Article written by Esther Wambui
25 international artists shortlisted for the Dubai Canvas 3D Art Award
Brand Dubai today announced the winners of the Dubai Canvas 3D Art Award, the world’s first award that recognises excellence in 3D art, at a ceremony at the Dubai Canvas Festival today. The jury of the Dubai Canvas 3D Art Award named the winners after evaluating 25 shortlisted artworks for creativity, technique, composition and design, command of the medium, and the artist’s interpretation of the theme of Happiness.
Italian artist Tony Cuboliquido wins top prize; Russian artist Danila Shmelev came second and Dutch artist Leon Keer named third place winners. Japanese artist Tomotero Saito wins the People’s Choice Award, which was decided based on public votes.
All the works shortlisted for the Dubai Canvas 3D Art Award, together with the works of four Emirati artists, are being displayed at the Dubai Canvas Festival taking place in City Walk from 1-7 March 2017.