Marina Dieul

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Marina Dieul portraitMARINA DIEUL was born in France. She showed great interest in painting and drawing from an early age, and her family encouraged her vocation. Her work has received numerous awards and honors, including the Kingston Prize, and from the Portrait Society of Canada, The Artist Magazine, International Artist Magazine, and others.

She won the William Bouguereau Best of Show Award, and first place in the drawing category at the Art Renewal Center Salon, the Best of Show in the “Inspiring Figures” exhibition (Butler Institute of American Art) and two Awards of Exceptional Merit at the Portrait Society of America’s international competition among others. She has been selected as a Living Master by the Art Renewal Center.

She works in her Montreal studio surrounded by the many cats she fosters for a no-kill shelter.

 

 

Selected awards:
-2017: Silver Medal, Figurative Category, Mondial Art Academia’s International Gallery Award
-2016: International Artist Magazine: 2nd place, Favorite subjects
-2016: Richeson 75: 2nd place, small works competition
-2015: Collection Beaux-Arts Réalistes, painting competition: First place + Honorable mention
-2015: Collection Beaux-Arts Réalistes, painting competition , 2nd prize ( Judge: Max Ginsburg)
-2015: 3rd place RankArt competition
-2014: Selected as a Grumbacher Featured Artist
-2014: Collection Beaux-Arts Réalistes, drawing competition 2nd prize ( Judge: Michael John Angel)
-2014: 2nd place Portrait category, The Artist Magazine
-2014: Raymar Art Competition annual winner
-2014: Art Renewal Center Salon: Purchase Award, Honorable mention + 6 works finalists
-2014: Collection Beaux-Arts Réalistes, 2nd prize
-2014: Children’s Hospital Colorado Purchase Award, American Art Invitational, Saks Gallery
-2014: Certificate of Excellence, Portrait Society of America’s International competition
-2014: Public’s choice Award, Kingston Prize, Calgary
-2013: Best of Show BoldBrush Painting Competition
-2013: 3rd Place in the Imaginative Realism category, and Purchase Award, Best trompe-l’oeil Award, Honorable mention in the Animal category, + 3 works finalists, Art Renewal Center 2012/2013 ARC Salon
-2013: Award of Exceptional Merit, and Best Portfolio Award, Portrait Society of America’s International competition
-2013: 3rd place in the Wildlife competition, International Artist Magazine
-2013: First Place (Oil) All Media Competition, the Artist Magazine.
-2011: People’s choice Award, Portrait Society of Canada, Toronto, ON.
-2009-2010: 4 People’s choice awards, Kingston Prize: Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Waddington Auction House, Toronto, Wolfville, Acadia University Gallery, Grand Theatre, Kingston
-2008: Second place, International Competition, Portrait Society of Canada, Toronto
-2007: First Prize, dry media category, Richeson Portrait and Figure Competition. Juror: Everett Raymond Kinstler

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