Strokes of Genius 9 Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 128 artists selected for North Light Books’ 2016 drawing competition Strokes of Genius 9: Creative Discoveries! If you see your name below, please check your email for instructions on next steps. You will receive an email from us with the subject line “Strokes of Genius 9 Winner Notification” no later than August 31st, 2016.

Please click here to view editor Rachel Wolf’s list of runners-up.


STROKES 9 WINNERS LIST

  1. Abbey, Paul | Off Blackhead Trail
  2. Adair, Sue deLearie | Reflections and Shadows
  3. Alvez, Carey | The Calling
  4. Art, Arrachme | Worry
  5. Babak, Olena | Envisage
  6. Baisden, Jeffrey | The Surrogates; Tin Men
  7. Barber, Chantel | What I Kept
  8. Bartos, Andrew | Confidante
  9. Bash, Karen | The Path Not Taken
  10. Bayon, Ana | Edwena
  11. Berry, Barbara | The Prayer
  12. Bosik, Beverly | North Shore
  13. Brochu, Shannon | Morning Shave
  14. Brown, Jan | Structure
  15. Burke, Jessica | Dressed To Kill: Pirate Captain
  16. Chadwick, Rexanne | Smudge
  17. Chance, Anda | Old Timer
  18. Christian, Kathy | Intent – Australian Kelpie Sheepdog
  19. Chua, Carolyn | Rise and Shine
  20. Corlett, Colleen | ‘The British’ Reflection
  21. Coulson, Margaret | Morning Mist
  22. Crawford, Marta | The Thinker
  23. DeWitt, Noriko | Ripple Effect
  24. Dolan, Kathy | Early One Morning
  25. Emerson, Dawn | Day’s End
  26. Faraklou, Titika | The Summer Jason Was Fourteen
  27. Feng, Xiaojing | A Chinese Manager
  28. Fenn, Andrea | The Silver Hoop
  29. Foo, Yuet Yee | A Stitch Back In Time
  30. Frein, Tracy | Claire: Surrender to Darkness
  31. Gant, Tanja | Cinderella
  32. Gehres, Ginger | Feeling Crabby
  33. Gillis, Scott | Chinatown
  34. Golob, Jamie | Tess Turning
  35. Greenberg, Jeri | Life Is Fragile
  36. Griffith, Bonnie | Storm Clouds
  37. Gritsenko, Dimitriy | Searching for Warmth
  38. Grochulska, Agnes | Portrait #14
  39. Grogan, Mary | Borderline Beauty
  40. Gylling, Gemma | Endangered Reflections
  41. Hamm, Peter | Louise
  42. Hansen, Kathryn | Will Work for Peanuts
  43. Hart, Jane | Neighbor
  44. Haskell, Veronica | Summertime
  45. Hassard, Ray | Moving Outside the Box
  46. Heller, Benjamin | Dancing Tarpon
  47. Hester, Sharon | Oh Shenandoah
  48. Hill, Steven | Moody Sol Duc River; Rain, Sun, Rain, Havana
  49. Hubel, Shelly | Priscilla; Sophia
  50. Jenvey, Kate | Gold N Sunset
  51. Judson, Carolyn | Rainy Day Blues
  52. Juska Joseph, Elaine | Coon Dog in the Library Room
  53. Just Brumley, Kelly | Peek-A-Boo
  54. Kingdon, Ona | Act-Ted; Forever and Always
  55. Kow, Sharon | Of Time Long Past
  56. Krimon, Olga | Feathers; Yin and Yang
  57. Lai, Ze Ze | Empty Thoughts
  58. Lane, Jesse | Manifest
  59. Lang, Karen | Stille und Bewegung (Stillness and Motion)
  60. Lazarus, Samantha | Stefan
  61. Lee, Chan Yong | A Slight Slant
  62. Lee, Diana | Camellias Reflecting
  63. Lengel, Deborah | Gestural Drawing
  64. Lesko, Mary Beth | Not St. Bernard
  65. Lesley, Lauren | Falling Water
  66. Lidden, Catherine | Prey on My Mind
  67. Lloyd, Deborah | Invincible
  68. Loli, George | The Towers of Bolognia Italy
  69. Ma, Rongyuan | Raven
  70. Madonna, Marissa | Desarae
  71. Maimon, Yael | Deer, Field of Gold; Outside Wonder 3; Mom Got Me a Goldfish
  72. Mariani, Nancy | Holding the Sheets
  73. Marshall, Pete | Transient Dawn Light. Swamp Paperbark and Sunbird
  74. Martin, Tom | I Am Sarah
  75. Mathison, Jeffery | Climbing the Gap
  76. McCormack, Paul W. | Daniel (Portrait of the Artists Son)
  77. McDonnell, Kathleen | Silence #3; The Sentry #2
  78. Metcalf, Cris | Patrick
  79. Meyer-Plath, Stuart | Pura Desa Ubud, Bali Indonesia
  80. Meyler, Judy | Kesha
  81. Michalowski, Ted | Pink Umbrellas Floating
  82. Miller, Terry | The Sweetest Fruit; Waiting for the 5:38; When the Sun Comes Out
  83. Minardi, Margaret | Red Riding Hood
  84. Mueller, Ned | Rosa
  85. Myer, Colby | White Lightning
  86. Naicker, Talia | Professor Phillip Tobias
  87. Osburn, Harleen | Vases
  88. Pascoe, Cathy | Sweet and Sour
  89. Perkins, Howard | Eurorail 2
  90. Purdy, Andrew | Macalleria
  91. Racine, Denise | Sophia’s frog
  92. Radman, Valentino | Coloratura Soprano
  93. Ragsdale, Kim | Waitin’ on the Boss
  94. Rankin, David | Curious Pelican-Ram; Orangutan Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  95. Rewis, Gabriele Koenig | Charlotte
  96. Reynolds, William Dean | Mysterious Italian with Matches; The Lovely Jungian Analyst
  97. Richter, Jeffrey | Within
  98. Roberts, Tim | The ‘Conductor’
  99. Rudnick Mann, Diane | 8 or 9 Glass Bowls
  100. Ruggles, Joanne Beaule | The Disenfranchised
  101. Sampson, Elissa | Unconditional
  102. Sandell, David | Self Analysis
  103. Seltzer, Peter | Absolutely Free
  104. Shan, Hong | Sea at Night
  105. Shawn, Arena | Repose – Cast Drawing from Life
  106. Shelburne, Carolyn | Dora’s Window
  107. Shinn, Kimberly | Hey! Can I Come Out and Play?
  108. Siegal, Shirley | The Bride
  109. Sin, Oliver | Portrait of Mom
  110. Slade, Donna | Aborigines
  111. Smith, Kathleen | Ready For Take Off
  112. Smolko, John | Deborah (Magistrate)
  113. Spino, Laurene | Red Fox
  114. Spotswood, Cynthia | Study in Silverpoint
  115. Taylor, Nichole | Frozen Light
  116. Tejera, Julian | Portrait of a Shy Guy
  117. Thomas, Katherine | Side Street
  118. Tiessen, Ken | Jonathan
  119. Tilton, Jac | Cosmic Reluctance
  120. Toberman, Anna | Innocent
  121. Trachok, Cathryne | Polyhymnia
  122. Tubiana, Marion | La Naissance d’un Roi
  123. Vigil, Suzanne | Tropical Illusion
  124. White, Marnie | Self Portrait
  125. Winters, Veronica | Out of the Blue
  126. Wood, Carol | Annette
  127. Wycislak, Jon | Turkey
  128. Xu, Yifan | Step

Strokes of Genius 8: Expressive Texture is now available for pre-order!

Cover image:
Cassie  |  Ken Brown
Graphite on smooth Strathmore bristol paper  |  10″ × 13″ (25cm × 33cm)

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