World’s Best P0LITICAL C0MMENTARY Art Named By America’s 25 Best Galleries: SUNG, WHELIHAN, PARKER OWENS, LEE, TUBI, KNIGHT, LEE, KUKOVEROV, ANDRE, BRADBURY, RYU, SHIM & RUMERY/ 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.
The 25 Best GALLERIES + MUSEUMS In America, 2021 — American Art AwardsAmerican Art Awards
The AAA board chooses only one gallery or museum per state per year. Among other criteria, selections are based on…
America’s Best Galleries & Museums scored almost 2,000 works in 50 categories from 64 countries.
Winners in Category are from USA, AUSTRALIA, NIGERIA, UK, MEXICO & RUSSIA.
BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER: Born in Seoul, South Korea, Yejin (Jean) Sung, age 15, is currently a 10th grader at Scarsdale High School in Scarsdale, NY. Yejin is passionate about nature and social justice issues, and she reflects these interests in her artwork. In her free time, outside of her art, Yejin is an avid maker of desserts.
ARTIST CONTACTS FOR ART COLLECTORS:
Category 29. POLITICAL COMMENTARY
1st Place YEJIN SUNG USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“American Dream” 10x16" Acrylic paint on puzzle board.
2nd Place ANTHONY R. WHELIHAN USA https://www.facebook.com/anthony.r.whelihan
“I Can’t Breathe” 17x14" Watercolor mixed media.
3rd Place-Tie ASHLEY PARKER OWENS USA 25x25″ https://ashleyparkerowens.wordpress.com “Fragile Protest: A Nation Divided by Disease” Digital painting on canvas.
3rd Place-Tie ALEXANDER LEE AUSTRALIA www.alexanderlee.artspan.com “Your Lucky Day” 50x70cm Acrylic on board.
3rd Place-Tie O. YEMI TUBI (MOYAT) NIGERIA/UK www.o-yemi-tubi.pixels.com “Lest We Forget” 30x20" Oil on canvas.
3rd Place-Tie ANDREW KONG KNIGHT USA www.andrewkongknight.com “Herd Stupidity” 37x48" Acrylic, mixed media on wood.
4th Place-Tie ERIN LEE MEXICO email@example.com
“Shades Of US” 13x24" Acrylic on canvas.
4th Place-Tie ALEXANDER KUKOVEROV RUSSIA https://vk.com/id341349160 “Stolen Childhood” 50x70" Oil on canvas.
5th Place-Tie O. YEMI TUBI (MOYAT) NIGERIA/UK www.o-yemi-tubi.pixels.com firstname.lastname@example.org “The Broken Liberty” 36x48" Oil on canvas.
5th Place-Tie YANA ANDRE RUSSIA https://www.artavita.com/artists/18141-yana-andre “From Generation Of The Past To Generation Of The Future” 61x86cm Acrylic on paper.
6th Place-Tie SAIZANA BRADBURY USA www.symbiosis-art.com “COVID’s Gift” 48x60” Oil on canvas.
6th Place-Tie ERIN RYU USA email@example.com
“What Made Her Smile?” 24x16" Acrylic and collage on board.
6th Place-Tie CHRISTOPHER SHIM USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Things They See” 24x19” Ballpoint pen and acrylic paint on paper.
6th Place-Tie MICHAEL RUMERY USA email@example.com
“The Wall From A Vietnam Vet” 18x36" Colored pencil on rag board.
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