2020’S BEST LANDSCAPE PHOTOGS NAMED BY 25 GALLERIES:

DAVID SIECZKIEWICZ, MIKA-PEKKA MARKKANEN, SUSANNA PATRAS, YUXIAO LIANG, GALINA AGAFONOVA

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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 USA, Finland, China and Russia.

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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 43. NONMANIPULATED PHOTOGRAPHY — LANDSCAPE

1ST PLACE DAVID SIECZKIEWICZ USA www.skavichphoto.com “Radiance” 40x80" Photography print.

2ND PLACE-TIE MIKA-PEKKA MARKKANEN FINLAND www.mpmarkkanen.com “Green Winter Valley / Tromsø, Norway” Photo.

2ND PLACE-TIE MIKA-PEKKA MARKKANEN FINLAND www.mpmarkkanen.com “Glimpse Into The Past / Otways, Victoria, Australia 07/2019” Photo.

3RD PLACE-TIE SUSANNA PATRAS USA www.patrasphotography.com “Pacifica — Monoliths 01” 45x45cm Black and white photograph on museum quality fine art paper.

3RD PLACE-TIE MIKA-PEKKA MARKKANEN FINLAND www.mpmarkkanen.com “Mystery Creek Cave / Tasmania, Australia 04/2019”

4TH PLACE-TIE MIKA-PEKKA MARKKANEN FINLAND www.mpmarkkanen.com “Wonders Of Iceland / Vatnajökull, Iceland 03/2015” Photo.

4TH PLACE-TIE YUXIAO LIANG CHINA wise.liang@139.com
“Black And White” Photo.

4TH PLACE-TIE DAVID SIECZKIEWICZ USA www.skavichphoto.com “Transitions” 48x72" Photography print.

5TH PLACE DAVID SIECZKIEWICZ USA www.skavichphoto.com “Pinnacle” 40x80" Photography print.

6TH PLACE-TIE GALINA AGAFONOVA RUSSIA http://agafoto.ru/ sky5ster@gmail.com “Forest” Photo.

6TH PLACE-TIE GALINA AGAFONOVA RUSSIA http://agafoto.ru/ sky5ster@gmail.com “Spring Sky” Photo.

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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

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MORE INFO ON THIS YEAR’S WINNERS

HOW TO ENTER

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

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Written by

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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