2020’S BEST LANDSCAPE IMPRESSIONISTS NAMED BY 25 GALLERIES:

DEBORAH TILBY, JOHN MCCARTIN, BRIAN PIER, DANIL DANILOVSKII, YUFEI CHENG, STEVE LYONS, VLADIMIR JARMOLO, SNEZHANA SHADCHINA, GELA PHILAURI, VICTORIA BEKO, ELISABETA TALPOS

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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 Canada, Australia, USA, Russia, China, Lithuania, Georgia, France and Romania.

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BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER:

DEBORAH TILBY SFCA, OPA

CURRENT GALLERIES
Gallery 8, Salt Spring Island, BC
Peninsula Gallery, Sidney, BC

OTHER AWARDS / 2014-present only:
Best Landscape, Plein Air Salon (June/July2020)
Finalist, Sedona/Gateway (July2020)
Finalist, Sedona/Gateway (June 2020)
First Place, FCA 365 Exhibition (2020)
Finalist, Sedona/Gateway (Feb 2020)
Finalist, Sedona/Gateway (Jan 2020)

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Finalist, Boldbrush (Sept 2019)
Best In Show, Sedona/Gateway (Sept 2019)
Finalist, Int. Artist seascape/lakes (June 2019)
Finalist, Sedona/Gateway (Feb 2019)
Finalist, Boldbrush (Feb 2019)
Finalist, Sedona/Gateway (Jan 2019)
Finalist, Sedona Art Prize, (Nov 2018)
Honourable Mention, OPA Showcase (Fall 2018)
Second Place Impressionist Landscape AmerArt Awards (2018)
Third Place Impressionist Animal AmerArt Awards (2018)
Fourth Place Impressionist Landscape AmerArt Awards )2018)
Award of Excellence, OPA Western Regional (2018)
Second Place, Annual Prize Sedona/Gateway (2017–2018)
Second Place, Daily Paintworks (July 2018)
Finalist, Sedona Art Prize (July 2018)
Best In Show, Sedona Art Prize (May 2018)
Finalist, Sedona Art Prize (April 2018)
Finalist, Sedona Art Prize (March 2018)
Finalist, Sedona Art Prize (Jan 2018)
Best Landscape, NOAPS International online show (2017)
Finalist, Boldbrush Competition (Sept 2017)
Juror’s Choice, Sidney Fine Arts (October 2017)
Best on Canvas, Sidney Fine Arts (October 2017)
Finalist, Sedona Art Prize (Sept 2017)
Best in Show, Sedona Art Prize (Sept 2017)
Finalist, Sedona Art Prize (August 2017)
2nd place, Boldbrush Competition August (2017)
Honourable Mention OPA summer Showcase (2017)
Finalist, Sedona Art Prize (June 2017)
3rd place overall, Plein Air Salon (2017)
Finalist, OPA Spring Showcase (2017)
International Artist Magazine article (2017)
Best in Show, Sedona Art Prize (Oct 2016)
Award of Excellence, OPA Western Regional (2016)
Best Work on Canvas, Sidney Fine Arts (2016)
First Place Overall, Plein Air Magazine Aug/Sept (2016)
Fourth Place Impressionist Landscape Amer Art Awards (2016)
Honourable Mention, OPA Summer Showcase (2016)
Second Place Overall, Plein Air Salon (April/May 2016)
Finalist, Artist Magazine Annual Competition (April 2016)
Honourable Mention, OPA Spring Showcase (2016)
Best Landscape, NOAPS Spring Showcase (2016)

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Merit Award, NOAP International Show (2015)
H. Mention, Southwest Art Artistic Excellence (Nov 2015)
Finalist, Boldbrush Competition (Oct 2015)
Show Organizer’s Choice, Sidney Fine Arts (2015)
Juror’s Choice, Sidney Fine Arts (2015)
Finalist, Artist Magazine Competition (May 2015)
Finalist, Boldbrush Competition (May 2015)
First Place, OPA Spring Showcase (May 2015)
Third Place, Boldbrush Competition (Feb 2015)
Best Water, Plein Air Salon (Jan 2015)
Finalist, Raymar Competition (Dec 2014)
Second Place, Boldbrush Competition (Dec 2014)
First Place, AmerArt Awards Impressionist Landscape (2014)
Finalist, Raymar Competition (Oct 2014)
Finalist, International Artist Landscape Contest (Sept 2014)
Finalist, OPA Showcase (Aug 2014)
Finalist, Boldbrush Competition (July 2014)
Finalist, Raymar Competition (June 2014)
Best Landscape, Plein Air Salon (April/May 2014)
Best in Show Boldbrush Competition (Feb 2014)
Third Place, Boldbrush Competition (Jan 2014)

www.deborahtilby.com (bio continued below)

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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 22. IMPRESSIONISM — LANDSCAPE

1ST PLACE DEBORAH TILBY CANADA www.deborahtilby.com
“Sunlit: 24x30” Oil on canvas.

2ND PLACE-TIE JOHN MCCARTIN AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Coming Home” 30x35cm Oil on linen.

2ND PLACE-TIE DEBORAH TILBY CANADA www.deborahtilby.com
“Peace And Quiet” 24x24” Oil on panel.

2ND PLACE-TIE BRIAN PIER USA http://www.brianpierfineart.com
“Harbor Reflections, St Augustine” 38x48" Oil on canvas.

3RD PLACE-TIE JOHN MCCARTIN AUSTRALIA www.johnmccartin-artist.com “Gumeracha Bushscape” 31x37cm Oil on linen.

3RD PLACE-TIE BRIAN PIER USA http://www.brianpierfineart.com “Great Lakes Freighters” 38x48" Oil on canvas.

4TH PLACE-TIE DANIL DANILOVSKII RUSSIA https://www.behance.net/danildanilovskii “March” 50x50cm Oil on canvas.

4TH PLACE-TIE YUFEI CHENG CHINA 13521508818@163.com
“Snowy Landscape” 50x70cm Oil paint on canvas.

5TH PLACE-TIE STEVE LYONS USA https://stevelyonsart.com/ “Unforgettable” 30x60” Acrylic on canvas.

5TH PLACE-TIE VLADIMIR JARMOLO LITHUANIA https://www.artfinder.com/artist/vladimir-jarmolo/#/ “Where Dreams Are Born” 50×50cm Oil on canvas.

5TH PLACE-TIE SNEZHANA SHADCHINA RUSSIA www.facebook.com/snezhana.snow.779 “Blue Lagoon” 11.81X15.75" Oil, board.

5TH PLACE-TIE GELA PHILAURI GEORGIA www.damenia-philauri.com “Ertatsminda” 47x67cm Oil on canvas.

6TH PLACE-TIE VICTORIA BEKO FRANCE https://victoria-beko.org
“Summer In The South Of France” 72x100cm Oil on canvas.

6TH PLACE-TIE ELISABETA TALPOS ROMANIA talposelizabet@yahoo.com
“Panoramic Landscape” 60x50cm Oil on canvas.

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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

MORE INFO ON THIS YEAR’S WINNERS

HOW TO ENTER

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

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BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER CONTINUED:

DEBORAH TILBY SFCA, OPA

PUBLICATIONS
Fine Art connoisseur (Feb 2020)
Circle Foundation for the Arts (2020)
Fine Art Connoisseur (November 2019)
Focus Magazine (November 2019)
International Artist Magazine (June 2019)
Southwest Art Magazine article (Feb 2019)
Artsy Shark online article (Nov. 2018)
International Artist Magazine-10 page article (Spring 2017)
Arabella Magazine-16 page article (Spring issue 2016)
Southwest Art Magazine (December 2015 issue)
International Artist Magazine (January issue 2015)
International Artist Magazine (June issue 2000)

EXHIBITIONS 2014 — present only
Oil Painters of America Western Regional (2020)
Sooke Fine Arts (July 2020)
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria online Show (July 2020)
FCA Social Distancing Exhibition (April 2020)
FCA 365 Exhibition (Feb 2020)
Christmas Show, Gallery 8 (2019)
Oil Painters of America Western Regional (2019)
Oil Painters of America National (2019)
Spring Show, Gallery 8 (2019
Small Works Show, Gallery 8, Salt Spring Island, BC (2018)
Small Works Show, Frame of Reference Fine Art, Montana (2018)
Small Works Show, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (2018)
Sidney Fine Arts Show, Masters Category (2018)
Oil Painters of America Western Regional (2018)
Oil Painters of America National (2018)
Winter Show, Gallery 8 (2017)
Invitational, Howard Mandville Gallery (2017)
American Masters Show, Salmagundi Club (2017)
Sidney Fine Arts Show (2017)
Fall Show, West End Gallery (2017)
Oil Painters of America Summer Showcase (2017)
Oil Painters of America Spring Showcase (2017)
Spring Show, Gallery 8 (2017)
NOAPS Spring Showcase (2017)
Spring Show, West End Gallery (2017)
Oil Painters of America National (2017)
Sidney Fine Arts (2016)
OPA Western Regional Exhibition(2016)
OPA Salon, (2016)
Symbolically 8, Gallery 8 (2016)
Sidney Fine Arts Show (2015)
Oil Painters of America Salon (2015)
OPA Western Regional Exhibition(2015)
OPA National Exhibition 2015)
OPA Western Regional Exhibition(2014)
Symbolically 8, Gallery 8 (2014)
Group Show, West End (2014)

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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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