The Artist’s Magazine’s Featured Artist of the Month

Congratulations to the winners and finalists of The Artist’s Magazine‘s Annual Art Competition! We choose 12 finalists each year to be featured as the Artist of the Month and share their painting as well as their own personal story.
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August 2016 Artist of the Month
Cap Pannell, Winter Afternoon at White Rock Lake (oil on canvas, 24×12)
Read more about Cap Pannell, August 2016 Artist of the Month.

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July 2016 Artist of the Month
Tong Luo, Lonely Girl (oil on canvas, 36×36)
Read more about Tong Luo, July 2016 Artist of the Month.

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June 2016 Artist of the Month
Soon Warren, Hearts in Heart (watercolor on paper, 22×30)
Read more about Soon Warren, 2016 Artist of the Month.
soonwarren.com

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May 2016 Artist of the Month
Lynn Welker, Hidden Bridge (mixed media)
Read more about Lynn Welker, May 2016 Artist of the Month.
lynnwelker.com

Hidden Bridge by Lynn Welker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2016 Artist of the Month
Elizabeth Barlow, Hers (oil on linen, 30×30)
Read more about Elizabeth Barlow, April 2016 Artist of the Month.
elizabethbarlowart.com

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March 2016 Artist of the Month
Florence M. Cichocki, Coke Machine (watercolor, 12×18)
Read more about Florence M. Cichocki, March 2016 Artist of the Month.
fmcwatercolors.com

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February 2016 Artist of the Month
Linda Besse, In the Pink (oil, 7.5×13.5)
Read more about Linda Besse, February 2016 Artist of the Month.
besseart.com

In the Pink by Linda Besse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2016 Artist of the Month
Susan Brandsema, Almost Home (oil, 11×14)
Read more about Susan Brandsema, January 2016 Artist of the Month.
rsbabylon.fineartstudioonline.com/
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December 2015 Artist of the Month
David Larkins, Let There Be Light (acrylic on canvas, 36×24)
Read more about David Larkins, December 2015 Artist of the Month.
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November 2015 Artist of the Month
Lynn Wade, Places to Go (oil on canvas, 30×40)
Read more about Lynn Wade, November 2015 Artist of the Month.
lynnwade.com/
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October 2015 Artist of the Month
Carrie Waller, Incandescent (watercolor, 18×24)
Read more about Carrie Waller, October 2015 Artist of the Month.
carriewallerfineart.com
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September 2015 Artist of the Month
Jim Smither, Bicycle Society – Amsterdam (transparent watercolor on paper, 20×28.5)
Read more about Jim Smither, September 2015 Artist of the Month.
jimsmitherfineart.com

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August 2015 Artist of the Month
Robin Murray, Lonesome George (15.5×40)
Read more about Robin Murray, August 2015 Artist of the Month.
www.natureartists.com/robin_murray

Artist of the Month - Lonesome George by Robin Murray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 2015 Artist of the Month
John Bayalis, Awake (watercolor, 30×22)
Read more about John Bayalis, July 2015 Artist of the Month
www.bayalistudio.com
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June 2015 Artist of the Month
Ajay Brainard, Every Thing Reminds Me of  You (oil on vintage sheet music cover, 10×13)
Read more about Ajay Brainard, June 2015 Artist of the Month
www.ajaybrainard.com
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May 2015 Artist of the Month
Grace Mehan DeVito, Pomegranate and Vines (oil on linen canvas, 17×16)
Read about Grace Mehan DeVito, May 2015 Artist of the Month
www.gracedevito.com
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April 2015 Artist of the Month
Sandra Kuck, Yvonne (If by RK) (oil on canvas, 36×34)
Read about Sandra Kuck, April 2015 Artist of the Month
www.lookinggoodlicensing.com/lgl/SKuck_Bio.html
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March 2015 Artist of the Month:
Wendy Carney, North End Flavors (oil on linen, 18×24)
Read about Wendy Carney, March 2015 Artist of the Month
www.wendycarney.com
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February 2015 Artist of the Month:
Chris Ann Amberly, Joyous Dance (below; silkscreen, 30×22)
Read about Chris Ann Amberly, February 2015 Artist of the Month
www.chrisannambery.com

Joyous Dance (silk screen, 30x22)

Joyous Dance (silk screen, 30×22)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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January 2015 Artist of the Month:
Amanda Dicken, Dad (below; watercolor and pen on paper, 18×22)
Read about Amanda Dicken, January 2015 Artist of the Month
www.artbyartmanda.com

Dad (watercolor and pen on paper, 18x22)

Dad (watercolor and pen on paper, 18×22)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2014 Artist of the Month:
Steven DaLuz, Siren Song (below; oil and gold leaf on panel, 48×60)
Read about Steven DaLuz, December 2014 Artist of the Month.
www.stevendaluz.com

Siren Song (oil, 23k gold leaf and composition gold leaf on panel, 48x60)

Siren Song (oil, 23k gold leaf and composition gold leaf on panel, 48×60)

November 2014 Artist of the Month:
Sandra Power, Ribbon with Coffee Pot (below; oil, 16×20)
Read about Sandra Power, November 2014 Artist of the Month.
www.sandrapower.artspan.com

Coffee Pot with Ribbon (oil on linen, 16x20)

Coffee Pot with Ribbon (oil on linen, 16×20)

October 2014 Artist of the Month:
Yael Maimon, One Way Ticket to Wonderland (below; pastel, 16×22)
Read about Yael Maimon, October 2014 Artist of the Month.
www.yaelmaimon.com

One Way Ticket to Wonderland (pastel, x) by Yael Maimon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2014 Artist of the Month:
Ann Kraft Walker, Never Fail (below; oil on linen, 12×14)
Read about Ann Kraft Walker, September 2014 Artist of the Month.
www.annkraftwalker.com

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July 2014 Artist of the Month:
Roger Dale Brown, New Orleans Street Car (below; oil, 18×24)
Read about Roger Dale Brown, July 2014 Artist of the Month.
www.rogerdalebrown.com

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June 2014 Artist of the Month:
Loretta Fasan, Birds of a Feather (below; oil, 24×30)
Read about Loretta Fasan, April 2014 Artist of the Month.
www.lorettafasan.com

Birds of a Feather by Loretta Fasan

Birds of a Feather by Loretta Fasan

May 2014 Artist of the Month:
Rick Wheeler, Gray Hawk (below; watercolor on scratchboard, 16×20)
Read about Rick Wheeler, April 2014 Artist of the Month.
wheelerartworks.fineartworld.com and rickarts.com

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Gray Hawk (scratchboard/watercolor, 16×20) by Rick Wheeler

April 2014 Artist of the Month:
David Cheifetz, The Chase (below; oil, 12×24)
Read about David Cheifetz, April 2014 Artist of the Month.
www.davidcheifetz.com

The Chase (oil, 12x24) by David Cheifetz

The Chase (oil, 12×24) by David Cheifetz

March 2014 Artist of the Month:
Jim Salvati, Polka Dot Dress (below; oil, 18×18)
Read about Jim Salvati, March 2014 Artist of the Month.
www.jimsalvati.com

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February 2014 Artist of the Month:
Barbara Jaenicke, Daybreak Shadows (below; pastel, 8×10)
Read about Barbara Jaenicke, February 2014 Artist of the Month.
http://barbarajaenicke.com

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Daybreak Shadows (pastel, 8×10) by Barbara Jaenicke

 

January 2014 Artist of the Month:
Denny Bond, Ninety Two (below; watercolor, 24×20)
Read about Denny Bond, January 2014 Artist of the Month.
http://dennybond.com/index.html

Denny Bond is January Artist of the Month!

Ninety Two (watercolor, 24×20) by Denny Bond

 

December 2013 Artist of the Month:
Harold Munoz, Ecléssiaste (below; oil, 51×35)
Read about Harold Munoz, December 2013 Artist of the Month.
http://haroldmunozrealismo.blogspot.fr/

Ecclésiaste (oil, 51x34) by Harold Munoz

Ecclésiaste (oil, 51×34) by Harold Munoz

 

November 2013 Artist of the Month:
Chris Breier, One Eighty (below; acrylic, 18×24)
Read about Chris Breier, November 2013 Artist of the Month.
www.cbreier.com

One Eighty (acrylic, 18x24) by Chris Breier

One Eighty (acrylic, 18×24) by Chris Breier

 

October 2013 Artist of the Month:
Daryl Gortner, High Standards (below; oil, 30×48)
Read about Daryl Gortner, October 2013 Artist of the Month.
www.darylgortner.com

Daryl Gortner's winning painting

High Standards (oil, 30×48) by Daryl Gortner

 

September 2013 Artist of the Month:
Lindsay Handyside, Sleeping Beauties (below; watercolor and gouache, 13×8 1/2)
Read about Lindsay Handyside, September 2013 Artist of the Month.
Lindsay’s Fine Art America Online Page

Sleeping Beauties

Sleeping Beauties (watercolor and gouache, 13×8 1/2) by Lindsay Handyside

 

August 2013 Artist of the Month:
Kathryn Weisberg, Route de Lavender (below; oil, 9×12)
Read about Kathryn Weisberg, August 2013 Artist of the Month.
http://kathrynweisberg.com

Kathryn Weisberg's winning art

Route de Lavender (oil, 9×12) by Kathryn Weisberg

 

July 2013 Artist of the Month:
Brenda York, Dreamer (Not the Only One) (below; oil, 16×20)
Read about Brenda York, July 2013 Artist of the Month.
www.brendayork.com

Brenda York's Finalist Painting

Dreamer (Not the Only One) (oil, 16×20) by Brenda York

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June 2013 Artist of the Month:
Amy Roy, The Adoptive Parent (below; oil on canvas, 24X30)
Read about Amy Roy, June 2013 Artist of the Month.
www.amyroyoilpaintings.com

The Adoptive Parent (oil on canvas, 24X30)by Amy Roy

The Adoptive Parent (oil on canvas, 24X30)by Amy Roy

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May 2013 Artist of the Month:
Paul Chapman, A Quick Brush Up (below; acrylic on canvas, 30×30)
Read about Paul Chapman, May 2013 Artist of the Month.
www.paulmchapmanart.com

A Quick Brush Up (Acrylic on canvas, 30x30)

A Quick Brush Up (Acrylic on canvas, 30×30) by Paul Chapman

 

April 2013 Artist of the Month:
Sue Gombus, Under the Desert Sun (below; pastel, 20×30)
Read about Sue Gombus, April 2013 Artist of the Month.
www.suegombuswildlife.com

Under the Desert Sun (pastel; 20x30) by Sue Gombus

Under the Desert Sun (pastel; 20×30) by Sue Gombus

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March 2013 Artist of the Month:
Michael Sass, South Island Memories (below; pastel, 26×38)
Read about Michael Sass, March 2013 Artist of the Month.
www.michaelsassartist.com

Pastel Landscape Painting by Michael Sass

South Island Memories (pastel, 26×38) by Michael Sass

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February 2013 Artist of the Month:
Cuong Nguyen, Portrait of a Young Italian (below; pastel, 10×8)
Read about Cuong Nguyen, February 2013 Artist of the Month.
San Jose, California
www.icuong.com

Cuong Nguyen, Portrait of a Young Italian, pastel painting

Portrait of a Young Italian (pastel, 10×8) by Cuong Nguyen

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January 2013 Artist of the Month:
Morgane Antoine, Over the Edge (below; acrylic, 16×32)
Read about Morgane Antoine, January 2013 Artist of the Month.
Chatenay Malabry, France
www.morganeantoine.com

acrylic wildlife painting Over the Edge

Over the Edge (acrylic, 16×32) by Morgane Antoine

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