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RECOGNITION AND AWARDS





























Gavin Turk and ARINA, Finalist of Art of Giving, SAATCHI GALLERY, London, 2010
'N I B I R U' and 'SILENCE, OPUS 3' by ARINA


2018 - Finalist, 13 International ARC Salon Competition, Art Renewal Center, USA

2017 - Finalist, 12 International ARC Salon Competition, Art Renewal Center, USA

2016 - Awarded the ‘Associate Living Master’ status by Art Renewal Centre (ARC) in USA, Works included to the ARC Museum

2016 - Winner of Major 2nd Place Award, Berliner Art Prize, Germany

2016 - Honorary Diploma for ‘bright and remarkable contribution in the conservation and development of the artistic values in Modern Art’, Berliner Art Prize, Germany

2016 - Finalist, Portrait Society of America Only Members Competition, USA

2016 - Finalist, The Artist's Magazine 33 Annual Art Competition, Portraits/Figures category, USA

2015 - Winner, ‘Strokes of Genius-7’ (out of over 2000 entries) International Drawing Competition, USA

2014 - Winner, 3d Place Award, ‘Outside the Box’, Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition, USA

2014 - Finalist, Art Gemini Prize, Painting category, London, UK

2014 - Finalist, BEEP International Painting Prize Biennial, Swansea, Wales, UK

2014 - Finalist, Connfuence'14 Art Contest, Gallery Art Eterne, New Deli, India

2013 - Finalist, Mortimore Art Prize, Surrealism Category, Australia

2013 - Winner, Award of Excellence, Lisa Cooper Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery Award, New York, USA

2013 - Winner, Award of Excellence, Renée Phillips Art Essay Award, New York, USA

2013 - Gold Award Winner, Master of Art International, Awards Ceremony, Mile End Art Pavilion, London, UK

2013 - Winner, 8 Showcase ARTslant Prize, Painting Category, International Juried Competition

2013 - Show Award Certificate, IAF 2013, International Art Festival, New York, USA

2012 - Special Award, OSTEN 40 World Gallery and Museum of Drawing Biennal, Skopje, Macedonia. Grand Prix for Life Achievement awarded to a legendary artist CHRISTO (USA), alongside with First Award for Concept to Vitaly Komar (USA), Award for World Cultural Heritage to Pablo Picasso. Works of winning artists included to OSTEN Museum of Drawing 

2012 - 2-nd Merit Award, Portrait Society of America Members Competition, ‘Outside the Box’ category, USA

2012 - 4-th Merit Award, Portrait Society of America Members Competition, ‘Self-Portrait’ category, USA

2011 - Winner, 2-nd Prize at ‘Is it Fine Art? Challenging Traditions’, Pen and Brush Gallery, New York, USA

2011 - Winner, ‘Strokes of Genius-4’ (out of 1650 entries), International Drawing Competition, USA

2010 - Finalist (Top 10 out of over 3750 entries), Art of Giving National Art Competition, SAATCHI GALLERY, London, UK
‘Silence, Opus 3’ and ‘N I B I R U’ selected by a panel that included Gavin Turk, Christian Furr, Terry O'Neill and representatives from the Tate, Frieze, Scream and FAS London

2010 - Finalist, Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice Arsenale, Venice, Italy

2010 - The Best Foreign Artist Mention, Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice Arsenale, Italy

2010 - Special Prize Gagliardi Art Gallery, Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice Arsenale, Italy

2010 - Special Prize Fiorella Pieri Contemporary Art Gallery, Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice Arsenale, Italy

2010 - Winner, Trophy Award (Top 15 out of 5000 entries, 95 countries), London 
International Creative Competition, UK. ‘Wide Shut Eyes’ series awarded a Trophy by International Panel of 12 Judges at Award Ceremony, Soho Theatre, London 

2010 - Winner, Best of 2010, People/Today Life category, Marziart International Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

2010 - Winner, EXPO-29 International Painting Competition, B.J.Spoke gallery, New York, USA. Juried by Cornelia Seckel, publisher ’The Art Times’

2010 - Winner, 6 Showcase ARTslant Prize, Painting Category, International Juried Competition

2010 - Finalist, Grant - ARTWORK International, Inc., Painting category, USA

2009 – Semi-Finalist (top 100 out of 1900 entries), 'Silence, Opus 3' made to the second round of selection for the BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, UK.

2009 - Winner, MFA Now Award, International Painting Competition, Miami/New York, USA. International panel of judges included Kay Saatchi, Edward Lucie-Smith, Judy Chicago, John Miley, Victoria Lu

2009 - Winner, 1st Place Award Full Brush International Competition, New York, USA. Pen and Brush Gallery. Juried and awarded by Margaret Kelly Trombly, President of the Forbes Art Collection

2009 - Winner, 2nd Prize (out of 14.000), Portrait/Figure, The Artist’s Magazine, USA

2009 - Face of ‘Art Liberating Lives’ National British Charity ‘Sue Ryder Care’, UK
Award winning painting 'Silence, Opus 1' by ARINA was chosen as Face of National British Charity Campaign

2009 - Finalist, Annual Painting Prize FRINGEMK, Milton Keynes, UK

2008, September -  Legendary Artist GUSTAV METZGER visited ARINA’s MA Final Degree Show and purchased ‘Wide Shut Eyes-2’, painting, oi on linen, 165x190 cm. Gustav Metzger and ARINA were talking almost three hours and after their inspiring conversation Master purchased the painting. Gustav Metzger prefers to keep his painting at ARINA’s studio.

2008 - Winner, Anthony J. Lester Art Critic Award, SWA Annual exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK. Prize awarded by Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent

2008 - Winner, 1st Prize (Out of 14.000) Portrait/Figure Students category, The Artist’s Magazine, USA

2008 - Winner, Public Choice Prize, National Open Art Competition, UK. Awarded by Kay Austin, the Arts Club, London

2008 - Winner, Visitor's Choice Award, Cork Street Art Competition, London, UK

2008 – Semi-Finalist (Top 100 out of 1650 entries), BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, UK. 'Angel, Portrait of Angelica' has been through the second round of selection

2008 - Shortlisted (Top 5 out of 1500 entries) Brenda Landon Pye Portrait Prize, London, UK
 


Margaret Kelly Trombly, President of the Forbes Art Collection and Judge for the Competition and ARINA,1st Place Award Winner, Pen and Brush Gallery, New York, USA, 2009














































































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