Park West Gallery Named as Michigan Judge of American Art Awards

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CBS The Young & the Restless Star’s 2011 American Art Awards Competition In Full Swing

Annual Art Event Seeks Entrants From All Fifty States and Abroad

LOS ANGELES, CA (PR Log— As many emerging artists already know, the 2011 American Art Awards is already underway. Hosted by Thom Bierdz, who plays Phillip Chancellor III on CBS’s number one rated, The Young and the Restless, the online competition is open to artists worldwide, many, like Bierdz, are self-taught. The 2010 winner roster listed artists from 13 countries.

“It’s a golden opportunity,” exudes Bierdz, “Artists are judged by twenty-five esteemed galleries who get a first look at undiscovered talent.”

Bierdz takes pride in working with the best galleries in each state, the most impressive in size being Michigan’s Park West Gallery with 63,000 square feet. Park West Gallery has been judging the American Art Awards for three years and has discovered new talent along the way…

The American Art Awards final entry deadline is July 31, 2011 and winners will be announced in August.

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