Vista Art Show Announces “Wildlife in Nature” Art Competition Winners

Nov. 20, 2006 –, an international online artist exhibition gallery, has announced the winners of its “Wildlife in Nature” artist competition. The Wildlife in Nature Exhibition is a professionally juried show for original paintings and drawings depicting wildlife, or animals in their natural surroundings.

The Grand Prize winner is Janetta Gee of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida for her painting entitled “The Courtship.” As Grand Prize winner, Gee received a $300 cash prize and the coveted “Vista” trophy. Gee also was the 5th place winner in the competition, earning her an additional cash prize. Second and third place cash prizes were claimed by Doug Bennett of Blue Springs, Missouri. The fourth place winner was Lindsey Dearnley of Bradbury Stockport, England.

“Wildlife in Nature” was juried by Russell Nelson, Associate Professor of art at Truman State University. The show will be exhibited from November 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006 at

Vista Art Show is an innovative, international, online art exhibition site for established and emerging artists. Vista Art Show offers artists multiple methods of being recognized and exhibited, with an emphasis on creating cost-effective sales opportunities for the artists. Every two months, a different type of exhibition is posted, so that artists of all types have an opportunity to show with Vista. Future shows include Abstract and Contemporary, Landscapes, Photography, Impressionism, Faces and Portraits, and more.
With each winning entry, artists receive one year of free representation of their winning work in the Vista Art Show online archive. Plus, Vista Art Show artists are actively promoted to patrons and collectors around the world.
Vista Art Show is operated by a collection of arts professionals, working together to provide cost-effective methods for artists of all types and skill levels to advance their careers. For more information, go to

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