The Light, Space & Time online gallery just released the highly anticipated results of its recent Nature Art competition. The event drew vast interest across the U.S. and beyond, as 229 artists from 35 different states and 15 other countries, including Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom, submitted a total of 829 entries.
Initially the competition only offered awards for 1st through 5th place, but due to the high volume and the outstanding quality of the artwork submitted, the organizers also added 5 Honorable Mention awards, plus a group of Special Recognition awards.
The official press release from the Light Space & Time gallery explained that “any of the artists in the Special Recognition group could have easily been included in the upper rank of the winning entries, as their art was also exceptional.”
South Florida marine artist, Alex Suescun, was...