Sharon Haney And Youxin Yang Take Top Pastel Wins Of The 2013 American Art Awards, Thom Bierdz Reports To Highlight Hollywood News

American Art Awards president Thom Bierdz announced the winners in Pastel  today, the 5th of 52 diverse categories where international artists compete for  recognition from dozens of American galleries. Bierdz shared that winners from  18 countries will eventually be revealed day by day through September. The two  artists scoring highest in pastel are Sharon Haney and Youxin Yang, who we have  previously profiled when it was announced she won the Stoney  Award. CATEGORY 5 – PASTEL/CRAYON/COLORED PENCIL – HUMAN  FIGURE
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1ST PLACE    SHARON HANEY  “Akha Bride”
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2ND  PLACE   SHARON HANEY  “Native American  Boy”
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3RD PLACE    YOUXIN YANG    “Peace II, 2012″
4TH PLACE    YOUXIN YANG   “Peace IV, 2013″
5TH PLACE    YOUXIN YANG   “Peace I, 2012″
6TH PLACE    YOUXIN YANG   “Peace VI-Boston Marathon 2013″
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Highlight Hollywood will next reveal the winners in the  ABSTRACT category. See www.AmericanArtAwards.com for more  information.
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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: American Art Awards
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