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View the entries for the 2016 Atlas Art Contest. Public voting has ended (November 23rd at 12pm ET, 3pm PT). Winners will be announced on December 10th, 2016.

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"11"

By: Karen Kaapcke


oil on panel, 24 x 36 inches
Among our conversations have been many that centered on the essential risk-taking element in making art, the need to constantly push oneself beyond known barriers. Nothing is gained without this leap, in terms of finding one's voice in the fray, in terms of finding that singular thing you are meant to say.


A message from the judges: ​​Doesn't this image of a boy in a window sill contemplating a cityscape conjure feelings of hope and vision?​ I like the composition and contrast from the distant buildings and the relaxed pose in the foreground. ​