2020’S BEST ASIAN-SUBJECT ARTISTS NAMED BY 25 GALLERIES:

JIE CAI, TUO YU, SU LIU, DENG ZONGTAO, YAN ZI, EDI MATSUMOTO, YUNSHENG DENG, ZHOU XIAONING

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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 and USA.

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BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER: JIE CAI / Caijie

Awards:

— 《Flower Language》First prize of portraiture category awarded by International ARC Salon in February 2018 in America

— 《Children’s Face》second prize by National Oil&Acrylic Painters’ Society on the 2018 Fall

International Online Exhibition in America

— Art Meritorious Award by the Rodin International Artists Foundation in America 2019

— Famous Asian Contemporary Artists honored by the city council city of Philadelphia

Memberships: Portrait Society of America since May, 2016 / China Neo-Classical Art Association / China Representational Art Association / China-Hungary Artists Association

Media Events:

— <The Concrete and Delicate Life of Cai Jie> Interviewed by the China Travel Channel, and was aired on the TOP COLLECTION column

— <Inspiration from Classical Realism in Painting> Online brief introduction by China Reform / Daily, December 2015 / Professional Publication

Recreating Authentic Beauty-Detailed analysis on Hyper-realism Portrait — Oct,2016 / Publisher: Tianjin Yangliuqing Painting Group, sold more than 5000, printed twice

Exhibitions:

— -June, 2020 , artwork Joy II, Life II, Old Story in Chengnan / 2020 China Invitational Exhibition of Young and Middle-Aged Realism Oil Painters at Jining Art / Museum, Shandong

— -December, 2019, Life / The Barcelona Museum for Contemporary Art Exhibition in Spain

— November, 2019, Joy II, Life II, the World / The 4th National Traveling Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Realism Oil Paintings at Tang West / Market Museum, Xian, Shanxi

— November, 2019, Joy II, Life II, the World / The 4th National Traveling Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Realism Oil Paintings at Tang West / Market Museum, Xian, Shanxi2019

— November, 2019 , Joy II, Life II, the World / The 4th National Traveling Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Realism Oil Paintings at Tang West / Market Museum, Xian, Shanxi

— October, 2019, Child Face, the World / 1st China-Europe Contemporary Art Exhibition at Budapest, Hungary

— September, 2019,Life II / New Classics: China Realistic Oil Painting Exhibition at Binghai Art Museum,Tianjin

— May,2019, Floating Scarlet III / The 5th Classics & Heritage- China Nominational Exhibition of New Realism Paintings at Ningbo / Museum of Art, Zhejiang

— May, 2019,Child Face, Xiao Hung / Walking With Great Art Masters Famous Asian Contemporary Artists Exhibition at Museum of The American Revolution, Philadelphia

— February, 2019,Life / The 128th Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters , England

— December, 2018, Life & Life II / 2018 WIN THE FUTURE ART FESTIVAL -1st Grand New Year Multiple Arts Exhibition at Changsha, Hunan

— October, 2018, Life II / Yinuo Art Foundation Art China-One Belt One Road Traveling Exhibition at Hirano Museum, Japan

— September, 2018 Life II / 2018 Milan Invitational Exhibition of Phoenix Art Season at MA-EC Milan Art & Events Center

— July, 2018, Spiritual Practitioner / Chinese Spirit The 4th Oil Painting Exhibition in Beijing at National Art Museum of China

— June, 2018, Spiritual Practitioner II / 2018 National Invitational Exhibition of Young and Middle-Aged Realism Painters at Beijing Guardian Art Center

— April, 2018, Love of Aegean Sea / The 4th Classics & Heritage- National Exhibition of Young and Middle-Aged Realism Painters at Ningp, Zhejiang

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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.

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COLLECTORS wanting to acquire these pieces or contact the artists can get direct links here: https://www.americanartawards.com/2020-winning-art/

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Enter here: https://www.americanartawards.com/register-to-enter-3/

CONTACTS FOR CATEGORY 28. ORIENT / ASIAN SUBJECT

1ST PLACE JIE CAI CHINA caijie1019@163.com
“Wedding №2” 102x165cm Oil on linen.

2ND PLACE JIE CAI CHINA caijie1019@163.com
“My Memories Of Old City” 35x45cm Oil on linen.

3RD PLACE-TIE TUO YU CHINA yutuo111777@qq.com
“Girl In Floral Clothes” 55x110cm Oil on linen.

3RD PLACE-TIE SU LIU CHINA guanguan178@126.com
“Red Charming” 135x96cm Oil on linen.

4TH PLACE-TIE TUO YU CHINA yutuo111777@qq.com
“Fan” 90x90cm Oil on linen.

4TH PLACE-TIE DENG ZONGTAO CHINA 50645477@qq.com
“San Huang Gu” 160x120cm Oil.

4TH PLACE-TIE YAN ZI CHINA 634736232@qq.com
“Business Women Of Qin-Zhou Ying” 120x100cm Oil on linen.

5TH PLACE-TIE EDI MATSUMOTO USA https://www.edimatsumoto.com “Bugeisha” 40x30" Oil on canvas.

5TH PLACE-TIE YUNSHENG DENG CHINA 1095223882@qq.com
“Dandan, Yi Girl” 75x61.5cm Oil on linen.

6TH PLACE-TIE EDI MATSUMOTO USA https://www.edimatsumoto.com “Oiran Glance” 30x24" Oil on canvas.

6TH PLACE-TIE ZHOU XIAONING CHINA sywg_tf@126.com
“Pagoda Temple” 110x100cm Oil on linen.

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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/

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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:

Arizona / EXPOSURES INTERNATIONAL GALLERY OF FINE ART

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

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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

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MORE INFO ON THIS YEAR’S WINNERS

HOW TO ENTER

OR GET AN OFFICIAL GALLERY RATING: www.AmericanArtAwards.com

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One of Medium’s TOP ART CONTRIBUTORs, award-winning author, actor, film-maker, painter. 10 new books (6 volumes of art). President of www.americanartawards.com

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