“Solo Art Series” Exhibition Results Announced

The Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce the winning artists of the gallery’s recent 11th Solo Art Series Art Competition.  

The Solo Art Series competition closed on January 5, 2019. 12 artists were selected as finalists. From those artists, 4 were then chosen to have individual month-long solo art exhibitions.  The remaining 8 artists were awarded Artist Showcase features.

The Solo Art Series took place within an extremely competitive atmosphere.   The task of selecting only four artists from the 63 artists who entered was extremely challenging.  The high quality of submissions made creating the final rankings exceptionally difficult. 

The competitive process considered not only the quality and depth of the artist’s work but also the overall entry presentation, including the artist’s biography and artist’s statement.  The following are the 4 winning Solo Art Series Artists and when their solo art exhibition schedule.

Solo Art Exhibition Schedule

George Ann Johnson  January 15, 2019, to February 14, 2019  
Mark Lennon February 15, 2019, to March 14, 2019  
Phyllis Mantik deQuevedo  March 15, 2019, to April 14, 2019  
Maureen Ravnik  April 15, 2019, to May 14, 2019  

As part of the selection process, the other 8 artists who were in the top 12 finalists will have an Artist Showcase feature. The artists who were selected for the Artist Showcase features (with one Artist Showcase being be posted every 2 weeks beginning on January 15 are:

Artist Showcase Artists

Marina Smelik      January 15, 2019, to January 31, 2019   
Hazel Thomson      February 1, 2019, to February 14, 2019  
Mary Ahern  February 15, 2019, to February 28, 2019   
Christina Brunton  March 1, 2019, to March 14, 2019  
Shannon Sadulsky March 15, 2019, to March 31, 2019  
Nicole Wilde  April 1, 2019, to April 14, 2019  
Dana Taylor  April 15, 2019, to April 30, 2019  
Jim Harman May 1, 2019, to May 14, 2019  

Out of 63 artists who submitted to this Solo Art Series art competition, 14 were eliminated due to deficiencies in their Biography, Artist’s Statement or with their art. From the 49 artists who were left, 27 artists were then selected as finalists. 12 artists were selected from the 27 final artists and any of the finalists could have been included in the final 12. 

For each solo art exhibition, the gallery will distribute, promote and circulate press releases to over 550+ major News Outlets, Premium FOX, CBS, NBC, Affiliated Sites, Guaranteed inclusion on Google News & Bing News and social media distribution through LST gallery’s broad social media network.

Each of the 8 Artist Showcase feature artists (from the Solo Art Series) will be promoted to over 350+ News Outlets with guaranteed inclusion on Google News & Bing News.

Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on ArtWeek/ArtJobs. Artweek produces 800,000-page impressions per month, 280,000 website visitors per month and has 30,000 newsletter subscribers.  

Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on  Art.Base produces 100,000 page views per month, 35,000 monthly unique visitors and has 10,000+ newsletter subscribers.

In addition to the above, the winning solo artists also receive a YouTube Video presentation of their Body of Work, Event Postcard and a Press Release for their art portfolio.  In addition, there will be links back to the artists’ website as part of this achievement package.

Here is a link to the gallery’s Solo Art Series Archives.  The gallery’s next Solo Art Series competition will be held in April 2019. Thank you for everyone’s participation and interest in our Solo Art Series.