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ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2022 Announces Winners And Opens Virtual Fine Art Exhibition Gallery Now Through December 17, 2022

The ENDANGERED Art4Apes Fine Art & Photography Contest presents the Prize Winners of the 10th Annual Online Contest. The Virtual Gallery is open Now through December 17, 2022. Artist’s entry fees and a portion of sales benefit the Center for Great Apes  to support the lifetime care of orangutans and chimpanzees in need. The Jury panel included: Bruce Helander, Ron Magill, Professor Frans de Waal and Philip WollenPaul Fisher, President of Juried Art Services continues to serve as the inspiration for sponsoring this contest.  The Rickie Report shares the Prize Winners plus the link to see the exhibit and make purchases. 






Photography Contest 2022



Announcing the Prize Winners



Coordinator, Dr. Lindsey Matheson tells The Rickie Report, ” Thanks to everyone who entered the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2022.  You helped raise a total of almost $10,000 which goes directly to support the long-term care of rescued orangutans and chimpanzees at The Center for Great Apes.  We continue to show all the contest entries on our social media and on our website –IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN YOURS YET, IT WILL BE POSTED SOON.  Your skill and creativity have been much appreciated.  Thank you all so much.”  


The top scoring 25% of entries are shown in our ENDANGERED Online!Exhibition which runs now to December 17th.   



Look at the ENDANGERED Online! Exhibition




It’s a great source of unique holiday gifts and 30% of the sales price goes to the Center for Great Apes!  Contact if you’d like to buy any of the pieces.




P R I Z E      W I N N E R S:



Fine     Art     Category



1st Prize:


  Deborah LaFogg Docherty  “Living on the Edge”  Soft pastel.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




2nd Prize:




Garry Kravit.  “Stryker”  Oil painting.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




3rd Prize:



Jolaine Goldman.  “Chimp”  Oil painting.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




Fine Art Photography  Category



1st Prize:




Michael Caroff  “Orangutan 22″  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




2nd Prize:




Prelena Soma Owen.  “Helping Hands”  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.





3rd Prize: 





Amy Perlman.  “The Gaze”  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.



Young     Artists     Category



1st Prize:





Raegan Bowser  “The Blossom and the Bee”  Mixed media.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.





2nd Prize: 





Olivia Amir  “Vanishing Species”  Mixed media.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




3rd Prize: 






Jiahe Wang.  “Wolf”  Drawing.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




Best Ape/Monkey: 






Raegan Bowser.  “In Her Eyes – Calaya”  Colored pencil.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.






Best Tiger: 





Alison Solik  “Focus”  Chalk pastel.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.





People’s Choice (voted on Woobox): 







Cherry Cai  “Le-Muse”  Acrylics.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




Young     Artists     Category – Under 11 years old



1st Prize:





Zhuoran Xu.  “Welcome to the Magical Ideal Island”  Marker pen.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




2nd Prize And Award for Best Tiger





 Yilin Jiang.  “Disappeared Tiger”  Watercolor/marker pen  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.



3rd Prize:  




Shiqi Jiao.  “Special Jellyfish”  Watercolor.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.




Best Ape/Monkey:  





Yinan Xing.  “Homeland”  Colored pencil.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.



 People’s Choice (voted on Woobox): 





Hadley Moore.  “Hummingbird in Yard”  Mixed media.  ©2022 All Rights Reserved.

Contact for purchase information. 





This exhibit takes place thanks to our expert and wonderful jury panel who so generously donated their time:  Bruce Helander, Ron Magill, Professor Frans de Waal and Philip Wollen. Thanks also to Paul Fisher and Mary Strope of Juried Art Services for hosting the contest and for their help and advice throughout.  Thanks to Shechter and Associates CPAs for their sponsorship of the Young Artists Contest and exhibition and for their support and encouragement.  We are grateful to Merrill Lynch for sponsoring the Fine Art exhibition gallery. We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Nature First who are sponsoring the Fine Art Photography Gallery.

Please contact with questions or for details on how to purchase the art. 







The ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest benefits CGA.



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