World’s Best Figure Photogs / 2023 AMERICAN ART AWARDS: OLIVIER, FURLETTI & RIZZA, VANCE, SONG, VAKHANIA, SHOCKEY, SOH & ZHUO
Artists from 72 countries competed in the 2023 AMERICAN ART AWARDS. Twenty of the most revered galleries in the USA were sent around 2,000 online images to score in drawing, painting, sculpture, digital and photography. The 300+ winning works, 1st to 6th Place (and ties) in all 50 categories, can be seen in this series of articles.
USA’s top galleries decided winners in every medium: oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, pastel, realism, impressionism, naïve, abstract, expressionism, human figure, animal, landscape, fantasy, surrealism, pop, portrait, self-portrait, political, erotic, cubism, floral, humor, spiritual, etc..
Art collectors can see all the winning images and corresponding contact info to the best contemporary artists in the world here: https://americanartawards.com/2023-winning-artists-american-art-awards/
Winners in this category are from FRANCE, USA, BRAZIL & CHINA.
ARTISTS’ CONTACTS / SEE MORE OF THE ARTISTS’ WORKS:
1st Place DANI OLIVIER FRANCE https://daniolivier.com/ “Dance With Light” Photo.
2nd Place — Tie DANI OLIVIER FRANCE https://daniolivier.com/ “Bodies And Light” Photo.
2nd Place — Tie ANDRESSA FURLETTI & RIZZA USA / BRAZIL www.andressa.art “Yes, All Women 1” Photography.
2nd Place — Tie DAVID VANCE USA http://www.davidvanceprints.com “Skull, White Shirt” 16x20” Photo.
3rd Place — Tie JOSHUA SONG USA firstname.lastname@example.org “The Power Of Tauntation” 24x18" Digital Photography
3rd Place — Tie TAMAR VAKHANIA USA email@example.com “Nene” 4x6” Photography.
4th Place — Tie ADAM SHOCKEY USA https://www.facebook.com/travelguyadam/ “Mokoro Woman / Okavango, Botswana” Photo.
4th Place — Tie JIWOO SOH USA firstname.lastname@example.org “Lolita Syndrome 01” 24x36” Photograph.
5th Place — Tie JIWOO SOH USA email@example.com “Lolita Syndrome 02” 24x36” Photograph.
5th Place — Tie SANG ZHUO CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org “Old Man” 20.3x30.5cm Photography.
6th Place — Tie JOSHUA SONG USA email@example.com 18x24" “The Revisitation Of Nostalgia: The Immutable Place” Digital photo.
6th Place — Tie JOSHUA SONG USA firstname.lastname@example.org 20x16" “The Revisitation Of Nostalgia: The Beginning of Forever” Digital photo.
In 2023, AMERICAN ART AWARDS had submissions from these 72 countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Switzerland, Tobago, Trinidad, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA, Viet Nam, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
USA’s 20 Best Galleries & Museums who were asked to score online art in 2023 were:
American Art Awards 20 Best Galleries & Museums for 2023, in alphabetical order:
BEST IN ARIZONA: Exposures International Gallery Of Fine Art
BEST IN CALIFORNIA: Sparks Gallery
BEST IN COLORADO: Mirada Fine Art
BEST IN FLORIDA: MAC Art Galleries
BEST IN GEORGIA: Black Art In America™ (BAIA)
BEST IN INDIANA: Gallery Forty-Two
BEST IN KANSAS: CityArts
BEST IN KENTUCKY: KMAC Contemporary Art Museum
BEST IN LOUISIANA: Jonathan Ferrara Gallery
BEST IN MAINE: Clarke Gallery
BEST IN MONTANA: Cawdrey Gallery
BEST IN NEBRASKA: Kiechel Fine Art
BEST IN NEVADA: Elena Bulatova Fine Art
BEST IN NEW MEXICO: Thornwood Gallery
BEST IN NEW YORK: Gallery 23 NY
BEST IN SOUTH CAROLINA: Mary Martin Galleries Of Fine Art
BEST IN TEXAS: Ao5 Gallery
BEST IN SOUTH DAKOTA: South Dakota Art Museum
BEST IN VERMONT: Helmholz Fine Art
BEST IN WYOMING: Gallery Wild
American Art Awards https://www.americanartawards.com/ annually awards 20 museums and/or galleries, who agree to score art and award nearly 300+ deserving contemporary artists from 60+ countries: painters, photographers, sculptors and digital artists.