World’s Best Still Life Realists Named By America’s 25 Best Galleries: GU, WU, PRUYS, CHEN, AMOIA, KIM, VAGHELA, JAGALUR, ZINEDDU, MITCHELL & LADOMMATOU HADJISTAVRI / 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 37 are from CHINA, CANADA, ITALY, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, INDIA & CYPRUS.
BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER: Xiaomang Gu, the founder of JiuSan Chongqing Painting and Calligraphy Academy, The curator at Chongqing Shanghe Street Art Museum, Member of American acrylic Oil Painters Association, now lives in Chongqing.
Born in 1969 in Chongqing , he learned comic and watercolor painting from his father at a very young age. he was admitted by Sichuan Fine Arts Academy in1993, and after graduation, he was assigned to the position of art teacher of the Chongqing Jianshe №1 Middle School.
《Cotton Dam Street Group of paintings》《 Suitcase》《 Ran Girl》 and other works made their debut in Chongqing “ Two Factory ·T² International Contemporary Art Center” in September 2019, and some of their works were collected by famous institutions and celebrities in Mainland China and Hong Kong. In the beginning of 2020, some works in the exhibition online overseas.
ARTIST CONTACTS FOR ART COLLECTORS:
Category 37. REALISM — STILL LIFE
1st Place XIAOMANG GU CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“Grandma’s Dresser” 110x160cm Oil on linen.
2nd Place-Tie FENG WU CHINA email@example.com
“Red Candle” 50x50cm Oil on linen.
2nd Place-Tie CHER PRUYS CANADA www.artbycher.ca “Reflections” 6x10” Acrylic on paper.
3rd Place-Tie XIAOXIA CHEN CHINA firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Grapes Are Ripe” 76x56cm Watercolor on paper.
3rd Place-Tie ANTONIO AMOIA ITALY www.antonioamoia.it “Altitude 1070” 30x40cm Pastels on cardboard.
3rd Place-Tie CHER PRUYS CANADA www.artbycher.ca “Beach Patrol” 13x9” Acrylic on paper.
4th Place CHOWON KIM REPUBLIC OF KOREA email@example.com
“Wall In The” 22x28” Acrylic on canvas.
5th Place-Tie CHER PRUYS CANADA www.artbycher.ca “Perspective” 14x8” Acrylic on paper.
5th Place-Tie PARIMAL VAGHELA INDIA www.artistparimal.com “Exotic Bouquet” 36x36" Acrylic on linen.
5th Place-Tie SOUMITHRI JAGALUR INDIA firstname.lastname@example.org
“An Oenophile’s Elixir” 36x24" Oil on canvas.
6th Place-Tie ANDREA ZINEDDU ITALIA www.andreazineddu.eu “Seek And You Shall Find / Cerca Trova” 80x99cm Oil on canvas.
6th Place-Tie R.D. MITCHELL USA www.rdmitchellcollection.com “Wounded” 10x7” Oil on birch panel.
6th Place-Tie MARIA LADOMMATOU HADJISTAVRI CYPRUS email@example.com “Undertaking” 100x50cm Oil on canvas.
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