Digital Consciousness News Fifth Edition

Digital Consciousness News -- Fifth Edition February 2000

The Digital Consciousness Artist Database
Digital Consciousness is a public database of emerging artists including authors and thinkers. It assists in publishing artistic works and ideas on the Internet.

Each artist has a dynamic registry generally consisting of an image of the artist's work or summary of her ideas, and a brief biography.

There are seven new Registered Artists:

  • Stephen Anderson -- His current series: Burned Fingers series of 1,000 examines the gestures and positions of hands and the varied meanings that occur; from love to anger to alienation to enlightenment. The series began in August 1997 and has a predicted finish date of late 2000, done with a blowtorch and oil paint and mixed media on wood.
  • Patrick Buckohr
  • Nathan David James -- Attending the Ontario College of Art and Design. Neo-cubism
  • John Kaufmann -- Realistic illustration for publishing and advertisment. Subjects include sci-fi, fantasy, history and natural science.
  • Jamie Lees -- Objectivist author.
  • Alex Levin -- Since 1992 has been studying with Prof. Elron Baruch Chairman of Israel Artist Association. The majority of the paintings are displayed in private exhibits of Israel, Belgium, USA, Australia and Russia. The main painting styles are Surrealism and Realism.
  • Peter E Tanner -- Mid 70's show artist; Photographer/ photojournalist; Laser Artist (Vancouver Planetarium)

If you wish to register as an artist, use the form found at

The Digital Color Art Awards
Digital Color accepts nominations for art awards, juries the nominees on the basis of art published on the Internet, and promotes the winning artists.

The Digital Color Jury includes renowned artists and gallery owners form around the world. Winners are announced on the 23rd of each month. Nominations close on the 9th of each month to leave ample time for deliberation.

Bruce Burkholder.
Bruce Burkholder is the February Digital Color Artist of the Month.

Bruce is a contemporary realist painter. He has received numerous cash and purchase awards through juried state, regional, and national competitions. The Kansas Artists' Postcard Series, a project of the Community Art Agencies of Kansas has featured his work several times and it has been published by the Kansas Department of Commerce in The Best of Kansas Arts and Crafts Catalog.

If you wish to nominate an artist use the form found at If you wish to be on the jury, fill in the short application found at

The Museums and Photographs Menu
This month the top of the Museums and Photographs Menu contains four galleries of late 19th century and early twentieth century art from the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Beautiful works of Thomas Hart Benton, Elihu Vedder, Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam, Mary Cassatt and Maurice Prendergast are featured.

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