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Las Vegas International Juried Art Competition Winners Announced

The Jacks of Jupiter Denise Weaver RossDenise Weaver Ross of Albuquerque, New Mexico Wins Best of Show 2016

Las Vegas – July 25, 2016 – Jana’s RedRoom Gallery, a Las Vegas art gallery located in the Arts District, invited artists worldwide to enter the inaugural Las Vegas International Juried Art Competition. The competition closed June 30 with 207 artists entering more than 350 individual pieces of art. Artists from 35 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, and 11 countries, including Armenia, Australia, Canada, China, Georgia, Germany, Iran, Italy, Russia, South Africa and Switzerland entered the competition. The winners are:

 

Best of Show: Denise Weaver Ross,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Drawing: “The Jacks of Jupiter”
Grand Prize:
Solo Exhibit at Jana’s RedRoom Gallery


Ceramics
1st Place            Leanna Carlson, Prince George, British Columbia
2nd Place            Beth Bishop, Las Vegas, Nevada
3rd Place            Tristyn Bustamante, West Palm Beach, Florida

 Drawing
1st Place            Bruce Matlaf, Las Vegas, Nevada
2nd Place            Peng Liu, Perth, Western Australia
3rd Place            Michael Volpicelli, Las Vegas, Nevada

Glass
1st Place            Monika Capol, Chur, Switzerland
2nd Place            Paul Baker, Las Vegas, Nevada
3rd Place            Seda Saar, Malibu, California

 Mixed Media
1st Place            Sheridee Hopper, Las Vegas, Nevada
2nd Place            Kimberly Blake, Las Vegas, Nevada
3rd Place            Dean Oliverio, Golden Valley, Arizona

Painting
1st Place            Robert MacPherson, Carlsbad, California
2nd Place            Jane Wise, Denver, Pennsylvania
3rd Place            Kathryn Gilbert, Henderson, Nevada

 Photography
1st Place            Jason Levi, Sun City West, Arizona
2nd Place            Jeff Knox, Las Vegas, Nevada
3rd Place            John Sluder, Melbourne, Florida

 Printmaking
1st Place            Joanne DeLomba, Cranston, Rhode Island
2nd & 3rd Place   N/A

Sculpture
1st Place            Deborah Rubin, Little Rock, Arkansas
2nd Place            Scott Laga, Ortonville, Michigan
3rd Place            Jeff Davis, Los Angeles, California

Other Art Forms
1st Place            Nina Rizzo, Sedona, Arizona
2nd Place            Sharon Cahn, Sebastopol, California
3rd Place            Audrey Fox, Las Vegas, Nevada

Nineteen artists received Honorable Mention in a variety of categories. The Best of Show and 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and Honorable Mention winners’ artwork will be on exhibit at Jana’s RedRoom Gallery September 1-30. Winners will be honored at an invitation-only VIP reception September 10.

Nine jurors from across the U.S. and around the world judged the artwork. The jurors only saw the artwork submitted. Personal information about the artists was not available to the jurors.

About Las Vegas & Art
In 2015, 42 million tourists from the U.S. and around the world visited the city and 3.5 million are expected in September, the month of the winners’ exhibition. Over the last 30 years Las Vegas has evolved from the world’s playground for gaming and nightlife to the top convention city in the U.S. with world renowned fine dining and shopping. Now Las Vegas is ready to evolve again as one of the world’s premier cities for serious art buyers. Jana’s RedRoom Gallery is located in the Arts Factory, in the 18b Las Vegas Arts District at 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89104. Visit Jana’s RedRoom Gallery The Heart of the Arts District.

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NEWS:

More than 200 Artists from the United States and Around the World

Entered the Inaugural Las Vegas International Juried Art Competition

Jana’s RedRoom Gallery will announce the winners July 25, 2016

Las Vegas – July 6, 2016 – Jana’s RedRoom Gallery, a Las Vegas art gallery located in the Arts District, invited artists worldwide to submit original artwork for consideration in the inaugural Las Vegas International Juried Art Competition from April 1 to June 30. The competition closed with 207 artists entering more than 350 individual pieces of art. Artists from across the U.S. and 11 other countries, including Canada, China, Russia and South Africa entered the competition.

Seven jurors from across the U.S. and around the world will judge the artwork submitted in nine categories: painting, ceramics, drawing, glass, mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and other art forms. Winners will be announced July 25.

One grand prize winner for Best of Show will have a solo show at Jana’s RedRoom Gallery and will be prominently featured in all marketing opportunities in connection with the art competition and Jana’s RedRoom Gallery. Other prizes include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place winners and Honorable Mention for each of the nine categories. All winning artwork will be displayed in Jana’s RedRoom Gallery September 1-30. Winners will be honored at an invitation-only VIP reception September 10.

About Las Vegas & Art

In 2015, 42 million tourists from the U.S. and around the world visited the city and 3.5 million are expected in September, the month of the winners’ exhibition. Over the last 30 years Las Vegas has evolved from the world’s playground for gaming and nightlife to the top convention city in the U.S. with world renowned fine dining and shopping. Now Las Vegas is ready to evolve again as one of the world’s premier cities for serious art buyers. Jana’s RedRoom Gallery is located in the Arts Factory, in the 18b Las Vegas Arts District at 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89104. Visit Jana’s RedRoom Gallery

ENTRIES CLOSE: June 30, 2016 – See you next year! 

Announcing the Inaugural …
LAS VEGAS INTERNATIONAL JURIED ART COMPETITION
presented by Jana’s RedRoom

ENTRIES CLOSE: June 15, 2016

LATE ENTRIES with no late fee: June 30, 2016

WINNER’S EXHIBIT: September 1 – 30, 2016

Award Reception and Exhibition Opening Gala:
Saturday evening, September 10, 2016

Jana’s RedRoom Gallery in Las Vegas, NV

“THE HEART OF THE ARTS DISTRICT”

 

 

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Artists from the United States and around the world are invited to submit original art for consideration into the LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL JURIED ART COMPETITION presented by Jana’s RedRoom Gallery. Jana Lynch, founder of Jana’s RedRoom Gallery, created the LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL JURIED ART COMPETITION as part of her goal to help artists develop international credentials and be introduced to designers, corporate art buyers and art collectors around the world.

All Mediums will be Considered:
Artists may submit ONLY original artwork completed in the last two years for consideration in multiple categories. 7 JURORS from the United States of America and around the world comprise the judges on the panel. To insure complete integrity in the judging process the jurors will be announced only after the winners have been determined.

More about Jana’s RedRoom Gallery:
Located in the famed LAS VEGAS ARTS FACTORY, Jana’s RedRoom Gallery is the anchor gallery for this, the heart of the Las Vegas Arts District. Since its inception in 2012 Jana’s RedRoom Gallery has become one of the most recognized sources for designers, corporate art buyers and sophisticated private collectors. By continuing to offer both original works at reasonable prices and personalized guidance in developing a meaningful collection, it has also become the starting place for the next generation of art collectors. This allows Jana’s RedRoom to achieve one of its fundamental goals of putting meaningful money into the  hands of emerging artists.

Written by MaryAnn Ferguson, International Liaison

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