2022 Best of the Net Artist Nominations
Lauren Tilden, Jairus’s Daughter, oil on panel, 36″ x 48″
Janet McKenzie, Holy Mother of the East, oil on canvas, 30″ x 30″
Marcin Owczarek, One Minute to Midnight, mixed media photography on aluminum, 26″ x 39″
Please join us in congratulating Escape Into Life‘s artist nominees for the 2022 Best of the Net* anthology. We offer our gratitude to Sundress Publications for making this award series possible. Click the links below to view the artists’ work as featured in our monthly column “Artist Watch.”
* For work published between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022.
Artist Watch, Lauren Tilden, October 21, 2021
Artist Watch, Janet McKenzie, December 21, 2021
Artist Watch, Marcin Owczarek, January 20, 2022
Laura Tilden’s work is exquisite, engaging, even arresting and deeply moving. Her painting, “Jairus’s Daughter” places you there within this astonishing Gospel narrative, (Mark 5: 35-43). The nebulous figure next to the child — who is it? her parent? Jesus? perhaps yourself at the side of your deceased loved one? A moment of profound grief is captured just before . . .