Fri. Feb 21st, 2020


The 2012 American Art Awards is underway and already hundreds of painters, photographers and sculptors have electronically entered’s 55 categories. Deadline to enter is July 31 – then America’s 25 best galleries see and vote on the online art images in August so that 300 winners can be announced in September.
I asked president of AAA, Thom Bierdz (fine artist and actor on “The Young & The Restless” and “Old Dogs New Tricks”) about the latest gallery to be added to their esteeemed roster.. Bierdz explains, “”Hans-Juergen R.Klemm has instilled in CityLoftArt ( ) his European flair for art concept and lighting, or “light-motiv,” which is especially relevant since Florida has such extreme light and colors to that extreme light For eight years CityLoftArt excelled in the privileged location of Miami Design District, exhibiting no more than four artists at a time, with precise detail to their complete histories.
These artists displayed strong techniques and exuded well being and harmony. This was very impressive to us at American Art Awards because our job is to find the best gallery in each state. Last year CityLoftArt moved to the blooming Biscayne Corridor and is now frequented by the residents of Miami’s most exclusive condominiums on the bay.We chose CityLoftArt as one of our 2012 American Art Awards Galleries to judge the 2012 American Art Awards because of the caliber of art they represent and the vision and devotion of Hans-Juergen R.Klemm.”
Pictured above is CityLoftArt at 2200 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami. (305) 491-0492. Divna Pesic’s painting “DAWN IN MIAMI” comments on a Malaysian developer’s multi-billion dollar investment in casinos ascending from the beautiful Biscayne Bay.
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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: MIAMI’S CITYLOFTART GALLERY
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