World’s Best Floral Realists: CHECHUN, CJAY, RUIXUE, XIA, TAO, SEDYUK, NAKRASAS, ALMEIDA, NAULICKAS, SMITH MYER / 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 17, FLORAL — REALISM.

1st Place Bio: TATIANA CHECHUN

I was born in the capital of a small Baltic country in a family of artists 51 years ago. I’ve been drawing since I was a child; the environment (poets, artists, musicians, artists) influenced my development.

I graduated from the university with a degree in philology and journalism, but returned to painting, and also returned to the boy next door. We painted together and got married in 1992 and have been working together in the same workshop for 30 years. We have a daughter (27 years old), who became a successful surgeon.

I’m working on combining the painting direction of the “little Dutch” with modern realism. Combine “eternity and a moment” on one canvas: antique and expensive utensils, next to fresh flowers and fruits. I’m trying to show that in this world, in a certain period of time, there can be something that will stay with us forever and something that will disappear without a trace. https://www.facebook.com/Art-Chechun/

CONTACTS — — — — — CATEGORY 17. FLORAL / REALISM

1ST PLACE TATIANA CHECHUN LITHUANIA https://www.facebook.com/Art-Chechun/ “Forget-Me-Nots” 30x40cm Oil, canvas.

2ND PLACE — TIE KENNETH CJAY NIGERIA cjaysart01@gmail.com “What We See” 20x24" Charcoal pencil, colored pencil, Strathmore paper.

2ND PLACE — TIE DONG RUIXUE CHINA 935464599@qq.com “Flowers In The Floating World” 26x36cm Watercolor on paper.

3RD PLACE — TIE XIAO XIA CHINA 915537566@qq.com “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” 39x54cm Watercolor on paper.

3RD PLACE — TIE LUO TAO CHINA 2330671679@qq.com “Spiegal Im Spiegal” 70x55cm Oil on linen.

4TH PLACE — TIE JULIA SEDYUK UKRAINE https://www.instagram.com/artist_julia_sedyuk “Before The Storm” 100x70cm Oil on canvas.

4TH PLACE — TIE RIMAS NAKRASAS LITHUANIA www.floralpaintings.weebly.com “Tulips” 50x70cm Oil on canvas.

5TH PLACE — TIE ANTONIO ALMEIDA USA http://www.artbytony.org 29x42" “Flower of the Moment” Mixed media on canvas.

5TH PLACE — TIE RIMAS NAKRASAS LITHUANIA www.floralpaintings.weebly.com “Charm” 50x70cm Oil on canvas.

5TH PLACE — TIE MANTAS NAULICKAS LITHUANIA https://www.saatchiart.com/all?query=Mantas%20Naulickas“The Queen Of The Garden” 60x60cm Oil on canvas.

6TH PLACE — TIE JIN KANG USA Jinbeauty66@gmail.com “Sunflower” 36x36” Acrylic on canvas.

6TH PLACE — TIE JULIA SEDYUK UKRAINE https://www.instagram.com/artist_julia_sedyuk “Gold” 100x80cm Oil on canvas.

6TH PLACE — TIE CAROL SMITH MYER USA Carolmyer.com “Whiter Shade Of Pale” 9x12” Oil on panel.

More winners from USA because more entered from USA.

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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One of Medium’s TOP ART CONTRIBUTORS, award-winning author, actor, film-maker, painter. 12 books: 6 on art. President of WAA & AAA.