Artist of the Month Contest and Grants

Results Announcement

We announce the results of the 8th CFA Artist of the Month contest.

With over 400 artists sending in artwork in a variety of styles and media, selecting only a few artworks was no simple task. Our goal is to provide variety, uphold inclusivity, showcase a spectrum of remarkable approaches to contemporary art. As always, we consider technique, concept, creativity, originality, and trends. Please continue reading for this month's selected artists.  Continue reading to discover this month's selected artists and visit our homepage in the coming days to read interviews with the artists.

The selected artists for May 2024 are:

CFA Artist of the Month

1st Place Award

Jan Williams

CFA Artist of the Month

2nd Place Award

Angela Banks (Painting, South Africa)

CFA Artist of the Month

3rd Place Award

Kristin Holm Dybvig  (Drawing, Norway)

Contest Finalists

CFA Artist of the Month May 2024

Barbara Demott
Macovei N B
Yanping Lu
Dan Grannan
Michael Kopplstätter
Alan Todd
Barbara D’Angelo Månsson
Eduardo Blanco
Jon Bøe Paulsen
Linda Reymore
Patrizia Vignola
Peter Dee
Marti White
Mauro Martin

Top Artist in Category

CFA Artist of the Month May 2024

Christy Chor - Ceramics
Nicollage - Collage
Robert Pearson - Digital Art
Lode Coen - Digital Painting
Mike Gordon - Drawing
Amy Schleif - Glass Art
Jideka - Illustration
David Edward Johnson - Mixed media
Christopher Pothier - Painting
Schmidt - Photogram
Mike DeCesare - Photography
Oleg Kedria - Sculpture

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? The titles for this award are 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place, Contest Finalist, Top in Category, Honorable Mention, Excellence Award and Participation Certificate.

All other participating artists can reply to our email and receive their unique and signed Participation Certificate for their professional record.