Artist Marian Yap of Pacifica, California has received two Special Recognition Awards in the "2015 Exposition of Awarded Artwork WWW International" hosted by Upstream People Gallery of Omaha Nebraska. This international exhibition received approximately 225 art entries from around the world and 24 artists were selected by the juror Lawrence Bradshaw, Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, U.S.A.
Professor Bradshaw writes about this specially recognized work:
Marian Yap of Pacifica, CA has achieved a fresh abstract level of expression. Her "Float", "Going to the Gypsy" and "Strata" all show a kind of softness and sense of orchestration fine tuned. And her "Male Figure" and "Stillness" with figurative qualities are quite strong in the manner of her sensitive painting technique.
Following is an artist's statement about this specially recognized artwork:
"My monotype, MALE FIGURE, was created and printed at IL BISONTE STUDIO in Florence, Italy, using non toxic inks. The figurative work of California artist, Manuel Neri, was inspiration for this piece and I am pleased with the recognition that MALE FIGURE has received.
STILLNESS is a painting that evolved through several stages on the canvas before the final image emerged. I hope that it conveys some mystery and fascination to the viewer."
Visit my blog marianyap.wordpress.com
The exhibition will be featured online through November 2015 at Upstream People Gallery and continue indefinitely in the archives section of the website.
Additional information may be downloaded from the virus-free links below: