MARIA NOWAK, TERRY SCOPELLITI, KIMBERLY BAKER, DAVID VANCE, DAE HOON CHUNG, SUMIN JI, LOUISE CAI
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 and France.
BIO OF FIRST PLACE WINNER Maria Majka Nowak
Artist Painter & Photographer, Very Unique Mixed Media Artist.
Born in Poland. Passionate artist graduated and started her art career at Piotr Michalowski School of Fine Arts and Design in Rzeszow, Poland in 1991.
Maria uses a very unique and unseen technique of composition on canvas or board by using all kinds of seeds, Maria transforms them into images of landscapes, floral compositions and portraits.
Her works are shown in various Polish and American galleries and institutions as well as in many private collections in Poland, France and United States.
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 44. NONMANIPULATED PHOTOGRAPHY — STILL LIFE
1ST PLACE MARIA NOWAK USA www.Nowakart.com “Captured Autumn” 16x20” Photography.
2ND PLACE-TIE MARIA NOWAK USA www.Nowakart.com “Web” 16x20” Photography.
2ND PLACE-TIE MARIA NOWAK USA www.Nowakart.com “Frozen Grass” 16x20” Photography.
3RD PLACE TERRY SCOPELLITI USA www.scopellitiphotography.com “Catch Of The Day” 11x14" Archival ink print on metal paper.
4TH PLACE-TIE KIMBERLY BAKER USA @shots_bykim “Gerbera Daisy” Photo with Canon Rebel T6.
4TH PLACE-TIE MARIA NOWAK USA www.Nowakart.com “Relaxing Rain” 16x20” Photography.
5TH PLACE-TIE DAVID VANCE USA http://www.davidvanceprints.com “After The Theater” 16x20" Photo.
5TH PLACE-TIE DAE HOON CHUNG USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Scrap Food” 5x7" Photography.
6TH PLACE-TIE SUMIN JI USA email@example.com “Shadows” Photography.
6TH PLACE-TIE LOUISE CAI FRANCE firstname.lastname@example.org “An Era Is Over…” 100x70cm Photography.
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