2023 AMERICAN ART AWARDS Submissions (Part 10): Painting, Sculpture, Digital, Tapestry, Muhammad Ali, David Bowie, Keith Richards, Heath Ledger, Brigette Bardot, More

Thom Bierdz
7 min readAug 15, 2023

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If you chase beauty like I do, you’ll love these articles showing you the beautiful and diverse art entered so far from around the globe in the 2023 American Art Awards, scored next month by 20 of the best galleries in the USA, seen here:

Any sketcher, painter, digital artist, sculptor or photographer can enter online images by [extended deadline September 10]. There will be over 300 winners in 50 categories, who will receive great press. The 6 highest scores will receive cash prizes as well.

Online art images will be placed in the category where they have the best chance to win: oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, pastel, various photography, sculpture, digital, realism, impressionism, naïve, abstract, expressionism, human figure, animal, landscape, fantasy, surrealism, pop, portrait, self-portrait, political, erotic, cubism, floral, humor, spiritual, etc..

Below are submissions from talented artists around the world. Feel free to browse their sites or contact them if interested in buying their work, which may turn out to be an American Art Awards winner in late October.

PAUL ANSLOW ENGLAND “For Crying Out Loud” Digital.

PAUL MACDONALD AUSTRALIA airartstudios.com “Timeless (Keith Richards)” 10x14” Airbrush acrylic paper.

INNOCENT CHIKEZIE NIGERIA “Being A Mama” 48x60” Acrylic.

HECTOR MONROY “MONROCK” MEXICO https://www.monrockcollection.com/ “Heath Ledger” 24x36" Oil on canvas.

TUSHAR INDIA “Chaso” 20x20” Oil on canvas.

HECTOR MONROY “MONROCK” MEXICO https://www.monrockcollection.com/ “Muhammad Ali” 39x39" Oil on canvas.

PATRICK BUTT USA “There Will Be Blood” 24x30" Oil on canvas.

PATRICK BUTT USA “Heat” 18x24" Oil on canvas.

HAKKI CENGIZ EREN TURKEY https://www.hakkicengizerencomposer.com/woodcarvings “The Clockwork Man” 40x16x6cm Basswood.

DANCE DOYLE USA http://www.dancedoyle.com “Fight Or Fight” 63x54x.5" Woven tapestry.

DANCE DOYLE USA http://www.dancedoyle.com “Jingletown” 85x32x.5" Woven tapestry.

DANCE DOYLE USA http://www.dancedoyle.com “Tune In” 65x20x .5" Woven tapestry.

DANCE DOYLE USA http://www.dancedoyle.com “3 AM” 101x3x.5" Woven tapestry.

RINEKE NIJSSEN NETHERLANDS https://rineke.art “Diver” 30x36cm Bronze lost wax method.

CAROLYN J ADAMS USA www.carolynadams.artspan.com “Voyager” 26x26” Oil on canvas.

RINEKE NIJSSEN NETHERLANDS https://rineke.art “Jelly Beans” 16x13cm Fused glass on glass stand.

BASSAM TAHHAN FRANCE “Vénus De Malo” 110cm Rocks.

BASSAM TAHHAN FRANCE “Baiser Volé” 55cm Rocks.

INNOCENT CHIKEZIE NIGERIA “Natural Rhythm” 36x48" Acrylic.

SUSANNE RESKE GERMANY https://www.atelier-kunst-fluss.de/ “Bowie II” 80x100cm Acrylic, tissue paper, graphite, newspaper on canvas.

SUSANNE RESKE GERMANY https://www.atelier-kunst-fluss.de/ “Brigitte I” 80x80cm Acrylic, tissue paper, graphite, book pages on canvas.

SUSANNE RESKE GERMANY https://www.atelier-kunst-fluss.de/ “Bathing Woman I (Speechless Helpless Homeless…)” 80x80cm Acrylic, tissue paper, graphite on canvas.

SUSANNE RESKE GERMANY https://www.atelier-kunst-fluss.de/ “Lion I (In Which World Do We Want To Life?)” 80x100cm Acrylic, tissue paper, graphite, newspaper on canvas.

SUSANNE RESKE GERMANY https://www.atelier-kunst-fluss.de/ “Romy I” 80x80cm Acrylic, tissue paper, graphite, book pages on canvas.

SUSANNE RESKE GERMANY https://www.atelier-kunst-fluss.de/ “Taurus II” 80x80cm Acrylic, tissue paper, graphite on canvas.

DANILA TRAMACERE SWITZERLAND https://www.danilatramacere.com “Blue Kiss” 80x80cm Oil on wood.

MICHAEL KNEPPER GERMANY “Poseidon” 150x180cm Acrylic and oil on canvas.

HIROYUKI JANG SOUTH KOREA https://hiroyukijang.godaddysites.com “Stone07” 24x26” Print paper, gesso, paper, acrylic, oil color, tape.

CHRISTIAN NELSON USA “Monsterian Warrior” Digital. Pop?

MARIJA ORLOVIC GERMANY www.mo-pictures.com “Santa Monica 08” Digital.

JANIE MOLARD SWITZERLAND https://www.pictorem.com/profile/Janie.Molard “Good Morning America” Digital. DIGITAL ART — REPRESENTATIONAL

RALF KUCHLER GERMANY “PopGirl 02” 75x100cm Unique digital print on canvas.

LINZI LYNN USA/UK www.linzilynn.com “The Embrace” 48x60" Acrylic on canvas.

LINZI LYNN USA/UK www.linzilynn.com “Sunday Seagull On The Pier” 10x30" Acrylic on canvas.

MARGARET (PEGGY) CONVERSE USA “Ode To A Dead DJ” 48x60" Oil on canvas.

MARGARET (PEGGY) CONVERSE USA “It’s All In The Eyes” 18x24" Oil on canvas.

TUSHAR INDIA “Self Portrait” 13x18.5" Oil on canvas.

MARGARET (PEGGY) CONVERSE USA “Grand Canyon” 48x60" Oil on canvas.

MARGARET (PEGGY) CONVERSE USA “What Am I Doing Here??” 18x36" Oil on canvas.

MARGARET (PEGGY) CONVERSE USA “Top Of The Rock!” 48x60" Oil on canvas.

PAUL ANSLOW ENGLAND “Breaking Free” Digital.

RALF KUCHLER GERMANY “MushroomPlanet 02“ 60x80cm Unique digital print on canvas.

MARGARET (PEGGY) CONVERSE USA “Bathing Beauties!” 15x30" Oil on canvas.

ALDEHY (CHATILLON PHILIPPE) FRANCE https://www.singulart.com/en/artworks/aldehy-le-secret-1572364 “The Secret” 52x52cm Acrylic on synthetic board.

KENLY CHAN KAM YUEN HONG JONG “Give Us Vision” 61x91.5cm Acrylic.

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Thom Bierdz

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