WORLD’S BEST EROTIC-MALE ARTISTS: CHERNYKH, UGER, KOPERA, KOPENHAFER, POLINA & SATINOVER

Erotic-male artists from Russia, Poland and USA take prizes in Category 10 of the 2018 AMERICAN ART AWARDS.

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This year the American Art Awards (www.AmericanArtAwards.com), juried by the 25 Best Galleries & Museums In America (listed below), had online art images in 50 categories submitted from artists in 59 countries: Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Haiti, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, UK, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela.

The 1st Place to 6th Place winners in all 50 categories will be revealed in the news about a category a day — stretching into November, making this one of the longest winner announcements of any art competition in the world.

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Valentina Chernykh is a hereditary artist in the third generation. She was born in 1984. In Russia, Rostov-on Don. She graduated from the Grekov Art College /1999–2003/ and Moscow Academic Art Institute by Surikov /2003–2009/.

The paintings of her grandfather /A.M. Chernykh/ and her father /P.A. Chernykh/ are kept in the collections of Louvre Museum in Paris and Pushkin Museum in Moscow.

The pantings of Valentina Chernykh are the pride of private collections all other the world. Her paintings regularly participate in prestigious Russian and foreign exhibitions. She has many diplomas of first degrees, prizes, publications in prestigious albums and magazines, a gold badge at the All-Russian exhibition «Young Artist of Russia». Was a member of the jury of fine art at the international festival «You are a legend!» and entered the english book about Moscow «100 person of the capital».

Her works combines the traditions of Russian culture, classical painting and modern perception of new trends.

In portraits, her main task is to convey not so much the external resemblance of a person as his character.

Since recently, Valentina lives and works in Turkey /city of Bodrum/

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CATEGORY 10. EROTIC — MALE

1ST PLACE VALENTINA CHERNYKH RUSSIA www.Valentinarts.com “Paradox Of Freedom” 80x80cm Oil on canvas.

2ND PLACE HELEN UGER USA https://helenuger.artspan.com/ “Phylogeny” 11×14″ Charcoal on paper.

3RD PLACE TOMASZ ALEN KOPERA POLAND www.arteclat.com “K15 Untitled” 34x28" Oil on canvas.

4TH PLACE CINDY KOPENHAFER USA www.cindykopenhafer.com “Jeff” 24x18" Charcoal on toned paper.

5TH PLACE CINDY KOPENHAFER USA www.cindykopenhafer.com “Sam” 22x15" Charcoal on toned paper.

6TH PLACE-TIE AMELINA POLINA RUSSIA https://www.instagram.com/polina.amelina “Nude” 120x60cm Acrylic on paper.

6TH PLACE-TIE LES SATINOVER USA http://les-satinover.squarespace.com
“Recollection Of The Soul” 36x48" Oil on canvas.

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This year’s 25 Best Galleries & Museums asked to vote on art were:

BEST IN ALABAMA — ALABAMA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER
BEST IN ARKANSAS — FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM
BEST IN CALIFORNIA — REVOLVER GALLERY
BEST IN COLORADO — COLORADO FINE ARTS CENTER AT COLORADO COLLEGE
BEST IN FLORIDA — LIK FINE ART MIAMI + LIK FINE ART KEY WEST
BEST IN ILLINOIS — TRICKSTER ART GALLERY
BEST IN KANSAS — BIRGER SANDZEN MEMORIAL GALLERY
BEST IN KENTUCKY — E&S GALLERY
BEST IN LOUISIANA — NEWCOMB ART MUSEUM
BEST IN MASSACHUSETTS — BOSTON SCULPTORS GALLERY
BEST IN MISSISSIPPI — THE OHR-O’KEEFE MUSEUM OF ART
BEST IN MISSOURI — UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHEOLOGY
BEST IN NEBRASKA — KIECHEL FINE ART
BEST IN NEVADA — THE METROPOLITAN GALLERY OF LAS VEGAS ART MUSEUM
BEST IN OHIO — LEE HAYDEN GALLERY
BEST IN OKLAHOMA — JOSEPH GIEREK FINE ART
BEST IN OREGON — JORDAN SCHNITZER MUSEUM of ART
BEST IN PENNSYLVANIA — JAMES A. MICHENER ART MUSEUM
BEST IN SOUTH CAROLINA — MARY MARTIN GALLERY OF FINE ART
BEST IN SOUTH DAKOTA — SOUTH DAKOTA ART MUSEUM
BEST IN TEXAS — ART ON 5TH
BEST IN UTAH — THE LEONARDO
BEST IN WASHINGTON — MARYHILL MUSEUM OF ART
BEST IN WEST VIRGINIA — WEST VIRGINIA STATE MUSEUM
BEST IN WISCONSIN — MUSEUM OF WISCONSIN ART

Enter art at www.AmericanArtAwards.com

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