Wed. Sep 23rd, 2020

WORLD’S BEST HUMOROUS ARTISTS: SERSTINSKAJA, COX, ARNOLD, SUN, HARPER, CHUNG, LU, KIM, KIM, CISZEK


The most prestigious online art competition, AMERICAN ART AWARDS, decided by the 25 Best Galleries & Museums in America, had accomplished painters, photographers, digital artists and sculptors enter online images this year from 63 countries:AAA19z_Page_208
Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Botswana, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Denmark, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Republic Of Korea, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Serbia, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Uganda, UK, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela, Zimbabwe.

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Highlight Hollywood is pleased to bring you the world’s best contemporary artists of 2019, one category at a time. We also tribute the 1st Place winners with a photo and bio.
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There were innumerable beautifully executed works entered this year – and America’s top 25 galleries and museums had a hard time selecting winners. Many wonderful pieces did not get enough votes to take 1st to 6th Place, but all the featured works shown in this article received high praise and high marks to triumph. Congratulations to all these artists for scoring above the stiff competition.
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This is the 11th anniversary for the international awards organization which decides the 25 Best Galleries and Museums in America, who decide the World’s Best Contemporary Artists. Gallery decisions are based upon years established, industry reputation, online buzz, location, size, socially relevant exhibits, motivational and educational programs, represented artists as well as artist, client and visitor references.
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BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER DANGUOLE SERSTINSKAJA (last year’s MASTERPIECE WINNER): “I am a Lithuanian artist focusing on hyper-realistic animal paintings. I grew up in lush and untouched Lithuanian nature which developed a deep emotional connection with it. My decades of experience bringing up various animals inspired me to create art that focuses on them, expressing their characters, souls, poses and all the details. I hope my art helps people form a deeper connection with animals and contribute to the welfare of the animal world.”  https://petdrawings.net/

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BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER SHELLY J. COX: Born 1965  /  A graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Fashion Illustration, Shelly has worked as a freelance artist for 26 years. Along the way, she became obsessed with portraiture, reading books, watching videos, and attending portrait workshops, all to learn the art of portraiture. In addition to attending the Miami Portrait Academy with well-known portrait artists David Chang, Hodges Soileau and Kerry Vosler, Shelly traveled to La Crosse, WI to attend the Baumgaertner Atelier. She is a member of The Portrait Society of America which provides her with access to highly accomplished mentors. Currently Shelly is being mentored by the ARC Living Master artist Tina Garrett. Shelly is focused on pushing her artistic creativity and is actively painting a new series that will show more imaginative figure work. Since working with her mentor, Shelly’s work has received several artistic awards. She is the creator of SJC Sport Couture a clothing line that features her fine art paintings.

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BIO OF 1ST PLACE WINNER Shelly J. Cox (continued): Shelly’s learning process includes studying paintings by the Masters of the past and the great artists of today. She states, “In being a self- taught artist, each painting brings me a feeling of integrity and accomplishment.” While Shelly often paints portraits in the classical style, she has also developed a distinct modern portrait style she calls her “Rockwellian” style portraiture. This developed after she intensely studied the works of Norman Rockwell. For this series, Shelly uses the pseudonym Norma Cockwell. She has been painting commissioned portraits since 2007. www.shellyjcox.com

 
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President of the AMERICAN ART AWARDS is fine artist and 10X author Thom Bierdz, known globally since 1986 for playing Phillip Chancellor III on The Young and the Restless. Bierdz is set to co-host an upcoming 50 videos revealing the hundreds of stunning winning artworks of the 2019 AMERICAN ART AWARDS.
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THIS LINK HAS SUBMISSION INFORMATION AND WILL HAVE OVER 100 ARTICLES AND 50 VIDEOS ON ALL 50 CATEGORIES OF 2019 AMERICAN ART AWARDS WINNING ARTISTS: https://www.americanartawards.com/press-on-2019-artists/AAA19z_Page_217c
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy:   AAA
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