Altpick Members Acknowledged for Excellence!

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Congratulations to the Altpick.com members who received recognition in American Illustration 33 Awards, APANY International  PhotoApplied Arts Magazine, Cooperstown Baseball Hall of FameCommunication Arts Annuals, Creative Quarterly, International Photography Awards, International Motion Art Awards, Kirkus ReviewsLatin American Ilustración 3Lucie Awards, Lurzer’s International ArchiveMoscow International Foto Awards, Publisher’s Weekly, Santa Fe Workshop and Society of Illustrators!  To see the individual images and descriptions, scroll down.


**To see the individual images and their descriptions, scroll down:


 

Kristina Varaksina

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Kristina Varaksina receives an award in the Communication Arts Photography Annual 55 for her “Aspirations” image.


Scott Lowden

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Scott Lowden received 13 honorable mentions in the categories of lifestyle, fashion, children, self-promotion and “other” at this year’s Lucie Awards presented by the International Photography Awards (sister effort of the Lucie Foundation). The 12th Annual Lucie Awards Show Gala took place earlier this month at Carnegie Hall.


Gayle Kabaker 

Gayle Kabaker’s animation “Exotic Yoga Retreats – See the World Differently” was one of only 42 projects selected from hundreds of submissions to be included in the International Motion Awards 3 collection.


Michael Morgenstern 

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©Michael Morgenstern

Michael Morgenstern was selected for the Lurzer’s Archive “200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2014 – 2015”.  “The judges were drawn to my personal work for this edition, which made me very happy.  I’ve been illustrating for about 19 years, and have created a pretty large body of work over time that I like to call my “art”.  These things that I create for myself are a significant part of my illustration process.  This recent piece that Lurzers  chose is titled “moon dog”.


Red Nose Studio |  Chris Sickles

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Red Nose Studio’s piece for “Hero of the Five Points” by Alan Gratz was accepted into the 57th Society of Illustrators Annual, along with Chris’ stop-motion public service announcement “Holding Polluters Accountable” which was awarded a Gold medal.


Dana Hursey 

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©Dana Hursey

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©Dana Hursey

Dana Hursey received a couple of Honorable Mentions in this years IPA’s (International Photography Awards). “It is always so great to be included with such a distinguish group of professionals and we love the winning imagery this year!”, comments Hursey. “So much talent out there! Thanks so much to the judges for including two of our images in the mix!”


Hanna Barczyk

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Hanna Barczyk’s illustration, “An Answer Blowing in the Wind Chimes” for the Los Angeles Times was selected by the Society of Illustrators for their annual book (57) and show, which will be exhibited in February at the Museum of American Illustration in New York City.  Art director: Wesley Bausmith, L. A. Times/L.A. Affairs.


Blair Bunting 

River Monsters host Jeremy Wade photographed by Blair Bunting

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Blair Bunting’s “River Monster” image was featured in the Communication Arts: Photo Annual and Archive: Top 200 Advertising Photographers.


Mark Smith

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Mark Smith wins a Silver medal from the Society of Illustrators in the book category for his work on the Folio’s Singing Sands edition.


Tom Cocotos

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Tom Cocotos had two illustrations selected to appear in the American Illustration 33 award book. The images of bees are part of an ongoing ad campaign for the Writer’s Foundry MFA program at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn.


Lennette Newell

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Black & White Affection

©Lennette Newell

Lennette Newell received an IPA Honorable Mention for her “Tanzania Wildlife” series, “Muddcrack diptych” series, “Ani Human Butterfly” series, “Alien” image and “Affection”, which was also a winner in the Moscow International Foto Awards.  Lennette also won 1st place in a Special-Pets Category in the 2014 IPA Competition for the winning entry “Black & White Affection”.


Denise Hilton Campbell

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Denise Hilton Campbell received word in September that her image for the June/July issue of Organic Gardening Magazine “Cherries” was selected as a runner-up in the Creative Quarterly 37 International Competition.  Denise’s work will be featured in the CQ online gallery winter 2014-2015.


Ken Orvidas

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©Ken Orvidas

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©Ken Orvidas

Ken Orvidas’ “Medical Marijuana” and “Transportation Logistics” images were accepted in the Society of Illustrators Competition #57.


 Leela Corman

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Leela Corman won a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators for her short comic “Yahrzeit“.


Selina Alko and Sean Qualls

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The Case For Loving; The Fight for Interracial Marriage (Arthur A Levine Books, Scholastic), written by Selina Alko and illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko has received TWO starred reviews so far from Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus Reviews .  The book publication is set for January 27th 2015.


 Kevin Hauff

f455ea35770ffce0845edb1338dcdaf2 Kevin Hauff‘s image was selected to be in Lurzers Archive: 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2014/2015 which was just launched.


Colleen O’Hara

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Colleen O’Hara‘s “Kim Jung-Un” and “Amy Winehouse images were chosen for the 2014 Illustration Awards in Applied Arts Magazine in the Portrait Illustration category.


Rocco Baviera

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Chosen for the 2014 Illustration Awards in Applied Arts Magazine, Rocco Baviera‘s images were part of a series for an issue of Philanthropic Trends Quarterly focusing on the necessity within organizations of developing a strategy and integrating a game plan, while stressing the need for simplicity.


Vlad Alvarez

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©Vlad Alvarez

One of Vlad Alvarez‘s personal pieces was selected in the Latin American Ilustración 3 Competition.  The piece was also chosen in the “LOS DIEZ” (The Ten) group and was displayed at the American Illustration / American Photography Party in New York City held on Thursday November 6th. It will also be displayed in a special traveling exhibit sponsored by EPSON.


Ellen Weinstein

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©Ellen Weinstein

Ellen Weinstein‘s “A Primer on Forgetting” for Radcliffe Magazine was accepted into Society of Illustrators 57th Annual.  Also, “Patron Saint of Ugly” book cover and “Superstition for Nautilus” were accepted into the American Illustration 33 Awards.


Robert Houser

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An image of a breast cancer patient from Robert Houser‘s “Facing Chemo” project was awarded placement in the 2014 APANY International Photo Contest.  The images were displayed in October by a gallery in Chelsea, New York.  Robert’s “Dancers” series was recently accepted into the APA San Francisco event, Something Personal, which opens on December 6th.


Paul Garland

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©Paul Garland

Paul Garland’s illustration for ‘UA Hemispheres’ magazine was accepted in the Society of Illustrators 57 show.  In addition, “The Prize for Illustration 2015” in association with the London Transport Museum illustration has been accepted to be exhibited by The Association of Illustrators.


James Bennett

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James Bennett‘s painting of Ken Griffey Jr. and Mark McGuire was accepted into Baseball’s Hall Of Fame in Cooperstown.  The art was originally created for TIME magazine, during the Home Run Chase of 1997.


 Richard Borge

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©Richard Borge

Two of Richard Borge‘s animations were accepted into International Motion ARts Awards (AI-AP) and Society of Illustrators 57.


Louisa Bertman

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©Louisa Bertman

Louisa Bertman‘s animated short, Tits. is Lunabar’s 2015 Lunafest Winner and her illustration “Naked Beast Don Draper” for Seed & Spark’s Bright Ideas Magazine is an AI-AP American Illustration 33 Selected Winner.


 Leslie Jean-Bart

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Leslie Jean-Bart‘s “Water” receives an Honorable Mention in the Santa Fe Workshop Photography contest.


Brian Cummings

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Brian Cummings‘ “Crest 3D Whitestrips” ad was accepted into Graphis Advertising Annual 2014 and Brian’s “Knife & Flag” campaign was accepted into Communication Arts Photography Annual — 2014 Award of Excellence,Addy Awards — Best in Show — Regional 2014 and Luerzers Archive VOLUME 4/2014 — Featured.


Kristofer Dan-Bergman

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©Kristofer Dan-Bergman

Kristofer Dan-Bergman just received word that his series BOaRD was nominated for the Graphis Photography Annual 2015 Awards.


Francesco Bongiorni

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©Francesco Bongiorni

Francesco Bongiorni‘s “Risk Management” illustration for ONE – Johns Hopkins Carey Business School was accepted in the Society of Illustrators 57 show.


Barbara Kosoff

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©Barbara Kosoff

Barbara Kosoff‘s illustration, “Prosperity” was chosen to be on the cover of Graphic Design USA for their Sept/Oct issue.  Her winning entry was one of two winners selected for the digital printing competition sponsored by Neenah Papers.


 

John Dykes

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John Dykes‘ “Frogfolio” calendar and “Civil Rights” series for American University was accepted in the Society of Illustrators 57.


 

Montalbetti + Campbell 

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To see more of the winners’ work go to Altpick.com. 

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