DIGITAL ARTS: CALIFORNIA has begun producing juried online exhibits, with selected works also being shown in physical galleries. At a time when the Internet is awash with art, it is the intent of DIGITAL ARTS: CALIFORNIA to create a venue where art and photography vetted by visual-arts experts is assembled and easily accessible to art curators, patrons, and collectors. By distinguishing their work, DIGITAL ARTS: CALIFORNIA also hopes to encourage and advance the careers of gifted digital artists and photographers.
In “Simply the Best,” three works have earned Gold Stellar Art Awards for their creators: HoryMa (Moscow, Russia), Jason Seiler (Chicago, USA), and Ferdi Rizkiyanto (Jakarta, Indonesia).
Twelve works have earned Stellar Art Awards for their creators: Jorge Aguilar Reaktor (Mexico), Arnaud de Vallois (San Diego, USA), Sven Fauth (Berlin, Germany), Hardy Fowler (New Orleans, USA), Jeff Huang (New York City, USA), Enrico Lambiase (London, UK), Steve McGhee (Cambridge, Ontario, Canada), Pale Horse (St. Petersburg, Florida, USA), Blaz Porenta (Cerklje, Slovenia), Andreas Rocha (Lisbon, Portugal), Sergey Skachkov (Moscow, Russia), and Sara G. Umemoto (Kyoto, Japan).
The other 38 artists and photographers whose exceptional work was chosen for this competitive juried exhibit are: Bruce Barton (Costa Mesa, California, USA), Alex Bucovineanu (Dorval, Quebec, Canada), Mengyu Chen (Grinnell, Iowa, USA), Paul Cook (Toronto, Canada), Kate Cusick (Janesville, Wisconsin, USA), Kristin Doner (Oakland, California, USA), Mathurin du Bouetiez (France), Ebeneeza K (Hamburg, Germany), enomeks (San Diego, USA), Gerard Frances (Paris, France), Tamas Fuchs G. (Budapest, Hungary), RHallewell (Gympie, Queensland, Australia), Liz Hazin (Isreal), Adam Ismail (Brighton, West Sussex, UK), Juan Jimenez (Madrid, Spain), Amy I. Kahn (Atlanta, USA), RTK Fine Art Photography (Temecula, California, USA), Marcus Melton (Canyon, Texas, USA) Jim Moore (Petaluma, California, USA), Andrey Narchuk (Moscow, Russia), Selena Nawrocki (Douglas, Georgia, USA), Brooke Nunez (Phoenix, Arizona, USA), Linda Pobega (London, UK), Richard Rownak (Culver City, California, USA), Semini Pabodha Samarasinghe (Kandy, Sri Lanka), Daniel Schaller (Wheaton, Illinois, USA), Howard Schectman (Churchville, Pennsylvania, USA), Martin Scherer (Mo i Rana, Nordland, Norway), Don Seegmiller (Orem, Utah, USA), Nick Silva (Portland, Oregon, USA), Cuyler Smith (Irvine, California, USA), Tatu (Jamaica, New York, USA), C.L. Thomas (Greensboro, Georgia, USA), Ido Vaginsky (Tel Aviv, Israel), Ben Walsh (Melbourne, Australia), Phil Andrey Zanoulou (Switzerland)
“Simply the Best” can be viewed through January 15, 2012 at www.DigitalArtsCalifornia.com.
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DIGITAL ARTS: CALIFORNIA is a division of ART AND DESIGN INITIATIVE, whose goal it is to promote the appreciation of art, photography, and design, and to recognize the work of exceptional artists, photographers, and designers worldwide.