Artist of the Month Contest and Grant

Results Announcement

We announce the results of the 6th CFA Artist of the Month contest. With 472 participating artists from around the world, representing a wide range of visual arts disciplines (over 95% percent of entries being paintings), selecting only a few winners was not a simple task.

The selected artists for June/July 2022 are:

CFA Artist of the Month

1st Place Award

Rafael De Armas  (Uruguay/New Zealand)

This award includes ✓1,000Euros cash award ✓Homepage Feature ✓Published interview on our website for 6 months

Kyoto to Copenhagen - Oil on canvas 60 x 100 cm


CFA Artist of the Month

2nd Place Award

Hari Lualhati (Philippinnes/South Africa)  

Nathan Miller (USA) and

This award includes ✓500Euros cash award (shared) ✓Homepage Feature ✓Published interview on our website for 6 months

(Hari Lualhati) The Last Miracle - Oil on canvas 121.92 x 89 cm
(Nathan Miller) Voice of Nature - Acrylic on panel 24 x 30 in.


CFA Artist of the Month

3rd Place Award

Michele Benzamin-Miki (Japan/USA)

This award includes ✓500Euros cash award ✓Homepage Feature ✓Published interview on our website for 6 months

Elevation - Sumi ink and graphite pencil on paper 39 x 63 in.

Contest Finalists

CFA Artist of the Month June/July 2022

Abol Bahadori
Chris Pothier
Cristina Jobs
Hsiung Yu
Jill Krasner
Jolanda Richter
Kurt Palmquist
Laurie Lisovich
Marion Tubiana
Mozhdeh Zandieh-Grayson
Victor Montague
Vivien Kabar

Important Notes for Participating Artists


All participating artists have been personally emailed regarding the results announcement.

If you participated in this contest and did not receive our email, please contact us at


Where can I read more about the selected artists? In the following days, we will post interviews and more work by the selected artists on our website. Check back to read more about their work.

Are there other titles related to this Award? For this contest, there are no other award titles. Only the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards as well as 12 Contest Finalists. 50 more artists have received an Excellence Award. All other participating artists can reply to our email and receive their unique and signed Participation Certificate for their professional record.

Why are most selected artists painters? It is because 95% of all contest entries submitted to the contest were paintings.