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RECOGNITION AND AWARDS





























Gavin Turk and ARINA, Finalist of Art of Giving, SAATCHI GALLERY, London, 2010
'N I B I R U' and 'SILENCE, OPUS 3' by ARINA





Winner, 2nd Place Award, Berliner Art Prize, Germany, 2016

Honorary Diploma for ‘bright and remarkable contribution in the conservation and development of the artistic values in Modern Art’, Berliner Art Prize, Germany, 2016

Finalist, The Artist's Magazine 33 Annual Art Competition, Portraits/Figures category, USA, 2016

Winner, ‘Strokes of Genius 7: Depth, Dimension and Space’, USA, 2015
International Drawing Competition, North Light judges and series editor Rachel Wolf selected the winning images from a record number of over 2000 entries

Winner, 3d Place Award, ‘Outside the Box’ category, Portrait Society of America, Members Only Competition, USA, 2014

Finalist, ARTGEMINI Prize, Painting category, London, UK, 2014

Finalist, BEEP International Painting Prize Biennial, Swansea, Wales, UK, 2014

Finalist, Mortimore Art Prize, Surrealism Category, Australia, 2013
Exhibition tour around Australia include Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Dubbo, Mudgee, Orange, Bowral, Bendigo and Geelong,

Winner, Award of Excellence, Lisa Cooper Contemporary Art Gallery Award, 2013 
'Art That Lifts Our Spirits' Manhattan Arts International , New York, USA

Winner, Award of Excellence, Renée Phillips Art Essay Award, 2013
'Art That Lifts Our Spirits', Manhattan Arts International, New York, USA

Gold Award Winner, Master of Art International, Margarita Feaks Gallery Awards Ceremony, Mile End Art Pavilion, London, UK, 2013

Winner, 8 Showcase ARTslant Prize, Painting Category, International Juried Competition, 2013

Show Award Certificate, IAF 2013, International Art Festival, New York, USA, 2013

Special Award, OSTEN 40 World Gallery and Museum of Drawing Biennal, Skopje, Macedonia, 2012. Grand Prix for Life Achievement  awarded to a legendary artist CHRISTO (USA), First Award for Concept - Vitaly Komar (USA). Award for World Cultural Heritage - Pablo Picasso. Works of winning artists become an integral part of the OSTEN Museum of Drawing collection. 

2-nd Merit Award, Portrait Society of America, Outside the Box category, USA, 2012  
Members Only International Painting Competition

4-th Merit Award, Portrait Society of America, Self-Portrait category, USA, 2012
Members Only International Painting Competition

Winner, 2nd Prize, ‘Is it Fine Art? Challenging Traditions’, New York, USA, 2011
Pen and Brush Gallery, Juried by gallerist and auctioneer Kenneth Hutter and auction appraiser Jennifer Elhardt

Winner, ‘Strokes of Genius-4: Best of Drawing’ International Competition, USA, 2011
North Light judges and series editor Rachel Wolf selected the winning images of 112 artists from a record number over 1650 entries

Finalist (Top 10), Art of Giving Competition, SAATCHI GALLERY, London, UK, 2010
‘Silence, Opus 3’ and ‘NARADA’ by ARINA were selected out of thousands of entries amongst  Top 10 finalists in Painting/Drawing category of the Art of Giving National Art Competition in the UK. Winning works were selected by a panel that includes representatives from the Tate, Frieze, Scream and FAS London, Gavin Turk, Christian Furr and Terry O'Neill.

Finalist, Arte Laguna Art Prize 2010, Venice Arsenale, Venice, Italy, 2010

The Best Foreign Artist Mention, Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice Arsenale, Italy, 2010
                                                         
Special Prize Gagliardi Gallery, Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice Arsenale, Italy, 2010

Special Prize Fiorella Pieri Gallery, Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice Arsenale, 2010

Winner Trophy Award (Top 15), London International Creative Competition, 2010
‘Wide Shut Eyes’ series by ARINA were selected by the International Panel of 12 Judges out of 5000 submissions from 95 countries for a Trophy awarded at the LICC-2010 Award Ceremony at Soho Theatre in London. Each of 15 Final Selection winners received a segment of the LICC Awards Trophy (slate), when each Trophy is fit together it forms a completed piece of art work, like a jigsaw puzzle. On the 10th anniversary of LICC all the winning artists will gather together and present their altered Trophies. At that time these pieces will be united, combined, and put on display at an exhibition in London. After the exhibition they will be returned to the artists. Each artist employs their own unique method to modify these pieces, so when these individual Trophies are placed together they embody masterpiece of collaboration. LICC hope that throughout years these Trophies will be exhibited at museum and galleries and become highly collectible.

Winner, ‘Best of 2010’ People/Today Life category, Hamburg, Germany, 2010
International Art Competition, Marziart International Gallery

Winner, EXPO-29 International Competition, b.j.spoke gallery, New York, USA, 2010
Juried by Cornelia Seckel, publisher ’The Art Times’

Winner, 6 Showcase ARTslant Prize, Painting Category, International Juried Competition, 2010

Finalist, Grant - ARTWORK International, Inc., Painting category, USA, 2010

Finalist, National Open Art Competition, Chicester, UK, 2010

Finalist, Cork Street Open Art Competition, Cork Street Gallery, London, UK, 2010

Shortlisted (top 100), BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, UK, 2009
'Silence, Opus 3' by ARINA has been through the second round of selection for the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in 2009 among 100 works selected out of nearly 1900 submissions on the second day of judging that is the point at which the judges make their very final selection of 56 paintings for the exhibition.

Winner, MFA Now Award, International Competition, Miami/New York, USA, 2009
International panel of judges included Kay Saatchi, Edward Lucie-Smith, Judy Chicago, John Miley, Maura Reilly, Victoria Lu etc.

Winner, 1st Place Award Full Brush International Competition, New York, USA, 2009
Pen and Brush Gallery. Juried and awarded by Margaret Kelly Trombly, President of the Forbes Art Collection

Winner, 2nd Prize (out of 14.000), Portrait/Figure, The Artist’s Magazine, USA, 2009
The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual International Painting Competition boasts between 10-14.000 entries, narrowing the field to choose between 50-75 images for the final judging panel to select 6 winners in each category.

Face of ‘Art Liberating Lives’ National British Charity ‘Sue Ryder Care’, UK, 2009
Award winning painting 'Silence, Opus 1' by ARINA was chosen as Face of National British Charity Campaign

Finalist, Annual Painting Prize FRINGEMK, Milton Keynes, UK, 2009

Finalist, RBSA Open Portrait Award, First Biennal, Birmingham, UK, 2008

Winner, Anthony J. Lester Art Critic Award, Mall Galleries, London, UK, 2008
SWA Annual exhibition, Prize awarded by Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of
Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent

Winner, 1st Prize (Out of nearly 14.000) Portrait/Figure Students category, The Artist’s Magazine International Painting Competition, USA, 2008

Winner, Public Choice Prize, NOAC National Open Art Competition, UK, 2008
Awarded by Kay Austin at the Arts Club, Dover Street Mayfair, London

Winner, Visitor's Choice Award, Cork Street Art Competition, London, UK, 2008
             
Shortlisted (top 100), BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, 2008
Painting 'Angel, Portrait of Angelica' has been through the second round of selection for the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in 2008 among 100 works selected out of 1650 submissions on the second day of judging that is the point at which the judges make their very final selection of 55 paintings for the exhibition. 

Finalist (top 5) Brenda Landon Pye Portrait Prize, London, UK, 2008
 


Margaret Kelly Trombly, President of the Forbes Art Collection and Judge for the Competition and ARINA,1st Place Award Winner, Pen and Brush Gallery, New York, USA, 2009














































































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