“The Light Bearer” selected as Top 10 Finalist


I’m delighted to announce that my painting, “The Light Bearer”, was chosen as a Top 10 Finalist in the Ottawa School of Art‘s 2024 Portrait Contest. Grand prize is a commission of the Canadian astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield!

All 10 pieces that were selected as finalists will be on display from May 6-11 at the Downtown Campus of the Ottawa School of Art in the Byward Market (35 George St, Ottawa).

The grand prize winner will be announced on May 16, 2024.

“The Light Bearer”, 18″ x 24″ oil on panel

The Top 10 Finalists are:
Adrienne Seel
Alexandra Tataru
Gahen Thanabalamsingam
Jiaxuan Yi
Karen Loofs
Kendall Ayoub Nichols
Lucia Alloggia
Michael Silverstone
Sarah Lacy
Sylvie Champagne

You can see the top 10 finalist paintings here: https://www.artottawa.ca/top-10-finalists