December 31, 2011

Pick a painter

It's time to vote for the Reader's Choice Awards at New American Paintings again. Voting is open through January 7 (one vote per computer), and the winner will be announced by Friday, January 13th. The twelve painters in this year's competition were selected by the editors at NAP and the curators who selected each issue. Judging from JPEGs isn't easy, but I'm not knocked out by the selection this year.  Click here for more info about each painter and to submit your vote. The winner receives $500 in art supplies.

Here are images of their work:

Daniela Rivera | Reina Sofia Wall #1, oil on canvas, 48 x 72 inches



William Betts | Untitled, Miami International Airport, acrylic on canvas, 52 x 70 inches

Joe Bussell | Silver Series, gouache, acrylic, and archival tape, 11 x 14 inches


Jeremy Couillard | Company Jet, acrylic on canvas over panel, 48 x 48 inches


Marcus Jansen | Creeping Obstacles in Kansas, oil enamel collage on canvas, 90 x 135 inches


Marcus Kenney | The Return of Metacom, mixed media on canvas, 48 x 48 inches


Erik Parker | Think Twice, mixed media on canvas, 52 x 42 x 3.75 inches


Erin Payne | Just my Lucky, acrylic and oil on canvas, 84 x 109 inches

 

Josh Reames | Hyperbox, acrylic and cardboard on canvase, 40 x 32 inches


Brion Nuda Rosch | Snake Face, acrylic on found book page, 9 x 6 inches

Maja Ruznic | Self Portrait as Emotional Trash Can, mixed media on paper, 8 x 8 inches

Ann Toebbe | Washing the Windows, 2010, gouache and oil on panel, 24 x 30 inches
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1 comments:

I know what you mean. Often NAP seems to merely document trends.