World’s Best Landscape Realists / 2023 AMERICAN ART AWARDS: TAKACHE, VISAGIE, CASTLEMAN, DE CLERCQ, HERNÁNDEZ REYES, MALCZEWSKA, GOODHALL, COWAN, PARK, MONTILLA, JANG, MOSIYEVYCH & KUMAR HARIT
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 LEBANON, SOUTH AFRICA, SWITZERLAND, CUBA, POLAND, UK, CANADA, USA, UKRAINE & INDIA.
ARTISTS’ CONTACTS / SEE MORE OF THE ARTISTS’ WORKS:
1st Place HICHAM TAKACHE LEBANON www.facebook.com/hicham.takache “The Blue Wave” 36x60" Oil on canvas.
2nd Place — Tie STEVAN VISAGIE SOUTH AFRICA https://www.facebook.com/stevan.visagie.1?mibextid=ZbWKwL “SA Mountains” 90x56cm Oil on canvas.
2nd Place — Tie DOUGLAS CASTLEMAN USA https://douglas-castleman.pixels.com/ “Glacier Point Yosemite Morning” 12x24" Oil on canvas.
3rd Place — Tie JEAN DE CLERCQ SWITZERLAND www.jeandc-kunst.ch 60x80cm “Summer In The Wood” Oil on canvas.
3rd Place — Tie ALBERTO HERNÁNDEZ REYES CUBA https://www.albertohreyes.com “Paisaje Con Río / Landscape With River” 127x101cm Acrylic on canvas.
4th Place — Tie MAGDALENA MALCZEWSKA POLAND https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100040613003000 “Fleeting Moments” 90x80cm Acrylic on canvas.
4th Place — Tie PETER GOODHALL UK www.petergoodhall.com ¨Eternity¨ 90x154cm Oil on canvas. realism landscape
5th Place — Tie PETER GOODHALL UK www.petergoodhall.com ¨Tranquility” 102x154cm Oil on canvas.
5th Place — Tie LYNDEN COWAN CANADA http://www.lyndencowan.com/ “Secluded Pond” 24x36” Oil on canvas.
5th Place — Tie SUNGMIN PARK USA firstname.lastname@example.org “Memory In Red” 20.5x25” Acrylic on canvas.
5th Place — Tie RICKY MONTILLA USA www.rickymontilla.com 32x48” “Sunset At The Marina” Oil on canvas.
6th Place — Tie STEVAN VISAGIE SOUTH AFRICA https://www.facebook.com/stevan.visagie.1?mibextid=ZbWKwL “Great Karoo” 160x800cm Oil on canvas.
6th Place — Tie EMILY JANG USA email@example.com “Pots” 30x24” Oil on canvas.
6th Place — Tie OLENA MOSIYEVYCH USA-UKRAINE https://www.instagram.com/olena.mosiyevych/ “Winter Tree. Climate Change Series” 31x47" Acrylic on canvas.
6th Place — Tie AJAY KUMAR HARIT INDIA www.vasudhaarts.com “A Sunny Day- Nainital” 45x30in Oil, canvas.
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.