Global Art Competition announced its winners

(BGF) – On October 3, 2014, the BGF Global Art Competition Executive Director, Dr. Elliot Salloway, announced the contest’s winners during the conference in the Loeb House at Harvard University.

The 2014 competition is open to all people in all countries over the world. It called all artists to submit original artwork in the form of photography or multimedia that answers the question: “Can Wars between nations be prevented” – with particular reference to the issues between Vietnam/Japan/Philippines and China.

The virtual contest took place via Instagram and was judged by the world community in addition to a panel of international jurors based on the criteria of creativity, composition, theme, technique, and issue impact.

The Jury Committee include:

  • MARY HARVEY,PHD., Executive Director, Violence Transformed, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School
  • HOPE RICCIARDI, United South End Artists, Co-Chair, SOWA Artists Guild
  • JONATHAN SHIRLAND,PHD, Assistant Professor of Art, Bridgewater State College, Visual Arts Director, Violence Transformed

Below is the winners:

Video of Peaceful morning in Sapa, Vietnam by Nguyen Ngoc Duong

And 10 photograph winners:

1 - CUBA

Artist: Bruce Fiene from USA (Photo was taken in Cuba)

2 - CUBA

Artist: Bruce Fiene from USA (Photo was taken in Cuba)

10 - LATVIA

Artist: Pavel Terentyev from Latvia

4 - VIETNAM

Artist: Phap Hanh from Vietnam

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Artist: Manuel Schroeder from Germany

7 - vietnam

Artist: Dang Mau Triet from Vietnam

8 - VIETNAM

Artist: Ta Hai from Vietnam

9 - JAPAN

Artist: Atsue Imayoshi from Japan

3 - UKRAINE

Artist: Bruce Fiene from USA (Photo was taken in Ukraine)

11 - GERMANY

Artist: Selina Sevim from Germany