JIE CAI, TUO YU, SU LIU, DENG ZONGTAO, YAN ZI, EDI MATSUMOTO, YUNSHENG DENG, ZHOU XIAONING
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.
BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER: JIE CAI / Caijie
— 《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
— <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
— -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
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.
COLLECTORS wanting to acquire these pieces or contact the artists can get direct links here: https://www.americanartawards.com/2020-winning-art/
CONTACTS FOR CATEGORY 28. ORIENT / ASIAN SUBJECT
1ST PLACE JIE CAI CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Wedding №2” 102x165cm Oil on linen.
2ND PLACE JIE CAI CHINA email@example.com
“My Memories Of Old City” 35x45cm Oil on linen.
3RD PLACE-TIE TUO YU CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Girl In Floral Clothes” 55x110cm Oil on linen.
3RD PLACE-TIE SU LIU CHINA email@example.com
“Red Charming” 135x96cm Oil on linen.
4TH PLACE-TIE TUO YU CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Fan” 90x90cm Oil on linen.
4TH PLACE-TIE DENG ZONGTAO CHINA email@example.com
“San Huang Gu” 160x120cm Oil.
4TH PLACE-TIE YAN ZI CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
“Pagoda Temple” 110x100cm Oil on linen.
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