All-Media Online Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners in The Artist’s Magazine‘s 2009 All-Media Online Competition. These artists’ works stood out among the 2,570 entries we received and represent a wide range of styles, sensibilities and artistic outlooks.

One grand prize winner was selected, along with one first place winner and three honorable mentions in each of the seven categories. The grand prize winner will receive $500, a subscription to The Artist’s Magazine and $100 worth of North Light Books. The seven first place winners receive $100, subscriptions to The Artist’s Magazine and $100 worth of North Light Books. Honorable mentions receive subscriptions to The Artist’s Magazine and $50 worth of North Light Books.

Information about our other current competitions is available here.


Kate Sammons, Wapwallopen, PA
Self Portrait with Hermes (charcoal, 26×32)

See the winners in:

Oil and oil pastel

First Place: Eric Lindbergh, Virginia Beach, VA
Harlow (oil, 48×36)

Honorable Mention
Deb Grisé
, Penetanguishene, ON
The Apple Orchard (oil, 24×24)
Honorable Mention
Oleg Radvan
, Sunny Isles Beach, FL
The Pilot of Dreams (oil, 36×36)
Honorable Mention
Dianne Rodwell
, Raleigh, NC
Snake Mountain Snake (oil, 12.5×12.5)


First Place: Roger Lane, Brisbane, Australia
Strahan (acrylic, 35.5×35.5)

Honorable Mention
Chris Beck
, Los Altos, CA
Fe Fi Faux Fowl (acrylic, 30×30)
Honorable Mention
Sally Cooper
, Parkland, FL
Tango in Blue (acrylic, 48×48)
Honorable Mention
Drew Fagan
, Gualala, CA
Cirque Désolé (acrylic, 36×24)


First Place: Michael Bales, Denton, TX
Thick of Thorns (watercolor, 20×26.5)

Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Concannon
, St. Louis, MO
Platform (watercolor, 22×30)
Honorable Mention
Helen Gotlib
, Ann Arbor, MI
Sarah (with pillow and chair) (Conté crayon, pen, ink and
gouache, 27×30)
Honorable Mention
Annette Ragone Hall
, Salisbury, NC
Life Glow IV (watercolor and pastel pencil, 20×28)


First Place: Ron Doyle, South Bend, IN
Tulips (pastel, 36×26)

Honorable Mention
Phil Bates
, Myrtle Creek, OR
California Morning (pastel, 12×12)
Honorable Mention
Margaret Dyer
, Carrollton, GA
Doris (pastel, 19×24)
Honorable Mention
Evalynne McDougall
, Coldstream, BC
Molly (pastel, 28.5×18.5)

Mixed media and collage

First Place: Carol Staub, Port St. Lucie, FL
Hidden City (mixed media, 37×37)

Honorable Mention
Marina Hanacek
, Toronto, ON
Elements of Guentersburgs Park (mixed media, 18×24)
Honorable Mention
Marie Lynch
, Wilton, CT
Seal 001 (mixed media, 14×18)
Honorable Mention
Lisa Stroud
, Cary, NC
I Will Not Draw as I am Told (mixed media, 30×20)

Graphite, charcoal and colored pencil

First Place: Kare Williams, Tucson, AZ
First Light (colored pencil, 14×11)

Honorable Mention
Joshua Joseph Diliberto
, Middleton, WI
Deanna Theresa Wilken (Long December) (graphite, 8×10)
Honorable Mention
Betty Hendrix
, Whispering Pines, NC
Pie in the Sky (colored pencil, 11.5×15.5)
Honorable Mention
Dawn McKelvy
, Magnolia, TX
Elysian (charcoal, 24×18)

Digital Art

First Place: M. Blair Ligon, Raleigh, NC
Napoleon’s Arrival (digital)

Honorable Mention
Colin Burke
, Algonquin, IL
3 (digital)
Honorable Mention
Dottie Kaufmann
, Winter Garden, FL
Candirella (digital)
Honorable Mention
Bud Smallwood
, Saugus, MA
Chicago Chicago Da-da Dadada (digital)