World’s Best Digital Figure Works Named By America’s 25 Best Galleries: WILLIAMS, BASKAN, ALLINCKX, MILLER, HENRIKSSON, KARAMPALASIS, AKOPYAN, KIM, RIVAS, DEROGENE, KRASNOPEVTSEVA, WINTERS & WATKINS / 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 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 rosita.allinckx@telenet.be
“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 doniedrk@mail.ru
“Midday” 17x25cm Digital art.

4th Place-Tie BRANDON KIM USA brandonhskim@gmail.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 btderogene@gmail.com
“Quintana” 15x15” Digital painting.

6th Place-Tie KSENIIA KRASNOPEVTSEVA RUSSIA xenya.kras@gmail.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 hyperfractals@gmail.com
“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:

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

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