ArtTour International Magazine remains the premier multimedia platform for artists worldwide. Continuing with the magazine’s tradition of honoring artists who create with a purpose, they have announced the annual Emerald Artya Awards will be held on the 12th of November. The awards will be presented in a virtual celebration in New York City.
The Emerald Artya Awards was created to celebrate artists and their work. Recipients of these awards are celebrated for their creative contributions to champion environmentalism, humanitarianism, and education. The work of these artists, while created with purpose, is still filled with vibrant color and imagery.
The award presented to the winners is the creation of Emerald Artya Awards founder Viviana Puello. Conceptualized as “Gaia’s Eye,” it is painted with 24K Italian gold leaf and features a Colombian emerald at its center. The EAA was established in 2017 when Viviana, as the editor-in-chief of ArtTour International Magazine, partnered with Artists for a Green Planet and Create4Peace. The collaboration between these three organizations sought to present an opportunity for artists to be part of something greater than themselves.
The Emerald Artya Awards was created to honor fifty of the world’s most talented artists as they create works of art that bring a positive change to the world. Coming from over 30 countries, these artists will come together to present their work and present their ideas and contributions to change the world for the better. Viviana Puello said, “These artists are to make a difference, not just for themselves, but for their community. And we want to celebrate their efforts while also shining a light on their projects so the rest of the world can hear their message.”
The awards are given to artist-activists who contribute to solutions to societal issues while maintaining their drive for growth and creative self-expression. This year, the Emerald Artya Awards will honor artists and their contributions to environmental and social advocacies. These individuals are known as conscious creators for transformational change and healing. The EAA seeks out artists who use their art in an effort to address various social, environmental, and economic issues.
ArtTour Magazine International is a multimedia platform for artists. They have print magazines that are available at major bookstores and newsstands worldwide. They also have a digital magazine distributed on the world’s leading digital platforms. Aside from their magazine, they also have an award-winning television show and podcast. On all of their platforms, ATIM is dedicated to supporting artists.
Aside from the Emerald Artya Awards, ATIM is also behind the creation of the ATIM Top Sixty Masters Awards. Dubbed as the “Oscars of the Visual Arts,” it is a publication that features 60 incredible artists from a pool of over 1,200 submissions. Curated by Viviana Puello, the publication spotlights top artists from across different art forms.
On November 12, from four to six pm EST, ArtTour International Magazine will present the Emerald Artya Awards with a virtual celebration. The ceremony will also be broadcast on over 20 channels worldwide. Art lovers, curators, artists, and art enthusiasts are more than welcome to tune in and join the celebration.
Viviana Puello, together with her husband Alan Grimandi, are the co-founders of ArtTour International Magazine. They are also the curators of the Grimandi Gallery in New York. To learn more about ATIM and the Emerald Artya Awards, you may visit this website.
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