We are so excited to announce the jurors who will be joining us at  Art Comes Alive (ACA) 2022.  

These art industry experts, gallery owners, and art consultants are looking for artwork in all mediums, styles, and prices. Emerging and established artists will be considered. By entering ACA, you will have the opportunity to put your work directly in front of them.

Awards: 2 one year gallery contracts valued at $15,000 & one cube art installation award valued at $5,000

Accomplished, award-winning gallery owner and art consultant specializing in corporate, healthcare, hospitality and residential industries, as well as working with private collectors and interior designers.

 Awards: 2 one year gallery contracts valued at $15,000 

As an experienced art dealer with over 40 years in the art industry, Sylvia specializes in selling contemporary fine art and sculpture. Previously, as the owner of the Malton Gallery, Sylvia earned the reputation as one of the premier art dealers in the area and now she brings her experience to ADC.

Awards: 2 one-page spreads in Blink 2022, 1 double-page spread in Blink 2022, and a Solo show in 2022 Valued at $15,000

As the Gallery Director of ADC Fine Art, Cassandra works with a diverse clientele including individual collectors, interior designers, and corporations, hotels, and healthcare organizations who are seeking one-of-a-kind pieces of fine art as well as prints, prints on canvas, & giclées.

6-hours of coaching to include: critiques of work and website, and developing an on-going plan to generate income and success. Valued at $1,500

Santa Fe artist, Bette Ridgeway has been painting for six decades. She has traveled the globe studying, painting teaching and exhibiting her work. In recent years her distinctive paintings have garnered her international recognition including the 2020 Leonardo da Vinci International Prize and “Top 60 Contemporary Masters” by Art Tour International Magazine the Women’s Essence Award at the Venice Biennale, and the Oxford University Alumni Prize at the Art of the Mind exhibition in Tuscany.

Awards: 2 one year gallery contracts, valued at $15,000

Established 1991, Wilder gallery features over 35 award-winning artists that range from traditional to contemporary. Wilder Nightingale Fine Art has been a shining beacon of the talent in Taos and been awarded the 2018 People’s Choice for Best Gallery in Taos, Taos Fall Arts Festival 2018 Visionary Artist Award, 2016 American Art Awards Best Gallery in New Mexico.

Awards: 2 one year gallery contracts, valued at $15,000

Valerie Phillips is owner and curator of Gallery V Fine Arts in Overland Park, KS. With over 30 years in the art and design industry, Valerie lends expertise and originality to art lovers of all kinds. Gallery V's spirited collection comprises works by artists locally to internationally in a wide variety of mediums. Specialties include art consultation, artist shows, educational workshops, special commissions and custom jewelry design.

Awards: 2-Page Featured Artist Spread Valued at $3,000

Venue is Cincinnati’s premier lifestyle and event guide and is sent to 10,000 subscribers quarterly and reaches thousands more on-line.

Awards: 2-Page Featured Artist Spread Valued at $3,000

Deo and Kami co-founded Polly Magazine, a visually driven arts and culture publication, in 2015 as a platform to celebrate artists and the beautiful art that they create. Polly is a space for storytelling through words and images and is the result of the collaboration of a remarkable range of creatives from our city who come together and bring the stories to life.

Awards: 2 Gallery Contracts, Valued at $15,000

Art Leaders Gallery, voted “Michigan’s Best Fine Art Gallery” located in the heart of West Bloomfield is one of Michigan’s leading fine art galleries representing high quality artwork by international, national, local Michigan artists as well as emerging new talents in the industry. Our exclusive inventory represents a wide variety of styles and mediums encompassing contemporary to traditional artwork in all price ranges.

Awards: 10 Artists Selected for SEO for Artists Course Valued at $7,000

John is a digital marker with 40 years experience and specializes in working with artists to help them find eager buyers, understand the value in their art and reenergize their future as successful artists. 

Awards: 2 Gallery Contracts, Valued at $15,000

Celebrating over 25 years in business, Gallery one is known for personalized service, and connecting our clients with meaningful expressions of art. The Gallery is located in the heart of Old Naples on prestigious 5th Avenue. 

Award: 1 art installation grant valued at $5000

This award will go to an artist specializing in conceptual art of any medium to fit into a 20 x 20' art installation room. It could be video, light, music and any form of art as an “experience”
The CUBE is a new non profit art space located within ADC’s 13,000 gallery. Currently on exhibition is an infinity room.


open for entryMay 16, 2022
entry closedAugust 26, 2022
jurying beginsAugust 29, 2022
jurying ends
September 9, 2022
results announcedSeptember 16, 2022
award results announcedprior to exhibition opening
artwork arrives at ADCOctober 14, 2022
exhibition openingOctober 29, 2022
exhibition durationOctober 29, 2022 - December 30, 2022

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