NATASHA EVDOKIMOVA, SANDRA CAMPER, SOPHIE DING, MANON POTVIN, LINDA STEELE, STJEPKO MAMIC, DANIL DANILOVSKII, YIXUAN LI, ZENO PARK, KRYS VON TORNADO
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 Russia, USA, Canada, Croatia and China.
BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER:
Natasha Evdokimova was born in 1991 in the Chuvash Republic, Russia. Interest in painting was from early childhood, but there were no art schools in the district. The artist continued to develop her artistic abilities at the age of 15, when she began professional training.
In 2010, she graduated with honors from College with a degree in design. In 2015, she also graduated with honors from the University with a degree in Fine Arts.
She worked as a jeweler in the company “Sokolov”. Then an artist who painted premium and luxury author’s matryoshka dolls. After that, Natasha Evdokimova became interested in Тemple painting. For 2 years, the artist and her team painted frescoes in the new Church. The work culminated in the composition “The last Judgment”.
The experience gained by the artist allows her to freely handle different materials and techniques. Her favorite material is Italian oil! Styles: avant-garde, romantic realism, modern art. In her paintings, she shows the current time. The peculiarity of her painting is the sincerity, as well as the soulfulness of the characters.
Natasha Evdokimova often takes prizes in international and All-Russian exhibitions and art Weeks. She is also the 1st degree winner of the Russian Art Awards among professionals in the category “new current” in 2019.
Since 2020, she is a member Of the professional Union Of artists of Russia. Instagram.com / @neva_artist
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 14. FANTASY LANDSCAPE
1ST PLACE NATASHA EVDOKIMOVA RUSSIA Instagram.com/neva_artist “The Meteoric Shower Of Memoirs” 90x69cm Oil.
2ND PLACE-TIE SANDRA CAMPER USA www.SandraCamper.com
“Triptych: My Backyard” 72x90” Acrylic on canvas.
2ND PLACE-TIE SOPHIE DING USA email@example.com
“Reaching Below The Surface” 24x20" Acrylic on canvas.
2ND PLACE-TIE MANON POTVIN CANADA www.manonpotvin.com “A Most Fairy-like Disturbance” 40×30″ Oil.
3RD PLACE-TIE LINDA STEELE USA www.steeleoriginals.faso.com “Full Moon Rising” 18x24" Acrylic over fluid acrylic on canvas.
3RD PLACE-TIE MANON POTVIN CANADA www.manonpotvin.com “Suspended State” 24×18″ Oil on canvas.
4TH PLACE-TIE STJEPKO MAMIC CROATIA https://www.stjepkomamic.com/ “Big Net, Dubrovnik Edition” 200x150cm Mixed media on linen canvas.
4TH PLACE-TIE DANIL DANILOVSKII RUSSIA https://www.behance.net/danildanilovskii “Brothers-In-Wind” 90x120cm Oil on canvas.
4TH PLACE-TIE YIXUAN LI CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Illustration For Into The White Night” 26x37cm Acrylic, ink and pencil.
5TH PLACE ZENO PARK USA email@example.com
“A Childhood Memory” 18x24" Acrylic paint on board.
6TH PLACE KRYS VON TORNADO USA www.krysvontornado.com
“Winter Morning” 36x24" Oil 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