Manss Aval Grand Winner in 2017 Wedding & Portrait Exposée

Artist Manss Aval was awarded Grand Winner for his entry, Nippon Carnival (below), in the 2017 Wedding & Exposée. The artwork took the top award in the People and Animals category this past month.

Manss will be a Featured Artist in 43mm Magazine’s special edition, showcasing Manss Aval’s work to the magazines readers across 40+ countries.

TZIPAC and 43mm Magazine held the contest to highlight the talented artists behind the finest in wedding and portrait photographic arts from around the world.

“With over 10,000 weddings per day around the world, we want to showcase the ever-changing facets of wedding photography – from the old to the new, the strange and the arty, and many more.”

About Manss Aval

Manss moved at an early age to Germany where he stayed to attend college, then on to Canada where he completed his degrees in Vancouver and finally to San Diego. He presently concentrates on painting, photography, and sculptures and has a broad set of skills with backgrounds in media, communications and the sciences (including a Ph.D.).

A Nature enthusiast, Manss dedicated much time studying wildlife to captivate movements in time and space, creating enchanted sceneries with animals at center stage. His works levitate between fantasy and mysterious quantum space, leaving the viewer in meditative explorations of familiar memories, dreams and perhaps alien realities.

His work feature a distinctly natural quality, full of soft, energetic shapes, earth tones, and subtle, vibrant colors and present a unique intersection of arts and science.

See more of Manss Aval’s talented artwork here at