2020’S BEST RELIGIOUS / SPIRITUAL PAINTERS NAMED BY 25 GALLERIES:

YONG ZHANG, ARKADY BABICH, LINDA BESSE, WEI SUN, VERA UTEKHINA, HENDERIKUS “HARRIE” G.A.M. VONK, AVADKA COLEZ, CHAITALI. V. PURUSHOTHAMAN, EDI MATSUMOTO, TANIA VOLOBUEVA

BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER: YONG ZHANG

Born in 1964, Yong Zhang graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the Fine Arts School of Capital Normal University in Beijing, China. Starting as a full-time designer, Yong Zhang designed and publicized more than 200 philately works from 1991 to 2001, 8 of which won the Best Philately Design Awards. From then on, his career as a painter officially took off during his first exhibition in the 10th China Art Exposition, with his five exhibited tempera paintings all bought by Galerie du Monde, Hong Kong. He participated in Zhejiang Merchants Autumn Art Auction and Chinese Realistic Oil Painting A&F Auction in 2007 and 2013, with the tempera paintings “Into the Winter” from the Old Times series and “Green” from the Scattered Triviality series, respectively.

CONTACTS FOR CATEGORY 38. RELIGIOUS OR SPIRITUAL

1ST PLACE YONG ZHANG CHINA romedawn@163.com
“Monk In Red” 100x80cm Tempera on wood board.

2ND PLACE-TIE ARKADY BABICH RUSSIA babich-design@yandex.ru
“Silence Of The Warrior” 150x80cm 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

MORE INFO ON THIS YEAR’S WINNERS

HOW TO ENTER

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

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One of Medium’s TOP ART CONTRIBUTORS, award-winning author, actor, film-maker, painter. 12 books: 6 on art. President of WAA & AAA.