World’s Best Still Life Photogs / 2023 AMERICAN ART AWARDS: SHIMA, SHAPIRO, LEE, SCOPELLITI, YI, BOLGER, SAMUCHENKO, BACHIR, LI, DASARI, BRACY & BYUN
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 USA, SOUTH KOREA, CANADA, UKRAINE & ALGERIA:
ARTISTS’ CONTACTS / SEE MORE OF THE ARTISTS’ WORKS:
1st Place TATIANA SHIMA (TRAVELWAYS) USA https://travelwaysart.com/ “Bluenose” 10.8x8.64” Photography.
2nd Place — Tie DEBBIE SHAPIRO USA email@example.com “Treasure In The Sand” 11x11” Photography.
2nd Place — Tie JAMES LEE USA firstname.lastname@example.org “Shirts” Photography.
3rd Place — Tie TERRY SCOPELLITI USA http://www.scopellitiphotography.com “Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow” Ink jet print on metallic paper.
3rd Place — Tie YUNSU YI SOUTH KOREA email@example.com “Lines” 6x4” Photography.
3rd Place — Tie GREG BOLGER CANADA https://gregbolger.artfunnels.com “Breakfast To Be” 24x16” Photo.
4th Place — Tie YEVHEN SAMUCHENKO UKRAINE https://q-l-n.com/shop/beauty-of-ukraine/two-ice-creams/ “Two Ice Creams” 28x28” Photo.
4th Place — Tie LOUGLITI BACHIR (ZOHAIR) ALGERIA https://www.facebook.com/zohair.lougliti “Nostalgie” Photo.
5th Place — Tie LOUGLITI BACHIR (ZOHAIR) ALGERIA https://www.facebook.com/zohair.lougliti “Yellow Flowers” Photo.
5th Place — Tie ESTELLA LI USA firstname.lastname@example.org “Bufferin” Photo.
6th Place — Tie HARSHITA DASARI USA email@example.com “Caught On Fire” 69x36x32” The dress is hand-stitched with traditional khadi fabric from India. There is a humidifier hidden underneath the dress that ejects mist via pipes when turned on. Orange and yellow lights around the dress transform the mist into fire. This gives the illusion that the ends of the dress are caught on fire as shown in the images below. (The fire effect happens when it’s dark)
6th Place — Tie CAROLE BRACY USA firstname.lastname@example.org “Lucky Lady” 11x14” Photography.
6th Place — Tie JIYOO BYUN REPUBLIC OF KOREA email@example.com “Moment” 105.83x105.83cm Photography.
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.