2020’S BEST NAÏVE FIGURATIVE ARTISTS NAMED BY 25 GALLERIES:

NICHOLAS SKALTSOUNIS, MIHAI DASCALU, ASYA UGLOVA, LENA SKUGINNA, SHU YU, ZENYA GORLIK, WILLIAM FRANCIS BRENNAN, C. SCOTT WESSEL, VIKTOR GONCHAROV, SHYMOL

BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER: Nicholas Skaltsounis

I learned a great deal about art from my mother, who studied under Charles Sibley and William Reimann, and also taught art. Unfortunately, in my younger years, art had to take second seat to making a living, and other interruptions.

CONTACTS FOR CATEGORY 26. NAÏVE ART — HUMAN FIGURE

1ST PLACE NICHOLAS SKALTSOUNIS USA www.nicksartsite.com “Social Distancing At The Shore” 12x24” Oil on canvas.

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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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