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2014 Canadian Young Artist Portrait Competition.
The Young Artist Competition in fine art portraiture is an on-line competition and is open to all Canadian visual young artists between the ages of 8-18.

 "I was privileged to see the development and rising quality of the young generation of artists over these last few years. I see the progress, tremendous discipline and keen observation combined with creativity and imagination .I am honoured to have been a judge for the Competition and I apologize to those who have not won this year. The choice was really hard and there simply wasn't enough awards for all those who deserve the recognition. I love you all, my future colleagues and explorers of this wonderful world of arts. Never give up your sacred light!" Irena Korosec
“The quality of our talented young artists was amazing. To demonstrate such creativity and visual acuity coupled with technical capability is truly unusual at the beginning of one’s artistic journey. Faced with such talent, the job of being a juror was very difficult. I applaud each and every artist that sent in the best of their works. They are all winners."Jean Harding
"It is an honour to judge these competitions for the Portrait Society of Canada. The quality of the work never fails to impress me. The art of the portrait will live on through these kids and youth. I encourage you all to continue drawing and painting. Observe. Create. It is a wonderful world that you are privy to. Congratulations to you all!”Jane Kavanagh
“It’s a pleasure to see young talents , wishing you all great success and lots of amaizing ideas. Keep creating masterpieces and become the most famous artist of our time”. Veronica Kvassetskaia Tsyglan
  Best Kids Portrait Award   Best Youth Portrait Award  
  Lilian Gao, Self Portrait, pencil on paper,17x11, 13 y.o. ON   Evelyn Zhang.Purity.Oil on canvas .30''x24''. .17 y.o. ON  
Certificate of Excellence
Tala Alatassi. My Brother.pencil on paper.12''x8''.18 y.o. ON   Joshua Villanueva.Lady.charcoal on paper. 17 y.o. BC   Eunji Song.Alison.Graphite pencil.8''x6''.17 y.o..ON   Mary Mao.Ethan, Acrylic, 15 y.o.BC 18x42
Certificate of Merit
Alice Marin. Maria, pencil .14x11, 12 y.o, ON   Artem Rudzish, Self Portrait, Graphite/Pencil on paper, 17x14. 13 y.o. ON.   Nicole Shi Self Portrait.oil on canvas 20''x16''.10y.o.ON   Tallulah Valliere-Paul.Self Portrait.Acrylic on canvas. 14''x11''. 13 y.o. ON
Luka Kremic. Self Portrait. Pencil on paper.20''x14''.16 y.o.ON   Samantha Lam.Self Portrait.Conte on paper.20''x15''.14y.o. ON   Shi Yu Jessica Chen.Self Portrait.Mixed media.28''x22''.17 y.o.ON   Zi Lin Wang.My Mother.
Graphite pencil on paper.17''x14''.15 y.o ON
Awesome Artist Certificate
Vlad Zamrii. Self Portrait Ink acrylic.12''x9''.10y.o..ON   Doris Chu.Self Portrait.graphite on paper.14''x12''. 17 y.o. ON   Aurora Zheng, Portrait 2014, Pencil, 9x12, 12 y.o. BC   Francesca Carandang, Self Portrait,
Conte on paper, 18x12. 13y.o. ON
Jolie Ji, Self Portrait, Conte on paper, 17x14, 10 y.o, ON   Lilian Gao, Self Portrait, acrylic paint, 14x11, 13 y.o. ON   Mika Backman.Self Portrait. Acrylic on canvas.14''x11''.13 y.o.ON   Lily Gelman.Self Portrait, Acrylic.
20x16, 13 y.o. ON
Daniel Costiuc. 2 in 1; semi woman semi lion. Pencil on paper.14''x11''. 14 y.o. ON   Daniel Costiuc.My Sister. pencil on paper.20''x15''. 14 y.o. ON   Daniel Costiuc.Yongster. pencil on paper.8''x6''. 14 y.o. ON   Denise Hui. Self Portrait.Charcoal
on paper. 14''x11''.17 y.o.ON
Evelyn Zhang.Queen. oil on canvas.20''x16''.17y.o.ON   Jessica Liv.Peri of the Winter woods. oil on canvas 10''x10''.17 y.o.ON   Mary Mao .Cousin Sabrina.Pencil. 15 y.o. BC 15x21   Evelyn Zhang.Janet. oil on canvas.30''x24''.17 y.o. ON
Toria Sopel.Portrait of Mark.Pencil 14''x11''.16 y.o. ON   Penni Unni.Reasons why. watercolor on paper.7''x5''.16 y.o. ON   Penny Unni.Saturn.Acrylic on canvas. 20''x16''.16 y.o. ON   Kevin Zhu .Self Portrait.Pencil
and Chrcoal on paper24''x18''. 15 y.o. ON
    Mary Mao.Family. Acrylic, 30x40, 15 y.o. BC   Mary Mao.Dandiliongirl. Acrylic, 36x24, 15y.o. BC

2014 Canadian Portrait Competition
“The Miracle of the Portrait”
December 1-20, 2014

This will be the 9th Competition sponsored by the Portrait Society of Canada and will be an on-line competition. It is open to all Canadian visual artists and to all those interested in the art of portrait in Canada.   As the only professional on- line Competition in Fine Art Portraiture in Canada this will be a unique opportunity to encourage public recognition on the specialty subject of the Portrait in Contemporary Canadian art.


2014   Best Portrait                  $ 1000 00 CAD          
 Peoples Choice Award 2014       $ 500.00 CAD    

Artists are invited to submit digital images of their work(s). Jurying will be conducted by a selection committee appointed by the Portrait Society of Canada. There will be two rounds of judging. The Top Finalists’ works will be displayed on our Portrait Society web site from December 1 until December 20, 2014. Final judging will be made by independent Judges. Winners of the Best Portrait and Peoples’ Choice Award will be announced on December 20 at 12 noon. Final judging will be made by independent Judges. On-line voting for Peoples’ choice Award will be open through December 1-20,2014
       All submissions will be rated for composition, technique, application and overall vitality of the portrait.
 Cash Awards will be mailed to the winners on December 20, 2014.

                   All entries must be received by November 1, 2014                                 
Competition Timetable        
Deadline for submissions:   November 1, 2014    
Notification of Finalists   December 1, 2014    
 Exhibition of Finalists:    December 1-20, 2014    
Final Judging:   December 20, 2014    
Awards mail out:   December20, 2014    
International Jurors:   Michael John Angel, Florence, Italy    
    Djordje Prudnikoff, Beograd, Serbia    
    Gwenneth Barth, USA    
    Veronica Kvassetskaia-Tsyglan, Canada    
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