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 47 are USA, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, GREECE, RUSSIA, SPAIN & UK.
BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER: Michael Williams is the owner of a healthcare-related business in Phoenix, Arizona. He started using Corel Painter 11 years ago and finds expressing himself creatively is a pastime that he truly enjoys.
ARTIST CONTACTS FOR ART COLLECTORS:
Category 47. DIGITAL ART — REPRESENTATIONAL
1st Place MICHAEL WILLIAMS USA https://www.facebook.com/MyDigitalPainting/ “Mother And Daughter” 8x10” Digital painting, Corel painter 2020.
2nd Place-Tie ENES BASKAN USA www.instagram.com/ebasqan “Tokyo” 4000x3093px Digital painting.
2nd Place-Tie ROSITA ALLINCKX BELGIUM email@example.com
“Don’t Blow It” 70x100cm Digital art, print on steel.
2nd Place-Tie ENES BASKAN USA www.instagram.com/ebasqan “Beauty” 1125x1233px Digital painting.
3rd Place-Tie MARK MILLER USA https://www.millerslights.com/ “My Man Tuck” 12x14" Digital.
3rd Place-Tie MARGARITA HENRIKSSON SWEDEN www.infinityofart.com “Horsepower-21” Size any. Digital art, mixed media.
3rd Place-Tie SAVVAS KARAMPALASIS GREECE https://www.artstation.com/savvas_karampalasis
“Slaves Path” 1920x1080px Digital art.
4th Place-Tie VERONIKA AKOPYAN RUSSIA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Midday” 17x25cm Digital art.
4th Place-Tie BRANDON KIM USA email@example.com
“Mask” 5x5" Mixed media.
5th Place-Tie RAMÓN RIVAS SPAIN http://www.rivismo.com “Art Explosion” 150x200cm Mixed media-Rivismo on canvas.
6th Place-Tie BATHSCHEBA DEROGENE USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Quintana” 15x15” Digital painting.
6th Place-Tie KSENIIA KRASNOPEVTSEVA RUSSIA email@example.com
“New Birth” 32x32cm Digital art, 3d.
6th Place-Tie KOURTNEY WINTERS USA www.magikjems.com 24x18” “You Give Good Love” Digital, Photoshop, Fresco.
6th Place-Tie DAVID WATKINS UK firstname.lastname@example.org
“Buttons” 16x20" Digital artwork and mixed media.
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