Category Archives: Emerging Artists

Art collectors interested in learning about today’s top emerging artists can find everything they need right here. These hot, new emerging artists encompass a wide variety of styles and genres, including plein-air painting, landscapes, still lifes, wildlife, western paintings, and more. Many of these emerging contemporary artists have won awards in highly respected art competitions. You’ll also learn about the many galleries for emerging artists—a great source for purchasing artworks by these rising stars.

Emerging Artist | Melissa Gann

Melissa Gann, Gentleness, oil, 9 x 12.

Melissa Gann couldn’t attend the Oil Painters of America’s National Juried Exhibition, held in June at Evergreen Fine Art in Evergreen, CO. But the day after the awards ceremony, she opened up a laptop in her Atlanta-area kitchen to see if anyone she knew had won an award. When she saw that her painting GENTLENESS had received an Award of Excellence from juror Quang Ho, she let out a squeal of delight…