World’s Best Naïve Artists / 2023 AMERICAN ART AWARDS: PEREZ, RAMIREZ, SUPPLE, HAM, GILVONAUSKAS, ASSANOV, WALKER, COLEZ, ARYAMANESH, ZYKOV, MASHOUF & CECH
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 ISRAEL, COSTA RICA, USA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, LITHUANIA, KAZAKHSTAN, RUSSIA & AFGHANISTAN.
ARTISTS’ CONTACTS / SEE MORE OF THE ARTISTS’ WORKS:
1st Place — Tie RAPHAEL PEREZ ISRAEL https://www.facebook.com/amondamon “Hot Air Balloons On The Tel Aviv Skyline” 240x150cm Acrylic.
1st Place — Tie RAPHAEL PEREZ ISRAEL https://www.facebook.com/amondamon “Sharona Park Tel Aviv” 79x59" Acrylic.
2nd Place — Tie JUAN CASTILLO RAMIREZ COSTA RICA https://www.facebook.com/juan.castilloramirez.750/ “Subir Al Autobús (Getting On The Bus)” 30x40cm Acylic.
2nd Place — Tie JUAN CASTILLO RAMIREZ COSTA RICA https://www.facebook.com/juan.castilloramirez.750/ “Ninos En El Parque(Children In The Park)” 30x40cm Acrylic.
3rd Place — Tie GREGORY SUPPLE USA www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/gregory-supple “Fire And Ice” 19x14" Watercolor on paper.
3rd Place — Tie HEEJUN HAM REPUBLIC OF KOREA email@example.com “The Building Of Inside” 38.1x50.8cm Acrylic on board.
3rd Place — Tie TOMAS GILVONAUSKAS LITHUANIA https://tumblr.com/gilvonas “Ship Above Tallinn” 29.7x21cm Acrylic, cardboard.
4th Place — Tie PARMAN ASSANOV KAZAKHSTAN firstname.lastname@example.org “Homo Sapience” 60x80cm Acrylic on canvas.
4th Place — Tie RONALD C. WALKER USA email@example.com “The Game” 11x14" Gouache.
4th Place — Tie AVADKA COLEZ USA www.avadkacolez.com “Robotics” 12x18” Acrylic over glossy print.
5th Place — Tie SUSAN ARYAMANESH USA https://www.instagram.com/susanaryamaneshart/ “Ultimate Vitality” 20x20" Oil on canvas.
5th Place — Tie GREGORY SUPPLE USA www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/gregory-supple s “Madison Avenue Blues” 16x13" Watercolor on paper.
6th Place — Tie EVGENY ZYKOV RUSSIA https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001505138316 “Fauna” 40x50cm Oil on canvas on cardboard.
6th Place — Tie NAVID MASHOUF AFGHANISTAN https://instagram.com/n.mashouf.art.af?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= “War Of Words” 30x30cm Watercolor.
6th Place — Tie DARREN CECH USA https://www.behance.net/darrencech “5-D Sunset” 9x12” Watercolor on paper.
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.