2020’S BEST EXPRESSIONISM / HUMAN FIGURE ARTISTS NAMED BY 25 GALLERIES:

DANGUOLE SERSTINSKAJA, SANDRA MACGILLIVRAY, ROBERT ELLISON, RUDOLF KAPLAN, ABIR YOUSEF, YVONNE WELMAN, CHRISTOPHER SHIM, EMMARYMAR CARABALLO, GIEUN CHAE, LINDA STEELE, ROSELLA FARMER, SANA ULLAH

BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER:

Danguole Serstinskaja is an award-winning artist from Lithuania. She has been on a lifelong artistic journey, which has included academic, impressionistic and abstract painting. Alongside all of her accomplishments, Danguole has been fighting cancer for 13 years and despite undergoing brain surgery in 2016, she continues to paint and express herself artistically with relentless motivation, hoping that she can serve as inspiration for others to take life’s difficulties head-on and persist on realizing themselves and their visions. www.petdrawings.net

CONTACTS FOR CATEGORY 12. EXPRESSIONISM — HUMAN FIGURE

1ST PLACE DANGUOLE SERSTINSKAJA LITHUANIA www.petdrawings.net “Deepest Emotion” 12x17" Oil on paper.

2ND PLACE-TIE SANDRA MACGILLIVRAY CANADA semacgillivray@gmail.com “Into The Mystic” 20x24” Acrylic on canvas.

2ND PLACE-TIE ROBERT ELLISON NORTHERN IRELAND www.robertellisonpainter.com “The Flautist” 61x50cm Oil on canvas.

3RD PLACE-TIE RUDOLF KAPLAN GERMANY www.studio-beverast.de “Bad News” 84x60cm Oil on canvas.

3RD PLACE-TIE ABIR YOUSEF USA www.abiryousefgallery.com “Sound Of The Violin” 48x36” Oil on canvas.

3RD PLACE-TIE YVONNE WELMAN NETHERLANDS www.yvonne-welman.com “Showing My Vanity” 60x60cm Acrylic.

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

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