Lo Chan Peng is the Grand Prize Winner Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2023. Most of Lo Chan Peng’s works are focusing on portraitures by using oil color or ink. In his creation, Lo Chan Peng likes to discuss issues such as time, history, and life and death.
Jason Mowry is the 2nd Prize winner of RAYMAR Traditional Art Award 2023, Jason grew up between the local art museum and comic book shops, combining the rhythms of each walking the line between formal art and the fantastic space. Jason calls Ohio home, where he keeps a studio and teaches at a local art college. When Not in the studio, Jason can be found Sketching at a cafe or wandering the nature preserve near his home studio.
Petite Doll is the 1st prize INPRNT Photography Award 2023 winner, she s an Italian photo artist based in London, practicing across the worlds of art, advertising and social media. Her surrealist language is free from reason, and it takes the photographic medium out of its conventional objective role. Through the art of self-portrait, the artist explores her identity and the depths of her imagination, creating a perfect balance between the beautiful and the disturbing.
Michaela Ďurišová is the 3rd prize winner INPRNT Photography Award 2023 winner, is a fine art photographer, and a designer of floral accessories and decorations. In her spare time, she enjoys watercolour painting and singing, but her heart is drawn more and more to fine art photography. She is enchanted by art itself.
Ingrid Baars is the 2nd Prize Winner of the iCanvas Digital Art Award 2023, graduated from the Willem de Kooning Academy of Art in Rot-terdam and worked as an independent illustrator and photographer, showing her work in Galleries from the year 2000 onwards. In 2010 she halted all commercial activities and devoted herself to her artis-tic development. She was nominated multiple times and published in international design and art magazines since 2005.
Forest Rogers is the 1st prize winner Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award 2023, she has painted nine-foot angels in a cathedral dome, and sculpted creatures that may dwell in your childhood toy box. She has collaborated with paleontologists on dinosaur prototypes, and with aquariums on sea life and poison dart frogs. In recent years she has focused entirely on her own art, exploring mythology, fairy and folktale, and the surreal.
Markus Akesson is the 1st Prize Winner RAYMAR Traditional Art Award 2023, lives and works in Nybro, Småland, Sweden. He has been participating in a large number of exhibitions at galleries, art fairs and institutions in Paris, Berlin, Brussels, London, Vilnius and Sweden. Åkesson had an early focus on the French art scene and has made several solo exhibitions at Galerie Da-End in Paris (the most recent in the winter of 2022-2023, with the solo exhibition “The Roses of Heliogabalus”) and the French art fairs Galeristes, Art Paris and YIA Art Fair.
Stephanie Rew is the 3rd Prize winner of RAYMAR Traditional Art Award 2023, she is born in 1971, Stephanie Rew was raised in Edinburgh, Scotland leaving for Dundee in 1990 to study at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, graduating in 1994. She curated the first Women Painting Women Exhibition in the UK as part of the WPW (Revolution) movement in 2013.
Iness Rychlik is the 2nd prize INPRNT Photography Award 2023 winner, she is a Polish-born artist, based in the UK. Despite her severe myopia, Iness has been dedicated to visual storytelling since her early teens. Iness Rychlik is recognized for her dark surreal self-portraits; exploring themes of pain, solitude and vulnerability. Since she suffers from a chronic skin condition, Iness uses her own body as a canvas for artistic expression. She draws on her deeply personal experiences, often reflecting on growing up in a conservative and patriarchal society.
Garis Edelweiss is the 1st Prize Winner of the iCanvas Digital Art Award 2023, he is a self-taught artist who uses drawing techniques. He started the exhibition in 2012 as well as being the first year of his career as an illustrator and drawing artist. Apply drawing on paper, canvas, and wood. Most of his work is surrealist style black and white, not infrequently he also uses color in his work.
Loles Romero is the 3rd Prize Winner of the iCanvas Digital Art Award 2023, she is an illustrator and concept artist from the island of Ibiza. She usually works with digital media combining pictorial techniques with textures to create an organic aspect similar to traditional media. After graduating from ‘Escola d’Art d’Eivissa’ in 2004, she continued her education with various courses in illustration and concept art.
Kristine and Colin Poole are the 2nd Prize Winners of the Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award 2023, the couple are classically inspired contemporary realist sculptures have been widely recognized and collected. Their collaborations bridge many genres, featuring prominently in international publications including Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, 500 Figures in Clay, Ceramics Monthly, Ceramics Ireland, Masters of Contemporary Fine Art and The ARC International Salon.