World’s Best Celebrity Portraits Named By America’s 25 Best Galleries: CHASOV, SAFINA, DÉVAI, AGBODRA, RAUL ART, KENNEDY, MANCUSO, BATULINA, SCHMITT, OLSON, JIA & CANTOR / 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.
The 25 Best GALLERIES + MUSEUMS In America, 2021 — American Art AwardsAmerican Art Awards
The AAA board chooses only one gallery or museum per state per year. Among other criteria, selections are based on…
America’s Best Galleries & Museums scored almost 2,000 works in 50 categories from 64 countries.
Winners in Category 31 are from RUSSIA, HUNGARY, GHANA, ROMÂNIA, ENGLAND, ITALY, GERMANY, USA & CHINA.
BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER: Elmira Safina — visual artist, lives and works in Moscow. Elmira received an academic art education, but she actively uses contemporary technologies.
In her practice, she mainly works with painting and 3D objects, freely experimenting with her cultural background.
Key topics of interest for Elmira Safina are contemporary environment, cross-cultural contexts, specificity of female mindset and experience.
BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER: Youri Alexander Chasov (Russia) Born 18.03.1951.Tallinn,Estonia. In Art since 1972.From realism to suprematism, to your own style. Winner of 36 awards Art Competitions in USA, Russia, France, Italy, Estonia.
Participant of more than 470 exhibitions in the USA and Europe… Drew more than 4700 pictures. Studied at the Russian Academy of Arts, Florence, Italy…
Follow nature and energy perception.
The artist’s paintings are located in 18 countries of the world. Youri Chasov currently a independent artist: painting, digital painting, design, restoration, calligrapher, teacher, musician… http://www.saathiart.com/chasoffart
ARTIST CONTACTS FOR ART COLLECTORS:
Category 31. PORTRAIT OF SOMEONE FAMOUS
1st Place-Tie YOURI CHASOV RUSSIA email@example.com
“L. Tolstoy 1” 11x14" Digital painting on paper.
1st Place-Tie ELMIRA SAFINA RUSSIA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Asap Rocky Babushka” 100x80cm Oil on canvas.
1st Place-TieALEX DÉVAI HUNGARY https://www.facebook.com/artgrafik.devai/ email@example.com “Mr. Miles Davis” 33x48cm Pencil on paper.
2nd Place-Tie PRINCE AGBODRA GHANA https://www.facebook.com/Worlanyo-ART-112553473480705
“Philip Glass” 42x54cm Charcoal pencil on Swarthmore.
3rd Place-Tie ALEX DÉVAI HUNGARY https://www.facebook.com/artgrafik.devai/ “Mr. Keith Richards” 48x33cm Colored pencil.
3rd Place-Tie YOURI CHASOV RUSSIA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Picasso 7” 14x14" Digital painting on paper.
4th Place-Tie RAUL ART ROMÂNIA 11.7x16.5" https://www.instagram.com/raul_uk08/ “Dwayne Johnson” Graphite pencil.
4th Place-Tie SEAN KENNEDY ENGLAND Sean.email@example.com
“Kobe” 16.5x11.75” Graphite on Bristol board paper.
5th Place-Tie LUCIANO MANCUSO ITALY www.facebook.com/luciano.mancuso.376 “I Have A Dream .. Philippe Daverio” 50x60cm Acrylic.
5th Place-Tie MAYYA BATULINA RUSSIA https://instagram.com/mia_artlab “Homage To Marilyn Monroe” 24×24" Acrylic.
6th Place-Tie SILVIA SCHMITT GERMANY www.Topenga-Art.com “Ralf Moeller” 21x29.7cm Pencil on board.
6th Place-Tie TAWNY ROCHELLE OLSON USA firstname.lastname@example.org “John Wayne & Maureen O’Hara” 1536x2048px Adobe Sketch on Apple iPad Pro11.
6th Place-Tie TONY JIA CHINA email@example.com
“Elon’s World” 40x55cm Pen and marker on paper.
6th Place-Tie AYDEN CANTOR USA Gawnfshing@aol.com
“Brilliance: E = mc2” 8x10" Oil 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