August. 15, 2009

London, UK - London International Creative Competition announce the Finalists and Shortlist of the second annual competition. LICC is a vehicle for facilitating contact between uniquely talented artists and an international audience. This year’s competition attracted thousands of entries from 68 countries.

The London creative competition Awards intendes to bring increased recognition to the finalists and shortlist and each year.

Piljoon Jeon, christian weber, Heather Noonan, Julianne Rose, Glen Erler, Gulten Imamoglu,Takao Aoyama, Wenjun Li, Shin Jung Pan, Timothy Schreiber, Doug Argue, Richard Zeiss, Ramesh Mallya, Tiffany Trenda, Jeremy hatch.

LICC was founded by Farmani Group in 2006. Among others, Farmani has founded many charities, businesses and arts organizations including The Lucie Awards and International Photography Awards. LICC was formed to provide an open platform and even playing field for all artists. The competition is open to artists from around the world and is judged solely on the artwork.

LICC has a small jury, made up of only the best in the world, with proven artistic expertise. This year’s jury members are:
Alfonso Artiaco, Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
Saffet Kaya Bekiroglu, Architect, London, United Kingdom
Robert Berman, Director, Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, United States
Marcia Fortes, Director, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hossein Farmani, Farmani Gallery, New York, United States
Xavier Hufkens, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Pam Kent, New York Times, London
Sarah Kent, Writer and critic, London, United Kingdom
Vera Monro, Galerie Vera Monro, Hamburg, Germany
Knut Ormhaug, Senior Curator, Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway
Stathis Panagoulis and George Vamvakidis, Directors, The Breeder, Athens, Greece
Barbara Polla, Owner and Director of Analix Forever Galerie, Geneva, Switzerland
Rebecca McClelland, Photo Director with Art World Magazine and Associated Newspapers, London, United Kingdom
Esther Schipper, Owner and Director, Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
Ben Tomlinson, Director of Alma Enterprises, London, United Kingdom
Jesper Thomsen, Director of Mews 42 gallery, London, United Kingdom
Lisa Wells, Art Appraiser and Advisor, Los Angeles, USA

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Isabelle Rodker

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