World’s Best Self-Portraits Named By America’s 25 Best Galleries: CHOI, VODESIL-BARUFFI, AL-SARRAF, GUAN, DRAYO, BECHTOLSHEIM, LI, QUEN, CHUN, PARK, MACLEOD-BEERE, YU & AN/ 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 39 are from USA, AUSTRALIA, KUWAIT, FRANCE, CHINA * REPUBLIC OF KOREA.
ARTIST CONTACTS FOR ART COLLECTORS:
Category 39. SELF-PORTRAIT
1st Place EMILY CHOI USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“A Starry Calling” 30x30” Acrylic on canvas.
2nd Place-Tie JANA VODESIL-BARUFFI AUSTRALIA www.janavodesil.com “Vortex” 122x91cm Oil on canvas.
2nd Place-Tie HAMEED AL-SARRAF KUWAIT email@example.com “Self-Portrait, For Sell Or For Sale?” 50x40cm Oil.
3rd Place-Tie VALORIE GUAN USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“My Real Self” 27.6×16.7" Micron pen on paper.
3rd Place-Tie DRAYO FRANCE www.drayo.fr 70x70cm “The Painter's Tools — Self Portrait” Dry pastel on pastelmat paper.
4th Place-Tie ANOUSCHKA BECHTOLSHEIM USA artbyanouschka.com “Inertia” 12x16" Oil on canvas.
4th Place-Tie ROCKY LI CHINA email@example.com
“Genesis Of Me” 39x54cm Soft pastel on paper.
4th Place-Tie TIFFANY QUEN USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Through The Window” 18X24” Charcoal and acrylic on paper.
5th Place-Tie HYERI CHUN REPUBLIC OF KOREA email@example.com 20x26” “Get Your Hands Off Of Me” Charcoal & acrylic, illustration board.
5th Place-Tie DANIELLE PARK USA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Pinktastic Self Love” 19x24" Pen and acrylic on paper.
5th Place-Tie SUE MACLEOD-BEERE AUSTRALIA www.suemacleodbeere.com email@example.com “Self Portrait” 25.4x20.3cm Oil on canvas.
6th Place-Tie FEITONG YU CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Self Portrait” 50x60cm Oil on canvas with embroidery.
6th Place-Tie JEONGWON AN KOREA email@example.com
“Korean Beauty” 394x545mm Poster paints, watercolors.
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