2020’S BEST ACRYLIC PAINTERS NAMED BY 25 GALLERIES:
SHUAI HAN, CHER PRUYS, SANDRA MACGILLIVRAY, LINDA IRWIN, ALEXANDER LEE
Painters, photographers, sculptors and digital artists from 62 countries competed in the most prestigious online art call, AMERICAN ART AWARDS, https://www.americanartawards.com/, where America’s 25 best galleries and museums score art in 50 categories. In this column, I’ll reveal the world’s best contemporary artists of 2020 one category at a time.
Winners in this category are from China, Canada and Australia.
BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER:
Graduated from the Art Department of East China Normal University, his works have been collected by many countries.
In 2017, won three awards in the American Art Awards: two first place and one third place;
In 2018, he won six awards in the American Art Awards: three second places, one third place, one fourth place, and one fifth place;
In 2019, won seven awards in the American Art Awards: three first places, one second place, and three third places;
In 2019, “I Am the King” was selected into the 14th ARC;
In 2019, “Fat Goose” won the second place in the animal category of the American Portrait Association International Competition;
In 2020, won four awards in the American Art Awards: a first place, a second place, a third place, and a fifth place;
Member of Portrait Society of America, Member of American Oil & Acrylic Painting Society
COLLECTORS wanting to acquire these pieces or contact the artists can get direct links here: https://www.americanartawards.com/2020-winning-art/
Each May the American Art Awards organization selects the 25 Best Galleries and Museums in America, then in autumn these revered art institutions vote on online art to decide the world’s best contemporary artists.
Last month America’s 25 Best Galleries scored almost 2,000 works in 50 categories from 62 countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Haiti, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic Of Korea, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, UK, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela, Zimbabwe.
CONTACTS FOR CATEGORY 2. ACRYLIC
– HUMAN FIGURE
1ST PLACE SHUAI HAN CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Butterflies Flying” 150x100cm Acrylic on linen.
2ND PLACE-TIE SHUAI HAN CHINA email@example.com
“Daughter's Mind” 60x60cm Acrylic on linen.
2ND PLACE-TIE CHER PRUYS CANADA www.artbycher.ca
“Henry” 9.6x12” Acrylic on paper.
3RD PLACE-TIE SANDRA MACGILLIVRAY CANADA firstname.lastname@example.org “Southern Comfort” 24x24” Acrylic on canvas.
3RD PLACE-TIE SHUAI HAN CHINA email@example.com
“Woman And Dog” 160x120cm Acrylic on linen.
4TH PLACE-TIE CHER PRUYS CANADA www.artbycher.ca
“Brown Eyed Girl” 5.6x10” Acrylic on paper.
4TH PLACE-TIE LINDA IRWIN CANADA www.calgarysketchclub.com/artists/irwin/index.htm
"Bedouin Elder" 14x18" Acrylic on birch board.
5TH PLACE-TIE SHUAI HAN CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Hold Me” 81x60cm Acrylic on linen.
5TH PLACE-TIE SANDRA MACGILLIVRAY CANADA email@example.com “The Knot” 18x26” Acrylic on canvas.
6TH PLACE ALEXANDER LEE AUSTRALIA https://alexanderlee.artspan.com/home "Innocence" 80x80cm Acrylic on board.
100 ARTICLES and 50 VIDEOS on the 50 CATEGORIES of the 2020 AMERICAN ART AWARDS WINNING ARTISTS will be at this link: https://www.americanartawards.com/press-on-2020-artists/
American Art Awards 25 Best Galleries & Museums for 2020, in alphabetical order of state, who were asked to vote on this year’s art submissions:
California / CODA GALLERY
Colorado / CLYFFORD STILL MUSEUM
Delaware / THE DELAWARE CONTEMPORARY
Florida / MAC ART GALLERIES
Georgia / WESTOBOU GALLERY
Illinois / KOMECHAK ART GALLERY
Louisiana / ARTHUR ROGER GALLERY
Kansas / EVA REYNOLDS FINE ARTS
Maine / PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART
Massachusetts / QUIDLEY & COMPANY
Missouri / KEMPER MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Nebraska / KIECHEL FINE ART
New Hampshire / ROCHESTER MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
New Jersey / EVALYN DUNN GALLERY
New Mexico / ANDERSON MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Ohio / DAYTON ART SOLUTIONS
Oregon / ROGER YOST BAY STREET GALLERY
Philadelphia / PHILAMOCA
South Carolina / MARY MARTIN GALLERIES OF FINE ART
South Dakota / SOUTH DAKOTA ART MUSEUM
Utah / LOGAN FINE ART GALLERY
Virginia / LAZARE GALLERY
West Virginia / PARKERSBURG ART CENTER
Wisconsin / THE MADISON MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART