Brian O'Neill wins Honors in Pastel Journal Competition

Artist Brian O'Neill's "September" 16x12 Pastel on Paper wins Second Place in the Still Life/Floral category of The Pastel Journal Magazine's Top 100 Competition. O'Neill's award winning piece was featured in the April 2011 issue of The Pastel Journal Magazine (page 63) along with an image of the piece and a full page interview of the artist by Michael Chelsey Johnson. Juror Claudia Seymour described the pastel painting in this way " The artist did a perfect job painting them in an unusual setting and arrangement that works for interest but also shows off why everyone loves these gorgeous flowers".

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