World’s Best Contemporary Graphite, Charcoal, Ink Artists: AYODELE, MORRIS, STRASKA, HUI, TERPSTRA, FERINGA, TAO, LIU, SUMIN CHOI, MCATEER WALLACE / 2022 AMERICAN ART AWARDS Winners

20 of USA’s Best Galleries & Museums vote in the AMERICAN ART AWARDS, arguably the most prestigious online art competition. In 2022, painters, sketchers, digital artists, photographers and sculptors from 69 countries submitted JPEGs for the 50 categories — to win gallery affiliation, career launch, high scores, great press and/or $5,000 in prizes.

Here are the winners in CATEGORY 4, CHARCOAL, GRAPHITE, INK — FIGURE.

1st Place Bio: My name is David Ayodele(Ayodelearts), I'm a pencil artist. My works revolve around Human psychology, mental health and metaphysics. With every piece that I create I strive to inspire an emotive response in my viewers, a sense of compassion in a way that transcends spoken words. https://www.instagram.com/ayodelearts_/?hl=en

CONTACTS — — — — — CATEGORY 4. CHARCOAL, GRAPHITE, INK / FIGURE

1ST PLACE DAVID AYODELE NIGERIA https://www.instagram.com/ayodelearts_/?hl=en
“Story The Eyes Tell” 25x30” Charcoal and graphite on paper.

2ND PLACE — TIE JOANNE MORRIS AUSTRALIA https://joannemorris.com/ “Innocence” 100x70cm Charcoal on paper .

2ND PLACE — TIE MICHAL STRASKA SLOVAKIA www.michalstraska.com “Master I” 58x40cm Pencil on paper.

3RD PLACE — TIE ZHOU HUI CHINA www.artistzhouhui.com “A Maharashtra People” 29x31” Drawing on paper.

3RD PLACE — TIE FREDERICK TERPSTRA SWITZERLAND https://www.instagram.com/frederickterpstra/
“A Confident Stride” 20.3x25.8cm Graphite pencil on paper.

4TH PLACE SCOTT FERINGA AUSTRALIA https://www.instagram.com/scott_feringa_art/ “Candle” 29.7x21cm Charcoal pencil on paper.

5TH PLACE LUO TAO CHINA 2330671679@qq.com
“Aestivation” 60x40cm Charcoal on paper.

6TH PLACE — TIE XILONG LIU CHINA 327926725@qq.com
“Father And Son” 100x80cm Ink and wash.

6TH PLACE — TIE JANICE SUMIN CHOI USA jcsu11218@gmail.com
“Creation Of Standards Is The Fault From Society” 14x17” Graphite.

6TH PLACE — TIE JACK MC ATEER WALLACE IRELAND https://www.instagram.com/jackmcsart/?hl=en
“Michonne Drawing: The Walking Dead” 29.7x42cm Graphite on paper.

100 ARTICLES on the 50 CATEGORIES of the 2022 AMERICAN ART AWARDS WINNING ARTISTS will be here: https://www.americanartawards.com/2022-press-on-artists/

COLLECTORS wanting to acquire these pieces or contact the artists can get direct links here: https://www.americanartawards.com/2022-winning-artists/

This is the 14th anniversary for the American Art Awards organization which selects the 20 Best Galleries and Museums each May, who decide the world’s best artists in Autumn.

American Art Awards 20 Best Galleries & Museums for 2022, in alphabetical order of state, who were asked to vote on art submissions:

BEST IN ARIZONA — Exposures International Gallery Of Fine Art

BEST IN ARKANSAS — Fort Smith Regional Art Museum

BEST IN CALIFORNIA — Exclusive Collections Galleries

BEST IN COLORADO — Mirada Fine Art

BEST IN DELAWARE — The Delaware Contemporary

BEST IN FLORIDA — MAC Art Galleries

BEST IN GEORGIA — Westobou Gallery

BEST IN HAWAII — Sunshine Arts

BEST IN INDIANA — Lubeznik Center for the Arts

BEST IN LOUISIANA — Arthur Roger Gallery

BEST IN MICHIGAN — LaFontsee Galleries

BEST IN MISSOURI — Hilliard Gallery

BEST IN NEBRASKA — Kiechel Fine Art

BEST IN NEW HAMPSHIRE — Rochester Museum of Fine Arts

BEST IN NEW MEXICO — Blue Rain Gallery

BEST IN NEW YORK — Center for Exploratory & Perceptual Arts

BEST IN OREGON — Bronze Coast Gallery

BEST IN SOUTH CAROLINA — Mary Martin Galleries Of Fine Art

BEST IN SOUTH DAKOTA — South Dakota Art Museum

BEST IN WEST VIRGINIA — West Virginia State Museum

Among other criteria, gallery & museum selections are based on years established, industry reputation, online interest, location, size, socially relevant exhibits, motivational and educational programs, represented artists as well as artist, client and visitor references.

Enter here: https://www.americanartawards.com/register-to-enter-3/

or get a gallery to rate and price your work: https://www.americanartawards.com/gallery-ratings/

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