ArtTour International Spearheads ARTYA Awards under Viviana Puello

While art is undeniably a huge chunk of society in terms of culture, there is not much art appreciation. However, with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, people now turn to various forms of art to help cope with the situation. In line with this, ArtTour International was established ten years ago to provide an avenue for emerging and fast-rising artists to share their masterpieces.

ArtTour International is a multimedia platform that includes print and digital magazines and an award-winning TV show reaching ten million viewers worldwide! ArtTour International Magazine offers international exposure to artists in all stages of their careers to a global audience to help artists share their message and earn a living doing what they love. Moreover, ArtTour International is the only art magazine supporting art activists addressing social and environmental issues, bringing their art to the eyes of collectors, galleries, museums, and art lovers from different parts of the globe.

One of the most notable events spearheaded by ArtTour International is the Art Activist of the Year Awards or ARTYA Awards. This year’s award ceremony will be happening this December 4, 2020, at 6:00 pm. The past ARTYA Awards nights were held in different host countries, but this year will be different since it will be a virtual event. The art magazine expects the participation of awarded artists and guests who will share their message on environmental conservation and what we can do to live more sustainable lifestyles.

The ARTYA Awards is born from the creative mind of ATIM Editor-in-Chief Viviana Puello, who is a passionate environmental activist. The first ARTYA Award ceremony took place in Florence, Italy, in November 2017. Since then, the tradition has been celebrated each year to honor and celebrate art activists worldwide to share their message, promote their art, spread the news, and bring environmental conservation awareness. 

Furthermore, the winners of this year’s annual ARTYA Awards will enjoy a feature article on the ArtTour International’s Fall Issue “ARTISTS FOR A GREEN PLANET.” This special issue is distributed in print at Barnes & Noble stores and in digital format on iTunes, Magzter, and Issuu. This year’s digital issue, which is also interactive and multimedia, showcases a virtual exhibition where readers will enjoy a video presentation with the artworks of all ARTYA Award-winning artists. 

ArtTour International Magazine, in tandem with ARTYA Awards, gives free space for artists who are environmental advocates as well. Amid these trying ties, it is crucial to have avenues like this art magazine to help jumpstart advocacy. 

In the words of the founder’s opinion on environmental activism through art, “Our planet is the only home where we can survive. We all need to take steps to ensure our next generations have a place to live. There’s no planet B, at least not for now; this is it.” 

Viviana believes that these artists can make a difference, especially when backed up with a world-class platform.

The people comprising ArtTour International yearn to inspire others to choose a more sustainable lifestyle, care for the environment, and take responsibility for the planet’s betterment. They hope that people can save mother earth from a catastrophe of a magnitude where there would be no turning back.

To learn more or register for the event, visit the company’s website or check out the digital magazine.   Follow ArtTour International on social media @arttourinternational

ATIM Top 60 Masters Awards: The Search for the Rising Star in the Art Scene

Alan Grimandi and Viviana Puello during the ATIM Top 60 Masters Awards 2019 at the Museum of Art and Design in New York.

Yearly, the ArtTour International Masters (ATIM) Award Ceremony recognizes the best artworks, artists, and artistic achievements all around the globe. This year, amidst the pandemic, ArtTour International continues the search with ATIM Top 60 Masters Awards for 2021.

Art comes in all forms. It has become a part of everyone’s life, even in the smallest details. Art has revolutionized throughout the years, and artists have raised the bar in pouring their souls into their works.

Just as how the music industry has the Billboard Awards and how the film industry has the Academy Awards, most often known as the Oscars, the art industry, too, recognizes the efforts of the best outputs in its sector.

ArtTour International Magazine, in collaboration with the non-profit organization, Create4Peace, has given art veterans and enthusiasts something to look forward to. Each year, the event travels to a new country in a quest to find new sets of individuals that express themselves through art. Since its foundation, the ArtTour International Masters Awards has paved the way for artists from all over the world to advance in their careers and be recognized.

Worldwide, with over thousands of artists aiming to reach the award, only the top 60 selected outstanding artists will be chosen. The reason why the ArtTour International Master Awards has been the most-awaited and highly regarded award program in the international art scene is due to its uniqueness. It is one of a kind program that has successfully united artists in a momentous magnitude while recognizing their works.

Once these artists step into the light of the ATIM Top 60 Masters Awards, various opportunities await them in the real world. Noted as “the Oscars of the Visual Arts,” the ATIM Top 60 Masters Awards aims to gather the best artists of different art styles and origins in one setting. As artists link together in the program created by ArtTour International Magazine, they will earn global recognition for their careers and activist works. The Top 60 Masters will also promote global peace awareness through intercultural exchange.

Behind the success of this program are the work of a team and the creation of two artists themselves, Viviana Puello and her partner, Alan Grimandi. Together, they have pioneered a multimedia platform for the company ArtTour International. This enabled them to reach out to up to ten million more people.

When asked the reason for creating the ATIM Top 60 Masters Awards, Puello says the thing that keeps her moving is believing “in the power of art as a catalyst of change.” She hopes to help artists voice out their messages and have a “positive impact that will elevate global consciousness.”

As Puello understands the hardships of being an artist, she uses her experience to help others succeed with art as an inspiration-driving tool. Now, she is on a mission to continue to support artists at their fullest potential. Using the platform she has, Puello hopes more people will acknowledge and recognize artists and their artwork to combat society’s stigmas. This includes the yearly event, ArtTour International Masters Awards, that will be celebrated next spring in Florence, Italy.

The search for the new set of top 60 masters for the year 2021 has begun. Artists and fans can sign up and nominate in the ongoing search. Visit the ArtTour International  website or the ATIM Top 60 Masters Award page for more information.

Viviana Puello Dedicates Life’s Work and Company to Promoting Art and Peace

Many people often think of art as nothing more than a form of leisure. But people like Viviana Puello and her company proves that art serves a more significant function than recreation. It’s also a transformational medium that can help push initiatives for positive change forward. 

Viviana is the founder and CEO of ArtTour International, a media company that aims to give artists all over the world a platform to showcase their art. The multimedia organization has a website, large social media platforms, a magazine publication, and a television show that reaches audiences from over forty countries all over the globe. 

Through the years, ArtTour has amassed a vast network of artists and art enthusiasts. The company’s television show, “ArtTour International,” which airs every Thursday at 5:30 PM in New York through MNN-HD Spectrum 1993, reaches over ten million viewers weekly. The company’s magazine also has a massive reach, with two million people subscribed to digital and print versions of the publication. ArtTour International’s social media platforms have also gathered a substantial reach, collecting over two hundred thousand followers throughout various social channels. 

Today, Viviana uses the influence that she and ArtTour have amassed for various worthy causes. Viviana and ArtTour focus their efforts on supporting art activism, which has given birth to a daughter publication entitled “ATIM’s Top 60 Masters.” The project comes in the form of an annual magazine that brings together sixty artists from different nations to promote peace awareness. 

A direct pet project of Viviana and her partner and husband, award-winning Italian Film Maker, Alan Grimandi, the ATIM’s Top 60 Masters has risen to become one of the most prestigious awards in the international art world. This year, the company released its ninth edition, collating the works of the selected few after screening submissions from over 3,200 of the best artists the world has to offer. 

The selections circulate a central theme. This year’s showcase brings the spotlight on racial discrimination and the support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The campaign accelerated after the injustice committed toward George Floyd by police officers, which ultimately led to his untimely death. This year’s issue’s front cover features the abstract painting of Patricia Karen Gagic entitled “Escape to Reality.” The edition also features the work of artist LeRoi, Native American artist Cher Anderson, and ALBY, to name just a few.

One of the highlights of the ATIM Top 60 Masters Awards is a gathering that brings together the top sixty awardees in a ceremony co-presented by Viviana’s other non-profit organization, Create 4 Peace. This year’s awarding ceremony was set to be held in New York but was moved back due to the coronavirus pandemic. Alternatively, the awarding ceremony will happen next spring in Florence, Italy.

Through ArtTour International, ATIM Top 60 Masters, and her many initiatives, Viviana has brought together an army of artist-activists from over two hundred countries. The curator and art influencer hopes that with this extensive network of elite creators, they can create a positive impact in society through various forms of art.

To learn more about Viviana and her many charitable projects, visit ArtTour International’s website, Facebook page, and Instagram.