Portrait/Figure Winners in the 2012 Annual Art Competition

Congratulations to the winners of The Artist’s Magazine‘s 29th Annual Art Competition‘s portrait/figure category. Read more about these artists and their works in the December 2012 issue, available at NorthLightShop.com.

The juror for the Portrait/Figure category this year was David Jon Kassan. Click here to learn what he looked for when choosing the winning paintings.

Portrait/Figure Winners

First Place: Candice Bohannon
Auburn, California

Candice Bohannon portrait painting

Grace (oil, 68×35) by Candice Bohannon


Second Place: Katie O’Hagan
Beacon, New York

Katie O'Hagan portrait painting

Pity Party (oil, 27×38) by Katie O’Hagan


Third Place: Erin Anderson
Mountain Top Pennsylvania

Erin Anderson portrait painting

Conversations With Shannon (oil, 16×20) by Erin Anderson


Honorable Mention: Stephanie Deshpande
Glen Ridge, New Jersey

Stephanie Deshpande figure painting

Assembling the Pieces (oil, 24×30) by Stephanie Deshpande


Honorable Mention: Scott Burdick
King, North Carolina

Scott Burdick portrait painting

Yanka (oil, 20×30) by Scott Burdick


Honorable Mention: David Gluck
Duncan, British Columbia

David Gluck portrait painting

The Trapper (oil, 30×24) by David Gluck

View the winning paintings in our Portrait/Figure, Floral/Still Life, Animal/Wildlife,  Abstract/Experimental and Landscape/Interior categories. And, enter your best work today (missed the deadline? Don’t worry – check back soon to see when the competition will be accepting entries for next time).