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M102 Gallery, Adrian College - Adrian, MI - October 2021

Faculty and Staff Exhibition

Faculty and Staff at Adrian College were invited to participate in an Exhibition in Mahan. I created three watercolor canvases with petoskey-inspired designs and homemade watercolors for the exhibit.

Photo Here.

CityFlatsHotel - Grand Rapids, MI - September, 2021

ArtPrize International Art Contest

I created a series of 15 paintings that were inspired by petoskey stones, painted with coffee, beer, and wine instead of paint.

Photo Here.

Musgrove & Co. - Tecumseh, MI - October 2020 - November 2020

Featured Artist

Part of my ArtPrize coffee, beer, and wine pieces were on display at Musgrove & Company for the month of October.

Photo Here.

Clinton Inn - Clinton, MI - September 2020- December 2020

Community Art Project

I applied and was accepted into the art exhibition that was on display at Clinton Inn for a few months. My pieces were my coffee, beer, and wine paintings that were created for ArtPrize 2021.

Photo Here.

The B.O.B. - Grand Rapids, MI  - September, 2015

ArtPrize International Art Contest

I created a large origami piece for this competition and was accepted into the venue and had my work on display for the duration of ArtPrize. Full Description of my piece can be found at

Online - May, 2017

Tieks by Gavrieli Social Media Contest

I participated in a Social Media Contest and earned a "runner up" title along with Gift Card Prize. My artwork was a 3D illusion drawing of a folded Tieks brand shoe, drawn with Prismacolor pencil. 

Link to image here.

Link to video here.

AAYF Festival -Blissfield, MI - September 10, 2011

Art At Your Feet - Sidewalk Chalk Festival Contest

During the Art at Your Feet Festival, a street is blocked off and competing artists are given a 5 foot square section of the street to create art with chalk. My design took home 2nd place out of about 100 entries.

Uniqueskins - Online - July 13, 2010

iPad Skin Design Contest

Using Adobe Photoshop, I designed a skin (a vinyl sticker) for an iPad, and won first prize, which included the custom skin as well as an iPad.

G4TV Los Angeles, CA - July 2009

Attack of the Show

One of my custom Etch A Sketch Pieces was shown and talked about on the former G4TV show, Attack of the Show, and was then auctioned off for charity at an event afterward.

Video Clip Here.

Warner Brother's Studio -Burbank, CA - June 2011

Conan O'Brien Show

One of my custom Etch A Sketch Pieces was shown between commercials and a segment on the Conan O'Brien Show.

Photo Here.

Online - June 2008

Jones Soda Facebook Graffiti Contest

In 2008, Jones Soda held a contest on the former Facebook App "Graffiti," in which entries were created by drawing online using very limited tools. My design was chosen to be featured on Jones Soda bottles in 2009. 

Link to Newspaper Article Here.

Additional Artical Here.

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