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
ARTIST CONTACTS FOR ART COLLECTORS:
Category 2. ACRYLIC — HUMAN FIGURE
1st Place SHUAI HAN CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Passing” 24x20” Acrylic on canvas.
4th Place-Tie SHUAI HAN CHINA email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
“Kailua” 18x18" Acrylic on board.
6th Place-Tie EDDIE CHO USA email@example.com
“Stare Down” 24x12” Acrylic on wood.
6th Place-Tie HEEJOUNG K. OH USA www.instagram.com/anne_kee_art/ firstname.lastname@example.org “Return To The Innocence of Childhood” 76x61cm Acrylic on canvas.
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:
2021 Winning Artists — American Art AwardsAmerican Art Awards
America’s 25 Best Galleries & Museums were asked to score about 2,000 works from 64 countries.
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