2020’S BEST SILL LIFE PHOTOGS NAMED BY 25 GALLERIES:

MARIA NOWAK, TERRY SCOPELLITI, KIMBERLY BAKER, DAVID VANCE, DAE HOON CHUNG, SUMIN JI, LOUISE CAI

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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 and France.

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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.

www.Nowakart.com

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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 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 peterchungdaehoon@gmail.com
“Scrap Food” 5x7" Photography.

6TH PLACE-TIE SUMIN JI USA jijisoomin@gmail.com “Shadows” Photography.

6TH PLACE-TIE LOUISE CAI FRANCE aacooart@gmail.com “An Era Is Over…” 100x70cm Photography.

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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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