DANGUOLE SERSTINSKAJA, KATE LEE, LINDA STEELE, INESA ANTANAUSKIENE, DANIL DANILOVSKII, JULIA PUSATERI, RONALD C. WALKER, YVONNE WELMAN, LINZI LYNN, NINGCI JIANG
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 Lithuania, USA, Russia, Netherlands, UK and China.
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
BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER:
My name is Kate Lee and I am a 17 year old high school student from New Jersey. I have always enjoyed drawing, painting, and crafting ever since I was young and have aspired to become an artist since then. Although I still have much to learn and am lacking in experience and skill, I hope to someday be able to inspire others and ultimately introduce myself to the world as a designer.
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 13. EXPRESSIONISM — OTHER
1ST PLACE-TIE DANGUOLE SERSTINSKAJA LITHUANIA www.petdrawings.net “Deepest Emotion” 12x17" Oil on paper.
1ST PLACE-TIE KATE LEE USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Oasis” 13x16" Acrylic on board.
2ND PLACE-TIE LINDA STEELE USA www.steeleoriginals.faso.com “Morning Mist” 12x12" Acrylic over fluid acrylic on canvas.
2ND PLACE-TIE INESA ANTANAUSKIENE LITHUANIA www.inartstudios.com “Waiting” 100x120cm Acrylic on canvas.
3RD PLACE-TIE DANIL DANILOVSKII RUSSIA https://www.behance.net/danildanilovskii “Silence” 160x100cm Oil on cotton.
4TH PLACE-TIE KATE LEE USA email@example.com
“Faces Of A Wave” 20x23" Acrylic on board.
4TH PLACE-TIE JULIA PUSATERI USA www.beyondtheroses.com “The Beauty Of Spreading Our Light, Through Even The Darkest Times” 10x8” Acrylic on canvas panel.
4TH PLACE-TIE RONALD C. WALKER USA https://ronald-walker.pixels.com/ “The Divide” 11x14" Gouache on board, painting.
5TH PLACE-TIE YVONNE WELMAN NETHERLANDS www.yvonne-welman.com “Dance Macabre Event On The Edge Of The Abyss” 120x300cm Acrylic on canvas.
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