The most beautiful galleries.   The most beautiful artworks.

WORLD ART AWARDS: Each year by April, we select our 20 best galleries and museums in the world. Then in June and July, the media reveals our 300+ winning artists, as decided by these 20 galleries and museums.


AMERICAN ART AWARDS: Each year by May, we select our 20 best galleries and museums in the nation. Then in September and October, the media reveals our 300+ winning artists, as decided by these 20 galleries and museums.


For 15 years, World Art Awards & American Art Awards have outreached to artists and the most prominent and respected galleries and museums across the world: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine State, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.  


Co-founder and President of the American Art Awards is a painter, 12X author and actor most widely known for playing Phillip Chancellor III on The Young & The Restless: Thom Bierdz (see full bio)

The World Art Awards Advisory Board and the American Art Awards Advisory Board includes an artbook publisher, a gallerist, a curator, an art collector, a writer of art publications, an art marketer, an art site builder, an art site operator, a documentary maker, an art film producer, an award-winning interior designer, an award-winning artist, a professional portrait artist, a landscape artist, an expressionism artist, a photographer, a digital artist, a sculptor, an illustrator, an art humorist, a greeting card creator and an art teacher. Other notable members of our American Art Awards Advisory Board include business exec Eddie Dyer, advertising exec and art collector Alec Wilder, photographer Janet Leong, lecturer Joseph Argazzi and president of Square Egg Entertainment, Breanne Munro, and Vice President Lou Rothman. Adele Fussi handles sponsors.

American Art Awards Advisory Board member and web designer: Brian M. Neimark.


The most beautiful galleries.   The most beautiful artworks.


To introduce upcoming contemporary artists in 70 countries to the most established galleries in the world, by doing this, we will promote creativity and growth of the artist’s career and foster an appreciation for the arts within our global community.  


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