Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 5th Annual Leaves & Petals International Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website and features awards in three categories: Traditional Art, Digital Art & Photography and 3-Dimensional Art.
For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, were invited to submit their best art and photography depicting flowers, leaves, herbs, plants, shrubs, bushes, hedges and other botanical or floral subjects. All artists, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to submit their work in any media.
The Figures & Faces Best in Show winners are John Guiseppi for his colored pencil, “Bird of Paradise", John Diephouse for his photograph, "Phase 1 & 1" and Evelyn Gottschall Baker for her kiln-formed glass, "Forest Floor". John, John and Evelyn are Fusion Art's Featured Artists for the month of November 2019 and, as the Best in Show winners, all three artists are invited to participate in Fusion Art's 4th Annual Group Show in Palm Springs in 2020.
Other award winners include Second Place winners, Laurie Snow Hein, Shelley Benjamin and Karen Ford. Third Place awards were given to Phillip Zubiate III, Anatoliy Anshin and Ann Nall. Fourth Place awards were given to Pauline Clay, Rosemary Miklitsch and Irene Sirko. Fifth Place awards were given to Nathalie Beck, Emily Weber and Todd McAneeley.
Rounding out the awards for the exhibition are twelve Honorable Mention winners. Honorable Mention awards in the Traditional Art category were given to Maura Williams, Denise Westcott, Hunter Jay, Yvonne Rojas-Cowan, Paul Gala and Cher Pruys.
Honorable Mention awards in the Photography & Digital category were given to Tina Elizabeth Watson, Cindy Vondran, Lillian Ruedrich, Y. Hope Osborn, Eric Stampfli and Fretta MM Cravens.
The remaining finalists in the exhibition all exemplified uniquely creative talents and we are honored to showcase their artwork on the Fusion Art website.
The international competition received a diverse collection of quality artwork from artists all around the world, including the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Korea, Israel, Brazil, Japan, Finland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, Jamaica, Singapore and the Netherlands. Overall the gallery judged 559 entries for the exhibition, which will be featured on the website for the month of November.
Founded by Award winning artist, Chris and Valerie Hoffman, Fusion Art was envisioned and formed out of a passion for art and the artists who create it. The website promotes and connects new, emerging and established artists with collectors and art enthusiasts, while offering the opportunity to participate in art competitions, exhibitions and experiences.
Each month and quarter Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed solo and group art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists are provided with worldwide exposure, by having their work promoted through Fusion Art’s website, in hundreds of press release announcements, email marketing, online event calendars, art news websites and through the gallery’s social media outlets. The gallery’s objective is to promote the artists, worldwide, to art professionals, gallerists, collectors and buyers.
To view the exhibition and for further information on all the winners and finalists, please visit Fusion Art's website: https://fusionartps.com/5th-leaves-petals-art-exhibition-november-2019/.
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About Fusion Art
Fusion Art was envisioned and formed out of a passion for art and the artists who create it. Founded by award winning Fine Artist, Chris Hoffman, Fusion Art’s mission is to create an online gallery seamlessly connected to our brick and mortar gallery and provide the public with uniquely themed monthly exhibitions, while providing artists with worldwide exposure. Fusion Art promotes and connects emerging and established artists with collectors and art enthusiasts, while offering the opportunity to participate in art experiences, art exhibitions, art related education, engage in dialogue with artists, and purchase fine works of art.