Enter into Art – LOUNGE jury contest 2021 for larger artworks

Book design awards:

(cover, backcover, title page, music pages, chapter pages)

The book design awards are part of the “Enter into Art” book projects. For more information please see the title page and also the chapter pages in the books! Click on the red links for the books below!

International jury contest “LOUNGE 2021”

184 international artists

The “LOUNGE” contest 2021 is part of the “Enter into Art” free services. It includes the participating artists of the following books:

All artists in the “Enter into Art” books are invited and nominated:

Please see the nominated artists in the books. Please click on the red links!

(From the book “Art Retreat” only the “Featured Artists” take part in this contest. There was a separate contest in the spring 2021 for the small-format pictures.)

The international “LOUNGE” contest is divided into the following award categories:

  • 1 – 3 prize and Honorable Special Prize
  • Excellence Jury Prizes
  • Honorable Mentions
  • Amber Awards
  • Finalists
  • Artists Nominee

Jury Awards

1 – 3 Jury Prizes

1st Prize: Jette van der Lende – 2nd Prize: Gerhard Rasser + Kathleen Kilchenmann– 3rd Prize: Hyun-Jin Kim

Excellence Jury Prizes


Editorial awards

Honorable Special Prize


Atom Hovhanesyan, USA, Study After Giorgione's "Sleeping Venus", 2016, oil on canvas, 76 x 122 cm

Atom Hovhanesyan, USA, Study After Giorgione’s “Sleeping Venus”, 2016, oil on canvas, 76 x 122 cm

Honorable Mentions


Amber Awards



Angela P Schapiro, USA; Ann Dunbar, France; Aomi Kikuchi, Japan; Barry Cottrell, United Kingdom; Bas Bongers, The Netherlands; Bogdan Dyulgerov, Bulgaria; Carla Kleekamp Ferdinandus, The Netherlands; Carolin Rechberg, USA; Cinla Seker, Turkey; Derwin Leiva, USA; Dorte Bundesen, Denmark; Eleanora Hofer, South Africa; Eriko Kaniwa, Japan; Evan Siegel, USA; Gro Folkan, Norway; Hans Johansson, Sweden; Hee Sook Kim, USA; Henrik Brøndsted, Denmark; Herbert Hermans, The Netherlands; Hiromi Kawano, Japan; Ida-Marie Hellenes, Norway; Irena Orlov, USA; Irina Kassabova, USA/Bulgaria; Josefine Temin, Mexico; Judith E. Stone, USA; Kaisu Fanit, Finland; Karin Guni, France; Kazuko Misawa, Japan; Kurt Freundlinger, Austria; Leyla Yildiz, USA; Makotu Nakagawa, Japan; MANO (Nora Komoroczki), Hungary; Megan Vun Wong, Canada; Natalia Rose, Denmark; Patricia Pascazzi, Argentina; Peter Kadrmas, Spain; Ramón Rivas, Spain; Rowena Božič, Slovenia; Rusu Carmen Cecilia, Romania; Steven Lamb, Canada; Suzan Lotus Obermeyer, USA; Sylvia Langshausen, Germany; Takanori Iwase, Japan; Tove Andresen, Denmark; Trudie Noordermeer, The Netherlands; Wendy Yeo, United Kingdom; Yas Crawford, United Kingdom; Yuriko Terao, Japan

Jury members:

Grand Juror: Hyun-Jin Kim, Taiwan (first prize winner)

  • Cleo Wilkinson, Australia (first prize winner)
  • Gerhard Rasser, Austria (first prize winner)
  • Iosif Mihailo, Romania (professor)
  • Kumnam Baik, South Korea (professor)
  • Lurdi Blauth, Brazil (lecturer)
  • Melinda Kostelac, Croatia (professor)
  • Majlinda Kelmendi, Albania (professor)
  • Takanori Iwase, Japan (first prize winner)
  • Vicky Tsalamata, Greece (professor)


  • All “LOUNGE” winner prizes will be rewarded in the form of PR publication (special blog post “Art Interpretation” in German) on the Internet. The blog posts for the prizes 1 – 4 name the artist in the title.
  • The winners of “Excellent Prize”, “Honorable Mention” and “Amber Award” will be rewarded with a respectiv joint blog post. All posts will be marked with our award banners.
  • The blog posts will be published within one year. The winners will then be informed.
  • All “LOUNGE” winners will receive a certificate.

Blog posts:

Alternatively, you can visit the category Art Excellence in the German blog journal. You will find Google Translate at the bottom of the German website. Please click on a link to read the blog post:

For links to the German blog posts – please see also on our main website – CONTEST