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Eyes Wide Shut, The American Plague, I Can’t Breathe, DIEsel —These are the Best in Show Awarded by OUTFRONT Media

Adland Artists and Elite Judges Share Passions

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Best in Photography: “Eyes Wide Shut” by Dinesh Boaz Creative Director/Co-Founder at Direct Agents

OUTFRONT Media Announces Best in Show Award—

OUTFRONT Media has announced Ryan Artell, Art Director at RED Interactive Agency has been awarded Best in Show in its inaugural art competition OUTFRAME, for his piece titled “DIEsel.”

The competition promotes professional creatives’ passion projects and gave Ryan a chance to showcase his artwork warning against the harm of fossil fuels. Ryan’s artwork, along with the three ‘Best in Discipline’ winners will now be displayed across the country on OUTFRONT Media’s digital assets this holiday season. Ryan’s charity of choice, The Nature Conservancy, will also be displayed across the company’s out of home assets in January.

Additional details are in a press release here, and below. Would any of these survive the ‘Wall Test’?


Ryan Artell,with winning creative Best of Show, DIEsel

Winners of Inaugural Art Competition ‘OUTFRAME’

NYC — OUTFRONT Media Inc. announced their Best in Show award and three discipline winners of their inaugural art competition OUTFRAME, which has given the “Artists of Adland” the opportunity to share their personal artwork outside of their everyday client projects, with the rest of the country.

The four winning entries will be displayed on digital out of home assets across the country this month. In addition, the Best in Show’s charity of choice, The Nature Conservancy, will be given media space in January. This displays the power of OOH canvases and the power of good.

“[The] image is clever, haunting, elegant, and poetic. Fossil fuels are finite and the earth and its species are fragile, so the word DIE could have multiple meanings. The image is seductive, but the soft haze in the image can be seen as dreamy or nightmarish. The colors are exhilarating, but unnatural, the aesthetics and statement of this image are rendered superbly,” said Judge Shepard Fairey on Artell’s winning artwork.

Ryan Artell, Art Director at RED Interactive Agency was awarded Best in Show for his piece titled “DIEsel,” which was submitted within the digital discipline. Artell’s artist statement was: “The year is 2085, all hope in humanity has been lost, and there are all but a few remaining outposts that contain life. Among the abandoned neon and technology there exists evidence of a past existence. Remnants of a time that once was, full of mass consumption and corruption. These structures have become statues, monoliths to a society that once was, but never will be again.”

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 Best in Digital: “The American Plague” by Kyle Grazia, Group Creative Director, Biolumnia

The three ‘Best in Discipline’  awards:

Best in Digital: “The American Plague,” by Kyle Grazia, Group Creative Director at Biolumnia
Best in Mixed Media: “I Can’t Breathe” by Jack Llewellyn-Karski, Art Director at J. Walter Thompson
Best In Photography: “Eyes Wide Shut” by Dinesh Boaz, Creative Director/Co-Founder at Direct Agents

The OUTFRAME competition was created as a way to highlight adland artists and give them the chance to create without guidelines or brand rules, and share their true passions with the public.

OUTFRAME’s elite panel of judges this year included:

–  Shepard Fairey, Artist & Founder of Obey Clothing and Studio Number One
–  Joe Sciarrotta, Deputy Chief Creative Officer, Worldwide at Ogilvy
–  Kate Stanners, Chairwoman and Global Chief Creative Officer at Saatchi & Saatchi
–  Juliana Cobb, Group Creative Director at Droga5
–  Jed Selkowitz, Chief Marketing Officer of Americares
–  Jeff Benjamin, Chief Creative Officer at Tombras
–  Doug Jaeger, Partner at JaegerSloan Studio
–  Eddy Herty, National Creative Director of OUTFRONT Media

Visit www.wegetyou.com/OUTFRAME or @OUTFRAME2019 on Instagram to view all the winners.




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