The Kenyan artist Anthony Mwangi was entitled for his picture of an African woman. named one of the winners of this year’s Billboard Contest of FineArt America For free thinker. The painting is displayed on billboards in major US cities.
Anthony started digital painting in 2007 and works with various painting applications such as Rabelle, Photoshop, Artrage and Corel Painter. He has also done extensive video editing, 3D animation, and photography.
Other award-winning artists are Tatyana Binovska for her picture entitled Best wishes, Titled Debora Levy for her picture energy and Kelsi Davis for her picture titled Andromeda.
Fine Art America said the campaign is a way to celebrate the online community of artists that the company has built. Thousands of artists upload artwork to the site for use in everything from art prints to clothing, the sale of which earns the artists a commission.
“For 15 years we have been promoting our artists and their incredible works of art almost exclusively online. It’s time to show them off in the real world. Our upcoming poster campaign is an incredible opportunity for us to reach new audiences of art buyers, build brand awareness for Fine Art America, and showcase the incredibly talented artists who are using Fine Art America to sell canvas prints, framed prints, greeting cards, and more ” said Sean Broihier, CEO of Fine Art America.
In addition to the 20 grand prize poster winners, Fine Art America is also giving away hundreds of canvas prints and t-shirts to participating artists who reach the voting threshold for the competition.