World’s Best Graphite Artists Named By America’s 25 Best Galleries: BECHMAN, BALIKUDDEMBE, ZHOU, PYLE, QUEN, MACARAIG, HONG, XU, WEI & HAN/ 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 25 Best Galleries scored almost 2,000 works in 50 categories from 64 countries.
Winners in this category are from ZAMBIA, UGANDA, CHINA, USA & PHILIPPINES.
BIO OF 1ST PLACE ARTIST: I’m a professional photorealistic pencil artist in Zambia. I was born on the 10th of July, 1999.I have been drawing practically my whole life and I’m really passionate about it.
ARTIST CONTACTS FOR ART COLLECTORS:
Category 4. CHARCOAL/INK/PENCIL — HUMAN FIGURE
$1000.00 Highest Score In Entire Contest 1st Place TEDDY BECHMAN ZAMBIA email@example.com “Innocence” 61x87cm Charcoal.
2nd Place KIGEMUZI MERVYN BALIKUDDEMBE UGANDA mervynkbart.blogspot.com firstname.lastname@example.org “Kelly Rowland” 20x20cm Charcoal on paper.
3rd Place-Tie HUI ZHOU CHINA Fengzi1964@163.com
“Kanon” 22x31" Drawing on paper.
3rd Place-Tie DAN PYLE USA http://danpyleartist.com/ 15.25x25.75" “Exotic Naomi” Charcoal on illustration board.
4th Place-Tie DAN PYLE USA http://danpyleartist.com/ 23x29.75" “Misbehaving” Charcoal on illustration board.
4th Place-Tie TIFFANY QUEN USA email@example.com
“Mirrored” 20X30” Charcoal on illustration board.
4th Place-Tie WIN ARTSY MACARAIG PHILIPPINES firstname.lastname@example.org “Proud Graduate “ 11x16” Charcoal on paper.
5th Place-Tie JOANNE HONG USA email@example.com
“Kim Gu, 1949” 18x24" Charcoal on toned paper.
5th Place-Tie HUI ZHOU CHINA Fengzi1964@163.com
“Elder Surya” 22x31" Drawing on paper.
5th Place-Tie XUE XU CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Hope For” 77x54cm Pen and ink on paper.
6th Place-Tie ZIREN WEI CHINA email@example.com
“Spring Breeze In My Heart” 29x41cm Toner on paper.
6th Place-Tie SEUNGMIN HAN USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Put On A Happy Face” 5x5" Ink on paper.
6th Place-Tie XUE XU CHINA email@example.com
“The Printer Of Dege Sutra-Printing House” 77x54cm Pen and ink on paper.
.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