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And the Winners Are....Juried Art Contest Prizes
During October, NE Ohio and Kelvin Smith Library participated in Octavofest with KSL events, exhibitions, poetry readings & open mic sessions in Cramelot, and a Juried Art Contest. Artists were invited to browse an exhibit in the Special Collections Department and from those works, their inspirations resulted in several dozen submissions. Click the thumbnail images to enlarge the winning artworks.
• First Prize, $500: Japanese Secret, Igor Vorotilkin. Metal.
Inspired by Japan. Described and illustrated by the Japanese. Written by eminent Japanese Authorities and Scholars. Captain F. Brinkely, Editor, of Tokoyo, Japan. Boston, c1897-1898.
"...illusion..." says Vorotiklin. "Discover what is beyond the obvious...train your visual perception, and...search your mind. Reality can be magical and mysterious."
• Second Prize, $250: Creation, Charley Willison. Mixed Media/Graphite.
Inspired by Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, 1791-1851. New York, 1934.
"...creation is crawling out of the pages of scientific papers, representing Shelley's message" says Willison, and it promotes "literature and exploration....books open up worlds." He urges viewers to "open up a book and see what it brings forth."
• Third Prize, $100: Don Quixote, Igor Vorotiklin. Graphic.
Inspired by Don Quixote Igor Vorotiklin. Graphic. Inspired by Historia del famoso cavallero, Don Quixote de la Mancha. Por Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, 1547-1616. London, 1781.
Vorotiklin has long been intrigued by Dali, and "the power of the fascinating and mysterious world of illusion.."
Read more details on the competition & events at KSL during the month-long celebration of the Book and Paper Arts.
Posted by Karen Oye on October 27, 2011 07:46 PM