Strokes of Genius 8 Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 131 artists selected for North Light Books’ 2015 drawing competition Strokes of Genius 8: Expressive Texture! 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 8 Winner Notification” no later than Friday, September 4th.


STROKES 8 WINNERS LIST

  1. Asmi, Nina – Good Place For a Handout
  2. Baltayian, Cristina – Philodendron
  3. Barrett, Robert – Lizzy; Seated Male Figure
  4. Bayon, Ana – Cristalle
  5. Beasley, Glenn – Emerging Young Artist
  6. Berning, Carol – My Hubby, Vietnam Veteran
  7. Blackell, Margo – The Funeral
  8. Boursicot, Mandy – Boxing Gloves
  9. Breier, Chris – South Grand Island Bridge; Basilica
  10. Brown, Ken – Cassie
  11. Brunk, Cynthia – Sophie
  12. Burns, August – In Retrospect
  13. Cameron, Svetlana – Daniel
  14. Chan, Sok Yin Juliana – Young Memories
  15. Coleman, Karen – Ornamental Grass
  16. Coville, Caryn – Farm Fresh
  17. Creaney, Catherine – Thoughts
  18. Cross, Roger – Peggy
  19. Csanyi-Hurskin, Eva – Power
  20. Darley, John – Putting Away Childish Things
  21. Delonget, Jean-Michel – Dog in Light
  22. Donley, Susan – Goat Friends – Dolly and Charlie
  23. Dorsam, Vickie – More Than Words
  24. Dumas, Michael – Fox Sparrow study
  25. Emadi, Najila – Life’s Journey
  26. Emerson, Dawn – April Fools; Slim Pickings
  27. Felber, Michael – Grandfather
  28. Fenn, Andrea – Andrea
  29. Frech-Sims, Susan – Shadow
  30. Gant, Tanja – Sanctum
  31. Georgopoulou, Irene – Five Bulbs
  32. Givot, Stuart – On the Tide II
  33. Goldsberry, Rick – Real Heroes
  34. Gordon, J. Kay – The Blue Motorcycle
  35. Green, Christy – Breanna
  36. Gussin, Clark – The Patriot
  37. Haase, Cynthia – Peaches and Green Ribbon
  38. Hanavan, Mark – Defense Mechanisms
  39. Hestekin, Jenna – Rooster
  40. Hildebrandt, Kathy – Things Go Better With
  41. Hill, Steven – Kittitas Valley
  42. Hoeffner, Deb – In The Henhouse
  43. Hopkins, Margaret – Waiting
  44. Howard, Denise – Tree of Character
  45. Johnson, Buena – How ‘Eye’ Wonder
  46. Johnson, Mary Jo – Madonna and Child
  47. Johnson, Sonja – Bedroom Eyes
  48. Just, Kelly – The Old Gentleman
  49. Kleczynski, Helen – Porch Light
  50. Klepinger, Eric – Rosie
  51. Kolasinski, Mike Barret – Ady
  52. Kolotusha, Elena – Pursuit of a Dream
  53. Lade, Aaron – Christmas King
  54. Lai, Ze Ze – Give a Hug
  55. Larlham, Margaret – The Drive Home
  56. Layne, Wendy – Hard Times
  57. Lee, Sanghwan – The Pump
  58. Lesko, Mary Beth – Hog Day Afternoon
  59. Lidden, Catherine – Reading the Menu
  60. Little, Jim – Rehab
  61. Maimon, Yael – One Way Ticket to Wonderland #2; Deer, Golden Meadow
  62. Malone, Douglas – Stalwart
  63. Maltby, Carol E. – The Straw Hat
  64. Marshall, Pete – A Bunch of Galahs
  65. Mason, Jory – Lots a Color
  66. Matsumoto, Ryota – Those Who Affirm the Spontaneity of Every Event
  67. McDonnell, Kathleen – Silence #2
  68. McMorris, Lynda L. – Westie I: ‘Sooooo . . . What’s Up?’
  69. Mendez, Kira – Morning Sunlight
  70. Meyer-Plath, Stuart – Brooklyn Bridge, New York
  71. Miller, Terry – Good Friday Spell
  72. Minardi, Margaret – Octopus
  73. Modery-Kilkeary, Carol – Two Little Stinkers
  74. Molyneaux, Stephen – Figure
  75. Murray, Irma – Sunny Side Up
  76. Neal, Karen – Do My Stripes Look Big In This?
  77. Nicholas-Jennings, Alexandrea – The Fortune Teller
  78. Nielsen, Olga – No Excuses
  79. Nistler, Eileen – Aunt Clara’s Collection III
  80. O’Donnell, Karie – Sergeant
  81. Yasumura, Yumi – Vision
  82. Page, Chris – Study for Connors
  83. Parks, Sarah – Sunflowers
  84. Penner, Leanne – Surf’s Up
  85. Pertile, Paula – Fried Egg on Sourdough Toast
  86. Pierce, Dylan – Hiding in Shadow
  87. Pini, Jan – Shake It Off
  88. Pomales, Sharon – Little Girl with a Big Guitar
  89. Pyle, Dan – Portrait of a Memory
  90. Cortes, Albert Ramos – Minotaur [Part 1]
  91. Randall, Annette – Let’s Go Home
  92. Rankin, David – Stretching Tiger; Greylag Goose; Woodpecker in Suguaro
  93. Richard, Robert – Flower Girl
  94. Rockwell, Steven – Sentinel (Melissa)
  95. Rogers, Barbara – Timeless
  96. Rowe, Jennifer – Out of the Blue
  97. Ryan, Lesley – The Gift
  98. Sandell, David – Wileman
  99. Schacher, Barb – Doe Pretty
  100. Schaller, Thomas W – French Cottage
  101. Shiver, Donna – Hillary
  102. Shoemaker, Bill – Lady in Pink; Did You Floss Today?
  103. Siniscal, Holly – Waterlily
  104. Smolko, John – Fran (Artist)
  105. Soisson, Dianna Wallace – Beyond All Boundaries
  106. Sours, Meghan – The Cold Earth Slept Below
  107. Spontylides, Christos – Dominique
  108. Stephenson, Mark – Dreaming of Dance (Life Drawing)
  109. Swann, Christine – Trail
  110. Tablante, Jimmy – Three and Half Hour Sketch
  111. Thomas, Katherine – Out Of Season
  112. Tilton, Jac – Cosmic Irrelevance
  113. Tomova, Lyudmila – Careless Nation
  114. Trachok, Cathryne – The Muse
  115. van Zwol, Nynke – Micro Desire II (Antarctic Krill)
  116. Vella, Frances Gulliverv – New World of Discovery
  117. Vigil, Suzanne – Pensive
  118. Voshell, James W. – Snake Skin
  119. Walker, Erica Lindsay – Braid
  120. Walker, Brooke – Elephantidae
  121. Weiner, Sandra – Strength at Rest; Vigilance
  122. Wells, David – Alexandria
  123. Werner, Jerry – Spatial Ambiguity
  124. White, Marnie – Laurie
  125. Wilda, Steve – Brutes
  126. Wilson, Richard – Dancing Shadow
  127. Wint, Albert – The Phone Call
  128. Winters, Veronica – Adolescence
  129. Woods, Brandy – Memory of Me
  130. Wright, Diane – Indiana Barn
  131. Yan, Wei – A Puppy

Strokes of Genius 7: Depth Dimension + Space is now available for pre-order!

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Cover image:  Recycling?  |  Michal Straska |  Pencil on paper, 15½” × 23½” (39cm × 60cm)

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