Virginia Praschnik – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition Virginia Praschnik – Miami Beach, FL This series of oil in canvas, “The Story In Their eyes”, aims to give voice to the pain some children around the world steel feel today, expressed in their eyes. This series is 11 painting entirely created by spatula.

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Renee Kroeker – 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 10 Art Competition Renee Kroeker – Stanten Island, NY The spark that ignited my work over the past four years was the (re)-reading of the book “Women Who Run With Wolves” by Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D. While engaging in the idea of a “Wild Woman” that lies within all females as an […]

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