World’s Best Acrylic Artists Named By America’s 25 Best Galleries: HAN, PRUYS, FRED, SIMONEAU, MILLER, MACGILLIVRAY, POWELL, HAN, CHO & OH/ 2021 AMERICAN ART AWARDS

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.

America’s 25 Best Galleries scored almost 2,000 works in 50 categories from 64 countries.

Winners in this category are from CHINA, CANADA, NIGERIA & USA.

BIO OF 1ST PLACE ARTIST: Graduated from the Art Department of East China Normal University, his works have been collected by many countries.

In 2017, won three awards in the American Art Awards: two first place and one third place;

In 2018, he won six awards in the American Art Awards: three second places, one third place, one fourth place, and one fifth place;

In 2019, won seven awards in the American Art Awards: three first places, one second place, and three third places;

In 2019, “I Am the King” was selected into the 14th ARC;

In 2019, “Fat Goose” won the second place in the animal category of the American Portrait Association International Competition;

In 2020, won four awards in the American Art Awards: a first place, a second place, a third place, and a fifth place; In 2021, his art again took many honors.

Member of Portrait Society of America, Member of American Oil & Acrylic Painting Society

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ARTIST CONTACTS FOR ART COLLECTORS:

Category 2. ACRYLIC — HUMAN FIGURE

1st Place SHUAI HAN CHINA polish998@126.com
“Fatherly Love” 180x120cm Acrylic on linen.

2nd Place-Tie Cher Pruys CANADA www.artbycher.ca “Thumbs Up” 9x10” Acrylic on paper.

2nd Place-Tie NATHANIEL FRED NIGERIA owuno.nathaniel.nf@gmail.com
“Beauty Within” 36x36" Acrylic on canvas.

3rd Place-Tie DAN SIMONEAU USA www.dsimoneau.com “Summer Shadows” 60x60” Acrylic on canvas.

3rd Place-Tie NATHAN MILLER USA www.nathanmiller.gallery “Forest Dream” 36x36" Acrylic on canvas.

4th Place-Tie SANDRA MACGILLIVRAY CANADA semacgillivray@gmail.com
“The Passing” 24x20” Acrylic on canvas.

4th Place-Tie SHUAI HAN CHINA polish998@126.com
“Flowers Blooming All Over The Hills” 81x60cm Acrylic on linen.

5th Place-Tie RICHARD A. POWELL USA www.raartpublishing.com “Prayer” 4x4' Acrylic on canvas.

5th Place-Tie ZOE HAN USA jooeunleehan@gmail.com
“Kailua” 18x18" Acrylic on board.

6th Place-Tie EDDIE CHO USA eddiecho22@gmail.com
“Stare Down” 24x12” Acrylic on wood.

6th Place-Tie HEEJOUNG K. OH USA www.instagram.com/anne_kee_art/ ilyhjo@naver.com “Return To The Innocence of Childhood” 76x61cm Acrylic on canvas.

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Click below to see the relaxing hour-long movie revealing 2021’s hundreds of winning artworks:

Artworks from 59 countries won among the 50 categories: paintings, drawings, photography, digital and sculpture. (Americans won more because Americans entered more since the competition is better known here.)

Number of winners per country: Argentina 1, Australia 12, Belarus 2, Belgium 2, Brazil 3, Bulgaria 2, Canada 30, China 85, Croatia 2, Cyprus 1, Denmark 2, England 2, Finland 1, France 7, Georgia 3, Germany 18, Ghana 1, Greece 3, Hungary 2, Japan 1, India 10, Iran 1, Ireland 1, Israel 1, Italy 14, Kazakhstan 1, Kuwait 2, Latvia 6, Lithuania 27, Macedonia 5, Malaysia 2, Mexico 2, Moldova 1, Morocco 1, Netherlands 3, New Zealand 1, Nigeria 8, Norway 1, Oman 1, Pakistan 1, Philippines 5, Poland 8, Republic Of Korea 12, Romania 2, Russia 45, Serbia 1, South Africa 8, Spain 11, Sweden 3, Taiwan 7, Thailand 1, Turkey 3, Uganda 1, UK 10, Ukraine 5, USA 264, Uzbekistan 1, Zambia 1, Zimbabwe 2.

ART COLLECTORS: all winning images and corresponding contact info of all the artists will soon be uploaded to this page:

This year’s 25 Best Galleries & Museums asked to vote on art were:

BEST IN ARIZONA: Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art

BEST IN CALIFORNIA: Revolver Gallery

BEST IN COLORADO: Mirada Fine Art

BEST IN FLORIDA: Art Fusion Galleries

BEST IN HAWAII: Sunshine Arts

BEST IN ILLINOIS: Trickster Cultural Center

BEST IN IOWA: Moberg Gallery

BEST IN KANSAS: Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery

BEST IN KENTUCKY: E&S Gallery

BEST IN LOUISIANA: Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

BEST IN MASSACHUSETTS: Boston Sculptors Gallery

BEST IN MISSOURI: Hilliard Gallery

BEST IN MONTANA: Dana Gallery

BEST IN NEBRASKA: Kiechel Fine Art

BEST IN NEVADA: Metropolitan Gallery Las Vegas Art Museum

BEST IN NEW JERSEY: Evalyn Dunn Gallery

BEST IN NEW YORK: LIK SOHO

BEST IN NEW MEXICO: GF Contemporary

BEST IN NORTH CAROLINA: The Arts Council of Fayetteville| Cumberland County

BEST IN SOUTH CAROLINA: Mary Martin Galleries Of Fine Art

BEST IN SOUTH DAKOTA: South Dakota Art Museum

BEST IN TENNESSEE: Stanford Fine Art

BEST IN TEXAS: Ao5

BEST IN WASHINGTON: Maryhill Museum of Art

BEST IN WEST VIRGINIA: Parkersburg Art Center

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 volumes of art).

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