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WELCOME
TO THE
2ND ANNUAL
ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
EVENT!!

All ARTISTS OF THE MONTH contest winners from 2022 were automatically entered into this event and are exhibited below in chronological order.  Four artists have been selected from this exclusive group (listed first) and named as the RUBY, SAPPHIRE, EMERALD or CRYSTAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR.  Each title-holder will win a special feature and interview with Gallery Ring, which will be posted and promoted in 2023.   

Thank you to all the talented and creative artists who participated
and made this event beautiful, diverse and exciting.

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL ARTISTS!!
Enjoy the show!!

WINNERS ANNOUNCED!!
(in random order)



EMERALD
ARTIST OF THE YEAR


JAN LOWE
"LIVING WITH HOPE"
Scratchboard and ink




CRYSTAL
ARTIST OF THE YEAR


NELL-LYNN PERERA
"IKIGAI #1"
Watercolour on paper




RUBY
ARTIST OF THE YEAR


LANCE BUKOVE
"FALL FANTASY VILLAGE #1"
Watercolour, ink, coloured pencil




SAPPHIRE
ARTIST OF THE YEAR


LINDA MCCORD
"CHANGING SPOTS"
Acrylic on wood



CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS!!





JANUARY 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
CRYSTAL
TELAGIO BAPTISTA
"CAREFULLY WRAPPED"
Watercolour on paper


EMERALD
CARINA IMBROGNO
"CINAMMON THE SLEEPING TIGER"
Pastel


RUBY
JERRY STEINGRAEBER
"REFLECTIONS"
Oil


SAPPHIRE
ALAN SNYDER
"RED BLUE TWIST"
Photography



FEBRUARY 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
EMERALD
GABIKO IOMO
"HENRY VIII"
Digital art on canvas


CRYSTAL
XINMAN WANG
"HUMMINGBIRD-LIFE AND HOPE SERIES #21"
Acrylic


RUBY
ROBERT BOLLA
"EYES"
Photography


SAPPHIRE
CLAIRE PROUT CAPRON
"THE CALM BEFORE"
Oil



MARCH 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
CRYSTAL
JAMES AGESEN
"GRANDPA'S BOY"
Watercolour


EMERALD
BEATE BLUME
"BEAUTY IN THE FOREST"
Acrylic on canvas
SAPPHIRE
MONICA GEWURZ
"EXPOSED"
Acrylic, mixed media


RUBY
DUSTIN GOODRICH
"CONFESSIONAL LYRICISM"
Acrylic on canvas



APRIL 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
SAPPHIRE
BENJAMIN VASSERMAN
"AFFAIR 1"
Digital


RUBY
MARGARET WASIUTA
SAPPHIRE ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2021
"INTIMATE INFERNO"
Oil on canvas


EMERALD
ROBERT BOLLA
"ELK MOUNTAIN RANGE-ROCKY MOUNTAINS"
Photography


CRYSTAL
GAYLE PRINTZ
"MASKED"
Acrylic



MAY 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
CRYSTAL
VINCENZO COHEN
"PROTECTION"
Oil


RUBY
WEI YAN
"PROLOGUE"
Oil and acrylic


SAPPHIRE
DIANE LIGUORI
"RAINING PETALS"
Oil


EMERALD
BRANDI FOSTER
"PA'INA BALCONIES"
Photography



JUNE 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
SAPPHIRE
SHELDON GOLDMAN
"NOW WE ARE FREE"
Acrylic


RUBY
PENNY PITCHER
"LILIES"
Photography


EMERALD
NELL-LYNN PERERA
"EROS"
Watercolour, acrylic, ink


CRYSTAL
MATTHEW ANDERSCHAT
"THE TREE"
Photography



JULY 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
SAPPHIRE
YASMIN BUSSIERE
"THE WRATH OF GOLD"
Mixed media

EMERALD
GABIKO IOMO
"ALEGRIA"
Digital art on canvas


RUBY
AVA WEILAND
"BAOBAB"
Oil


CRYSTAL
ANA MILJKOVAC
"EDGE OF THE SEA AND THE INVISIBLE GAMES"
Mixed media



AUGUST 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
SAPPHIRE
ANNA ADAMS
"METALHEAD"
Acrylic


CRYSTAL
TELAGIO BAPTISTA
"FOOD FOR THOUGHT"
Watercolour


EMERALD
GABRIELE TORRES VANEGAS
"LA VIDA, EL LATIR, LA ESPERANZA"
Acrylic on canvas


RUBY
GABRIELE GRACINE
EMERALD ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2021
"COMPOSITION 12"
Digital



SEPTEMBER 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
RUBY
PENNY WOODWORTH
"BEFORE THE START"
Pastel

CRYSTAL
FLORIS BETROUW
"SOLITARY AMAZON JAGUAR"
Papier-mache, acrylic


SAPPHIRE
LEAH DOCKRILL
"DUET"
Acrylic on canvas


EMERALD
MANUELA MOLDOVAN
"MY TORONTO"
Mixed media collage



OCTOBER 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
RUBY
LINDA MCCORD
"CHANGING SPOTS"
Acrylic on wood


EMERALD
LANCE BUKOVE
"LAND OF FIRE AND ICE #1"
Watercolour, ink, coloured pencil


SAPPHIRE
NELL-LYNN PERERA
"IKIGAI #1"
Watercolour on paper


CRYSTAL
GABIKO IOMO
"UNDERWATER GARDEN"
Digital art on canvas



NOVEMBER 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
SAPPHIRE
SARAH LIM-MURRAY
"ON THE EDGE"
Oil on canvas


EMERALD
JAN LOWE
"AFRICAN PAINTED WOLF"
Scratchboard and ink


RUBY
LANCE BUKOVE
"FALL FANTASY VILLAGE #1"
Watercolour, ink, coloured pencil


CRYSTAL
SHERIE WELSFORD
"A MOMMA'S LOVE"
Oil on canvas



DECEMBER 2022
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
RUBY
JAN LOWE
"LIVING WITH HOPE-KOALA"
Scratchboard and ink


EMERALD
LANCE BUKOVE
"TAI' SHAN #1"
Watercolour, ink, coloured pencil


SAPPHIRE
PENNY PITCHER
"CALM REFLECTION"
Photography


CRYSTAL
MARGARET WASIUTA
SAPPHIRE ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2021
"DEEP DOWN"
Acrylic on canvas



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CONGRATULATIONS
TO ALL
ARTISTS OF THE MONTH!!

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