Erin Hanson Featured at World Wide Art LA as Winner of 12th Annual Contest
Sunday, October 19, 2014
World Wide Art LA held its inaugural fine art show on October 16th – 19th, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Exhibitors included Braden Summers Photography, G2 Gallery, Beijing Caiyuxuan Gallery and the works of Gil Cuatrecasas.
As the 1st place winner of Artavita’s annual art contest, the works of Erin Hanson were showcased not only at the 4-day show but were selected for use in their promotional billboards found across Northern Los Angeles.
Hanson is honored to have been selected and to have been a part of this inaugural art show. The World Wide Art LA team was a pure delight and the 4-day show was a sight to be seen, featuring an impressively curated range of art and culture from around the globe.
ERIN HANSON has been painting in oils since she was 8 years old. As a young artist, she worked at a mural studio creating 40-foot-tall paintings on canvas, while selling art commissions on the side. After getting a degree in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley, Erin became a rock climber at Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. Inspired by the colorful scenery she was climbing, she decided to paint one painting every week for the rest of her life. She has stuck to that decision ever since, becoming one of the most prolific artists in history. Erin Hanson's style is known as "Open Impressionism" and is now taught in art schools worldwide. With thousands of collectors eagerly anticipating her work and millions of followers online, Hanson has become an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism.
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