World’s Best Still Life Realists / 2023 AMERICAN ART AWARDS: KIM, MCCORD, PRUYS, TRISTAM, KRUPINSKI, RHEE, WEHRMAN, LYTVYNENKO, VALIUKAS, ELGAAFARY, MILLER, LUO & JIAN
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, CANADA, MYANMAR, UKRAINE, LITHUANIA, CHINA & AUSTRALIA.
BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER: Chaeyoon Kim is a student artist and a freshman at Ridgewood High School. She is an award-winning artist and her artwork has received international and national awards. Her artwork has been exhibited in New York and New Jersey, like Gallery Aferro, Studio Y.M., and more. email@example.com
ARTISTS’ CONTACTS / SEE MORE OF THE ARTISTS’ WORKS:
1st Place CHAEYOON KIM USA firstname.lastname@example.org “Lotus Tea Party” 18x24” Oil on board.
2nd Place — Tie LINDA MCCORD USA https://www.lindamccord.com/ “1941 Chevy” 24x36” Acrylic on canvas.
2nd Place — Tie CHER PRUYS CANADA www.artbycher.ca “Show Stopper” 8x11.75” Acrylic on paper.
3rd Place — Tie TRISTAM MYANMAR https://www.facebook.com/lucous.lucous.1 “Untitled” 24x48" Oil on canvas.
3rd Place — Tie CHRIS KRUPINSKI USA www.chriskrupinski.com “Orange Blossoms” 30x22” Transparent watercolor.
3rd Place — Tie ERIN RHEE USA email@example.com “Digital Siblinghood” 18x24" Acrylic on board.
4th Place — Tie CHRIS KRUPINSKI USA www.chriskrupinski.com “It’s A Friday Night” 30x22” Transparent watercolor.
4th Place — Tie CHER PRUYS CANADA www.artbycher.ca “Fall Splendour” 10x13.25” Acrylic on paper.
5th Place — Tie SUSAN WEHRMAN USA https://www.tippany.com “J9” 24x18” Colored pencil on pastelmat.
5th Place — Tie OLENA LYTVYNENKO UKRAINE https://lytvynenkoart.wixsite.com/lytvynenkoolena/magazin “Coins #2” 60x80cm Acrylic on hardboard.
5th Place — Tie REGIMANTAS VALIUKAS LITHUANIA firstname.lastname@example.org “Two Green Pears” 36x36cm Graphite on paper.
5th Place — Tie GABRIELA ELGAAFARY LITHUANIA www.instagram.com/gabriela_elgaafary_art/ “The Puzzle” Oil on canvas.
6th Place — Tie CHER PRUYS CANADA www.artbycher.ca “Tea For Two” 7.25x10.25” Acrylic on paper.
6th Place — Tie MAXWELL G. MILLER USA www.maxwellgmiller.com “The Journeyman” 14x9" Oil on panel.
6th Place — Tie GUANGRONG LUO CHINA email@example.com “The Century-old House” 50x60cm Oil on canvas.
6th Place — Tie ANCHI JIAN AUSTRALIA www.anchijian.com “Still Life-Stainless Steel Teapot” 38.2x28.5cm 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.