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2005 EMERGING EROTIC ARTIST CONTEST


GRAND PRIZE WINNER

erotic art Alone in Giovanni's Room
by voz_cierto

New York, USA
1st place Winner (for his Single Figure entry)
(voz_cierto also took 1st Place Winner in Dual Figure)

SINGLE FIGURE

erotic art 1st Place Winner (and Grand Prize Winner):
Alone in Giovanni's Room
by voz_cierto
New York, USA
Acrylic on canvas, 14" x 15"
erotic art 2nd Place Winner:
untitled
by Mark Reed
Missouri, USA
Pastel on strathmore, 18" x 24"
erotic art 3rd Place Winner:
David: Turning
by Shauna Angel Blue
Illinois, USA
Silver Gelatin Print, 8" x 10"

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DUAL FIGURE

erotic art 1st Place Winner:
Wolf and Cub

by voz_cierto
New York, USA
Acrylic on canvas, 12" x 16"
erotic art 2nd Place Winner:
Fallen
by Joel
Oregon, USA
Acrylic, 16" x 20"
erotic art 3rd Place Winner:
Free Fall
by Mike Carcel
Pennsylvania, USA
Pen & Ink, 11" x 14"

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MULTIPLE FIGURE

erotic art 1st Place Winner:
The Dog House
by Ewynn
Texas, USA
Graphite and Watercolor, 18" x 24"
erotic art 2nd Place Winner:
untitled
by Aaron Stone
New York, USA
Oil pastel, colored pencil, ink, 18" x 24"
erotic art 3rd Place Winner:
Boys at Play
by Rodrigo Zuniga
Texas, USA
Oil on canvas, 40" x 60"

View All Multiple Figure Entries

FANTASY

erotic art 1st Place Winner:
Wet
by Jose L. De Juan
California, USA
Oil on Canvas, 18" x 24"
erotic art 2nd Place Winner:
The Birth of Lust
by Red
Georgia, USA
Acrylic on board, 20.5" x 30"
erotic art 3rd Place Winner:
Voyeur
by Leo Vincent
Massachusetts, USA
Mixed ink & stains on glass / layered 3D / shadow box style, 18" x 15"

View All Fantasy Entries

(The next competition is in 2007.)

The Grand Prize Winner is awarded a cash grant of $750, a one-year membership to the Foundation at the Commander level, an award and a Tom of Finland Foundation pewter pin.

1st Place Winners are awarded a cash grant of $300, a one-year membership to the Foundation at the Seaman level, an award, a Tom of Finland Foundation pewter pin.

2nd Place Winners are awarded a cash grant of $200, a one-year membership to the Foundation at the Recruit level, an award, a Tom of Finland Foundation pewter pin.

3rd Place Winners are awarded a cash grant of $100, a one-year membership to the Foundation at the Recruit level, an award, a Tom of Finland Foundation pewter pin.

Grand Prize & First Prize Winners are invited to attend the Foundation’s annual Awards Banquet following the yearly Erotic Art Fair Weekend in October.

The real prize is the publicity and exposure accorded all participants, who receive international recognition through the Foundation’s promotion of winners and entrants in publications and on our website.

The winners were determined using a “blind” scoring process by a distinguished panel of judges. Our judges for the 2005 competition were:

Charles Cowles, proprietor of The Charles Cowles Gallery, NYC.
John McConnell, collector, San Diego.
Petra Sarias, Information officer Press and Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Finland in New York, NYC.
David Stern, co-publisher of In Los Angeles Magazine.
Eli Wardi, artist, Joint Grand Prize Winner 2003 Emerging Erotic Artist Contest, Israel.
Cliff Benjamin, co-owner of Western Project gallery, Los Angeles.

The rules used to submit entries for the 2005 contest are available here. Our next contest is scheduled for 2007.


If you are interested in purchasing any of the artwork from the 2005 contest, please contact the administrator with your inquiries.

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