With a cover painting by Tran Nguyen, Infected by Art Volume 7 once again contains one of our most diverse groups of artists selected by our jury panel. 268 Artists are represented in IBA 7, with works ranging from traditionally painted to digitally painted, illustrations in pencil, pen and ink or gold leaf, to sculpted works. Our jury was comprised of artists Thomas Kuebler, Yoann Lossel, Dave Seeley and Cynthia Sheppard.
Justin Gerard's image "For Hate's Sake" won IBA 7's grand prize, with artists Annie Stegg Gerard, Jeremy Wilson, Colin Poole, and Tran Nguyen also receiving other grand prize awards for the competition. You can view all the awards from IBA 7 here to get a better idea of some of the incredible artworks included in this volume of Infected by Art. Vanessa Lemen received our Body of Work award which is and honor bestowed by her peers.
As you've come to expect, this edition features most of the 335 artworks on a full page to present the artwork in it's best light. This edition also features the 5 commissioned works from IX Arts that will be on display at IX Arts 2019 this Fall. These include artwork by Mark Harrison, Jennifer Hrabota-Lesser, Vince Natale, Tenaya Sims, and Chie Yoshii