News and Events
Summer 2013: Artwork Selected for National Exhibition and RBSA "Portrait Prize 2013" Award
The portrait "Iona and Cocoa" has passed selection and is one of 50 or so works chosen by the senior members of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from nation-wide submissions to compete for the RBSA “Portrait Prize 2013” award.
The portrait will be exhibited at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery between 17 July and 24 August 2013.
Spring 2013: two portraits have become finalist in the Art Renewal Centre International Salon Competition
For the second year in a row Svetlana Cameron is a finalist in the ARC Salon, one of the most prestigious international art competitions held in the USA. With an approximate 2000 entries this year by over 850 artists, the competition was steeper then ever. Two works by Svetlana - a portrait drawing "Elizabeth" and an oil portrait "Father Brian" - have been selected as finalists in the "Figurative" category and are now featured in the ARC 2012/2013 Salon Catalogue and on the Art Renewal Centre's website www.artrenewal.org
Related press articles:
Local artist Svetlana Cameron Wows International Critics – Again
Svetlana's Work Receives International Acclaim
March 2013: Artist's Work Featured in Pastel Journal
Prize-winning portrait "Daniel" is featured in the the Pastel Journal (USA) alongside an article about Svetlana Cameron and her painting technique.
The special April 2013 issue of the magazine features winners and finalists of the 14th annual international competition "Pastel 100", in which 100 best pastel paintings were selected from nearly 3000 submissions.
Svetlana Cameron won 4th prize in the Figurative category.
Autumn 2012: Portraits of Speakers Included in the UK National Collection of Oil Paintings
Your Paintings is a website which aims to show the entire UK national collection of oil paintings, the stories behind the paintings, and where to see them for real. It is made up of paintings from thousands of museums and other public institutions around the country.
November 2012: Exhibition and Talk at the Barclays Wealth and Investment Management Gala Dinner
Svetlana Cameron was invited to exhibit her work and appear as a Guest Speaker at the "Women in Business"event and Gala Dinner organised by the Barclays Wealth and Investment Management. Attended by 140 guests, the event took place at the Villa Marina Royal Hall on 27 November.
The successful portrait is featured in the International 2011-2012 ARC Salon Catalogue.
spectacular art being created by talented realist painters and sculptors around
the world; offering the viewer high technical skill in the representation of
both traditional themes as well as an explosion of new subject matter... The 2011/2012 ARC Salon was our largest turnout yet with over 2,100 entries and over 800 artists participating... To have become a finalist and be showcased in this catalogue is even more difficult than before and is a huge accomplishment" - The Art Renewal Centre
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