Abstract/Experimental Winners in the 2012 Annual Art Competition

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

The juror for the Abstract/Experimental category this year was Donna Watson. Click here to learn what she looked for when choosing the winning paintings.

Abstract/Experimental Art Winners

First Place: Glen Kessler
Rockville, Maryland

Glen Kessler abstract art

Modern World #9 (oil, 24×36) by Glen Kessler


Second Place: Anthony Suminski
New Berlin, Wisconsin

Anthony Suminski abstract art

Life’s Journey (egg tempera, 22×24) by Anthony Suminski


Third Place: John Salminen
Duluth, Minesota

John Salminen abstract art

Abstract in Blue (mixed watermedia, 25×19½) by John Salminen


Honorable Mention: Diane Schmidt
Sarasota, Florida

Diane Schmidt abstract art

Soothsayer (watercolor and gouache, 40×25) by Diane Schmidt


Honorable Mention: Terry Lynn Spry
Lehigh Acres, Florida

Terry Lynn Spry abstract art

Wind Me Up (oil, 36×24) by Terry Lynn Spry


Honorable Mention: Cliff Spohn
Shelton, Connecticut

Cliff Spohn abstract art

Breast Bone (acrylic and mixed media,14¾x23) by Cliff Spohn

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).

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