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  • Shades of Gray Competition 4: Winners Announced

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    Drawing magazine is thrilled to announce the winners of the fourth annual Shades of Gray Competition. Fifteen winning artists were selected by the jury, with the grand prize going to Chi-Han Cheng, of Daly City, California. A full list of winners is below. The winning artworks will be featured in the spring 2016 issue of Drawing, along with ...

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