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LG Electronics Announces Student Finalists In 'Art Of The Pixel' New-Media Competition

September 10, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Electronics Newsweekly -- After reviewing nearly 300 entries from students at nine of the country's top art schools, LG Electronics USA announced the finalists for its new-media art competition, "The Art of the Pixel: Powered by LG Ultra HD 4K and OLED TV." The finalists were selected through an extensive judging process that included scoring by renowned digital artist Mark Tribe and LG experts, as well as an online popular vote.

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"We knew these talented students would create digital art that demonstrated the exceptional picture quality of our Ultra HD and OLED TV technologies, and our nine finalists really took it to the next level," said Dave VanderWaal, head of marketing for LG Electronics USA. "Each student's submission captured the spirit of the competition, and we are excited to celebrate all of them at next month's LG Art of the Pixel gala."

Each student's work will be featured on LG's Ultra HD and OLED TVs at an exclusive, star-studded gala event in New York in September, when LG, Tribe and art enthusiast and Art of the Pixel Ambassador Neil Patrick Harris will recognize all nine finalists and announce the program winners. In addition to the grand prize winner, LG will name one runner-up student and award a total of $100,000 in school grants.

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Source: Electronics Newsweekly

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