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ACG Group has announced the winners of its ‘Art in a Capsule’ competition, where entrants were challenged to create miniature works of art that could fit inside a capsule.
Supplier of end-to-end manufacturing solutions, ACG Group, has announced the winners of its ‘Art in a Capsule’ competition, where entrants were challenged to create miniature works of art that could fit inside a capsule.
Out of the 80 entrants, Ajay Kumar Mattewada achieved the highest accolade, winning the grand prize of $5000, it was revealed in a Sep. 11, 2019 press release. Mattewada’s winning artwork was a depiction of an Indian military cavalryman.
The runners-up were Rusi Barucha and Arthur Lazaryan, who came second and third, respectively. Additionally, prizes of $1000 were awarded to Jessica Noele Morse and Silas Gonzalez for a special Judge’s Discretion category.
Entries for the competition came from all over the world, including India, the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Judges of the competition included Nandini Singh, a collector of Indian Art; Prof Vishwanath. D. Sable, dean, Sir JJ School of Art; and Nina Neve, an art connoisseur and ‘Wildlife artist of the year’ coordinator at David Shepherd Wildlife foundation. All entries were judged on three parameters-execution, concept, and ‘wow’ factor.
“We are quite happy to see the response to our Art in a Capsule competition from across the world,” said Peter Neve, CMO, ACG, in the press release. “It has garnered attention from promising artists, and we were inspired by how each entrant painstakingly labored over the project, displaying not only talent but also drive and passion.”